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Windows 7: Red square on my desktop


24 Nov 2010   #1
computerlover

Windows 7 Pro
 
 
Red square on my desktop

I notice when I watch videos that I have downloaded, a big red square can be seen. Checked my desktop and it is not red, but I can still see it. Slight change in color. 2in thick top and bottom and sides. Middle is normal. Outside of square is normal. What is wrong.


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24 Nov 2010   #2
Golden

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Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Can you post an image so we can see what it looks like?
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24 Nov 2010   #3
computerlover

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

How do I do that? I tried Prtscn, but nothing happens.
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24 Nov 2010   #4
Golden

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Use the Snipping Tool : Start Orb, and type "snip" in the search box. Draw a rectangle around the image, save, and then here in this thread do a reply, and attach the image.
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24 Nov 2010   #5
computerlover

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

This is the best I can do. You can barely see it.

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24 Nov 2010   #6
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Sorry, can't see anything on that image. Could it be a monitor defect? Can you post another image, this time use a digital camera to capture what YOU actually see on the screen.
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24 Nov 2010   #7
Golden

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

I dont see a anything, just your desktop. What video player are you using?

Dwarf : Eem by gum......isn't that Lancastrian?
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24 Nov 2010   #8
computerlover

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

This is a little easier to see.


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24 Nov 2010   #9
Golden

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Sorry, I dont see it (just a blurred bald head).

I think what is happening is that your media player is not in "focus" during the snip. Take a picture with a camera and post the inage here, as per Dwarf's suggestion.
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24 Nov 2010   #10
computerlover

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

I hope this helps.


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