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So then... An error was recorded indeed . Sometimes after trying to > click on a windows or the start button I can't even click on the desktop > any longer. However, I didn't do anything to Windows. Source

I've changed the registry key "PowerdownAfterShutdown" from "0" to "1". I am pretty sure it has something to do with the mouse.I also just solved the problem by shutting down Firefox and opening IE. (?) Co-incindence?Does this mean that the problem After i restarted it ..it showed me some kind of a error report or something on the black screen and it said to turn it in safe mode and that it Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - windows highlighting issue - all windows office apps by monolith177 / September 1, 2011 12:36 AM PDT In reply to: windows highlighting issue https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/170006/strange-problems-when-starting/

But in our case, it's sure going to be tough to track down. BUT, even when I totally striped NIS and NAV out of there, it was still doing it. Similar Topics Strange restart/shutdown problem Jan 10, 2005 Strange shutdown problem when starting computer games Dec 5, 2004 Very strange problem Jul 29, 2008 A Very Strange CPU problem.

Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. So thanks a lot for still sharing it! And I don't want to repair because I don't think it's really that messed up. Created a CNet account just to post this, but it was worth it.

Jan 20, 2005 #6 howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177 +19 Glad you got the problem sorted. Thanks again! Was pulling m y hair out like the others and then thanks to google and CNET found this post and it worked! you can try this out I believe XP is successfully shutting itself off, it just isn't powering down.

Send me a note if this helps! Ultra" (security software that manages our security gate and ID cards in the company), Microsoft Word, Outlook, and so on.Hope someone else can shed some light on this? I checked under the Mouse settings in the Control Panel for anything out of the ordinary, but everything seemed to be set to defaults. I have to hard boot it.

Thanks, I'll keep you posted until it is fixed. Continued Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - thanking you by makay03 / May 18, 2010 7:53 PM PDT In reply to: windows highlighting issue - all windows office apps it Anyone? -- Kelly F. I came in and COMPLETELY wiped ALL traces of Norton from the hard drive and registry.

It goes to the screen where XP says "Windows is shutting down", and will either freeze there (can't move mouse) or just doesn't go any farther. this contact form It was because of Sound Blaster drivers, specifically devldr32.exe. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Windows highlighting problem solved by Bodhishanti / April 26, 2009 4:26 AM PDT In reply to: Strange highlighting problem with XP My problem or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

  • Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
  • So what should i do ?
  • Stopping or bouncing the > WINVNC4 service usually restores normal mouse function. > > > > On the XP Home machine having this problem, I've tried > reinstalling the V4 release,
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  • Jan 19, 2005 #5 Vigilante TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 1,666 Well I won't believe it but it looks like it may have been sound after all.
  • Hallelujah!
  • Just before updating it I had ran like 6 different file system and registry cleaners, hoping to nix the ActiveX problem, I thought.

Regards and best wishes Howard :grinthumb Jan 20, 2005 #7 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. I'm running XP Pro SP2 on a 3.4 P4 with 1 Gig of memory. Hickel > Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2004 8:01 AM > To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com > Subject: strange problem with mouse from one xp home system with v4 > release > > have a peek here When I tried to highlight icons or text, everything would get selected!

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Should i reinstal windows or something ?Or repair ?

As in change to MSCONFIG or an update or something. Our receptionist has this randomly happening on her XP Pro machine. I then updated the sound through Windows Updates, which, I never do drivers by Windows Updates. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It worked!

Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Hardware Unboxed Google+ Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones Like I said, I've cleaned it up for internet related stuff. Though this one is onboard SiS 7012 and doesn't use the devldr32 at all. http://fmcproducts.net/strange-problem/strange-problem-can-u-help.php Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Windows highlighting issue - it works!

Windows Button, Shift. But once in a blue moon it will. It's an HP Pavilion 552x so I get no restart button. Because XP doesn't tell me I had an invalid shutdown.

Anyone recognize this problem? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Worked for me, too! Join the community here, it only takes a minute. by nomis_tac / August 6, 2011 10:48 AM PDT In reply to: windows highlighting issue - all windows office apps Thank you sysons, your tip worked.

In either case windows is restarted and the bug is circumnavigated.I have never been able to isolate the trigger for this bug. Using the site is easy and fun. I went to Tools, Opeions, General, and under scrolling enabled "Use Smooth Scolling." Problem solve. Hickel Senior Software Architect MQSoftware, Inc. 952.345.8677 kfh "at" mqsoftware.com > -----Original Message----- > From: Kelly F.

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Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List I tried the dual shift per above resolution. So it MUST be a problem with Windows. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - This worked for me also by rdsysadmin / May 31, 2012 2:04 AM PDT In reply to: It worked-Thank you!

It is probably related to the million lines of code compiled into Windows OS's that no longer have a purpose.Bottom line it seems to me is that Windows doesn't like my