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Windows 7: desktop rectangle icon

18 May 2015   #21
sgage

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Rose, all that means is that you highlighted or hovered over the icon, it`s totally normal for the icon to do that.

Why is there a Skype icon on your desktop anyway, if you use it alot just pin it to the taskbar or the start menu and delete it off the desktop
The problem is that when you go on to select other things, etc., the "dotted rectangle" box stays on the icon. This is a very well known and long-standing bug. It is not normal.


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18 May 2015   #22
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

For a "well known bug" I've never seen it so this "bug" is being caused by something third party not native to win-7.
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18 May 2015   #23
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Did you look at the picture in her 1st post ?

It`s not a dotted square around the icon, it`s the icon highlighted, and as soon as I move my mouse away from my recycle bin icon it becomes unhighlighted.

Solution, get the icons off the desktop or reinstall windows to fix the problem.


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18 May 2015   #24
AddRAM

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And make sure this option is chosen.


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18 May 2015   #25
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

It's hard to tell if many people review the entire thread more less any other questions the op has posted in the last day or so,
This is a non issue until the computer is cleaned by malware experts,
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19 May 2015   #26
sgage

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
For a "well known bug" I've never seen it so this "bug" is being caused by something third party not native to win-7.
You are wrong - it is native to Windows 7 and other versions of Windows. It is not due to a third party. Do a little research.
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19 May 2015   #27
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

I doubt I'll be researching an issue I don't see happening,

As far as this question is the op has been surfing the internet Without a antivirus program for god knows how long.
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