1x1 in white box in middle of desktop

Microsoft Windows xp professional w/sp2
March 7, 2010 at 21:35:02
Specs: Windows XP
I recently cloned my HD onto a newer HDD and while using the newly cloned drive, I noticed that there was a white box in the middle of my desktop about 1x1 in. Whenever I open windows that overlap this area in the middle of my screen the white box takes on whatever image or text overlapped it. For example I opened an image of the American Flag and now I have a small red and white 1x1 square in overlapping all windows/folders currently open.

I thought this may be an issue because of the cloned HD, but when I booted off of the old HD, the problem was there as well.

Now I've read that unchecking all boxes in the Desktop>Properties>Desktop Tab>Customize Desktop>Web Tab, will fix this issue, but that is not the case for my system.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, this is an annoyance beyond belief

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March 7, 2010 at 21:47:15
Try updating graphics driver (or MB driver for on board graphics)

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March 7, 2010 at 22:56:44
I did that twice before and now I've done it two more times, the box doesn't appear for a good 2-3 minutes after boot up, but when it does, it stays until I restart....

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March 8, 2010 at 06:33:09
How to configure Windows XP to start in a "clean boot" state

To help troubleshoot error messages or other
issues when you cannot determine the cause of
the issue, disable common startup programs,
settings, and drivers to eliminate possible
software conflicts when you start Microsoft
Windows XP. This procedure is known as
"clean booting."

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