How To Remove Shadows Under Icon Text On Desktop

Nov 22, 2015

I guess I should have come here first but I searched the internet on how to fix this aggravation. It seems the accepted way is to go into the Control Panel, System, Advanced System Settings and uncheck the box for Use drop shadows for Icon labels on the Desktop. Been there, did that, rebooted, and absolutely nothing changed.

I went back to the same place and turned off the other two references to shadows, rebooted, and again, no effect anywhere that I could see.

Why making a double image of text would seem like a good idea. All it does for me is make it damn near impossible to read. 

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