Somehow in Windows 7 icons in your taskbar may stay highlighted for unknown reasons, or maybe known but i just dont know of.
Anyway heres the quick little fix that will most certainly work.
When you are having this issue then simple hold down SHIFT and RIGHT-CLICK on a icon in your taskbar and they wont stick on highlighting anymore.
THANK YOU! What a simple fix. I’ve been seeing this behavior the past two or three days, and today I finally was frustrated enough to Google the problem. I’m really glad I stumbled on this site, because your solution worked. And it’s incredibly simple. I would really like to know what I did to get the highlight stuck like that. It was persistent over reboots!
Glad to hear it helped you it is a really weird fix the exact reason for this behavior is somewhat unknown but it has something to do with the windows Explorer.exe some bug i guess and Windows Aero i think. overall really strange
Excellent! Glad you shared this fix.
thanks so much!! i have been having this problem a lot recently, and normally i just had to log off and log back on, and the problem would be resolved for a little while. this will save so much time! thanks again
1 whole year, several different computers, and this problem has the most unimaginably simple fix ever.
You sir, are a legend. Cheers.
AUGH. Brilliant. This was driving me bananas! Thank you so much!
It has nothing to do with aero: I use windows classic when i game, and it still stays like that. Thanks for the fix though.
you, sir, are a hero. thank you
My god, to think the solution was so simple. You know what I used to do? End the explorer.exe process and start it again. Wow, such a timesaver. Thanks!
Bless you man, I wish you anything you want, you are the angel It works!
Thank you so much!
Wow, when this annoying bug happens, I always restart my computer. Not anymore. Thank you!
This used to work for me but it randomly stoped working and its driving me insane. Before shift right clicked work but now it is not doing anything
Holding Shift and Right-clicking every few
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