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#1 nighthawk2


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Posted 22 March 2008 - 12:54 PM

All the text under the icons on my desktop is highlighted in blue. What can I do to fix this? Also how can I find the speed at which my processor is running? I have a 2.8 gig processor and I would like to know how close I am to that. Thanks, Russ

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Posted 22 March 2008 - 06:22 PM

Hi nighthawk2, Welcome to BC.

You might try doing a search of the forums here... I remember seeing an identical question on here about icons on the desk top several weeks ago but I don't know if they had ever gotten their problem resolved or not.

As for that processor question goes I have no idea how to check that.

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Posted 23 March 2008 - 06:26 AM

Go to Start...Control Panel (Classic view)...System...Advanced tab...Performance Settings button...Visual Effects tab
Choose the Custom radio button, then scroll down the list to "Use drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop"
Put a check in that box and click "Apply" - that'll remove the shadow effect from it.
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Posted 24 March 2008 - 06:03 AM

Couldn't have worked any smoother. Thanks!!

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