How to remove the Universal Focus Rectangle in Windows

The Universal Focus Rectangle in Windows lets you know where you were before you current click. It is as such, quite useful at times. But if you would like to remove this, try this:

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Remove the Universal Focus Rectangle

Download Universal Focus Rectangle Remover.

1. Put RemoveFocusRect in your system32 directory.
2. Click Start and select Run.
3. Type “regsvr32 RemoveFocusRect.dll” (without the quotes) and press OK.
4. Next time a program is started, it won’t have focus rectangles.

If you change your mind and want it back:

1. Click Start and select Run.
2. Type “regsvr32 /u RemoveFocusRect.dll” (without the quotes) and press OK.
3. Restart your computer.
4. Delete RemoveFocusRect from your system32 directory.

All those steps should be done with administrative privileges.

Get it fromĀ Neowin.

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of TheWindowsClub.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.

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