How To create Shortcut Icons with No Text label in Windows

how-to-hide-icon-labelsThis is your guide on How To create Shortcut Icons with No Text label in Windows Explorer. The tweak essentially works only for shortcut icons and removes the name or text label from the shortcut icon thereby making it appear as just an icon without any label. It also effectively removes the tooltip text, but will show a tip on which directory the icon resides.
We advise that you exercise extreme caution before proceeding. Backup your target desktop icon before continuing with the steps. As a sidenote, the target executable should remain intact when checked in the file property.how-to-hide-icon-labels

Windows Desktop Tweaks – No Text or Labels in Windows Icon
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A. First step is to Right-Click on a shortcut icon and select Rename.
B. There are more than 8 acceptable ways here. While in the process of renaming the icon, either..
    hold the Alt key and type-in number 255 from your number keypad.
Or
    hold the Alt key and type-in number 0129 from your number keypad.
Or
    hold the Alt key and type-in number 0141 from your number keypad.
Or
    hold the Alt key and type-in number 0143 from your number keypad.
Or
    hold the Alt key and type-in number 0144 from your number keypad.
Or
    hold the Alt key and type-in number 0157 from your number keypad.
Or
    hold the Alt key and type-in number 0160 from your number keypad.
Or
    hold the Alt key and type-in number 0168 from your number keypad.
Hit OK when done.
The result should be instantaneous. Your icon should have no texts.
Happy Tweaking!
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