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picaneez
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Since: Apr 04, 2007
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 11:28 pm    Post subject: Blue Box around letters under icons
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I can't believe I can't fix this problem myself...but here goes...Somehow I
ended
up with a blue box encaseing the words under my icons on my start up screen.
I've tried everything I can think of to get rid of the boxes, I know it has
to be something simple and I am just overlooking it...It's driving me
nuts..somebody
please help....Thanks picaneez
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Patti MacLeod
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Since: Apr 22, 2006
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 05, 2007 12:02 am    Post subject: RE: Blue Box around letters under icons [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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Hi picaneez,

Right-click on My Computer, select Properties, Advanced tab, Settings button
in Performance section, under Visual Effects tab scroll down and click in the
checkbox beside "Use drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop" to check
it, then Apply then OK and OK again.

Right-click a blank area of the Desktop, then select Arrange Icons by and
click to uncheck "Lock Web Items on Desktop"



Regards,

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Patti MacLeod
Microsoft MVP - Windows Shell/User


"picaneez" wrote:

> I can't believe I can't fix this problem myself...but here goes...Somehow I
> ended
> up with a blue box encaseing the words under my icons on my start up screen.
> I've tried everything I can think of to get rid of the boxes, I know it has
> to be something simple and I am just overlooking it...It's driving me
> nuts..somebody
> please help....Thanks picaneez
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BR549
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Since: Nov 05, 2006
Posts: 54



PostPosted: Thu Apr 05, 2007 3:11 am    Post subject: Re: Blue Box around letters under icons [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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"picaneez" wrote in message

>I can't believe I can't fix this problem myself...but here goes...Somehow I
> ended
> up with a blue box encaseing the words under my icons on my start up
> screen.
> I've tried everything I can think of to get rid of the boxes, I know it
> has
> to be something simple and I am just overlooking it...It's driving me
> nuts..somebody
> please help....Thanks picaneez

Right click on My Computer and choose Properties, Click Advanced, then
Performance, then Setting and Visual Effects. Check the box "Use drop
shadows for icon labels on the Desktop". Click apply and ok.
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hannu_tahvanainen
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Since: Apr 10, 2007
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2007 6:39 am    Post subject: Re: Blue Box around letters under icons [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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On 5 huhti, 06:11, "BR549" wrote:
> "picaneez" wrote in message
>
>
>
> >I can't believe I can't fix this problem myself...but here goes...Somehow I
> > ended
> > up with a blue box encaseing the words under my icons on my start up
> > screen.
> > I've tried everything I can think of to get rid of the boxes, I know it
> > has
> > to be something simple and I am just overlooking it...It's driving me
> > nuts..somebody
> > please help....Thanks picaneez
>
> Right click on My Computer and choose Properties, Click Advanced, then
> Performance, then Setting and Visual Effects. Check the box "Use drop
> shadows for icon labels on the Desktop". Click apply and ok.

Hi!

And if that doesn't work then try this. Right click on the desktop
then choose properties, then click on the desktop tab. Then click on
the customize desktop button, then click on the web tab and finally
delete the Active Desktop element for example the web page listed in
the text box. Click apply and ok.
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GusHayabusa
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Since: Jan 11, 2011
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 11, 2011 8:44 pm    Post subject: Re: Blue Box around letters under icons [Login to view extended thread Info.]
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To:hannu_tahvanainen

I spent hours trying to figure this out!!!!
I registered just to thank you!!!!
Felt really good gettin rid of those blue annoying things!!!!!
THANX A LOT hannu_tahvanainen

Greetings from Greece

;31427 Wrote:
> On 5 huhti, 06:11, "BR549" wrote:
> > "picaneez" wrote in message
> >
> > > >
> > >I can't believe I can't fix this problem myself...but here
> goes...Somehow I
> > > ended
> > > up with a blue box encaseing the words under my icons on my start
> up
> > > screen.
> > > I've tried everything I can think of to get rid of the boxes, I
> know it
> > > has
> > > to be something simple and I am just overlooking it...It's driving
> me
> > > nuts..somebody
> > > please help....Thanks picaneez
> >
> > Right click on My Computer and choose Properties, Click Advanced,
> then
> > Performance, then Setting and Visual Effects. Check the box "Use
> drop
> > shadows for icon labels on the Desktop". Click apply and ok.
>
> Hi!
>
> And if that doesn't work then try this. Right click on the desktop
> then choose properties, then click on the desktop tab. Then click on
> the customize desktop button, then click on the web tab and finally
> delete the Active Desktop element for example the web page listed in
> the text box. Click apply and ok.
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