Aug 21, 2010 Save image where you want, but select ICO (Windows Icon) file type. 8 If you select Save Transparent Color, you can select the invisible image color, so its background look transparent and look the same as your desktop. This information was quoted from: How to Change or Create Desktop Icons for Windows wikiHow transparent icons on desktop windows xp Feb 02, 2005 I am running Windows XP Professional. The icon background is now a shaded block of color surrounding the icon name. How do you make desktop icon background transparent? Desktop icons are
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Aug 23, 2009 Follow the below steps to make desktop icon text transparent. Step 1: Open System Properties. Press Window key Pause Break to open system properties Or Go to Start Control Panel System. If your viewing control panel in Categories view then do this, Start Control Panel Performance and maintenance System. How can the answer be improved? To set the transparent background on the icons, well need to open System Properties in Control Panel (or rightclick on My Computer and select Properties). In this dialog, click the Advanced tab, and then the Settings button under the Performance section. Now scroll down to transparent icons on desktop windows xp Jul 06, 2007 Make icons background transparent in Windows XP (if its not) 100 Solution: A) Right click desktop Properties Desktop Cuztomize Desktop Web Uncheck ALL Boxes B) Control Panel Accessibility Options Adjust the contrast for text and colors on your screen Uncheck Use High Contrast You should be all good. When the text under the icons on your desktop are not transparent, there are two things to check. First open System from the Control Panel, select the Advanced tab, and press the Settings button under the Performance header. Make sure that on the Visual Effects tab, the option Use drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop is selected. Cannot make Desktop Icon titles transparent via Group Policy Hi, I'm trying to push out a desktop wallpaper that will be pushed out to all our Win XP clients All of out 2000 machines are running BgInfo, so it was easy just to change the BgInfo Config file to specify this new wallpaper. Reenable icon transparency on your desktop in Windows XP. When you see the Performance Options dialog box, scroll down the list and select the Use drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop checkbox. Click OK twice once to close Performance Options dialog box and once to close the System Properties dialog box. You should now have your transparent icons back.