Desktop and folder files icon tags

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what are those blue arrows in the bottom left of file icons on the desktop and also in the list of file icons in folders?

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If it is one arrow, you are probably talking about SHORTCUT icons.

<img src=”http://techsalsa.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/shortcut_arrows.jpg” alt=”Shortcut icon” />

That small arrow at the bottom left corner signifies that the icon is a shortcut to some file or program, and not the icon of the file itself.

If they are two blue arrows making a circular shape, then you are probably talking about Offline Files.

<img src=”http://img16.imageshack.us/img16/2427/offlinefile.png” alt=”Offline file” />

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  • carlosdl
    Comments by Toggler: actually 1 black arrow is a shortcut but i think what is being asked is 2 blue arrows making a circular shape. This has to do with synchronizing documents.. not communly used.. can be disabled via my computer-tools-folder options-offline files. remove the check from 1 or more of those synchronizing options. reboot the computer and the icons will disapear ------------------- I guess you are right Toggler. The answer was modified. Thanks,
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