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Box around desktop icons when mouse hovers over

  1. #11

    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Near as I can figure, when you log out or lock screen and return, pressing a key or mouse clicking shows the last folder or application accessed, but again, 'Refresh' stills clears the box/shadow.
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  2. #12

    Sorry to resurrect an older post, but I'm seeing this now and I really don't remember having it before. I know there was always an outline selection box but it was not very noticeable like it is now.

    I just finished the upgrade to 8.1 Pro and noticed the translucent selection box around desktop icons when I ran the mouse pointer over them. I find it very annoying.

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  3. #13

    Posts : 511
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    Same here.
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