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Task bar clicks to bring up apps dont work randomly (reboot is the only fix)..

Question: Task bar clicks to bring up apps dont work randomly (reboot is the only fix)..

Anyone else run into this?

I'm running Vista x64.. After awhile, say a week.. or maybe just 1 day.. frequently when i have say 4 explorer windows opened and grouped in the task bar.. I can click on the group, but attempts to click on an individual explorer session fail.. its not just explorer's that have been minimized, pretty much anything that has more than 1 item (grouped) wont let you click on any of the items.

Only fix is a reboot.

Cheers

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Preferred Solution: Task bar clicks to bring up apps dont work randomly (reboot is the only fix)..

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Computer is a Dell Inspiron 15R running Windows 10. It is displaying the following behaviors which make me suspect a virus infection:1. Computer does not react at all to mouse clicks, especially left clicks. Cursor can still be moved around. This happens with both the touchpad mouse and an external mouse. This computer has a touch screen which basically works. Tqab and Eter keys work.2. Cannot bring up task manager. Attempt to bring up task manager via Ctrl-alt-delete and selecting task manager just brings up initial screen that normally appears when the computer is booted up but not logged into.3. Cannot restore from a restore point. Select Restore button via Enter key shows list of restore points which has only one entry that cannot be selected. Next button on this screen is not enabled.THANKS FOR YOUR HELP!Logs:# AdwCleaner v6.044 - Logfile created 27/03/2017 at 11:16:37# Updated on 28/02/2017 by Malwarebytes# Database : 2017-03-27.1 [Server]# Operating System : Windows 10 Home  (X64)# Username : Michael - WINDOWS-R28NTV0# Running from : C:\Users\Michael\Downloads\adwcleaner_6.044.exe# Mode: Clean# Support : https://www.malwarebytes.com/support***** [ Services ] ********** [ Folders ] ********** [ Files ] *****[!] File not deleted: C:\Users\PK\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_jnnbmiailafajdkboegcjcdklooomfic_0.localstorage[!] File not deleted: C:\Users\PK\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-ext... Read more

Answer:Computer unresponsive to mouse clicks, cannot bring up task manager, et al

Hello and welcome to Computer Hope Forum. My name is Dave. I will be helping you out with your particular problem on your computer. 1. I will be working on your Malware issues. This may or may not solve other issues you have with your machine.2. The fixes are specific to your problem and should only be used for this issue on this machine.3. If you don't know or understand something, please don't hesitate to ask.4. Please DO NOT run any other tools or scans while I am helping you.5. It is important that you reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.6. Your security programs may give warnings for some of the tools I will ask you to use. Be assured, any links I give are safe.7. Absence of symptoms does not mean that everything is clear.If you can't access the internet with your infected computer you will have to download and transfer any programs to the computer you're using now and transfer them to the infected computer with a CD-RW or a USB storage device. I prefer a CD because a storage device can get infected. If you use a storage device hold the shift key down while inserting the USB storage device for about 10 secs. You will also have to transfer the logs you receive back to the good computer using the same method until we can get the computer back on-line. *************************************************************************You have two AV's running on your computer: Windows Defender ( the default Av which comes with Win 10) and McAfee. O... Read more

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Computer is a Dell Inspiron 15R running Windows 10. It is displaying the following behaviors which make me suspect a virus infection:1. Computer does not react at all to mouse clicks, especially left clicks. Cursor can still be moved around. This happens with both the touchpad mouse and an external mouse. This computer has a touch screen which basically works. Tqab and Eter keys work.2. Cannot bring up task manager. Attempt to bring up task manager via Ctrl-alt-delete and selecting task manager just brings up initial screen that normally appears when the computer is booted up but not logged into.3. Cannot restore from a restore point. Select Restore button via Enter key shows list of restore points which has only one entry that cannot be selected. Next button on this screen is not enabled.THANKS FOR YOUR HELP!Logs:# AdwCleaner v6.044 - Logfile created 27/03/2017 at 11:16:37# Updated on 28/02/2017 by Malwarebytes# Database : 2017-03-27.1 [Server]# Operating System : Windows 10 Home  (X64)# Username : Michael - WINDOWS-R28NTV0# Running from : C:\Users\Michael\Downloads\adwcleaner_6.044.exe# Mode: Clean# Support : https://www.malwarebytes.com/support***** [ Services ] ********** [ Folders ] ********** [ Files ] *****[!] File not deleted: C:\Users\PK\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_jnnbmiailafajdkboegcjcdklooomfic_0.localstorage[!] File not deleted: C:\Users\PK\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-ext... Read more

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Have there been any 3rd Party apps which are broke by Vista? / Dont work so well?

The only thing I can truly find is the Nvidia Control Panel is busted. Everything else I use seems to work just fine.

What about for you?
 

Answer:What 3rd Party Apps dont work/work correctly in Vista?

What's wrong with the Nvidia control panel? Aside from not showing up in the system tray, it seems to work fine for me.
 

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Question: Apps dont work

I love using the apps suddenly they've stopped working. When I click on one it automatically takes me to the regular desktop screen and gives me an error msg, I can only access websites using the regular desktop screen
 

Answer:Apps dont work

What "apps"? From where do you get taken to the "regular desktop screen"?

I can only access websites using the regular desktop screenClick to expand...

I don't understand. In general websites are accessed via a browser (e.g., Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer). What is this "regular desktop screen"?
 

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So I recently 'upgraded' to the very app-centric windows 8 and snagged a great Aspire U touchscreen all in one I thought would be optimal with it. Every app works outstandingly but I can't seem to get a normal browser like IE Firefox or Chrome to work for beans. I might get a homepage after 45 mins but forget actually accomplishing anything. I swore the browser worked the first day I got it?

Any thoughts?
 

Answer:Apps Work, Browsers Dont

Possibly multiple anti-virus programs competing with each other.
 

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I recently bought a Lenovo laptop that came preloaded with the usual bloatware. The only thing that caught my eye was Phone Companion. Apparently it allows you to send texts and make phone calls from you laptop and they go through your phone. It sounded kind of neat, even if I never used it.
So I started the app and the first thing it says is "Scan this QR code with your Android device to download the companion app!". It was like "what? No WP"? Just in case, I scanned the QR code anyway and of course the app doesn't exist in the Windows Phone store.
Is it strange of me to think that a Windows 8 app would have a WP companion app instead of just Android? Am I being unrealistic? I can see a normal Windows application being specific to the more popular mobile devices, but a Windows 8 app just feels like it is meant to go with Windows Phone. They share a design philosophy and language. Its like if there was a Kinect game that said "Now show your Android phone to Kinect to get started".
Is this what we can expect with Windows 10? PC/Phone combo apps that I cant run without an iPhone or Android?

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for some reason if i open a app it will not open but say its open on the task bar and i can hover over the and it will say its open

Answer:apps dont work have no idea why

win10? with or without August update?

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hello i had upgraded from win 7 ultimate to win 8 pro.but the 2 metro apps(camera & video) dont work.it will open for a few seconds and turn me on start screen,in ''classic'' desktop windows screen i have no any problem.all my metro apps is updated.i have intel i7 q720 and my grafhic card is updated.what can i do?

Answer:metro apps dont work

Have you disabled UAC?

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My nokia doesnt want to enter few apps such as IE,metrotube,The market and games,it just redirects me again to the start screen,but whatsapp,calling system and other content works.
does anyone have idea whats wrong with my windows phone?

Answer:Apps problem,why dont they work?

Try a soft reset and if that doesn't fix the issues then a hard reset.

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I got my nokia lumia 930 today (WP 8.1), but apps like metrotube, twitter etc. don't work. I cant log in because the app tells me it can't connect. The problem isn't my internet connection, because internet explorer and other apps from microsoft work perfectly fine. Any help?

Answer:Third party apps dont work (8.1)

The app indicates it works with WP8.1 so there's something wrong with your phone.
Have you tried a soft reset? Is your phone completely up to date?

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I an anime watcher and I use Netflix and hulu plus and it wont show video just sound how would I fix this and this same problem happens to two of my other apps animetube and animewatcherx please help

Answer:hi i upgraded to windows 10 and some of my apps dont work

slotter said:

I an anime watcher and I use Netflix and hulu plus and it wont show video just sound how would I fix this and this same problem happens to two of my other apps animetube and animewatcherx please help



Can you watch videos in your browser? It might just be an out of date app on your machine that was carried over in the upgrade.

There are some comments on the Netflix app saying they had issues after upgrading to Win10, others say it works great.

Try updating the app(s) - you might have to uninstall / reinstall the app(s) if a simple reinstall doesn't help.

Other than that, report the issue to the publisher and then wait for an update from them (through the MS app store)

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i have alot of shortcuts in a folder on my desktop i bind alot of them with hotkeys, all the hotkeys work great and after i reboot my pc they dont work, and i need to delete the hotkey(set him to "none") apply then set my key back and apply again to make it work again.
i didnt delete any shortcut because i know that the hotkeys are property of the shortcut.
what shold i do to reload\refrash my shortcuts hotkeys each time after i reboot?
there is a way register to change or something to do for make them automaticly work after reboot ?
(i use windows xp proffesional)
 

Answer:Shortcut hotkeys dont work after reboot !

i'm using Autohotkey ... simply the best keyboard configuring program

http://www.autohotkey.com/
 

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So I forgot my XP password, and a tech guy saved all the files, reinstalled windows and put them back on. Now everything works perfectly EXCEPT the microsoft site, and MSN Live messenger.. weird.

