Windows 10: Stubborn grey rectangle covering up the upper left of the desktop

Discus and support Stubborn grey rectangle covering up the upper left of the desktop in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; After I tried adding a virtual desktop, a strange gray rectangle has appeared on my desktop (both Desktop 1 and Desktop 2 I might add). This semi... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by RuneW, Oct 15, 2015.

  1. RuneW Win User

    Stubborn grey rectangle covering up the upper left of the desktop


    After I tried adding a virtual desktop, a strange gray rectangle has appeared on my desktop (both Desktop 1 and Desktop 2 I might add). This semi translucent rectangle covers up the desktop icons so that I cannot click on them.

    I've tried to close all apps, but it won't go away. Any idea what this is all about?

    -Rune


    EDIT: Never mind. It disappeared with a reboot.

    :)
     
    RuneW, Oct 15, 2015
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    CindyStern, Oct 15, 2015
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    Gill morrison, Oct 15, 2015
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