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Is there a way to remove the rectangle around desktop icons, whithin the aero theme?

Take a look at this icon. You can see the box around the icon when it's highlighted:

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Now, take a look at the same icon with the classic theme enabled, no box around the icon:

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Is there a way to remove the rectangle without changing to classic mode?

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The solution below recommends creating a custom theme instead of editing your current one.

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It is not applicable to the Classic theme. –  Anixx Apr 16 at 4:47
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