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Windows 7: Dotted Box around Desktop Icons

11 Sep 2013   #51
leejolly1

Windows 7
 
 
this can be removed

All that needs to be done is

right click on my computer >

then click properties >

then click advanced system settings >

then under the performance heading click settings

in this menu you will see adjust for best performance, first you need to click this setting and then click apply and it will deselect all the ticks then you need to re-enable everything by clicking adjust for best appearance and then click apply then when you go back to your desktop those horrible dotted white squares around the icons will be gone ;-)


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14 Feb 2014   #52
Barniemay

Windows 7 64 8gb
 
 

Its the screen resolution settings.

Right click on your desktop and try setting the resolution to its recommended setting.

Mine worked straight away.

Good Luck
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14 Feb 2014   #53
mohavepc

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Even happens in 8. Refreshing the desktop fixes it for me but it is a bug that needs to be swatted.
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