1. Right click on the My Computer icon, select properties.
2. Click on the Advanced Tab
3. Click the on the Settings button, you will see a new window showing numerous number of options related to the GUI of windows. .
4. Check mark the box which says “Use drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop“. then click Apply/OK.
Then right click your Desktop, choose Properties, under the Desktop tab click the Customize Desktop button, under the Web tab make sure that ALL boxes are unchecked, click OK/Apply/OK.