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remove the shadow for the desktop icons

by linuzkernel / July 9, 2009 1:27 AM PDT

hi everyone..
recently i changed one wallpaper on my desktop of size 1280x1024
after changing that wallpaper every icon is displaying with its shadow.

i tried all the options in
desktop properties->appearence->effects
but theres is no effect..
plz help me in this

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Just one idea.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 9, 2009 1:31 AM PDT

If there is a check on 'Lock web items on desktop' then you don't see that item.

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don't want top lock the icons
by linuzkernel / July 9, 2009 1:40 AM PDT
In reply to: Just one idea.

i want to see the icons without shadow.i don't want to lock the desktop icons.

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Which is why
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 9, 2009 1:49 AM PDT

I noted to check that setting. Because if its set, you won't be able to see or change the other.

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Re: remove the shadow for the desktop icons
by Tufenuf / July 9, 2009 3:42 AM PDT
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