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set background color of desktop icon to clear / transparent

Posted on 2007-03-28
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please look at this:

http://www.seandelaney.co.uk/desktop.GIF

how do i fix the background color of the desktop icons to clear?
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Question by:ellandrd
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by:IanTh
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what no picture

right click screen goto desktop and set background to blank
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by:ellandrd
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that dont make sense?

i cant set it to blank - i can only select another color.
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Fattah089 earned 500 total points
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Hey, Try this

1 - Right click my computer and go to properties
2 - Click on the advanced tab
3 - Under performance click on settings.
4 - scroll to the very bottom and make sure there is a checkmark on "Use drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop"
5 - Click OK
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by:ellandrd
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worked perfect!
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