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    Cannot use Close (X) or move a Window

    Deputy head has dumped there home PC on my desk, and its got a problem i have not seen before. You cannot use the buttons in the top right of a Window, ie the Close X button or the minimize, and you cannot drag the Windows anywhere else on screen, pressing Alt + F4 works. I have run Malwarebytes and it says nothing found, and an SFC /SCANNOW and thats not fixed it. Anybody come accross this before? Google seems to come back with nothing that relates to this issue.

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    That is an odd one, not something I've seen before.

    TBH, if something is *that* screwy, you're probably looking at a rebuild just to get rid of all the issues

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    Try the Microsoft Safety Scanner on it.

    If that doesn't work I'd go for reinstalling windows too. This kind of problem can take too long to sort out

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    I would go with a rebuild, might even be quicker than trying loads of fixes.

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