1.    27 Jan 2016 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 64
    Windows 10

    Fix For The Desktop Icons Drop Shadows Keep Displaying Issue


    Finally found why unchecking the selection box in System Properties > Advanced Settings > Performance Options > Visual Effects > "Use Drop Shadows For icon Labels On The Desktop" doesn't work to disable the drop shadows under the desktop icons.

    In addition to unchecking that option, you ALSO have to:

    Go to Windows 10 Settings Panel > Personalization > Colors > (scroll down to the bottom) > and TURN OFF the button that says " Make Start, taskbar, and action center transparent"

    Then ReBoot.

    Voila! No more fugly drop shadows under the desktop icons.

      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    06 Jul 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by KRL View Post
    Finally found why unchecking the selection box in System Properties > Advanced Settings > Performance Options > Visual Effects > "Use Drop Shadows For icon Labels On The Desktop" doesn't work to disable the drop shadows under the desktop icons.

    In addition to unchecking that option, you ALSO have to:

    Go to Windows 10 Settings Panel > Personalization > Colors > (scroll down to the bottom) > and TURN OFF the button that says " Make Start, taskbar, and action center transparent"

    Then ReBoot.

    Voila! No more fugly drop shadows under the desktop icons.

    Doesn't work for me....
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    15 Sep 2016 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Home 32-bit

    It DID work for me


    Quote Originally Posted by dbartenstein View Post
    Doesn't work for me....
    It DID work for me. Thanks, KRL.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


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