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Enable drop shadows for Desktop Icons labels (TTID #151)

Author: Kevin   Views: 58,024 /  Created: August 16, 2004
This tutorial will show how to enable drop shadows for desktop icons labels.

Click Start > Run...

Type sysdm.cpl in the Open: box.

Click the OK button.

Click the Advanced tab.

Click the Settings button under Performance.

On the Visual Effects tab:

Check the Use drop shadows for icon labels on desktop checkbox.

Click the OK button.

On the System Properties dialog:

Click the OK button.

Note: If the Desktop icons are outlined with a solid color See Article TTID #184.

Revision History:

09.16.2004 - Added link to Fix: Desktop Icons are outlined with a solid color. - Kevin
06.24.2007 - Updated Images. - Kevin

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