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Windows 7: Red square on my desktop

24 Nov 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computerlover View Post
I hope this helps.
You're using an old CRT monitor from the looks of it. I can't really tell if that pink blob is from you camera flash or not, but if that is what you're seeing, then the phosphor pixels in that part of the screen are burned out, or there is some kind of magnetic interference happening. You don't have something like maybe cellphone chargers or unshielded speakers near you computer, do you?

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24 Nov 2010   #12
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64

I agree - is it that pink patch? If so, its time for a new monitor....
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24 Nov 2010   #13

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Did you use the camera flash? If so, post another image, this time without the flash.

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When requesting assistance for a possible monitor issue, it is important that any images posted clearly show what YOU are seeing. For that reason, please use a digital camera (no flash) so that we can see what you are seeing. The problem with using screen capture software (Snipping Tool, etc) in these situations is that they capture the screen data BEFORE the display, and thus do not show any screen defects.
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