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Windows 7: Desktop Artefact

17 Aug 2012   #1
xXSevenXx

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64- bit
 
 
Desktop Artefact

Hi I have recently noticed an artefact on my desktop, at least that is what I think it is called. When I refrseh my desktop it disappears, I think its a leftover from a fly-out menu.
Is this normal, is there a cure?




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17 Aug 2012   #2
cluberti

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

It's left behind as an object because there's a handle to it, usually, and that almost always tracks back to the video driver. Assuming your system specs are accurate, you're got an ATI radeon - have you installed the very latest supported drivers for Windows 7? It's at least the first place to start.
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17 Aug 2012   #3
xXSevenXx

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64- bit
 
 

Hi I have 12.6 drivers as 12.7 are rubbish.
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17 Aug 2012   #4
cluberti

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Well.... remember the same company that was responsible for the rubbish ones also wrote the ones you're using . In all seriousness, giving the 12.8 bundle a try isn't a bad idea.
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18 Aug 2012   #5
xXSevenXx

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64- bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cluberti View Post
Well.... remember the same company that was responsible for the rubbish ones also wrote the ones you're using . In all seriousness, giving the 12.8 bundle a try isn't a bad idea.
Hopefuly they will be the last drivers I'll have to update from AMD as I'm waiting for my new Nvidia card.
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