Delete Short-Cut Arrow From Your Desktop

Delete Short-Cut Arrow From Your Desktop

Delete Short-Cut Arrow From Your Desktop

Want to get rid of the bad-looking Short Cut Arrow Mark from Your Desktop? It’s as Easy as Simple.

{Your Desktop Full With Short Cut Arrows. Make a Nice and Clean Desktop Now}

Step One: Open Run Command

Press “Win Logo Key + R” to open Run Command.

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Step Two: Writing Code

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Type “REGEDIT” in it and press Enter in your keyboard.

				
					REGEDIT
				
			

Step Three: Find HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT

There are 5 main folders in the Registry Editor.

  1. HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT
  2. HKEY_CURRENT_USER
  3. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
  4. HKEY_USERS
  5. HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG

You have to select the first one “HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT” and click to expand it.

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Step Four: Find “lnkfile”.

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The lnkfile is responsible for the shortcut to appear in the desktop.

Once you clicked on the lnkfile folder it will open it’s settings in the right panel. 

Here you will find “lsShortcut” registry entry.

Once you find the “IsShortcut” registry entry. Please delete it and exit the registry editor.

{You May Backup “IsShortcut” if you want the arrow mark back on your desktop}

Conclusion

Deleting the “IsShortcut” registry entry will make your desktop beautiful to look, but remember you can’t make a difference between the main file and the shortcut now!  🙂.

For more tips like this, you can read our post category about “Tips and Tricks“.

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