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Wierd clear rectangle, left hand corner Windows 8.1

  1. #11


    Posts : 6
    Windows 8.1


    I also unchecked show desktop icons and the box remained.

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  2. #12


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    Change the background and see if it still stays.
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  3. #13


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    What happens if you click it, or right click it?
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  4. #14


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    Steam Related


    This appears to be related to Steam. I was experiencing the same issue. I quit Steam and the rectangle went away:

    https://github.com/ValveSoftware/ste...ux/issues/2422
    https://github.com/ValveSoftware/ste...ux/issues/2997
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  5. #15


    Posts : 103
    Windows 8.1 64 Bit


    That seems to be a tooltip leftover, I got that many times since Windows 7 and without Steam running, I have to reboot.

    EDIT LOL I haven't noticed this thread was bumped
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