# What do two arrows mean on Windows 10?

## What do two arrows mean on Windows 10?

Hi Deepak and Jedipottsy, the blue-arrows are part of Windows 10 – they notify users which folders, sub-folders & files have been compressed. Users can easily turn the blue-arrow indicator icons on/off simply by following these instructions: Right-click the folder or file. Choose Properties.

## Why do I have blue arrows on my pictures?

When files or folders are compressed, they appear as having two blue arrows overlaid on the icon. Depending on your File Explorer settings, you may see icons that look larger or smaller.

What do the arrows on a router mean?

The Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) on your NETGEAR EX6100 indicate the status of the connection between your router and the devices connected to it. If the WiFi signal is weak while connecting to the extended network for the first time, an arrow LED will blink on the extender for two minutes.

### Why do my pictures have a blue square with Arrow?

The icon displayed, simply indicates that the file has been changed by its last backup.

### Why do my folders have blue arrows on them?

This means the folder is compressed. You can right-click on the folder and see that the Compress contents to save disk space option is checked. The Panther folder is created when you first install Windows, or when you run the Media Creation Tool or Update Assistance Tool from Microsoft.

What does 2 arrows on a folder mean?

This means the folder is compressed. You can right-click on the folder and see that the Compress contents to save disk space option is checked. Enable/Disable the Compress contents to save disk space option and click OK twice.

#### Why do I have an arrow on my Desktop?

In case you do not know what I am referring to let me explain. Since the days of Windows 95 whenever you placed a shortcut on the desktop for app or document, an arrow is placed on the lower corner of the icon. I get why it is there, at least for documents (you do not want to delete the original), but I think it makes less sense for apps.

#### Where is the shortcut arrow on my Desktop?

By default, Windows places a small arrow in the bottom left corner of the desktop shortcut icon. The arrow can help you distinguish a shortcut from an application or file. If you are not happy to see the shortcut overlay icon, you can get rid of it completely.

What do the two blue arrows on icons mean?

Normally, these icons are common overlay arrow icons that are the shortcut icons or padlock icons which means that there are some private items in a non-private directory. These two blue arrows on icons mean that the item is a compressed file or folder.

## Is there a way to remove arrows from icons?

The program is very simple to use and does it’s one job very well. You can either shrink the arrow size for the arrow shortcuts or remove them altogether from your icons. Choose one of the four options from the list and click Apply.