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Windows 7: Black rectangular box appeared on deskop after update

02 May 2016   #1
loukask6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 
Black rectangular box appeared on deskop after update

After updating Windows 7 a black rectangular box with an arrow and number 1 in the center appeared on the desktop.
Hovering over "show desktop" rectangle in corner of main monitor taskbar makes it go away (temporarily of course).

Here you can see how desktop looks like

Black rectangular box appeared on deskop after update-2016-05-02-1-.png

It is annoying and I would like to get rid of it.

Please advise help...




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02 May 2016   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

That means Num Lock is on I believe.

A Google image search found it.
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02 May 2016   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Just a thought.

If you are using more than one monitor it could indicate what monitor you are on.

From post #1
Hovering over "show desktop" rectangle in corner of main monitor taskbar makes it go away (temporarily of course).
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03 May 2016   #4
loukask6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

@Ztruker: You are right. When I disable Num Lock a white line crosses the number 1.
But I want to get rid of it!
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03 May 2016   #5
loukask6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Just a thought.

If you are using more than one monitor it could indicate what monitor you are on.

From post #1
Hovering over "show desktop" rectangle in corner of main monitor taskbar makes it go away (temporarily of course).
I have no other monitors.
Just the one that is on my Laptop...
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03 May 2016   #6
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Try this,
right-click on desktop -> screen resolution
2. click on "advanced settings"
3. click on the "On Screen Display" tab
4. uncheck the box "Enabled on-screen display"


Roy
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04 May 2016   #7
loukask6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
Try this,
right-click on desktop -> screen resolution
2. click on "advanced settings"
3. click on the "On Screen Display" tab
4. uncheck the box "Enabled on-screen display"


Roy
Now that's what I call a solution!
Thank you Roy!!
Problem is solved!!!
I am deeply obliged!!
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