Windows Shortcut Arrow Editor allows you to remove the shortcut arrow in Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista or set it to the nice custom icon. It works properly in both x86 and x64 editions of Windows and does not require to be installed.
This app has been superseded by Winaero Tweaker and is no longer being maintained. Use the following options from Winaero Tweaker:
Tiny Windows Borders is updated. Now you not need log off, borders will be changed right after the "Apply" button! Tiny Windows Borders is my first tool what I have created according to users requested. There are many people who do not happy with large (4px) windows borders in Windows 8 RTM(RP,CP and so on). As you may know, Microsoft has removed the classic appearance feature from Windows 8 and you not able to reduce windows borders anymore without hacks. Here is the little tool to help you with size of windows borders:
Move the slider to left if you want to disable huge windows borders in Windows 8, or set any border size from 1 to 10px as you like. Click "Apply" and you are done! For example:
ElevatedShortcut has been superseded by Winaero Tweaker and is no longer being maintained. Unlike this app, Winaero Tweaker supports all recent Windows versions, including Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 and above. It constantly receives updates to improve the end user experience and make all its options more friendly for the end user.
Instead of the standalone ElevatedShortcut app, use the following options from Winaero Tweaker:
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