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Black Rectangle

by harb9 / February 17, 2013 4:44 AM PST

I have had Windows 8 installed for about 2 weeks. Everything was working fine until yesterday.
A large black rectangle replaced my cursor in some programs. Not in all but especially in Word and when I log in.
I have tried to correct it by resetting my pointer in Mouse, but it is still there.

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Use System Restore to go back
by wpgwpg / February 17, 2013 5:04 AM PST
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The first thing I'd do would be to boot to Safe Mode and check for viruses and other malware. If that doesn't fix it, you can use System Restore to go back to an earlier time.

Good luck.

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Thanks for the reply.
by harb9 / February 17, 2013 6:37 AM PST

Just ran the long version of Malwarebytes. No virus found.
Perhaps restore is the best answer.

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Restore
by harb9 / February 17, 2013 10:15 AM PST

Had to do a restore.
Got rid of my problem of the black rectangle.
Thanks for the suggestions.
Herb

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