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Why do I get this when rightclicking an icon in taskbar?

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    Windows 8.1

    Why do I get this when rightclicking an icon in taskbar?


    Hello, I've recently upgraded my Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 8.1 Pro and when the installation was done, this happened..
    I get a grey background and a misplaced pin when I right-click on a icon in taskbar. I don't know why this happened, look at the grey background, that shouldn't be there, and the misplaced pin, that also shouldn't be there, but why are they? I've had Windows 8.1 before but this is the first time this happened to me.
    I tried to update all updates in Windows Update but that didn't work, then I tried to reinstall Windows 8.1 Pro and update all of the Windows 8.1 Updates again but that didnīt work either.. Please help me?

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center
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    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1


    How to I remove KB3072318 update? That would apparently fix it..
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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Right click it & click uninstall-

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    You may have to restart after uninstalling it.
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