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Windows 7: Dead Pixel? Or not?

22 Oct 2009   #11
peck1234

Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit) Build 7600 RTM
 
 

If I turn Aero Off this dot goes away....

ITS NOT A DEAD PIXEL!


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22 Oct 2009   #12
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Try change theme?
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22 Oct 2009   #13
sup3rsprt

XP, Seven, 2008R2
 
 

Ummm yeah. If it happens on both computers, then something is wrong on both computers.

Maybe you are using the same program on both computers that messes things up. Scan for malware.

Try downclocking your video memory. Maybe it's overheating.

or maybe it's just a dot on your wallpaper....
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22 Oct 2009   #14
ihaveathumb

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by peck1234 View Post
If I turn Aero Off this dot goes away....

ITS NOT A DEAD PIXEL!
He clearly stated that "ITS NOT A DEAD PIXEL!"
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22 Oct 2009   #15
Hakon

Windows 7 build 7600 64 bit
 
 

I've seen one 'virus' that does this, it was really just there to annoy you (that is IF you noticed it)
And also, your running those gadgets on both computers, try closing them and make sure the process is dead
Reboot in safemode, and post back screenshots...
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22 Oct 2009   #16
peck1234

Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit) Build 7600 RTM
 
 

well I shut off my computer and restarted and it still has the little dot with or without gadgets...


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22 Oct 2009   #17
Hakon

Windows 7 build 7600 64 bit
 
 

As i said, try safemode
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22 Oct 2009   #18
peck1234

Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit) Build 7600 RTM
 
 

Booted into safemode and the dot was gone...
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22 Oct 2009   #19
peck1234

Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit) Build 7600 RTM
 
 

SOLVED!

Figured id trying ending some processes to see if the dot would disappear... I ended waol.exe (america online beta) and the dot disappeared! (This program is also installed on the laptop)

Sweet! Thanks for all the help guys...
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22 Oct 2009   #20
Hakon

Windows 7 build 7600 64 bit
 
 

then disable one and one startup item and restart inbetween, see when the dot dissapears.
im guessing its one of the gadgets you have

Edit: solved, ok cool
and ive never liked AOL, useless imo (just my opinion)
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