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I cant remove the box background of each icon in my desktop

My desktop didnt have them before but i dont know what happened, each of my desktop icon has like a box background of color sumtimes orange ,now its blue..help

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You have "drop shadows" disabled. This can happen when windows thinks that your computer is struggling, and turns the "drop shadows" off. (I like to think of drop shadows as transparency) To re-enable them, Go start, and right click on "my computer" Press properties, and click "advanced". Then under "performance" click settings. Scroll to the bottom of this list, and second to bottom will be a checkbox with something about drop shadows on it. Make sure that this is ticked, and if it isnt, the tick it. If your this doest work, then untick it and click apply, then re- tick it, and go apply again. If this STILL doent work, then cross off the windows, and right click the desktop, go "desktop", and choose another background.
Hope that this solves your drop shadows problem!
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