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Small, expanding square box appearing momentarily in middle

Jan 31, 2019 5:48PM PST

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(NT) complete title is ...in middle of laptop screen
Jan 31, 2019 5:50PM PST
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That post is not reachable.
Jan 31, 2019 6:38PM PST

How about a link to it's top post.

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Original posted question
Feb 1, 2019 1:03AM PST
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Messages do lock after a time.
Feb 1, 2019 2:35PM PST

That's not a bug but a forum feature. I take it that you read all the content there so what's next is a trip to Bleepingcomputer to use their scans.

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Re Messages do lock after a time
Feb 2, 2019 3:38AM PST

Hi, I understand this is a feature.
I was not able to read the original post, as it was locked.
I would like to read the thread content, to get advice on what to do.
Is there a way to access locked postings?
Or alternatively, do you know what the original post and responses said?
Thank you

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The link you supplied
Feb 2, 2019 3:58AM PST

Let's me read the prior thread. Read only means exactly that. You just can't reply there.

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The link you supplied
Feb 2, 2019 7:50AM PST
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Reading the original post it appears
Feb 2, 2019 10:39AM PST

There is a dead link there. The read only status is not the issue at all.

My advice is what I give when the 'please try this' written by Grif fails. Grif has posted this a number of times but there may be a bad link out there.

So, here's a better link to where Grif writes about a set of scans:

http://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/how-to-remove-pup-option-603542/#post-f742c795-5881-433b-a29b-6d758efe5cd3

And if that fails my followup suggestion is next and if all else fails you factory reset the PC.

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