Windows 10: one of my desktop shortcuts has a green checkmark, why ? Solved

  1. davidhk's Avatar
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       25 Jun 2018 #1

    one of my desktop shortcuts has a green checkmark, why ?


    As the title says. It happens to only one of many shortcuts I have on the desktop.
    Wonder why and how do I fix that? I have tried restart. That did not fix it.
    I have only Windows Defender. No other av program installed.
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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       25 Jun 2018 #2

    Hello David,

    The green check mark is just part of the icon for "Default Programs".

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  3. davidhk's Avatar
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       25 Jun 2018 #3

    I didn't pay much attention to desktop shortcuts. Didn't realize it was by design.

    Thank you.
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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       25 Jun 2018 #4

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