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Squares of old windows stuck on desktop?


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#1 LoadmasterC141B

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Posted 28 March 2011 - 07:08 PM

Hello all. I have 2 small squares of what I can only call "old and closed windows" that stay on my desktop and overlap any Window I open. If I reboot the computer, it goes away for a while, only to re-arrive when I come back to it a few days later. The only new thing on this PC is Magic Jack, that my wife added. I am at a loss as to how to begin debugging this.

I have attached two images showing my desktop and an open internet page.

Thanks in advance!
http://www.freeimagehosting.net/image.php?43e8d748ec.jpg
http://www.freeimagehosting.net/image.php?ccc661b6e0.jpg

Edited by LoadmasterC141B, 28 March 2011 - 08:00 PM.


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Posted 28 March 2011 - 07:54 PM

From what I could see, it looks like it's a website view source page.

Unfortunately, I cannot think of anything to make it go away. I wanted to mention what it looks like because it might help someone else figure out why it's stuck.

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Posted 28 March 2011 - 08:01 PM

Yes because that is the last webpage I closed I guess; I was viewing the element code. Next, I viewed an Nvidia page and parts of that page showed up in those little squares.

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Posted 28 March 2011 - 08:44 PM

Clear your cache, especially Temporary Internet Files.

I just did a veiw source of several pages, and when Notepad opened with the source the path is indicated at the top.
Within the path is Temporary Internet Files.

Maybe deleting the temp internet files will work to resolve this for you.

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Posted 28 March 2011 - 08:46 PM

So far I have uninstalled Magic Jack, run Spybot, defragged, cleaned all temp and history files, and installed a fresh set of Nvidia drivers. I have not seen it come back yet, but it always seems to take a few days to resurface.

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