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How to deal with an inappropriate greeting in an email? If that is still a problem, I'll have you try Safe Mode. I'm starting to like Win7 too (but only after a lot of tweaks) when I need to do work or be on the internet uploading/downloading stuff. Exit and Close. his comment is here

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Back to top Previous : Find Out What's Not Working in Windows 7 10 Windows 7 Business Tips Next : By Neil J. No, create an account now. User accounts disappeared? solved My sister's computer is acting up, not displaying anything.

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  2. We have had the same problem on two different machines and have tried PS2, USB, and wireless mice as alternatives.
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  4. I unplug it and plug it back in and it works fine for 10 minutes or so and shuts down again.
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Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? This is where I become off the planet paranoid. Has anybody noticed their XP doing strange things in the last week. EDIT: ....oooook....Everything is working again.....It seems like it's only acting up SOME of the time.... 0_o Back To TopThread IndexPosting GuidelinesSelect Forum ...DiscussionSite Information and AnnouncementsGaming DiscussionOff-topic DiscussionUser ReviewsRole PlayingForum

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It seems pretty obvious what is going on. TechSpot is a registered trademark. Jojo, Feb 4, 2015 #7 Aunty Jack Joined: Aug 25, 2014 Messages: 178 Likes Received: 0 Location: Adelaide and in my dreams as my wife sometimes tel Hello from Aunty Jack, All rights reserved.

The symptoms are the same as you described in terms of movement, but we have also experienced complete (but tmeporary failure to click or drag). Only way to regenerate function is to go to Task Manager via keyboard w/o doing anything functions return. Got to the stage where I am now using Win 7 Home Basic and loving it. How to suppress the bash execution trace (set -x) from the outside of the script it is set in?

Is that possible that applications just load a bit slow, and while You were changing the battery it just loads and gets ready to work? It is, of course, completely possible that this exercise will not solve the computer's bizarre behavior. I'm a little paranoid, but I'm pretty sure this is the problem. http://roguewb.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-acting-weird-to-another-level.html The older Windows versions (I tested Win 95, Win 98, Win 2000, Win ME, and even the unreleased Windows Neptune) had no problems.

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If Yes, go to device manager, uninstall the mouse, unplug it and plug it back in.

If the problem program is unimportant, uninstall it. COMPUTER KEEPS ACTING CTRL BUTTON solved Help! etaf replied Mar 18, 2017 at 3:16 AM Email address change etaf replied Mar 18, 2017 at 3:00 AM PC stuck at boot Grizraz replied Mar 18, 2017 at 2:50 AM In the properties dialog box, click the Advanced tab> select the Don't tell me about USB errors check box.

I used autopatcher to get the updates in advance. Advertisements Latest Threads Wireless connection Tim Matarrese posted Mar 17, 2017 at 11:28 PM OMG QBasic still works on Windows 10! Now to find some $$$ for some old 1Gb RAM chips to suit my old clunker Dell GX270. NOTE If you turn off this option, all other USB error messages are also turned off. ======================================= I don't think you're being hacked.

Shortest path connecting two opposite points on a cube Why would a conscripted army continue to fight a losing battle Why are survival times assumed to be exponentially distributed? Did you install software or special drivers for your mouse? Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the The problems with XP started two, maybe three weeks ago with a Malicious Software Removal update.

If your problem persist, you can send a PM to reopen it. ===================================== This sound like what you're seeing: Turn Off Hi Speed Usb Device Message Category: Windows Sub-Category: XP, Windows I have uninstalled and re-installed the driver to no avail. Taking forever to copy a small file to a USB/not changing from one folder to another as XP used to do/hanging on boot sometimes/doing odd and strange things out of character Although, I have occasionally indulged in Silverlight's Netflix, the only website I have accessed since the April end of support deadline, using Firefox, because it is supposed to be a secure

If it still happens in Safe Mode chances are good the problem is hardware-related. is Looking to Bring Back The Matrix - UpdatedNintendo Files US Patent for MiitopiaFirst Batch of Journey to Un'Goro Hearthstone Cards RevealedIs P.A.M. However, this morning, I managed to move some 80GB of stuff via thumb drive onto my system. Elizabeth23, Jan 31, 2015 #5 eatup Joined: Aug 4, 2014 Messages: 1,006 Likes Received: 0 Aunty Jack said: Hello from Aunty Jack, Now call me paranoid, call me a conspiracy theorist.

after that I then went to windows updates from the start menu, lrt it install the active x component to bring it up to Microsoft updates, and got the rest of VLC, Open Office, tried and trusted programs.