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background of Desktop shortcuts

by kenmullins / August 22, 2006 4:19 AM PDT

My friend?s computer was infected with a virus; well with some work I was able to clean his computer. However, the virus somehow changed all his desktop shortcuts, in such a way that the text portion now has a white background. Before the infection the text had no background color, just the desktop photo that he had installed. I see how to change the background color of the text portion, but I can?t find a way to get rid of the background color all together. (The way his computer was, and the way mine is).

How do I get rid of the background color behind the text portion of desktop shortcuts?

Windows XP Pro, SP2
Note: To change the background color.

Right click on the Desktop --> Properties --> Appearance Tab --> Advanced button.

I don?t see any option for none or transparent.

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Tclock2 and others.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 22, 2006 4:23 AM PDT
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Here's an easy solution
by Tufenuf / August 22, 2006 4:53 AM PDT
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by kenmullins / August 22, 2006 5:31 AM PDT

Thanks, that did the trick.

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(NT) (NT) Glad it did the trick & Thanks for posting back.
by Tufenuf / August 22, 2006 5:34 AM PDT
In reply to: Thanks
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