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FileZilla Pro: turns all shortcuts black

#1 Post by Stevec5088 » 2020-02-21 00:27

Hi. I have FileZilla Pro 32-bit installed on a Win10 64-bit workstation. I got tired of every shortcut on the screen having the little arrow applied by Windows, so I made a change in Regedit. Now, every time I start the Pro 32-bit version, it turns all the shortcuts into black rectangles. I have to go into Task Manager ans restart Windows Explorer to return them to normal view.

I also tried installing the non-Pro version of FileZilla 64-bit on the workstation, and it does NOT turn the shortcuts black. In fact, after starting the Pro version, and closing it, I can start the non-Pro version, and the black shortcuts change back to normal.

Here's the regedit steps to get rid of (or bring back) the arrows:
Remove Arrows on Icons
Regedit: Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer
in Left pane, Rt-click on" Explorer"
Add new key: Rt-click on Explorer in left pane, then New, then Key.
Name it "Shell Icons". (space included) Shows up on left pane. Click it.
In the right pane: Rt-click, New, String Value, name it "29"
Rt-click 29, Modify, set value to: %windir%\System32\shell32.dll,-50
Restart windows explorer from Task Manager (start Task Manager by rt-click on task bar)
If you did the above steps correctly, the arrows are gone. To get them back, delete the "Shell Icons" key in the left pane.

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Re: FileZilla Pro: turns all shortcuts black

#2 Post by boco » 2020-02-21 00:44

Please use the dedicated FileZilla Pro customer forum.

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