How to Remove Desktop Icon Background Color

Today Let us see the solution to remove Desktop Icons background colour. We use our desktop on our day-to-day life… most of the people know this problem who using Windows Xp . Because our wrong Or malfunctioning system usage of user or any other software could makes finally the desktop icon in bad appearance.

Now Diagnose Step-by-Step procedure to remove desktop Icon color

  • Right Click on the desktop, Now Select the Arrange Icons By –> Now remove the Tick on Lock Web Items. (if the tick is not found, leave it with untick)

Lock web item

  • If still problem occurs.. Right click on the Desktop. Now Select Properties.
  • Now Select Desktop >> Customize Desktop
  • Now Select Web, If there is link in Web tab, Delete every one.
  • And hit apply and ok.

Remove web item

  • If still problem occurs.. Right click on the My Computer
  • Now Select the Advanced –> Performance
  • Now Select the Let Me Adjust better Appearance.
  • Select the Radio button..And hit Apply and ok…

Vissual effects

Here… this is easiest way to remove the desktop icon background…

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18 Responses to “How to Remove Desktop Icon Background Color”


its may be late for Ur reply
try this it’ll resolve definitely
right click on dextop and go to properties
click on dextop tab
customize dextop go to web tab and remove the tick

it’ll be ok
if not just make sure that enable that Use drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop

this way…

Step 1. Open System Properties in Control Panel / Right-click on My Computer and select Properties.

Step 2. A dialog box will open. In this dialog box, click the Advanced tab, and then the Settings button under the Performance section.

Step 3. Scroll down to the button to search for a checkbox called “Use drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop”. Check this box for transparent backgrounds on the icons.

check that right click arrange icons by and remove the pass from lock web items on dextop

Thank you

I’m Naafeel from Srilanka


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Good it worked for me many thanks


Thanks……..I was really struggling and it worked for me…………………….


Thank you very much , for your best Suggestion


I am too lazy to remove desktop back ground color so I just let me technician to do it for me.. But I really want to learn that too.


Good suggestion.I resolved same issue to see above steps.


Its working a warm thanks for this artical.


Thank you so and so & so so much!!!!
I strugled with this for lots of day i can’t romove the back color of the icon. i felt very sad…
With your advice, I did it… Thanks agin…


Excellent. Got the resolution.


Thank you so much – it worked!


thanx man


Many thanks, Balaji. That was a tremendous help. Problem solved!


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