Hello, this is my first time posting on here and I'm not too sure if this is the right place for tech support, but here is my problem:
On the 14th after some hours of use I closed out of an app and noticed that the icon on the taskbar had duplicated, and on the left side of the taskbar where the search bar was another of the same Icon, and I hovered over it with my mouse and it went away. Then I opened the steam app to see if it does it, and it did. I tried replicating it using google chrome, and I dont think I saw it with chrome. However I tried file explorer and it popped up again and the same things happened yesterday. I recall seeing this issue about a year ago in november 2020 however I dont remember if the issue ever went away. And I replaced my GPU in august 2021, upgrading to a 3080 and also upgraded my ram. For atleast the past 5 months I'm sure I did not see this issue, however I really hope it is not my GPU. Any help is appreciated, thanks!
Specs if needed: RTX 3080 TUF, 32GB ram, i7 9700k, z390 gigabyte pro wifi, samsung 970 1tb nvme ssd, 850W Psu and windows 10 home 64x.
Here is a video of the issue https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fR8BHkfAdFg
There were some weird search bar ghosting issues that were directly attributed to two updates, KB5003214 and KB5003637. Check your windows updates from add/remove programs and see if either of those are installed. If so, I would remove them individually and test.
Thank you so much for the reply @TSMikeW, I really appreciate it.
I will look for those but I believe those updates were released in May 2021, and I saw this issue as far back as November/december 2020, would you suggest this is a windows related bug? Thanks!
Seems to be from what I was reading. Could also be some type of icon cache corruption. This can be rebuilt, but I'd try the updates first.
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