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Remove arrow mark from shortcut icons on Windows 8

I'd like to remove the little shortcut symbol from the Chrome icon. Is this possible in Windows 8?

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Do you want it only for Chrome or for other apps as well? –  avirk Nov 6 '12 at 13:26
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marked as duplicate by slhck Nov 6 '12 at 17:18

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Taken from this guide: http://www.computerperformance.co.uk/win8/windows8-remove-shortcut-arrow.htm

  1. Download the no arrow icon and extract it, preferably where it won't bother you
  2. Launch regedit (windows key + r, type regedit and hit enter)
  3. Navigate to this path: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer
  4. Create a new key called Shell Icons
  5. In Shell Icons, right-click and create a new REG_SZ called 29. (as such)
  6. Set the newly created entry to the path to your .ico file that you extracted in step 1
  7. Log out/in, done
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Could you please summarize the most important parts of the link here, on-site? Link-only answers aren't considered real answers. –  slhck Nov 6 '12 at 10:03
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Edited my response! –  Raziel Alphadios Nov 6 '12 at 13:20
    
Great, thank you! –  slhck Nov 6 '12 at 13:32
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I would recomend a 3rd party tool avoid any messy registry editing.

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