Every other site works but anything from Microsoft.. Here's what happens while I try to access it:

Edit lol: about the thing in the google search box, that's me trying to work out how to connect to someone's Diablo1 game, which I ask about in more detail here lol:



thanks!!!!!

Answer:What the deuce! Microsoft site+msn dont work after reboot, but everything else does?

youre really cute..

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while surfing the internet (without a firewall, i forgot to install it) something automatically was installed on my computer, and my task manager only shows the Tasks that are running, there are no tabs, above, and i can't se the proccesses, and the other things !!Plus, when i go to controll panel and try to remove some program, and i try to open "Add or Remove Programs" it just opens and closes automatically !! please help, because if i cant fix it i'll just have to "Format C:"

Answer:Task manager & Add or Remove Programs dont work

Right click on the blue bar of the Task Manager, select 'Restore'.

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So guys, a couple months ago i got this problem. The start button just stopped working! it clicks, but the leetle menu doesnt show up. also, the links on the taskbar work perfecly fine, buuuut when i minimize a window it is like closing it. it also does NOT work in safe mode, and i am pretty sure it isnt a virus(avast says so.) any help???

Answer:Windows 7 Task Bar/Start Button Dont work!! Please Help!!

Hi and welcome to the Forums ...... Have you tried running sfc/ scannow

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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Running XP Pro SP2..Task manager,command prompt,regedit & system restore dont work...All bar system restore work in safe mode i've scanned with about all the AV & Spyware progs that are mentioned in forums..no joy..however,my own AV (pcguard) courtesy of Virgin keeps telling me that it has quarantined a KaZaa thingy of sorts also a prog called p2pnetworking is trying to connect to internet but these messages keep being repeated??? M eantime.when trying to use regedit or command prompt it tells me the 'applcation is currently in use'..certainly not by me..so have i picked up a virus that my normally good AV has missed or what? any advice ??

Answer:Task manager , command prompt & regedit dont work

Possibly click here

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Not too long ago, my friend asked me if i knew anything about this problem where he runs MSconfig or TaskManager and they both automatically close...leaving him with all this junk on start-up and his computer runs very slow. Any suggestions or comments on what's going on? Any help will be appreciated.

Thanks
 

Answer:Helping a friend out here - His MSconfig and Task Manager dont work.

Welcome to Techspot !

That sounds like your friend's machine has some sort of infestation.I would start here and get it cleaned up.
http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic17297.html

Or a complete fresh installation .
 

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This is going to be a bit of a long read, but please, read it all before answering, thanks! :)

Hello, ive recently have been having the weirdest problem with my 3 month old laptop. It has been running great until one day, after restarting normally, the network connections icon on the task bar has a red X, even though i am connected to the internet. So i click on the icon and the popup window thing doesnt come up (The one over the task bar) so i right click it and i click connect to a network and the window comes up with white space and then i cant close the window, its just frozen. So i try opening task manager and even that doesnt work, the green box just comes up on the taskbar and i cant click on it to open it or anything! So i try to reboot, only to learn that the computer wont shut off!! It stays at the logging off screen for longer than i can wait (about a day!) So i force shut down by holding the power button on the laptop. During startup my computer asks me if i want to start Alienware Respawn (Like it always does, I have an alienware) which is like system restore with more features. So i follow it and do a regular microsoft system restore to the day before the problem occured. And then it goes back to normal and everything is connected and task manager works. But then, my network connection goes local only, so i tried fixing it by doing different things like removing and plugging the modem and router but that didnt work either. So i decide to restart, and it still... Read more

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Any ideas as to why the Start menu and all apps do not work after every other reboot, tried the Poweshell fix, no luck

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After reboot, sytstem works OK for a while, at least MS Outlook Express and, usually, MS IE. However, if I run Trend Micro AV, FireFox, Netscape, or (?), it will hang up and Task Mgr won't terminate the programs. Have to do a hard reboot.

Have updated and run SpyBot, Counterspy, AdAware repeatedly; they typically turn up some bad stuff which I remove. I've also run Avast AV (updated) and it showed no viruses.

I'm posting my HiJack This file. Hope someone can help me get cleaned up! Thanks

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:53:06 PM, on 6/3/2005
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\services.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~2\PcCtlCom.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\RioMSC.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\stisvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~2\Tmntsrv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~2\tmproxy.exe
C:\WINNT\System32\WBEM\WinMgmt.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\mspmspsv.exe
C:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~2\TmPfw.exe
C:\WINNT\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGR... Read more

Answer:Browser hangups; Task Mgr won't work; can't reboot normally

Hi there fix this

O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll (file missing)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {549B5CA7-4A86-11D7-A4DF-000874180BB3} - (no file)

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {FDD3B846-8D59-4ffb-8758-209B6AD74ACC} - (no file)

Global Startup: Microsoft Find Fast.lnk.disabled

O9 - Extra button: (no name) - {CD67F990-D8E9-11d2-98FE-00C0F0318AFE} - (no file)

O16 - DPF: {01113300-3E00-11D2-8470-0060089874ED} (Support.com Configuration Class) - http://www.comcastsupport.com/sdcco...oad/tgctlcm.cab

O16 - DPF: {106E49CF-797A-11D2-81A2-00E02C015623} (AlternaTIFF ActiveX) - http://www.alternatiff.com/install/00/alttiff.cab

O16 - DPF: {2B96D5CC-C5B5-49A5-A69D-CC0A30F9028C} - http://download.weatherbug.com/mini...ransporter.cab?

O16 - DPF: {41F17733-B041-4099-A042-B518BB6A408C} - http://a1408.g.akamai.net/7/1408/99...iTunesSetup.exe

O16 - DPF: {74D05D43-3236-11D4-BDCD-00C04F9A3B61} (HouseCall Control) - http://a840.g.akamai.net/7/840/537/...all/xscan53.cab

O16 - DPF: {77E32299-629F-43C6-AB77-6A1E6D7663F6} (Groove Control) - http://www.nick.com/common/groove/gx/GrooveAX27.cab

O23 - Service: avast! Mail Scanner - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe" /service (file missing)

O23 - Service: ZipToA - Unknown owner - C:\WINNT\System32\ZipToA.exe (file missing)
 

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Using Firefox 3, on windows vista 64bit. I turned on the PC today, started tooling around online and then out of nowhere the page backs up on its own, then goes forward to the original page, without refreshing because my text entry on forums stays put. Also, it will randomly right click wherever the mouse currently is. It did it once, then not again for 10 minutes, then it did it twice in 2 seconds.

Im downloading and installing HJT atm, and updating my mouse drivers. But if anyone knows what this is, im all ears.
 

Answer:Randomly backing up and forwarding pages in Firefox and randomly right clicks

Im about to restart to see if it goes away with new drivers... I am really hoping its not my mouse, as it is a G5, and i love the thing... dont wanna buy a new one though, at 50-60 dollars lol...

Anyways, may as well see if my PC has aids while we are at it. Most of the stuff on here looks on the level to me, but i always like to get a second opinion.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:11:06 PM, on 3/6/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\vVX6000.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DNA\btdna.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
D:\Program Files\Xfire\Xfire.exe
D:\Program Files\VMWare\hqtray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenOffice.org 3\program\soffice.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenOffice.org 3\program\soffice.bin
C:\Program Files\Logitech\GamePanel Software\LCD Manager\Applets\LCDMedia.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG8\avgui.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
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help.

when i logged on to my windows account:
vista reverted to classic theme;
i cant access my documents, My computer, the control panel. i cant go on windows explorer or access any files whatsoever;
there was an error message that said: 'catalyst control center: host application has stopped working.' ;
also there was an error message that 'C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\Desktop refers to a location that is unavailable' (or similar);
google chrome doesnt work: google chrome cannot read or write in its data directory.;
opera doesnt work:" Startup Error:Opera has failed to access or upgrade your profile. This may have occurred because your computer has insufficient resources available or because some files are locked by other applications. You may have to restart your computer before Opera will start again.";
the same thing happens with many other programs.;
i cant seem to do anything that requires admin privileges (i am on an admin account but not the root admin): for example when i click show processes for all users(in the task manager) it doesnt do anything.;
the computer is about slower than usual(logging on took a long time, start menu freezes up a bit, search doesn't work);
to me it seems like a number of files and folders where moved or deleted (like in program files or something).
could this be a virus, or just a buggy or incompatible software(I just installed Miro)?
please help.

thanks

Answer:classic theme; programs dont work; ccc & desktop dont work; slower than usual; etc.

Can you boot your computer in safe mode and access your documents, computer, and control panel?

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Hello,

So I've had my new computer up and running for about 2 weeks. Quad Core q6600 - asrock twin turbo mb - 4gb of ram. This just started today , but its worrying me... Sometimes ill be multi-tasking - playing poker, surfing web ... nothing too much and when i click on an icon on the task bar nothing happens. Its as if the click never registered, I have to cntrl alt del to get the task manager up and then everything act normal. Has anyone ever delt with this before? I'm not sure what to make of it...

Answer:New Comp - Mouse Clicks dont register?

Try unplugging the mouse and letting Windows redetect it.

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When I click Apps at top left in Chrome it brings up a page of just Googles own Apps.
Not ones I have installed too, including Pinterest, Videostream, Chromecast, Send by Email and more.
Should it not show all my Apps?
Wanted to add Videostream in particular.

Answer:Why dont all my Apps show on Chrome Webpage, when I press Apps at top

Originally Posted by JO69


When I click Apps at top left in Chrome it brings up a page of just Googles own Apps.
Not ones I have installed too, including Pinterest, Videostream, Chromecast, Send by Email and more.
Should it not show all my Apps?
Wanted to add Videostream in particular.



You have to Add the desired site, (main page), as a 'Page' or 'Shortcut':

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This started this morning. Running Windows 10 Pro. I can run the browser (Chrome), luckily. Word also. But I cannot most other apps (I think), like WinSCP, but not Calc, not Notepad++, not Notepad. If I try to run Calc, it loads in the task try and if I hover the mouse over it I can see the image of it. Same with Notepad++, But if I click on the icon, nothing happens. Word is fine when loading or clicking on the task try icon. Same with Chrome. Same with Edge, Firefox, Visual Studio. So far, limited to Notepad, Notepad++ and Calc but there could be more.

More: Explorer as well.

WELL, not exactly. I use a program called Agent Ransack to search the desktop. I don't use it much but I know that you can click on an Explorer icon and choose the folders you want to search. I did that and explorer came up OK. BUT not from the Start Menu or task bar.

Unfortunately running Explorer from this program limits me to selecting folders.

Answer:Cannot bring some apps to the front

Switch to and bring to the front in Task Mgr does nothing.

If I run Word and then File->Open-Browse, I can use Explorer no problem. Just not from Start or Task Bar.

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This started this morning. Running Windows 10 Pro. I can run the browser (Chrome), luckily. Word also. But I cannot most other apps (I think), like WinSCP, but not Calc, not Notepad++, not Notepad. If I try to run Calc, it loads in the task try and if I hover the mouse over it I can see the image of it. Same with Notepad++, But if I click on the icon, nothing happens. Word is fine when loading or clicking on the task try icon. Same with Chrome. Same with Edge, Firefox, Visual Studio. So far, limited to Notepad, Notepad++ and Calc but there could be more.

More: Explorer as well.

WELL, not exactly. I use a program called Agent Ransack to search the desktop. I don't use it much but I know that you can click on an Explorer icon and choose the folders you want to search. I did that and explorer came up OK. BUT not from the Start Menu or task bar.

Unfortunately running Explorer from this program limits me to selecting folders.

Answer:Cannot bring some apps to the front

Switch to and bring to the front in Task Mgr does nothing.

If I run Word and then File->Open-Browse, I can use Explorer no problem. Just not from Start or Task Bar.

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when i try to turn off my computer or reboot , my computer do nothing , what i do its i turn off with the Windows Task Manager some programe in the one by one and each time i ask to turn off my windows xp. and when i turn off the one called xpwin.exe . the windows turn off corectly. now i try to find whats is this programe do it . now Riskyone101 ask mee to do some programe and i give you the result.

thanks for your help. and have a nice week end.




DDS (Ver_09-05-14.01) - NTFSx86
Run by marc at 9:27:00,61 on 2009-06-20
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702
Microsoft Windows XP Professionnel 5.1.2600.3.1252.33.1036.18.1023.281 [GMT -4:00]

AV: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {FB06448E-52B8-493A-90F3-E43226D3305C}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k WudfServiceGroup
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Fichiers communs\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Fichiers communs\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Fichiers communs\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACService.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Fichiers communs\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
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Answer:the computer dont turn off or dont reboot

j'ai fais un scan avec BitDefender Online Scanner - Rapport virus en temps réel



Généré à: Mon, Jun 22, 2009 - 11:39:21


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Info d'analyse



Fichiers scannés
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Infectés Fichiers
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Virus Détectés



Adware.Webhancer.A
2

Application.Webhancer.AE
2

Application.Adware.NewDotNet.B.Dropper
2

Adware.Webhancer.C
2

Adware.Whenu.BSR
3

MemScan:Trojan.Generic.967157
4

Spyware.Webhancer.U
2

Trojan.Generic.1142005
1

Spyware.Webhancer.F
2

MemScan:Trojan.Generic.1427433
1

Trojan.Generic.1747387
2

Gen:Trojan.Heur.GM.006040E022
1

Adware.Generic.66017
2

Adware.Generic.60122
2

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I opened something that was accidently downlowded and i didnt install anything but opened the program. I closed it then i tried to delete it and it would not let me. Then suddenly norton came up prompting me to either to allow or block two programs which were mediaaccess.exe and toolbar.exe, i choose to block them. The i tried opening taskmanger to see if it was running and end its task to delete it but it wouldnt let me op task manger!

Can anyone help i could really use it.....

Answer:Can't Bring up Task Manger

Funny, a similar situation happened to me.

when you press control+alt+delete does nothing happen? and when you type taskmgr in start>> run does it give you a message like this program is already in use by another program?

Ok if you havent already download ad-aware or spybot search and destroy.

Scan with them in normal mode, then boot in safe mode by reboot and repeatedly tapping f8 then pressing safe mode.

Scan inside safe mode, with norton and ad-aware

Because you didnt allow it to acess the internet it couldnt download the rest of the virus to your computer so chances are it only placed variants in your startup and in your system restore. Ad-aware and norton should take care of those.

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Hello as I said in title. I can't open Task manager with Ctrl Alt Del and system seems to be running slower than it should. I read on another site that it is possible a version of limewire I installed could be the problem, So I deleted it. Other than that not really sure what to tell you, just thanks and hope you can help.

Here is my log.

Also I wasn't able to do the online scan as it just kept opening to a blank window.

Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by Pauly on 2008-03-03 08:55:43
Computer is in Normal Mode.
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-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.


-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
46: 2008-03-02 23:25:48 UTC - RP464 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
45: 2008-03-01 23:39:33 UTC - RP463 - System Checkpoint
44: 2008-02-29 23:12:47 UTC - RP462 - System Checkpoint
43: 2008-02-28 11:11:54 UTC - RP461 - System Checkpoint
42: 2008-02-27 00:45:27 UTC - RP460 - System Checkpoint


-- First Restore Point --
1: 2008-01-24 18:00:01 UTC - RP419 - System Checkpoint


Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.



-- HijackThis (run as Pauly.exe) -----------------------------------------------

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:57:18 AM, on 3/03/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
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Answer:Ctrl +Alt+ Del won't bring up task Manager

Bump!

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Don't know why this is, im on a new laptop and this is the first time i have tried to bring it up, how else could i bring it up?

Answer:Ctrl+Alt+Del does not bring up task manager?

ok ive had so many problems with this laptop now, i decided to do a system restore to yesturday when everything was running ok.so i click help and support and i get a download box appear that sais Context.htmOpen, save or cancel, and neither of them do anything, i cant get to the system restore menu, is there another way to system restore without going into help and support...?

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I have some virus that does not allow me to open up task manager by using ctrl+alt+del, or running task manager from "run". When I try and run task manager from run, a message pops up that says task manager is being used from another program. Any ideas???

It is a new computer and is running perfectly except for not being able to bring up task manager. I was able to bring up task manager a few days ago.

Here is my hijack this log.

Edit by chaslang: Unrequested, inline log removed

Thank you... help will be much appreciated
 

Answer:Ctrl+Alt+Del Does not bring up Task Manager!

thanks, that seemed to do the trick.
 

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Besides Ctrl+Alt+Delete, how can you bring up the Task Manager?

Answer:Other ways to bring up task manager.

Right click the taskbar, choose task manager. Start>run>taskman.
Navigate through your C drive to the taskman.exe and double click.

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Hi guys - this is a weird problem that I've always had since building this computer 3 or 4 years ago and I don't think the drive was new when I built it so it went from totally normal in my xp machine to doing this weird thing when I put it in a new system with Win 7.

I've searched and not been able to find anyone with the same problem.

It normally occurs when listening to music or watching a film and it only happens very occasionally when you go to skip to to a new song or skip to a different place in the video. It's never been a major problem and in fact I think it's only done it once this week so aside from googling it a couple of times never actually got very far with fixing it.

So in winamp for example just after opening it I'll click next song (winamp installation and music are on 2 different hard drives as are VLC and movies) and it'll freeze. Then the disk will make a whir and about 5 seconds later there will be a click and everything will come back to life. During this time I can move my mouse and do other things on the computer.

Like I said it's always done this and it's never got any worse or anything so I don't think it's a faulty drive but I'll post this in the HD section too just to see if any experts there can shed any light on it.

Thanks for your help!
 

Answer:Some apps unresponsive until HD whirs then clicks

Look at your power profile settings. Likely the HD is being powered off after xx minutes.
 

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Hi, my names shae and I use a Sony Vaio VGC-RA710G Pentium (R) 4 CPU
3.20GHZ, 3.19GHZ, 512 MB RAM.
Anyone ever experienced their mouse clicking at random. This happened to me awhile back and it turned out to be a bunch of spyware. I had it removed and my CPU has been running fine until yesterday when I updated my sbc yahoo browser. Once I did that it came back. I have spysweeper, and I've downloaded spybot and spyblaster (free) ones. I'm also a novice so If I sound uninformed its because I am. Thanks
 

Answer:mouse clicks randomly

Hi Shae,

Please post in the proper topic/section of the forum. I do not know how to help you solve your mouse problem. try feeding it =] jk

No one checks this section of the forum much so its best to post this in the proper section

Welcome!
 

