Windows 10: Beastly Box Constantly In The Way Solved

  1.    07 Dec 2015 #1

    Beastly Box Constantly In The Way


    Hi all, ever since I reluctantly 'downdated' to win10 from win7 I've been constantly pestered by this nasty, intrusive, blocking, little black box. There's nothing on it to say where it comes from, but it looks like this:
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	BeastlyBlackBoxAlone.jpg 
Views:	40 
Size:	15.7 KB 
ID:	52410
    and it plonks itself right over any data entry field I am trying to use, thus blocking access to it.
    Please, can anyone say if it's a Win10 thing and how to remove it entirely from my PC?

    I would like to stamp it into the ground, grind it beneath my heel and turn it into pulverised dust before shooting it with a high powered laser weapon thus obliterating it into its constituent atoms. But removing it from my PC will do.
    Can anyone help?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    07 Dec 2015 #2

    Hi, sympathies.. never seen anything like that. First we need to identify it

    So, could you download the attached file, unzip, and run it.
    Click on an example of your nasty black 'orrible window, and post what's in the window of AU3_Spy.
    This should help to identify what it is.

    (It's a small freeware program- one of the simpler ones- which gives info on displayed windows).
    Note: I'm running Bitdefender, so it should be safe, plus it's one I've used for a long time and comes form a safe source.

    Do you see this if you do a clean boot? And if so, do you see it in safe mode?
    Beastly Box Constantly In The Way Attached Files
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 2,335
    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1703 Build 15063.296
       07 Dec 2015 #3

    That box is the touch keyboard in an undocked mode. You must have a setting which has turned this on. If you right click the taskbar there is an option to show the touch keyboard button. Maybe you can activate this and regain some control of the window.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    07 Dec 2015 #4

    Well recognised.. I think I've only seen it once, so that odd view (it should look like this) fooled me.
    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Snap 2015-12-07 at 16.17.42.png 
Views:	2 
Size:	13.6 KB 
ID:	52443
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    07 Dec 2015 #5

    Turns out it's something to do with a Wacom Tablet, which I've had for years and years but this box only activated when I 'downgraded' to Windows 10, this is how you get rid of it:
    Disable Handwriting feature on Windows 10 after install wacom driver | Digitalmotive Infos
    Many thanks to the Win10 forum where someone recognised it. and their solution has (at long last) removed it from my life.
    Thanks to all for their help, and Dalchina, I had that keyboard pop up at one time. Some of the symbols are indeed identical to those on my beastly box, which by the way I did NOT install the wacom drivers AFTER win10, but many years before.
    Anyway, all sorted now.
    And thanks to all for their responses.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    07 Dec 2015 #6

    Good to hear...
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  7. Posts : 2,335
    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1703 Build 15063.296
       07 Dec 2015 #7

    Pleased you have sorted it out. Can you also mark the thread solved so that others know it is fixed.

    Cheers!
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  8.    07 Dec 2015 #8

    philc43,
    Done.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
Usable Ram constantly changing in Performance & Maintenance
Window 10 custom build GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3P AM3+ AMD 970 6 x SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard4x HyperX FURY 8GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 Desktop Memory Model HX318C10F/8 Anyway my problem is my usable ram is always changing one boot...
Computer constantly freezes in General Support
I have a Compaq/HP desk top which I've had for nearly 5 years. It's a 64 bit system with 4G of memory. The OS is windows 7. All of a sudden it freezes up. I can shut it down and when it boots up, it's fine for just a few minutes and then it freezes...
Audiosrv constantly crashes in Drivers and Hardware
Lately, my laptop has a problem in which, after a few hours watching videos, the audio crashes and I have to restart it. I can't find a reasonable fix online. Changing the audio driver from Realtek to Default does not work, antiviruses do not pick...
Excel Is Constantly Freezing? in Software and Apps
Hey all, I'm having an issue, ever since I installed Windows 10(upgraded, then did a clean install), I've been having issues with Excel. I have Office 2013 and everytime I open an excel document, then close it when I'm done, it freezes. Only...
Hi, doesn't matter if it's IE or Opera. I never had this problem until after updating to the preview yesterday. Anyone else? Is there some kind of fix? I even get it on this site when refreshing or changing pages, sometime a refresh works and...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:19.
Find Us