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Windows 7: Dotted Border Help

06 Mar 2010   #11
DQScott95

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I dont speak frenc....Ok i got a pic how do i post it???


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06 Mar 2010   #12
DQScott95

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 



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06 Mar 2010   #13
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DQScott95 View Post
Click on the Desktop, hit Tab.
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06 Mar 2010   #14
DQScott95

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DQScott95 View Post
Click on the Desktop, hit Tab.
Doesnt Do anything it comes right back when i click the desktop again
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06 Mar 2010   #15
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

I think that it just shows the last icons that was selected,

what happens after you right click on the desktop & choose Refresh ?
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06 Mar 2010   #16
Greg S

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
I think that it just shows the last icons that was selected,

what happens after you right click on the desktop & choose Refresh ?
He will get the same thing until he reboots. It's a bug in Win 7. It's suppose to be showing the translucent rectangle selection instead of the old dotted border. You can hit refresh for the translucent selection to temporarily show again but once the desktop gets focus again by mouse clicking the desktop background, the dotted border will be back.
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07 Mar 2010   #17
DQScott95

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by philbill View Post
check this thread

Border around icons on desktop

follow the steps in french
This ended up working for me i just looked for the pics that it showed and boom i have no more dotted borders thatnk you
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08 Mar 2010   #18
DQScott95

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Nevermind its back OMG i need a perm solution to this
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09 Mar 2010   #19
gladson1976

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

There is no way to disable the dotted border around icons. It is not a bug.
Its inbuilt and that's the way it is and its been there since Windows 95. Its just that people don't notice it much.
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09 Mar 2010   #20
DQScott95

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I know very well that its not a bug but i dont like it and i want it to go away
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