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I installed many apps locker they all work fine but I can still access apps from the all apps list.

Answer:My apps locker work fine but apps can be accessed from the all apps list, how can I prevent this?

Yes. There is no such thing as a real app locker app in Windows Phones. This is because third party apps are not allowed to interact or interfere with other third party apps due to Windows Phone Sandboxing technology.
If the developer was careful with his app, he or she would have indicated the limitations of the "app locker" he created in the app description. Otherwise, if there is no such disclaimer about the limitations of the app in the app description, the user is encouraged to report the app to Microsoft as a fraudulent or misleading app.

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Hello

I am running Windows XP on a Toshiba Tecra Laptop. A couple months ago my supervisor "hooked" my laptop up to our work network, and ever since when I try to get to the task manager by Ctrl + Alt + Delete, another box comes up. This box has no title, but has the columns: User, ID, Status, Client Name, and Session. There is a user logged on, with an ID of 0, a status of active, and a session of console. The only options are to disconnect or logoff (both at the bottom of the box if you right click on user). I showed this to my supervisor, and he has no idea how to get me back to task manager. Anyone have any ideas?!
 

Answer:Ctrl + Alt + Delete Will Not Bring Up Task Manager

Can we get a picture (screenshot) of the box?
 

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My windows desktop appears but no start button, task bar or icons appear with it.I tried ctrl+alt+delete and the screen goes black and in a few minutes the windows desktop appear again.I also tried to start in safe mode but no bios page for f8Help please?!

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When I hit CTRL ALT DEL the task manager doesn't come up. However, this only happens when using either the left ALT, left CTRL, or both. If I use both right CTRL and right ALT, the task manager does come up. Either DEL and numpad DEL work with the right CTRL and ALT. In addition, CTRL SHIFT ESC also brings up the task manager, whether right CTRL SHIFT or left CTRL SHIFT (or a combination right and left) are used. Also, if I right click on the taskbar and choose "Task Manager", it comes up fine. Did I somehow disable the left hand CTRL ALT DEL combination? If so, how can I restore that functionality? I am running Windows XP SP2. Thank you!
 

Answer:CTRL ALT DEL doesn't bring up task manager

I`ve only ever used right hand CTRL,ALT,DEL.How much do you really need to use the left hand variation ?
 

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My mouse has just started acting up on me.. It is about a year old, maybe less actually and its a Razer Diamondback 1600DPI. Today it has randomly started to double click things and it is driving me absolutely crazy.. Only the left mouse button does it, not the right click and its random, not every click is a double click but it does it 1/4 times. I have not changed any software or anything like that lately, this basically has just came out of nowhere. I uninstalled and re-installed the drivers for the mouse and have came up with nothing.. it still does it. Does anybody have any idea whats going on?
 

Answer:Mouse Randomly Double Clicks?

is your mouse USB or PS2?! are you able to switch ports to find out if the problem still occurs... maybe some kind of clash.

Or have you an older mouse to try to determine where its a software issue or a physical mouse issue.
 

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I'm not sure why, but recently, my cursor seems to left click randomly. This isn't that huge of a problem, but it is some what of an annoyance when it comes to writing and playing games. If my cursor is somewhere else in the screen, it will automatically click there, and because of this I may begin typing there, or I may begin to bring up a bunch of random windows due to the fact that the remaining letters of the message are being typed without a blinking cursor, thus they turn into hot key commands. I've also lost large amounts of writing because the cursor would click outside the box I would be writing in, and then things may occur, like I accidently highlight it all, hit the next letter, and good bye to my message. Has anyone else experienced this problem? I know someone else with this issue as well, we both use laptops. I've tried replacing the mouse, but it still occurs. My Laptop (A Dell XPS) has the center ball, the touch pad, and a left/right click pad both above and below the touch pad. I'm not sure if this is related to hardware or if it is viral, but I'm praying it's not hardware. Any help would be greatly appreciated...I'm running out of options.
Also note that when I unplug the mouse and only use the the ball/touch pad, it continues to occur, which leads me to believe that it is not the external mouse.
 

Answer:Cursor Left Clicks Randomly

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? OS -Windows 7
? 64 bit
? Windows 7
? Full Retail Version I purchased.
? 1.5 years
? 1.5 years / yes, 1 month after original installation.

? CPU - AMD Phenom x4 980 Processor 3.7 GHz
? Video Card (running off motherboard VGA, had same issue with graphics card, card was removed.
? MotherBoard - ASUS M4A88T-M AM3 AMD 880G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
? Power Supply - OCZ Fatal1ty 750W Modular Gaming 80Plus Bronze Power Supply

? System Manufacturer - Originally a Compaq, but all custom parts now, except case.


It started 2 nights ago when I would click on links in skype/mumble or any chat program. Tonight it started doing it randomly along with the link clicking. Thought it was potentially a video card issue, so i took my card out and have been running off the motherboard vga.

Answer:BSOD on link clicks / randomly

Forgot to attach my minidump files. Here they are.

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I'm not sure why, but recently, my cursor seems to left click randomly. This isn't that huge of a problem, but it is some what of an annoyance when it comes to writing and playing games. If my cursor is somewhere else in the screen, it will automatically click there, and because of this I may begin typing there, or I may begin to bring up a bunch of random windows due to the fact that the remaining letters of the message are being typed without a blinking cursor, thus they turn into hot key commands. I've also lost large amounts of writing because the cursor would click outside the box I would be writing in, and then things may occur, like I accidently highlight it all, hit the next letter, and good bye to my message. Has anyone else experienced this problem? I know someone else with this issue as well, we both use laptops. I've tried replacing the mouse, but it still occurs. My Laptop (A Dell XPS) has the center ball, the touch pad, and a left/right click pad both above and below the touch pad. I'm not sure if this is related to hardware or if it is viral, but I'm praying it's not hardware. Any help would be greatly appreciated...I'm running out of options.
Also note that when I unplug the mouse and only use the the ball/touch pad, it continues to occur, which leads me to believe that it is not the external mouse.

Answer:Cursor Left Clicks Randomly

To eliminate hardware problems,
Try an online virus scan:
http://housecall.trendmicro.com
or
http://support.f-secure.com/enu/home/ols.shtml

This will help elimate a nonhardware issue.

Post back.

Sometimes it is related to static... Are you using an anti-static mat for your laptop??

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I have windows Vista Home Premium with a 32-bit operating system and an Intel Core 2 Duo CPU.

I often get random mouse click noises (but it doesn't actually select anything and the taskbar pops up at the same time. I have scanned my computer with McAfee Anti-virus plus, as well as Malwarebytes' anti-malware with no results of a virus of any sort. I also use Sandboxie basically all the time.

I also use a USB mouse.

If someone could give me some help or describe what's happening i'd greatly appreciate it. Thanks in advance.

Answer:Laptop randomly clicks mouse

While I'm not suggesting malware is at fault, I can tell you that McAfee is widely acknowledged as next to worthless. I'd suggest replacing it with ANY other anti virus utility.

As for the clicking, please boot to safe mode and see if the same problem occurs there. Let us know.

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For about a week now my cursor has been randomly left clicking on things. Not a huge problem...just somewhat annoying (espically when playing games or typing something) it will just click randomly on the screen where ever the cursor is. And usually right after it happens then i cant click on the taskbar or anything in the backround, unless i press alt+tab....ive tried virus scans and hjt but nothing came up....any suggestions?

Answer:Cursor Randomly Left Clicks

Hello and Welcoem to TSF

What kind of mouse are you using? When you press alt+tab what happens? It should jump to an application that is open.

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Hi, first post

Just yesterday I reinstalled my Windows XP Home after formatting my hard drive. I did this because For some reason my computer was randomly restarting out of nowhere. I would get the BSOD with the error MACHINE_CHECK_EXCEPTION. It got so bad that i could on stay on my computer for about 20 minutes before this would happen. It restarted one time and after the windows loading screen it just kept restarting. Over and over again. So my friend said to boot my windows disk and do the Repair option. After that I did the chkdsk /p and then i did the bootfix. Which wrote a new sector in my hard drive fixing it temporarily. It kept happening however. One time it restarted again and it loaded up but everything was gone. Documents, desktop,music,everything. The only thing that remained was my Program Files. Nothing was in my start menu, or all programs list. Computer files wouldnt load up quick at all. (example: my computer, My Documents,etc.) I called a tech guy and he said the best thing to do now was to completely restart. (Oh, and the System Restore function did not work. I tried several dates.) So I completely reset my computer. Last night I was on from about 11:30 to 2 am in the morning playing a web based game. Nothing happened. But now today I can stay on for a max of 30 minutes. And then it gives me the Blue Screen with the same error and restarts. I find this to be completely ridiculous.

What I was happening before all this happened:
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Answer:[SOLVED] Something in PC Clicks before randomly restarting..

Hi Andrew, welcome to TSF

From http://support.microsoft.com/kb/329284

Quote:




Machine check exceptions are frequently caused by one of the following conditions:

* You are running the processor or mainboard beyond its specifications. For example, you are overclocking the processor or bus. We recommend that you run your hardware at the manufacturer-rated speeds.
* Noisy power, overstressed power strips, outmatched power supplies and failing power supplies can destabilize your computer. Make sure that you have a stable, reliable power supply to your computer.
* Extreme thermal conditions caused by the failure of cooling devices such as fans may damage your computer. Make sure that your cooling devices are all working.
* You have damaged memory or memory that is not the correct type for your computer. If you recently changed the memory configuration, revert to the previous configuration to determine what is wrong. Make sure that you are using the correct memory for your computer.




