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Windows 7: Windows 7 Desktop - Left Title Bar??

11 Mar 2011   #1

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Windows 7 Desktop - Left Title Bar??

Hey Guys,

So I've been running Windows 7 for a year or so now, and I've noticed this on a few machines and wasn't sure if it was normal or not:

Desktop Screenshot:

As you can see, the arrow is pointing to what looks like a title bar that is minimized n the left hand side of my desktop. Is this normal and / or is there a way to completely remove / hide it?

Thanks in advance!


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11 Mar 2011   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

Sorry, I don't see any title bar where the arrow points. Try changing the desktop background color to something lighter, then maybe a screen a capture will show what you mean?
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11 Mar 2011   #3

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro

Here a better look at it. Looks like the wallpaper does not fit or the monitor needs adjusted?

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12 Mar 2011   #4


What happens if you right-click on it? And what happens if you put your cursor on the edge of it? Do you get a symbol, so that you can drag the edges?
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