Sometimes when you use shortcut's on desktop
for your frequently used files or movies it is ugly to see a small
Shortcut arrow at the bottom corner of the Shortcut icon.
Here's how you
can remove those shortcut arrows from your desktop icons in Windows XP.
Start regedit ie; Start->Run->regedit
2. Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile
If you find difficult in reaching this file location, simply Press Ctrl+F
to open find window. Enter "IsShortcut" and click find. now Press f3 till
you get the file Inkfile located at Hkey_Classes_Root\Inkfile
3. Delete the IsShortcut registry value.
may need to restart Windows XP.