Windows 10: Shortcut Arrow Icon - Change, Remove, or Restore in Windows 10  

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  1.    20 Dec 2015 #150

    Again why use a third party App when this simple edit works perfectly?

    "In regedit, go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile. In the right column, change lsShortcut to XlsShortcut".
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  2.    20 Dec 2015 #151

    Teksonik said: View Post
    Again why use a third party App when this simple edit works perfectly?

    "In regedit, go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile. In the right column, change lsShortcut to XlsShortcut".
    I agree with you 100% I do not use that particular method to remove my shortcut arrows, but my method IS a registry change too.
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  3.    23 Dec 2015 #152

    This is why I don't use third party apps for something like Shortcut Arrows:

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  4.    02 Feb 2016 #153

    I would like this to work but I have tried the option one method and the pesky arrows are
    still there...

    John
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       02 Feb 2016 #154

    Hello John, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Did you restart explorer or the computer afterwards to apply?
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  6.    02 Feb 2016 #155

    Yes. Rebooted but might try the regedit route. Puzzled as to why it didn't work though...
    J
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       02 Feb 2016 #156

    I just tested the .reg files again to see if there may have been a change with the last build of Windows 10, and the .reg files still work for me.

    Both options are the same, but the .reg files just do the work automatically for you.

    It'll be interesting to see if your registry settings match up with OPTION TWO though.
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  8.    02 Feb 2016 #157

    Odd and embarrassing! I just re booted again (third time) and, hey presto! the arrows have gone...
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       02 Feb 2016 #158

    Great news.
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  10.    02 Feb 2016 #159

    I think I might well be back. Big jump from 7 to 10 for me...
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