Are your BIOS options set to default/optimized?

Is the computer plugged into a stable power supply? Are you using a circuit breaker? What make/model is your PSU?

Make sure all fans are spinning and free of dust. Check the temperatures and PSU voltages in BIOS and from the desktop using SpeedFan.

Test your RAM one stick at a time with memtest.

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I just recently received a Dell Inspiron 5150 w/ windows XP from a friend who upgraded. It seems to be in good condition but there is one issue that I notice.

Without doing anything the computer randomly right clicks. I don't know why it does this exactly. My friend said he thought it was a motherboard (hardware) issue rather than a software issue. I am just hoping that is not the case.

Remember this happens whether I am at the computer or not, so it is not me causing this right click.

If anyone has any thoughts that would be most helpful. I have done all the Windows updates up to Service Pack 2. OH and I don't have a mouse.

Thanks!,
Bryce
 

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Hi,
this is the second time this happens now and im not sure why. last site i visited was beemp3, then i discovered it happened again. my mouse decides to click on its own, i cant right click, every say 3-4 seconds it just clicks, it makes using my mouse impossible as i cant type without the mouse moving the cursor, you could just imagine how hard it was typing this.
im not sure if its a virus, is it easily fixable? help would really be appreciated.
Oh ill just add, the last time i got it, the only easy way was format and thats a mission!, lets patch it up tightly?

Thanks you.

Answer:Mouse just clicks randomly - Virus? and Fix?

My mouse sometimes seems to doubleclick random sometimes, instead of normal click. I'm pretty sure is the mouse though, a virus would have behaved way more violently..

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For some reason my mouse will randomly click wherever it is hovering when I type. It does it very sparaticly, but seems to only happen when I type. I have an Acer laptop with Vista. I have tried to research this problem, but all I have found is people saying to change the keypad sensitivity, which I can't find anywhere. I do know that I am not hitting the keypad at all.

I somehow got a program called System Security on my computer. I later discovered that it was some kind of virus. I used an anti malware program to remove it. After I removed it I noticed a couple things changed. The page scroll on the right side of the keypad no longer will work. The other thing that changed was the volume. There are 2 volume buttons on the laptop. Originally when I would click the + or - volume button I would see the word "volume" and several blocks in green on the screen displaying how high the volume was. Now I dont see anything, and each click of the + or - volume button will change the volume by only 2 (at the volume icon 0-100).

I'm not sure if either of those problems have anything to do with this random clicking or not. I am no computer guru, so please explain for computer illiterate people, lol. Thanks

Answer:Mouse randomly clicks when I type. Please help

wow, that's quite a melon scratcher. how long have you had the computer for?. if it old it might be that its starting to do random things and falling apart, but that's probably unlikely. there's a possibility that it could be a virus judging by things randomly disappearing and never turning up again.

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About every 4 - 6 clicks, one will be a double click (even though I click once) Since I have the latest drivers, does this almost guarantee my mouse is nearly dead and I should buy a new one?

The mouse is a Razer Deathadder, if you were wondering.
 

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The next big update for Windows 10, which is internally called by Microsoft Redstone, will bring significant changes to Cortana and the desktop, with a new report claiming that the company is working on widget-like functionality for store apps.New Windows 10 Redstone Info Leaks: Microsoft to Allow Widget-like App Functionality

Answer:The next big update for Windows 10 may bring widget like functionality for store apps

Well they do have some Widget functionality now in that they can be set as live tiles. The gadgets which are MS's name for Widgets of Windows 7 could get live feeds for thing like temperature and current weather conditions.

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Someone gave me an old computer running Windows 2000 pro to fix and it had tons of issues with it (spyware, trojans). After running multiple scans, I've finally cleaned up the entire thing and it is working perfectly except for one tiny little problem.

Hitting the keys CONTROL ALT and DELETE will bring up a "Windows security" window which will have a button to access Task Manager, but when I hit the button it will not bring up the Task Manager. Right clicking on the task bar at the bottom and clicking on "Task Manager..." will not bring it up either. Hitting CTRL SHIFT and ESC does not bring it up either. However, Start/run/tskmgr.exe DOES work. I should mention that this problem has existed for a long time now, according to the person who owned the computer. They say they used to be able to run Task Manager using the CTRL ALT DEL method, but it just stopped working one day.

So basically, Task Manager works ONLY when using the START/RUN/tskmgr.exe method. I guess it could be a virus of some kind, but keep in mind that I've just got done running tons of scans, IN SAFE MODE to boot, and it has brought up absolutely nothing. When I try any of the other methods to open Task Manager (ctrl alt del, ctrl shift esc, right clicking task bar) it pops up for maybe a half second, and closes. What's interesting is that I'll hit CTRL SHIFT ESC and leave the buttons pressed opening up many of these disappearing little windows, and I can actually se... Read more

Answer:Solved: CTRL ALT DELETE will not bring up Task Manager

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Hi all,CTRL+ALT+DEL has stopped bringing up Windows Task Manager suddenly for some reason. I have tried start-run-taskmgr.exe but the error; 'taskmgr.exe Error Another program is using this file' comes up. I have no idea which other program is using this file. Any help would be gratefully appreciated.

Answer:CTRL+ALT+DEL doesn't bring up Task Manager Anymore

Right click Taskbar, Task Manager - does that work?

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This was a problem i had forever ago but i found what i needed to fix it at the time. After a small windows 10 update the problem came back and i have been unable to find the solution to fix it again. So the problem is every so often if i click something it will click 3 times. So if i opened a folder once it would open 3 times. Along with that if im scrolling with two fingers, sometimes the curser will move like i only used one finger. It was fine and not doing any of this before the update. Ive done many things to fix this but not has worked. I remember the solution to this was going some where to edit a file or something but i no longer remember what that file was or where it was.

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I have an older dell laptop with windows XP and when I leave the mouse/arrow alone for a few seconds it selects or clicks whatever the arrow is on. ie a program or a different cell if in excel.  How do I turn this feature off???

Answer:Mouse Randomly Clicks on cell or program

Are you running an external mouse or is this caused by the touchpad ? ?patio.   8-)

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Basically, while I'm using my computer, when I right click on something (desktop, icons, etc.) windows explorer crashes and restarts. However, it's not like it happens all the time, but it's more like a ticking time bomb. One moment it will work, and the next, it just crashes on me.

I used ShellExView already and tried disabling certain items on the list, but since I'm not entirely sure if it's working because it can suddenly work but then a few minutes later it starts to restart again.

Any ideas?

Answer:Windows Explorer randomly shuts down from right clicks

Two helpful hints from Brink...

Right-click is slow or weird behavior caused by context menu handlers

ShellExView - Shell Extension Manager For Windows

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This was a problem i had forever ago but i found what i needed to fix it at the time. After a small windows 10 update the problem came back and i have been unable to find the solution to fix it again. So the problem is every so often if i click something it will click 3 times. So if i opened a folder once it would open 3 times. Along with that if im scrolling with two fingers, sometimes the curser will move like i only used one finger. It was fine and not doing any of this before the update. Ive done many things to fix this but not has worked. I remember the solution to this was going some where to edit a file or something but i no longer remember what that file was or where it was.

Answer:Touch pad - Randomly one click equals three clicks + other p...

From your question it is understood that, after installing windows 10 updates, your laptop touchpad is not working as normal and it works erratically. To help you troubleshoot the issue, please follow the instructions mentioned below:- Open touchpad control panel, click on Start button.- Type ?Mouse? in the search field, and then select the Mouse control panel program from the search results.- On the ?Device Settings? tab of the Mouse Properties panel, select the ?Synaptic TouchPad? device and click the ?Settings? button. - Now select ?Tapping? option from the mouse property panel to adjust single- and double-tapping.- Expand the Tapping category heading.- Select ?Tap Zones? option and the change the actions associated with it. Tap Zones allow you to configure each corner of the Touchpad to function as separate button, when a specific corner is tapped; the action associated with it is implemented.- Click OK.- Now select ?Pointing and Sensitivity? option from the mouse property panel to adjust ?Touch Sensitivity?- If the cursor moves erratically when you barely touch the surface of the TouchPad, move the slider toward the ?Heavy Touch? position, click Apply , and test the sensitivity again.Hope this will help you.

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i dont know what do to and how to update the drivers i dont have a cd player on laptop so how would i fix this problem
 

Answer:My dell latitude speakers or head phone jack dont work help(i dont have cd player)

i searched for drivers on dell and it says there is 1 crystal something audio driver thats avalible for my laptop can i download it as my current thing is a sigmatel driver should update it
 

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ever since the last xp update
 
when i minimize a window it goes away at times
only way i see to bring it back is to use the task manager and select maximize
 
its not the thing were several windows become one tab.
 
anyone gone into this?

