Windows XP forum: Dark Shadows under Desktop icons

by: pbruns March 9, 2007 12:46 PM PST

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Dark Shadows under Desktop icons

by pbruns - 3/9/07 12:46 PM

hi, almost a day after i installed windows XP Home there have been Dark Shadows under my Desktop icons.. at first the icons looked normal, now there is a very very harsh black drop shadow under the label text of the icons ...

I tried rolling back and updating my video card neither had any effect
I tried turning off the shadow (user performance in properties of my computer) that took the shadow off and put a blue background under the icon text. When I turned it back on, same problem.

Any ideas ?

Details:

Windows XP Home - up to date
IBM R51 Thinkpad Laptop
ATI Mobility Redenon 9000 video card

thanks a lot

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