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Old Aug 25, 2007, 07:33 PM   #1
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Old Aug 25, 2007, 07:37 PM   #2
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Trying to guess your question,

Go to system preferences->Universal Access

Make sure that VoiceOver is set to Off
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Old Aug 25, 2007, 07:42 PM   #3
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Actually I guessed the same as swiftaw, but I was beaten to it.
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Hey all again....has anyone had this problem....black boxes are appearing on my desktop and in each window I open. Random placements maybe around an icon, a word or just in the middle of the window..also I have 2 shutdowns, 2 restarts and 2 logouts under the apple.....no new downloads, apps or attachments.....any ideas would be appreciated....thanks
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Hey all again....has anyone had this problem....black boxes are appearing on my desktop and in each window I open. Random placements maybe around an icon, a word or just in the middle of the window..also I have 2 shutdowns, 2 restarts and 2 logouts under the apple.....no new downloads, apps or attachments.....any ideas would be appreciated....thanks
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???????

My question now is what is that about? why the double shut down, restart, logouts and black boxes?
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Mmmm, as for the multiple entries in the Apple menu, i've never seen or heard of that before, sorry.
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My question now is what is that about? why the double shut down, restart, logouts and black boxes?
The double Apple menu items is a "side effect" of having VoiceOver turned on. One of the "double" items has a "..." after it, and the other doesn't--the extra one without the "..." executes that action without a confirmation dialogue, I believe. So you don't have to wait for the OS to read "Do you want to shut down..." out loud.

The black boxes are visually showing what VoiceOver is reading.
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Confirm that turning the feature on and off does the same for me. Thanks for the education! I'll keep a mental note of that.
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Mysterious Moving Black Box

Mysterious black box jumping all over my pages. I can't scroll or type.

Thanks. Your below solution worked.

"Go to system preferences->Universal Access

Make sure that VoiceOver is set to Off"
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