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Steinbach Aug 17 '15 at 9:12 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote I had the same problem, and fixed it with Combofix. Strangely CTRL+ALT+DEL is not working (this might indicate malware, yes). You should also run a virus-scan to see if your PC is infected, as this problem can sometimes be caused by a virus which is changing Windows settings without you knowing. Your cache administrator is webmaster. weblink
Blue Screen of Death with KERNEL_STACK_INPAGE_ERROR This nasty error occurs when Windows XP goes looking for kernel data and can’t find it. Browse other questions tagged windows-7 or ask your own question. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. In 2000, I was used to being able to run any desktop shortcut by pressing the ctrl+alt combination.
Hit Shift 5 times quickly - is Sticky Keys working? You can copy, modify copies of this page, under the conditions stipulated by the license, as this note appears clearly. Or disable the driver, without disabling your last input device, and test again. Not everyone has been able to install it, however.
One of our client computers is experiencing odd behaviour where double-clicking on a IE desktop shortcut results in absolutely nothing. The bug always occurs, regardless of games run. –orlp Apr 15 '12 at 6:22 Well it might be some kinda malware? running a SFC /Scannow to check the system files. You'll find discussions about fixing problems with computer hardware, computer software, Windows, viruses, security, as well as networks and the Internet.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion SHORTCUTS NOT WORKING WINDOWS XP
Stay logged in Sign up now! You might expect an error message, but this does not always happen, leaving you without a clue as to what's happening. funkymunky111, Jun 28, 2011 #1 Sponsor catmilk Banned Joined: May 29, 2011 Messages: 141 How long you had this problem?? First take a look at Microsoft’s official pre-installation guide.
I hope someone has had this issue before or knows how to fix it. Can you open any of your applications? If this does not solve the problem, the hardware that uses the driver is probably damaged and will need to be replaced. SMF 2.0.11 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines Page created in 0.101 seconds with 24 queries.
- Check out Microsoft’s official Update Agent page and use the Fix it solution (or follow the instructions) to resolve the issue.
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- setting up another user to see if the same problem exists in a new user.
- your desktop and set it as the wallpaper 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - Download a reg fix (Worked for me!!!!) by wad11656 · 6 years ago In reply to Desktop shortcuts
- funkymunky111, Jun 28, 2011 #10 Drabdr Brad Moderator Joined: Nov 26, 2007 Messages: 11,129 Here is a link I found on the similar issue: http://www.computing.net/answers/windows-xp/cant-open-files-it-asks-what-program/193094.html I would try the EXE file
but if i right click on the shortcut i can select start and it runs the programs. Installation is pretty simple – just run the file, and an install wizard will appear to handle the rest. The data is suppose to be "%1" %* I tested the xp_exe_fix.reg file on a virtual XP pc and it corrected the key to "%1" %* and all is running fine I also wonder, because the Win key can mess up a game pretty bad, maybe some games have ways of disabling that while they are running?
It's safe to use and just saves a lot of time and effort writing it yourself. have a peek at these guys Using "AutoRuns" program and looking at the non-windows driver items, and startup items. Some or all icons become unusable Many users of Windows XP have at some point experienced a problem which causes all icons stop working. I wouldn't have guessed that I had malware, as I had no symptoms.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thank you very much by marceloOrigoni / March 27, 2011 1:34 PM PDT In reply to: Re: SHORTCUTS NOT WORKING WINDOWS XP SP3 Edited by usasma, 10 August 2007 - 05:55 AM. - John Microsoft MVP - Windows Experience ( http://www.carrona.org/ ) **If you need a more detailed explanation, please ask for it. In the second cluster of choices you’ll see “Disable automatic restart on system failure.” Select it using your arrow keys, then press enter.
You can use Windows Explorer to find the proper folder if you're unsure. Register now! And didn't it help? Windows Update fails with error 0x8024400A Windows Update is supposed to be an automatic service, but it too can suffer from bugs such as the 0x8024400A error message.
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All Programs, Accessories, Notepad, and click it, will your Notepad application open? Drabdr, Jun 29, 2011 #13 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies.