Windows 10: Unmovable icon on screen. Very strange. Help

  1.    14 May 2017 #1

    Unmovable icon on screen. Very strange. Help

    Hi guys,

    I'm new here so I wanted to say thanks in advance for your help.

    An unmovable icon has recently appeared on my screen and I was wondering if you have encountered this problem before. I haven't had any major issues that I have noticed with my system, but the computer has slowed down.
    Here's what it looks like. I can't move it, I can delete it. It rises up from the task bar as windows loads and stays there:
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    Let me know what you think.


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  2. dencal's Avatar
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       14 May 2017 #2

    Try right clicking on it, then click on Properties.
    You have many options on same menu such as location, delete etc.

    Welcome to forum.
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  3.    14 May 2017 #3

    Hi dencal. Thanks for the quick reply.
    The problem is that when i click on it, or right click, nothing happens.
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  4. dencal's Avatar
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       14 May 2017 #4

    Have a look in Task Manager for anything suspicious, look in Start-up first, then Processes.
    Another thing you could try, change Desktop picture, by opening Settings then Personalisation to see if still there..
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  5.    14 May 2017 #5

    Hi Dencal,
    Thanks again for your response. The icon is not dependent on the desktop. It doesn't matter how many windows I open, the icon is always in front of everything.
    Very strange indeed. If you or anyone else knows anything about a case like this let me know. I've run windows defender as well as spyware programs but nothing has come up on that front.

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  6. dencal's Avatar
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       14 May 2017 #6

    Try the Defender....see attachments
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