How to hide the small arrow that appears on Windows shortcuts
As can be seen in the example picture to the right, each of the Microsoft Windows icons have a small icon in the bottom-left portion of the icon picture.
To hide this icon requires that you install or have TweakUI on your computer. Once installed on your computer follow the steps below.
Note: Following the steps listed below will arrange your Desktop icons back into list format if they're spread across your Desktop.
- Open TweakUI
- Click the + next to Explorer.
- Select Shortcut.
- In the Shortcut overlay, select None to use no overlay for any Microsoft Windows icons.