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Outerinfo fixed, but desktop icons changed

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I fixed and removed outerinfo with numerous programs that came with it. Everything is back to normal now except for one thing. My desktop icons are now somewhat changed. All the words under the icons now have rectangular boxes filled with blue. It used to be with just the words under the icons, but now the words under the icons are in blue rectangular boxes.


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The blue background is in the border above. Also, some of my icons themselves have a blue coloring on the borders of them. Hope you folks can help!!!

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There is no one way to do this. It varies depending on which MS OS you have. This web site has instructions on how to do this for all the MS Operating Systems.


For XP, Open System Properties in Control Panel, choose the Advanced tab, and click Settings in the Performance section. Turn on the Use drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop option, and click Ok. That usually fixes this.

You can also try the demo version of WindowFX to see if that does what you need.


Have you locked the desktop icons in Desktop Properties /Desktop / Customize Desktop / Web? If so that gives you the icon text background blob effect also.
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