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How to get rid of focus rectangle in Windows 8.1 64 Bit?

  1. #11


    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    EDIT:
    The aforementioned option doesn't work for the blue rectangle in your post #3, however,
    if you go to Control Panel►Folder Options►View tab and in the list check 'Use check boxes to select items', (click Apply and OK), then the rectangle won't appear when you mouse hover over a selection.

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  2. #12


    Prison
    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit


    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
    Hi there

    Is this what you mean because I'm not totally sure.

    I really can't say it bothers me greatly though if you mean the slight "fuzziness" at the extreme edge of the Icon

    Cheers
    jimbo
    Hi. No, not the translucent box, the dotted outline around it.
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  3. #13


    Prison
    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
    EDIT:
    The aforementioned option doesn't work for the blue rectangle in your post #3, however,
    if you go to Control Panel►Folder Options►View tab and in the list check 'Use check boxes to select items', (click Apply and OK), then the rectangle won't appear when you mouse hover over a selection.
    I tried that before, but it was still there... :/
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  4. #14


    Prison
    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit


    Culprit may be Bitdefender 2015...even though support chat denied it's the cause.
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  5. #15


    After i installed bitdefender.. the focus rectangle always appear on.. Does it affect the windows 8.1?
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