Customizing the icon drop shadow effect (XP)

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Customizing the icon drop shadow effect (XP)

Post by dragonfir731 on Tue Aug 26, 2008 10:03 pm

A very cool feature of Win XP is the ability to add a drop shadow to Icon Labels. The Use Drop Shadow can be turned on or off.You may like or dislike the drop shadow feature depending on the background that you are using. Follow these steps to turn it on or off.


1. Open the start manu and select Run.
2. Type in sysdm.cpl and click OK to lunch system properties.
3. Click the Advanced tab, then click the Settings button under performance section.
4. While on the Visual Effects tab, scroll down to the bottom of the box.
5. Locate Use Drop Shadows for Icon Labels on the desktop, and check or un-check the value depending on what you want.
6. Click OK to save your settings.
7. Click OK again to exit the System Properties window.

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Re: Customizing the icon drop shadow effect (XP)

Post by tylerkost3 on Wed Sep 03, 2008 10:06 pm

=> Cool Tutorial
=> More Tutorials Please
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