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Change Shortcut Icon

Changes the default shortcut arrow overlay on all shortcut icons to the small classic xp arrow.


  • Download and run SetShortcutIcon.reg
  • Task Manager > Right-click Windows Explorer > Restart (or restart the computer)
  • To return to the default icon, delete the 29 entry in [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Icons].
win/shortcut_icon.txt · Last modified: 2020/06/05 06:58 by derek