How to remove the arrow in shortcut icons

In Windows, shortcut icons have a little curly black arrow in the lower left hand corner. The arrow is there to indicate that the icon is a shortcut or pointer to a file or folder rather than the file or folder itself. That makes perfect sense to me but not to a lot of folks who seem hell-bent on removing the arrow. There are lots of techniques, but using the free Tweak UI program is possibly the easiest. Full instructions here:

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