Windows 10: Anyone Know what these Green ticks are?

  1.    02 Jan 2017 #1

    Anyone Know what these Green ticks are?


    Anyone Know what these Green ticks are? It's not the first time I've seen them they stay for hours and then go away eventually. Thank you in advance.

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  2.    02 Jan 2017 #2

    Do you use Norton 360? Norton -> Settings -> Backup Settings -> Backup Status Overlays -> OFF -> Apply. After you run your next backup (you can do it manually) the check marks will disappear.

    SOURCE: Green check marks on desktop icons - Microsoft Community

    Also, right click on a blank place on the desktop and Refresh, that will clear them.
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  3.    03 Jan 2017 #3

    Hi there. No had it since new and I always steer well clear of Norton. As I understand it. Norton is a pain in the neck to uninstall. Of the little computer knowledge I have.

    I had Avast premier installed. But I uninstalled it a while ago. And I am now using Windows Defender. Which found 2 trojans a boot time scan with Avast couldn't.

    Beginning to think security software is a con! But thanks anyway.
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  4.    03 Jan 2017 #4

    hollyoaks777 said: View Post
    Beginning to think security software is a con! But thanks anyway.
    Yes it is, and does right clicking on the desktop and selecting Refresh make the green checkmarks go away?

    Onedrive integration:
    Green Checkmark on my apps icons on desktop !?
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  5.    03 Jan 2017 #5

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    Yes it is, and does right clicking on the desktop and selecting Refresh make the green checkmarks go away?

    Onedrive integration:
    Green Checkmark on my apps icons on desktop !?
    Yip you did it. Thanks very much for your help. Navy😊😊😊
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