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White box on the Windows 2000 Desktop

Posted on 2004-04-16
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Hi everyone,

I am using Windows 2000 prof.  on my PC.  My problem is,  my desktop is always showing a white box ( approx. 7cm long and 3 cm width) on the right side of the desktop.  It appears on all the Wallpapers. Is it a Virus?  Pls help?

Regards
Baburaj



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by:JamesDS
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If your mouse pointer moves behind the box and it is there during boot then it is on your monitor itself and probably means you have a duff screen

Cheers

JamesDS
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LucF earned 125 total points
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Hi baburaj_chelat,

Have you checked the display settings, make sure you don't have "show webpage on desktop" enabled.

Greetings,

LucF
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by:baburaj_chelat
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Hi LucF,

Thanks a lot for your tip. I could remove by disabling the "show web page on desktop" option.

Warm regards
Baburaj.
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by:LucF
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Good to hear it was such a simple thing ;-)

Glad to help,

LucF
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