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My Desktop Files Have This Little Blue Icon On Them

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lavondaljt

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Hello

 

I was changing some of my sounds the other day and that night my computer did a windows update.  The next day, for some reason the files, pictures and pdf files on my desktop had this little blue box with a >> in it.

 

I've attached a capture of the files so you can see.  Even the capture that I took of the files has the little blue box on it.  Can someone tell me how to get rid of it.

 

Thanks

Lavonda

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zep516

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Do you have Norton 360 installed ?

If so;

1. Open NAV 360
2. Click 'Settings'
3. Un check 'Back up system overlays'
4. Restart
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Thank you so much, it worked.  Can I ask what Norton had to do with the problem?  I'm happy they are gone, but still a little confused

 

Lavonda


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In Norton 360 backup there are icon overlays for the files that need to be backed up and have not yet been backed up. I believe that is what was occurring.
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