Windows 10: Icons seems to have a shadow

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  1.    05 Sep 2017 #1

    Icons seems to have a shadow


    I'm running Windows 10, and I seem to have a problem that I noticed this morning. My icons, mouse pointer, and as I'm typing this post, even my text, for reason have a shadow to them(See image).

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    I disabled transparency, and I went to advanced settings > system properties > Performance > settings and selected Adjust for best performance (No transparency selected). Not sure what else to do. I restarted my monitor to normal settings(I thought it was monitor, because I checked the admin account and the effect is still there).
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  2.    05 Sep 2017 #2

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    These perhaps?
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  3.    05 Sep 2017 #3

    dalchina said: View Post
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    These perhaps?
    Problem is, I have none of these checked, as a matter of fact, on this very dialog box, no options are selected.
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  4. Posts : 302
    Windows 10 Home 64 bit (with Creators OS)
       05 Sep 2017 #4

    At first I could not see any shadow but on magnifying your clip I could see a very small one. My desktop is the same. In my comp. both the encircled settings are also off. Perhaps Windows displays a tiny shadow by default, unchangable.
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  5.    05 Sep 2017 #5

    With those options unchecked, with the Creator's build I see
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    checked:
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    Windows 10 Home 64 bit (with Creators OS)
       05 Sep 2017 #6

    Dalchina: How to get to these options please? I got to them once using a search term (I forget what) (I am on current Creators.) I tried other search terms under "Control Panels" and also looked at all the many CP titles but no luck

    It is annoying the way Microsoft changes the titles of help files like these from time to time.
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    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)
       05 Sep 2017 #7

    Only changed "Show shadows under mouse pointer"

    Off:

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    On:

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  8. Posts : 34,664
    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)
       05 Sep 2017 #8

    Stevekir said: View Post
    Dalchina: How to get to these options please? I got to them once using a search term (I forget what) (I am on current Creators.) I tried other search terms under "Control Panels" and also looked at all the many CP titles but no luck

    It is annoying the way Microsoft changes the titles of help files like these from time to time.
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  9.    05 Sep 2017 #9

    Perhaps the easiest way might be to type
    Advanced System
    in Cortana's search bar

    &
    System
    gets you 1 step before that
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  10. Posts : 34,664
    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)
       05 Sep 2017 #10

    dalchina said: View Post
    Perhaps the easiest way might be to type
    Advanced System
    in Cortana's search bar
    That's quite true, if you know that's what it is. That's why I put the step-by-step.
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