Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Random blocks keep appearing on my desktop, Need help

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    Random blocks keep appearing on my desktop, Need help

    If you look at the image that I've attached, you'll see that there's an arrow pointing towards a block/box that randomly appears on my desktop. This happens every time I use my laptop, and it's gotten really annoying now. I've also hidden my desktop icons so that it can be seen better. If anyone knows how to fix this problem, please let me know, and thanks.

    (Also, I don't know where to put this thread, so I just put it in this section.)
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Capture.PNG  

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Random blocks keep appearing on my desktop, Need help
Related Threads
I've already posted one app-related thread this evening: And now yet more crazy things happening. I play Microsoft Solitaire, Mahjong and Sudoku, including the daily challenges. I play these almost...
All of a sudden I have this desktop.ini icon on my desktop when it had not been there before. When I delete it, as soon as it is deleted it reappears on my desktop. Seems unusual to me. Any thoughts?
Random BSOD on desktop in BSOD Crashes and Debugging
Hi I've been experiencing BSOD for the past week, at first I thought it was my faulty HDD but I took it out and re install windows 8 but it seems to reoccur again.
Here, my problem: The Desktop and Character Map icons are not showing in the windows 8 'all apps' view(when I press my win key). 50058 How can I get them back? Your help would be very appreciated:thumb:
Hi! I have very little experiance dealing with these types of errors, the full message I recieve is "DRIVER_IRQL_OR_EQUAL (tcpip.sys)". This began a few days ago, and appears to happen at very different rates. I've tried numerous things but none seemed to have helped. Here is the minidump...
So I noticed a random file on my desktop called Thumbs. Screenshot: Screenshot by Lightshot I'm pretty sure it is safe, but where does it really belong at? Idk how it got moved or anything
Solved W8 app blocks SKYPE FOR DESKTOP in Software and Apps
So simply put, I cannot use skype for desktop. The app version that is preinstalled, I can't use because it drives me insane so uninstalled it, however, it IS STILL blocking skype for desktop from working. I've attached a screeenshot to show you what I mean. Is there a way to get rid of the app...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook