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A Black Hole on Top of my Icons in the Taskbar?

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#1 Gooly


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Posted 18 June 2018 - 03:37 AM


This weekend I installed Win 10 (for the first time) and I stumpled over some oddities. One is that

Win 10 puts a black hole above my icons as if they were politically not correct. :cherry:

I have a folder in which I have created a couple of shortcuts. Each of the has got its own different icon, I choosed colored billiard balls. Now I pulled some of the (5) on the task bar. Now for a couple of seconds (~20) I see the colored billiard balls and the they are blacked out and I only see a thin edge of them (see screenshot)?
This is a very strange and surprising feature, but what can I do?
Many Thanks!

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#2 Rocky Bennett

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Posted 18 June 2018 - 06:15 AM

What program or software did you use to add those icons to your taskbar? The culprit might be that the software is not Windows 10 compatible.


#3 Gooly

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Posted 18 June 2018 - 06:34 AM

I don't use a special software for that.

In the settings of the shortcut I just choose another symbol.

p1 shows how it looks in the folder:

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p2 shows the properties (in German):

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p3 shows the definition of the selected icon:

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p4 shows the properties hereafter:

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When I pull the link on the taskbar I can see this complete icon for ~20 seconds and then Win 10 puth the black hole on top of it?

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 04:04 PM

the black dot means the program is accessing your location.

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