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How do I get rid of Administrator symbols on my desktop icons?

By gbsirochman ·
Am running Windows 7 Ultra. Some desktop icons have administrator symbols on them. Why did they appear and how do I get rid of them?

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Restore or Remove the Security Tab in Win Vista/ Win 7..

This should work in Windows 7.
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/140723-security-properties-tab-restore-remove.html

Remove Security tab:
Code:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
"NoSecurityTab"=dword:00000001

Restore Security tab:
Code:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
"NoSecurityTab"=-

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
"NoSecurityTab"=-

Attached Files
http://www.sevenforums.com/attachments/system-security/57951d1267546124-edit-registry-restore-security-tab-remove_security_tab.reg

http://www.sevenforums.com/attachments/system-security/57952d1267546124-edit-registry-restore-security-tab-restore_security_tab.reg


MAke sure you BACK UP everything before you try it out.

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