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strange, changing desktop icons

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by ebonyruffles, Jan 23, 2015.

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    All my desktop shortcuts have funny images in the corners. They keep changing, disappearing, coming back. First it was grey Xs. Then big green check marks. Today it was speakers & then circles with a red line through them. They come & go. I am running Windows 8. Anyone ever heard of this? Can't find anything online about it. Virus scans are clear & they don't seem to be hurting anything, but dammit, it's bothering me. They usually have a green dot meaning Carbonite has backed them up if that has anything to do with it.
     
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    Thanks. As I said, it's not hurting anything & they go away on their own, so I'll leave it for now.
     
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