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Desktop on my desktop i have two white squares which i cannot get rid off, although my screen is fine and computer working well these two white screen remain. cannot right click and delete and have tryed system restore but too no avail.there is no cross to close down and have gone into control panel and tried from that side. if i go into safemode the squares are gone.

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Re: desktop

If the squares are gone in safe mode it's safe bet that it's your graphics card driver. Uninstall drivers in add/remove programmes and re-boot your pc and see if the correct driver is re-installed. If at all possible it's best to use the driver from your notebook's manufacturer web site.

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