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Another Windows issue: desktop icons colour

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Um guys I'd like to know how can you remove the colour that appears in the background of the names of icons on the desktop background ? In other words, how can you tell windows to choose no colour for the desktop's background ? Thanx for any help...
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Right click the desktop--->desktop tab--->select the 'none' option and then select a color from the scroll down menu. Default is blue I believe.
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well the problem is with this that i have no desktop wallpaper. The problem is when I put the wallpaper there are bits of blue surrounding the text underneath each icon... how do you get rid of those ? I mean how do you make the background of the icon's text transparent....
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Do you mean it looks like this



If so then You need to enable Drop shadows!

You can use Tuneup Utilities or TweakXP

Or do it yourself

1.Right-click My Computer and then click Properties.
2.On the Advanced tab, under Performance, click Settings.



Within this window you will find the Use Drop Shadows on Icon Labels on the Desktop
    
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go to control panel, open system information or whatever that system icon is. Click on the advanced tab, then go to performance, select let windows choose. The text background will then become transparent
    
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HALLELUYA !
that's exactly what i was looking for ! thanks mad !
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No Problem Mate
    
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