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Windows 7: How do I change Icon Label Dotted Box

01 Dec 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
How do I change Icon Label Dotted Box

I need help with the dotted white box around a icon in the desktop.
I do not know how to change this, but someone please assist me.

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01 Dec 2013   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello POW3r3PLAY3R, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you mean that the dotted white line is stuck on the icon, then usually refreshing the desktop by clicking on the desktop and pressing F5, or right click on desktop and click on Refresh, will sort it.

If not, then restarting the PC should.

Hope this helps, :)
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