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Windows 7: 2 minute clock on home screen after factory reset?

30 Nov 2013   #1

Windows 7 32 bit
2 minute timer icon on home screen after factory reset?


This is my first post here so I hope I am in the correct section.

I recently handed over my laptop to the kids & then they managed to lock it with a password nobody could remember. So long story short I did a factory reset on it which worked well, however now there is a 2 minute timer icon on the home screen & I do not know why it's there or how to get rid of it.

This is on an Acer Aspire 5336 running windows 7

Thanks in advance.


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30 Nov 2013   #2
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Windows 7 Ult. x64


Can you post a screen capture image of this timer please, so we can see what you mean by that.

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