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.
I saw many users requests about shortcut arrow removing and editing in Windows 8.x, so I decide to create this tool:
Warning! The latest verion is 22.214.171.124, it contains several bugfixes, please UPGRADE NOW.
Windows Shortcut Arrow Editor features list
With Windows Shortcut Arrow Editor you are able
- to remove shortcut arrow with a single click;
- to set classic (XP-like ) shortcut arrow with a single click;
- to set ANY icon as shortcut arrow with a two clicks;
- sure, to reset shortcut arrow to its default icon.
After each operation your Explorer will be automatically restarted to apply the shortcut arrow.
Windows Shortcut Arrow Editor in action
Windows Shortcut Arrow Editor is a portable application and does not require to be installed. It supports the following OS:
- Windows 8.1 x86
Windows 8.1 x64
Windows 8 x86
Windows 8 x64
- Windows 7 x86
Windows 7 x64
- Windows Vista x86
Windows Vista x64
Fixed minor issue with low quality icons loaded from libraries.
Improved: if the user has deleted the custom icon file he used for the shortcut arrow, Windows will no longer display the broken icon.
Bug fixed: app crash for the previous case
Bug fixed: wrong icon could be selected when environment variable was used in the path to the selected icon.
Many thanks to my friend Gaurav Kale for testing, support and awesome ideas!