Answer:when i minimize a window it disapears, i can bring it back with task manager but

not just a browser window but also random folders
 
they disapear from the task bar, i have mine set on hide unless i move cursor down
nothing appears at times or only 1 goes missing
 
its not that thing were several of the same type are stacked either
 
am i only one ????
 
i thought it was just a glitch with the last xp patch before support dropped
thats when it started happening to me
 
its not a real problem but i was just wondering if a fix was available for it
 
no rush 8)

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ComboFix 11-07-22.02 - escritorio 22/07/2011 16:45:36.2.1 - x86
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.55.1046.18.3319.2810 [GMT -3:00]
Executando de: c:\documents and settings\escritorio\Desktop\download\ComboFix.exe
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ATEN?AO - ESTA MAQUINA NAO TEM O CONSOLE DE RECUPERA??O INSTALADO !!
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2011-07-22 13:17 . 2011-07-22 13:17 -------- d-sh--w- c:\documents and settings\LocalService\IETldCache
2011-07-22 12:20 . 2011-07-22 12:20 -------- d-sh--w- c:\documents and settings\NetworkService\IETldCache
2011-07-22 12:14 . 2011-07-22 12:15 -------- dc-h--w- c:\windows\ie8
2011-07-21 20:41 . 2009-07-23 03:13 306 ----a-w- c:\windows\myClean.bat
2011-07-21 20:22 . 2011-07-21 20:22 -------- d-----w- c:\documents and settings\escritorio\Dados de aplicativos\ElevatedDiagnostics
2011-07-21 19:56 . 2011-07-21 19:56 -------- d-----w- c:\arquivos de programas\Microsoft Silverlight
2011-07-21 13:04 . 2010-09-18 06:53 953856 -c----w- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\mfc40u.dll
2011-07-21 12:59 . 2011-07-21 12:59 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\NtmsData
2011-07-21 12:54 . 2010-10-18 11:10 7680 -c----w- c:\windows\system32\dllcache\iecompat.dll
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When I go to TUMBLR.COM , it looks distorted like this: http://img231.imageshack.us/i/tumbl...some other sites arent working either... like: www.tinypic.comthey were all working yesterdayyy.does that mean there is something wrong with the server?I've tried so many things! Please does anyone have a solution!I've already cleared files, unchecked proxy. PLEASE HELP!

Answer:sites dont show images&dont work on browsers

It could be them, certainly. You may want to wait until mid-day tomorrow, or email them to find out if it is their problem.You can try a system restore, to see if that helpsYou have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.

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I get an annoying problem whem clicking the left accupoint button, designated as "Click" in the accupoint settings. it sometimes doubleclick instead. anyone encountered this problem? found a solution?

Answer:Tecra M11-103 accupoint 2 randomly double clicks instead of 1 click

It is not easy to find solution for these ?sometimes? issues.
Have you tried to play with touchpad buttons settings to see if buttons work properly when they are defined to execute different operations?

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I've had a problem thats been persistent throughout the past week. Sometimes while I'm browsing a website and I try to move my mouse cursor, it will sometimes click on a link that it passes over, even if I didn't click on it. This tends to get annoying especially if the site has ads on it. At first I thought it may have been my laptop's "tap to click" feature but I knew that I had it disabled months ago, so I checked to see if it was still disabled, and it is. This problem also occured when I was in the process of removing a previous infection but persisted even afterward, and no spyware or virus detections pop up. I'm thinking it may have something to do with some registry values that were changed to solve an issue I was having with automatic key strokes, since sometimes if I press two keys at once and let them go it will act as if I'm holding the key I first pressed, which gets annoying and irritating while trying to play certain games. I'm using an Acer Aspire 5517 with Windows 7 installed in case it's a software or hardware issue with either one that I'm not aware of.

EDIT: On one instance I do recall leaving the cursor over a link by accident and, upon moving my hand away from the keypad, it would load the link about a second later, which led me to believe that some kind of malware may be involved.

Answer:Mouse cursor randomly clicks links while moving?

Try going to the manufacturer's website and downloading the latest drivers for your trackpad.

If that does nothing, try disabling the trackpad and plugging in a USB mouse. If the behavior stops, you know the problem is with the trackpad.

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Have a 7470 and it seems to randomly beep and occasionally hear a clicking sound on it.  Even while i'm running the hardware tests it randomly beeps.  is something wrong with this laptop?  or instance, the hard drive test is running from the boot diagnostics, and it is just randomly beeping during it, not the usual noises you get during a hardware test.  even when booted into Windows it randomly makes beeps.

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Against my better judgement, I upgraded to Windows 10 on my Toshiba. Typically, when a new program comes out, I wait at least 6 months before installing, so that most of the kinks are taken care of. Like everyone else, the flashing screen is frustrating me. What's worse is I cannot get to the Task Manager by hitting the 3 necessary keys. ARGH!! Never again. Have no clue what I will do, trash it and buy an Apple Laptop!!

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I've had this laptop (HP Envy Notebook 15-q473cl) 2 months and its clickpad/mouse has begun to randomly click. It doesn't matter what I'm doing (scrolling, sitting back and watching a video, etc), the computer will suddenly start to click a bunch of times. It will keep clicking until I put the computer to sleep (or restart it), which fixes it every time. However, the random clicking has become more frequent and worrisome.It was randomly click with or without my wireless mouse plugged in.I have gone into the settings and increased the Smart Sense setting 2 notches closer to 'max' which did not solve my problem. I really like this laptop, but the frequency of random clicking is getting too frustrating. Let me know what else I can do.

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When say browsing newspapers websites, suddenly pages will be opened that I never clicked to open. The touch pad seems to double click on the link by itself!
How do I fix this annoying thing please?

Answer:Dell XPS 13 2016 - randomly double clicks to open pages

Hi NATHSH,
What is the exact system model? What is the current OS installed on the system? When did the issue start?
If the system was working fine earlier, then perform a system restore to restore the machine to an earlier point where it was working fine - http://bit.ly/1JEw2ov
What browser are you using? Kindly test the same with another browser?
If the issue is seen only while browsing, I suppose, the issue could be with pop-ups. Disable popups on the browser and check. Link for Chrome - http://bit.ly/2cLQ8Ev
Restart the system and check in safe mode with networking - http://bit.ly/1LHcO2c
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private conversation with the service tag and your Name for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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hello this is my first post so bare with me the other day i came home started my comp seemed to boot fine  but as soon as i moved mouse the task bar disappeared and wouldnt come back up after a while i figured out if i hit ctrl alt delete  and bring up task manager it will start to respond yet when i bring firefox it will freeze untell i minimize it then it will respond again one more time so with every click it will stop responding tell i minimize a restore doesnt seem to be windows i reinstalled it and still the same thing also i have another hard drive and just unplug one to use the other it is doing the same thing have no idea what the problem is please help thanks in advance its an acer t180  Acer EM61SM/EM61PM BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD R01-A4 04/27/2007 2.80 gigahertz AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT

Answer:comp wont resond tell i bring up task manager by hitting ctrl alt delete

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Kerr wrote:Quote"Hello,This is my first post so bear with me. The other day I came home and I started my computer and seemed to boot fine.  But as soon as I moved mouse the task bar disappeared and wouldn't come back up.  After a while I figured out if I hit Ctrl alt delete and bring up task manager it will start to respond . Yet when I bring firefox up the computer will freeze until I minimize Firefox  then the computer will respond again one more time so with every click it will stop responding until I minimize the screen. A restore doesn't seem to be windows I reinstalled it and still the same thing. Also, I have another hard drive and I just unplug one to use the other and it is doing the same thing. I have no idea what the problem is. Please help. thanks in advance its an Acer t180  Acer EM61SM/EM61PM BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD R01-A4 04/27/2007 2.80 gigahertz AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT "[/color]Are you using the Vista Operating System?1) What Anti-virus do you use. Run it now.2) Clean your machine.start, All Programs, Accessories, System Tools, click Disk Clean up.3) Run your anti -ad ( malware program )4) Clean your registry : http://onecare.live.com/site/en-us/center/cleanup.htmWhen you looked at the Task Manager was the CPU at 100%? Many computers run at 100% for a few minutes when you first boot.  Wait a few minutes... Read more

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Hello, here's the deal. Two days ago, I noticed 2 problems/changes with the operation of my OS. 1st, I started hearing multiple clicking noises while using IE7, (it seemed like it was trying to load instances of something, but nothing popped up, some may have coincided with banner ads), however, that did not happen previously. The click noise is one in the windows default sounds, but not the one I usually only hear once when clicking a link. I checked if my sound profile had been changed and saw nothing different. The clicks also happen randomly in explorer with no open network connections, say sometimes when I'm simply navigating folders or opening a program. I've been running IE7 for months and this behavior is definately new. Does not happen in Firefox.

Then 2nd, in order to start investigating the issue, while administrator, I opened the task manager and opened the processes tab. When I clicked "show processes from all users" button the UAC opens for confirmation, I confirm the action, and then the task manager just closes, and does not reopen to show everything. That never happened before either. I've tried using the task manager from both the task bar and ctrl-alt-del with the same results, however, when I navigate to taskmanger.exe in win\sys32 folder and right click and run as administrator, it opens automatically showing processes from all users. Hmmmm...

After searching the web to no avail for a possible OS bug or any related articles, and... Read more

Answer:[SOLVED] UAC Show all processes closes Task Manager and IE7 makes new clicks maybe in

Bump

Other symptoms. IE is slowed down, and loads much slower. Clicks I mentioned seem very random.

Saw qksz.net trying to load something in browser bottom bar, just now and edited this message to reflect such. Googled it and seems like this might be related to malware.

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All mouse clicks have long delays, programs real slow and lock up OUTLOOK says non-responsive and locks up for 15-20 seconds every time I click on a new email, Firefox is delayed and video is choppy. All programs, WORD etc open and close slowly. computer locks up & have to reboot hourly or less. Runs a little quicker then boggs down then locks up.
 
