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How do I remove check marks on desktop icons

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How do I remove check marks on desktop icons?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Barun replied 5 years ago.
Hi, and thanks for using JustAnswer.

Are you referring to the blue shortcut arrow (with a white background) mark in the desktop icons?

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
No It is a green box on lower left corner of icon on desktop with a check mark inside the green box, some boxes are blue with lesser signs
Expert:  Barun replied 5 years ago.
Okay. Now, are you using Norton, by any chance?

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Yes 360
Expert:  Barun replied 5 years ago.
Okay. First off, please double-click on and open the Norton main window, then go into Settings and on the right side, uncheck "Backup Status Overlays".

This should do it; keep me posted.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Boxes are still there- do I need to reboot computer?
Expert:  Barun replied 5 years ago.
Yes, please do that now, and let me know. Just add this page to your Favorites, and you will be able to get back to me after you restart.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Worked just fine- Thanks
Expert:  Barun replied 5 years ago.
Great! You may just click 'Accept' to close out the question now. Thanks!

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