Download and install the very popular Freeware Iconoid.magnacartacl said:THe text on the icon are always transparent if u are using the XP version. I dont know how to make them transparent again. look at the attch.
It will do that and much more.
Iconoid is a Windows desktop icon manager.
* Make icon backgrounds transparent
* Select any color for icon backgrounds
* Save and Restore Icon positions for each (or every) screen resolution
* Select any color for icon text
* Automatically or manually select the best color for the text background
* Dynamically hide icons when you don't need them and show them when you do
* Quickly minimize all windows so that you can see your desktop wallpaper.
* See the help files (which include screen shots) for even more information.