Help

Answer:All mouse clicks delayed programs real slow, computer locks up & have to reboot

Download and run wipe  and system ninja,
 
https://privacyroot.com/software/www/en/wipe.php
https://singularlabs.com/software/system-ninja/
 
Then.....
 
Go ahead and install Ccleaner. Now that you have the program installed go ahead and run the cleaner function.
Now that you have cleaned out some temp files, lets go ahead and disable all of the items starting up with your machine except your antivirus. To do this you will need to click on tools then start up select each item then disable.
Now that you have disabled those un-needed start ups lets go into the settings, we will have Ccleaner run when your machine boots, so that you will never have to worry about cleaning temp files again.To do this:
Hit options.
Settings.
Place a tick to run Ccleaner when the computer starts.

Now go to the advanced tab, and select close program after cleaning, now run the cleaner again this will close Ccleaner.
 
Reboot your machine and then follow the  instructions below.
 
Step 1: eScanAV.
 
Disable your antivirus prior to this scan.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/114351/how-to-temporarily-disable-your-anti-virus-firewall-and-anti-malware-programs/
Download the eScanAV Anti-Virus Toolkit (MWAV)http://www.escanav.com/english/content/products/downloadlink/downloadcounter.asp?pcode=MWAV&src=english_dwn&type=alter
Save the file to your desktop.
Right click run as administrator.
A new icon will appear on your desktop.
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Hello All

I upgraded from Vista Ultimate 32 to 7 Ultimate 32.

The only quirk I cannot solve is that I see no apps on my task bar. ANd when I minimize a window it does not go to the task bar as it should. It look like a small minimized window. See attached snip.[IMG]file:///C:/Users/Tim/Desktop/Web%20Sites/Capture.JPG[/IMG]

Any ideas?

Tim
http://www.thebartman.com/Capture.JPG

Answer:Minimized apps and Running apps not on task bar

  
Quote: Originally Posted by twasmer


Hello All

I upgraded from Vista Ultimate 32 to 7 Ultimate 32.

The only quirk I cannot solve is that I see no apps on my task bar. ANd when I minimize a window it does not go to the task bar as it should. It look like a small minimized window. See attached snip.[IMG]file:///C:/Users/Tim/Desktop/Web%20Sites/Capture.JPG[/IMG]

Any ideas?

Tim
http://www.thebartman.com/Capture.JPG


Hi! Welcome to SevenForums!

Have you tried locking the taskbar? Try it.

If that doesn't work, right click the taskbar and click properties. [See Screenshot Called Properties]

Then under Notification Area click Customize. [See Screenshot called Customize]

Then tick the box at the bottom and click apply. [See Screenshot called Notification Area.]

Try that and report back!

ZeshanA

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My problem started one morning when I attempted to print an email. Nothing happened. Since then I have a catalog of features that do not work. From the Start button the ?Search? and ?Help and Support? features do not work. From Programs. Accessories, System Tools ? ?Disk Cleanup?, ?System Info? and ?System Restore? do not work. As mentioned I cannot print from IE or OE, print preview just brings up a blank page. I can however print from Word. I have run so many anti virus and anti spyware programs I feel like Dr Who and James Bond rolled into one. Any suggestions welcome.

Answer:numerous clicks do not work

Operating system please?

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hi guys i need some help , i want to recover my laptop because virus attack that means it will delete all softwar and other stuf, but i dont want to delete just one software because i lost my CD and i cant find it again , and its very expensive , how can i save that software and bring it back to work after recovery ,, pls if someone knows how to do pls tell me .. thanks :D (sorry for my english)

Answer:how to bring back to work a software after recovery ?

1: Run Hitman Pro, then Copy & Paste the log please.http://www.softpedia.com/get/Intern...http://www.softpedia.com/progScreen...http://www.surfright.nl/en/HitmanProhttp://www.surfright.nl/en/hitmanpro/Unlimited free scanning and free 30-day version to remove detected malware. Download now (32-bit) http://dl.surfright.nl/HitmanPro35.exeDownload now (64-bit)http://dl.surfright.nl/HitmanPro35_...Reviewhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmPQ...

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Question: pc dont reboot

Hi, my graphics card just burnt out, and after tryin to swap my moby over to a spare that has buit in graphics, i managed to buy a new graphics card. i built the pc up with my proper mainboard and now when i have to reboot after updating , i end up with a blank screen, same if i hit reset button, however if i hit the power button, and leave for a few seconds itll boot up no probs, im running a p4 2.6, abit is-7 moby, gforce 6600le graphics card, i have tried pulling all the wires out and re wiring the mainboard but that had no offect at all, any help would be appreciated thanx

Answer:pc dont reboot

sound slike one of the wires to the MOBO is the wrong way round

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This is the first problem I've had which I've not been able to solve myself, either via google or sheer trial and error. It's by far the strangest thing I've come across.

As the title implies, after pressing any key, my left/right mouseclick won't work for a second or so. However, it's not exactly consistent across programs.

For example, I recently got guild wars 2. After typing, neither mouse click will work. I've also found that notepad/word share this.
On chrome/desktop/my media player, only the left click will stop functioning.
When playing league of legends, both keys will continue to function normally.


It's nothing hardware related and I have restarted.

And ermmm...yeah. Completely stuck. Thanks in advance to anybody who can help.



Edit: Nevermind. My brother installed touchfreeze onto my computer without telling me.

Answer:Mouse clicks don't work after using keyboard.

Glad it was sorted. If the computer is YOUR's and yours alone (not a family pc) i would see about getting your brother a limited user account

That's just me though, i might not be as nice about people changing settings on my computer.

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Hello Everyone,

I'm trying to figure out an issue that just started happening in the past two days.

The issue is: my mouse clicks won't work on programs or on the desktop. I can move the mouse around, but the click don't work (for example, I can't click in Chrome, task manager, or desktop). The clicks only work on the taskbar (minimizing/maximizing). However, I'm able to navigate with the programs using my keyboard.

It's a really odd problem. Additionally, I would like to add that I have two mice available (bluetooth and touchpad) and the problem occurs for both. As such, I think the problem is not a hardware related issue in regard to the mouse itself.

My first thought was a virus/malware; however, I perform viruscans daily. I also ran scans from ad-aware and malwarebytes and neither program found anything. According to both, my system is clean. Additionally, mcaffee didn't pick anything up either.

Restarting doesn't help (in fact it can happen right after I reboot).


I would appreciate any help that you can provide on this issue. I'm completely

Answer:Mouse Clicks Don't Work Sporadically

Boot into SAFEMODE w/ Networking and test both.

Update touchpad drivers.

Try another user account. Activate Hidden Admin for test - Hidden Admin Account - sysnative.com - MVP

Check in with the Reliability Monitor - see what installed ~2+ days ago -
START | type perfmon /rel

Regards. . .

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Hi,

As the post title suggests, I am having trouble with the modern apps and connectivity. It feels like half my computer will connect to the internet, and the other half won't. Desktop apps like Chrome, Steam, Outlook, iTunes etc. all connect to the internet fine, but any of the Windows apps like Xbox, Store and (most frustratingly) Settings will not connect.

In my network and sharing centre in the control panel it says 'You are not connected to any networks' - but in the system tray, and in the settings app it shows me as connected to my home wi-fi. I am on a desktop, and using a USB wireless adapter. I don't think the adapter is the problem as I have tried it on another desktop in our house on Windows 10 and it worked fine. Curiously also, when I click 'Adapter settings' in the control panel, it shows the wifi connection.

I've tried updating the drivers for the wireless adapter, both through the Windows update and adapter website but to no avail (and as I mentioned, it seems the adapter works fine elsewhere). I've updated manually to the latest Windows 10 Pro build, i've done a DNS flush, I've tried disabling firewalls and anti-virus, I've tried disabling startup apps, I've done a clean install of Windows 10 and still am unable to fix the issue.

If anyone has any ideas that might help that would be great. I'm happy to provide any more information if people need it.

Thanks very much.

Answer:Modern apps not connecting to internet, desktop apps work fine.

Is your DNS client service running on your system .

To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
Click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.In the list of services, click DNS Client.Make sure that the Status column displays Started and that the Startup Type column displays Automatic.If the service is not set to Started or if the startup type for the DNS Client service is not set to Automatic, follow these steps:
Right-click DNS Client, and then click Properties.In the DNS Client Properties dialog box, click the General tab, and then click Automatic in the Startup type list.Click Start, click Apply, and then click OK.

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Hi,

As the post title suggests, I am having trouble with the modern apps and connectivity. It feels like half my computer will connect to the internet, and the other half won't. Desktop apps like Chrome, Steam, Outlook, iTunes etc. all connect to the internet fine, but any of the Windows apps like Xbox, Store and (most frustratingly) Settings will not connect.

In my network and sharing centre in the control panel it says 'You are not connected to any networks' - but in the system tray, and in the settings app it shows me as connected to my home wi-fi. I am on a desktop, and using a USB wireless adapter. I don't think the adapter is the problem as I have tried it on another desktop in our house on Windows 10 and it worked fine. Curiously also, when I click 'Adapter settings' in the control panel, it shows the wifi connection.

