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Windows 7: Desktop Screen Problems

04 Aug 2010   #1
Aran Taylor

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 
Desktop Screen Problems

Hi,

Im unsure if this is the right section but looking around it seems the most appropriate, so im sorry if this is in the wrong section.

I have 2 problems with my current desktop screen.

1) There are 2 lines at the top left of my screen (around the My Computer icon in the top left) that are void so to speak. I am unable to click on any spot that the lines cover. If i have an icon or a program, any button covering those lines i am unable to click on it.

e.g When using firefox i can't click the back button or forward button at the centre of them. (this is where the lines go through). I have to click on the edge of the button or move the firefox window.

2) At the bottom left of my screen is a spot that when i click (left click), right-click options appear.

The same options that appear if you were to right-click on the top of a window (restore, move, size, minimize, maximize, close).

If i click close, the problem persists. If i click on the spot again the options appear. however if i click restore the problem goes away.

Thanks for any help that anyone can provide and thanks for taking your time to read the above.


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04 Aug 2010   #2
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

My first reaction would be to download and run the free version of MalwareBytes. Make sure to update it, then do a quick scan. What ever it is, it's not your video card causing it. Please write back to let me know if MalwareBytes finds anything. Even if you already have an anti-virus, it might find something yours missed.
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04 Aug 2010   #3
steve-pressman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 - OEM Service Pack 1
 
 

It might simply be that you monitor is not correct adjusted, most monitors come with an auto adjust button, it might simply be a case of pushing that and let the monitor set it self to the correct setting for your screen.



Steve
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04 Aug 2010   #4
Aran Taylor

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

At the moment, im running the malware scan and my avast anti-virus scan.

As for the monitor. Im currently on a laptop so im unsure what to do about the screen.
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04 Aug 2010   #5
steve-pressman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 - OEM Service Pack 1
 
 

Oh Ok I never read your specs Ignore what I said then sorry.



Steve
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04 Aug 2010   #6
Aran Taylor

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

@ steve-pressman, thanks anyways for trying.

@ petey7, I did a scan with Malwarebyte and it didn't find any problems with my system.

Ill run the scan with avast and see if anything pops up then.
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04 Aug 2010   #7
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Aran Taylor View Post
Hi,

Im unsure if this is the right section but looking around it seems the most appropriate, so im sorry if this is in the wrong section.

I have 2 problems with my current desktop screen.

1) There are 2 lines at the top left of my screen (around the My Computer icon in the top left) that are void so to speak. I am unable to click on any spot that the lines cover. If i have an icon or a program, any button covering those lines i am unable to click on it.

e.g When using firefox i can't click the back button or forward button at the centre of them. (this is where the lines go through). I have to click on the edge of the button or move the firefox window.

2) At the bottom left of my screen is a spot that when i click (left click), right-click options appear.

The same options that appear if you were to right-click on the top of a window (restore, move, size, minimize, maximize, close).

If i click close, the problem persists. If i click on the spot again the options appear. however if i click restore the problem goes away.

Thanks for any help that anyone can provide and thanks for taking your time to read the above.
Do any of these look like the problem you're having?

Problems with Notebook Displays Compaq Presario CQ61-427SA Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

A screenshot might help too,

Screenshot with Paint

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...en-forums.html
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04 Aug 2010   #8
Aran Taylor

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

Thanks for your post but i have none of those problems.

By screenshot do you want me to post one for both problems ?
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04 Aug 2010   #9
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Aran Taylor View Post
Thanks for your post but i have none of those problems.

By screenshot do you want me to post one for both problems ?
It might help to see exactly what you are seeing.
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04 Aug 2010   #10
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

We're just wanting to have a look at exactly what your seeing to help try and diagnose the problem., that is why the request for s screen shot.( edit ok derek types faster) Fabe
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