Sometimes, you might have thought to remove the under icon text of your
Desktop Icons as it looks quite annoying especially for the kind of
icons like, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox,
iTunes, Windows Media Player etc. Nowadays, the Icons represent the
program quite nicely, especially in the OS like Windows 7 & Vista,
there is a very less need to have under icon text.
So, to remove the under icon text, there is a quite nice and very less
talked about shortcut, that allows you to remove the under icon text
Here is a step-by-step procedure to remove the "Under Icon Text"
* Right click on the icon
* Select option "Rename"
* Then press "Alt+255"
(Remember that while pressing 255, the "numlock" should be on and use
side dedicated number keys, rather than using the number keys located
above the keyboard. In the case of some laptops not having the
dedicated number keys, can use the above number keys by turning on the
* That's all.
* Now the icon should look like,
The Icon without Text
* If you want to revert the changes made, just right click icon and rename it.
(You will need to provide the administrator password or permission to do so.)