I've tried updating the drivers for the wireless adapter, both through the Windows update and adapter website but to no avail (and as I mentioned, it seems the adapter works fine elsewhere). I've updated manually to the latest Windows 10 Pro build, i've done a DNS flush, I've tried disabling firewalls and anti-virus, I've tried disabling startup apps, I've done a clean install of Windows 10 and still am unable to fix the issue.

If anyone has any ideas that might help that would be great. I'm happy to provide any more information if people need it.

Thanks very much.

Answer:Modern apps not connecting to internet, desktop apps work fine.

Is your DNS client service running on your system .

To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
Click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.In the list of services, click DNS Client.Make sure that the Status column displays Started and that the Startup Type column displays Automatic.If the service is not set to Started or if the startup type for the DNS Client service is not set to Automatic, follow these steps:
Right-click DNS Client, and then click Properties.In the DNS Client Properties dialog box, click the General tab, and then click Automatic in the Startup type list.Click Start, click Apply, and then click OK.

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Does any1 know why most of the portable apps wont run in my Win7 x64 Ultimate?

Answer:Win 7 and portable apps dont mix?

What portable apps are you trying to run? Could you have a virus? Download Malwarebytes and see.

Are they not compatible with Windows 7? Try running in compatibility mode for XP.

Finally, could you describe how they don't run? What happens when you try?

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hello, i have a few little programs/apps that are only a couple of hundred KB at most. I have a chess game and another game that i keep on my desktop - but i never installed them. i can also save then to a memory stick (non-U3) and play them from the memory stick.my question is is what are these types of apps called (ones that don't require installation)

Answer:Apps you dont have to install

some applications (many actually) rely sorely on the .exe file that runs them.Small games such as you have mentioned fall into this category,Only run when executed.

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When I set default storage space to SD card, the apps doesn't get installed, and same is the case when the apps are moved from phone to SD card in Lumia 535.
Checked for OS updates, but is of no use.
Any solution, please help out

Answer:Why the apps doesn't work when the apps are moved to SD card in lumia 535?

Did you make a soft reset? Just press volume down + power button for 10 seconds and it will reboot.
Another option you have is install the apps manually, via .xap files
If anything else fails maybe a hard reset is needed but that would erase everything in your phone.

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I have an ACER pc, running windows xp with service pack 2. Some internet sites run fine, others (ie. windows hotmail, some online shopping sites I use) will bring up the original home screen but as soon as I try to log in it just brings up a blank white screen with the little 'done' text in the bottom left hand corner.I'm sure it's just a setting or something to do with the avast antivirus software I've loaded (which I have now removed) but I haven't a clue how to sort it.

Answer:SOME SITES WORK, SOME BRING UP A BLANK, WHITE SCREEN

Have you tried resetting your browser to the defaults?Here's the method for IE6, IE7 would be much the same I think.1. Start 2. Settings 3. Control Panel 4. Internet Options 5. Security tab 6. Reset all 4 security zones to Default  1. Start 2. Settings 3. Control Panel 4. Internet Options5. Privacy6. Restore 1 Default button 1. Start 2. Settings 3. Control Panel 4. Internet Options 5. Advanced 6. Restore 1 Default buttonYou may need to do the following as well   1. Start 2. Settings 3. Control Panel 4. Internet Options 5. General tab 6. Remove cookies, temporary files and history Kudos to Raptor.

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Hello.

I downgraded my Qosmio F50-137 to XP, found every driver needed for hardware recognition, but am still looking for the Fn-Keys and Hotkeys to work.

I know (or at least think) that I have to install the "Toshiba Hotkey Utility".

But this utility needs the "Toshiba common module" for Windows XP to be installed.
I fond on the web two common modules for Windows XP:
common_modules_2489A
and
common_modules_24895A

The first one says "This software utility does not support this system.Installation will be terminated"
The second one says "TVALZ driver installation has failed"

How can I make the installation work properly? or How can I make the Fn-Keys and Hotkeys work on my F-50 ?

Thank you in advance
Camusensei

Answer:Qosmio F50 - How do I bring the Fn-Keys and Hotkeys to work on Windows XP?

Hi

May I ask you where you have found this common modules for Qosmio F50?
I checked the Toshiba European driver page and found only Vista drivers; 32bit and 64bit
There are no Win XP drivers!!!

I assume you tried to install Common Modules which are not designed for F50 series and therefore this error message appears?

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Here i am again, complaining about my system..
As my previous topics, this one i think is more serious as i cant boot nor open up advance boot options(f8 dont work). As soon the manufacturers logo show off, an error: "Disk read error. Press ctr+alt+del to resatrt." It remains unless i press shutdown. Power on and it still shows the same.
 
I havent finished the download of the iso(to be used as a recovery method) thats why i opt for another way which is to recover a backup copy of my registry(which iv done by manually exporting it).  However, i have encrypted it before with my administrative user account. Now, im not able to decrypt it via cipher or keys as if i run: "cipher /c thatfilename.reg" it informs me that only the user(my account) and certificate thumbprint can decrypt it. No found backup certificate or keys. Bad for me i dont know how to recover it via the certificate thumprint....
 
My last option that i try is use EaseUs Data Recovery Wizard, which i have googled about tools that can decrypt files...
Glad it runs even im only using the recovery console. I installed it on my memory card(as my pc can still detect it). Im new to this tool and still dont know what should i click on for a spedific purpose. But i have tried the partition recovery, since im thinking that maybe it could still detect missing/lost files on the drive by which windows is installed..  It search then rebuild directories for more than 4 hours. remaining time is already at 00:... Read more

Answer:win 7 dont boot, f8 dont work,got error: "Disk read error. Press ctr+alt+del...

Since the drive still works you might want to give SpinRite a try.  This isn't free and will probably run for days before it fixes your problems.  I do not see you getting your data back any other way since it is encrypted.  Encryption is great for keeping information private, but I've see a whole lot of data lost due to encryption.  In the end only you can say how much your data is worth.

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i had forgot my laptop outside and once i tried to turn it on it went to a black screen that said insert boot disk/usb drive and press any key to continue

Answer:i dont know how to reboot my laptop anybody know?

Use the power button & tap F8 a few times. If it goes to a menu, choose last known good configuration.How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.

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got a problem with google searches - when I get a list of results, I cannot select with mouse - though the mouse will do anything else, so it's not faulty.
Any ideas ?
BTW - I recently tried to upgrade to IE7 RC1 but reverted to IE6 as the '7 had bad problems for my portable.
XP HOME SP2 OS

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hi, here's my log:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU P6200 @ 2.13GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1844 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 730 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 260242 MB, Free - 178433 MB; D: Total - 29690 MB, Free - 27584 MB; G: Total - 305211 MB, Free - 187580 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO, MoutCook
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled​

Everything was fine until a few days ago when I ran a boot scan. Maybe that did something. I use win7 and windows Live Mail. I can't open links that come to me in emails. I get the message:

This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Please install a program, or if one is already installed, create an association in the default programs control panel.​
whaaa? Hope you can help.

thanks, Frank
 

Answer:Solved: clicks on links in email don't work

Try this:

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...s/c88f3777-b843-492f-993e-49fbd398ab43?page=1

Please check your default program to make sure that this is not causing this issue:

1. Go to start and type default programs - Associate a file type or protocol with a program
2. Scroll down to .htm and html
3. Make sure .htm and .html are set to your browser (Internet Explorer or Firefox, etc.)
4. If not, click on one of the lines, then click on Change Program...
5. Select the proper program
 

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are you able to double click?..
Do you have driver for your mouse?

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Hi to All,

I have an friends HP ProBook 4510s running Windows XP Professional that will not show the Desktop after logging in to Windows.

This maybe a virus of some sort ???

Normally if it is, it is usually an "Explorer.exe" problem that can normally be resolved by by pressing "Ctrl Alt Del" to bring up the "Task Manager" then running a new task like "Explorer.exe" or "Regedit" that eventually enables me to resolve the problem.

In this particular case, when I press "Ctrl Alt Del" it just brings up another version of the Windows Login Screen, not the Task Manager.

I have also tried to boot "ERD Commander" off a CD but it gives me the "Blue Screen of Death".

Error Number: *** STOP: )0000007B (0xF789E640, 0xC0000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000).

I have also tried to put the Windows Installation CD in the Drive but get the same sort of problem.

FYI, I also had HP replace the DVD drive after this problem appeared as it was not working at all.

Any help to help me slove this puzzle would be much appreciated.

Thanks for your time

Regards

Luka123

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Hi to all,
well... I managed to find out what this problem was...

In the 1st instance, I gave the Laptop to HP and they told me the DVD error was caused by an incorrect setting in the Bios, but they didn't tell me what setting they changed ... but at least that resolved the hardware error.

As for the Blank Screen virus.....

After the DVD drive problem was solved I was able to backup the PST and other critical Office files to a Western Digital USB Passport Drive by using "ERD Commander"....What a great program this is...It has saved me on many occasions -:)

Then I :

1. Reformatted C: Drive and Re-Installed Windows from a set of Recovery Disks
3. Re-Installed Office
3. Updated Windows
4. Re-Installed the previously saved backup files from the WD Passport Drive to C:\

I determined this strain of the "Blank Screen" Virus could not be repaired. I haven't come across a fix for this yet. As previously mentioned for previous versions of this virus pressing "Ctrl-Alt-Del" on startup usually brings up the Task Manager allowing a way into the file system...but this particular strain of the virus disables "Ctrl-Alt-Del" making life very difficult.

Anyway, at least part of the puzzle has been solved.

Regards

Luka123

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