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Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Stay tuned! Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Start Menu Items Disappear, Windows Explorer Flickers I even bought the pro version just to be sure but it still doesn't do anything. his comment is here

I have the usb type my pc doesn't even have the old round type and I've tried swapping usb ports and it doesn't effect any changes either. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? But when I try and do a repair install, it says that some messages. silent54, Aug 5, 2010 #13 TrainableMan ^ The World's First ^ Moderator Joined: May 10, 2010 Messages: 9,015 Likes Received: 1,582 Location: PA, USA Glad you got it working. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/153370-start-menu-close-flashes-disappears.html

Luckily, I detected the problem quickly. F2A55-M LK (FM2 )Graphics Generic Non-PnP Monitor ([email protected]) Standard VGA Graphics AdapterHard Drives 932GB Hitachi HDS721010CLA332 ATA Device (SATA) 42 °C 932GB SAMSUNG HD103UJ ATA Device (SATA) 34 °COptical Drives ATAPI It seems to have been a firmware problem for my HD. Then that driver is maybe updated for that user, and immediately shows the same symptom again.

I used Driver Sweeper to uninstall drivers, downloaded and install drivers again. The Start menu acts as though the mouse is being clicked multiple times rather than only once. I can only go as far back as Sunday which isn't far enough back. For example when I switch user my sound card utility (ProfoundSound) does not start in Services and have to do so manually in order to gain sound again on the pc.

All Rights Reserved. Monday, July 21, 2014 1:16 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Yeah that was one of the first things I did and thanks for replying. I thought maybe my hard drive was going bad. pop over to these guys Bloch Mar 31, 2010 Are there a separate "Start Menus" for the current user in W7?

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Marked as answer by Michael ShaoMicrosoft contingent staff, Moderator Any ideas what it could be? I have too many things to just do a clean install and wipe my hard drive. I know it's not a virus, (Avast, Malwarebytes and Ad-Aware say clean).

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  2. Is there another setting I'm missing or is it the 'nature of the beast' in windows?
  3. And even if it did become infected, flashing the BIOS would have removed it.
  4. It started suddenly as if it was a virus.
  5. Anyone got an actual answer to this?
  6. I thought maybe it's because I was using my same disc, so I copied the iso and burned another one but the message still came up.

Although a USB drive which was lost for sometime has been found and plugged in to check contents Yesterday. https://www.w7forums.com/threads/win-7-flickers-disappearing-menus.6703/ It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). This could be due to the fact that you haven't installed the Radeon drivers. May 22, 2012 #16 bj00uk TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 79 @Doctor John: Lol, sounds like a great blockbuster idea.

I'm at a lose at this point. http://recupsoft.com/start-menu/start-menu-submenus-bug.html Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Could it be a hardware issue? (As its happening after 12 months+ Im unsure if that could be the case). It's a bit offputting though.

Privacy statement  © 2017 Microsoft. I don't know if its the graphics drivers anymore, maybe its something else. It appears to be behind the taskbar, with... weblink Each of the tasks that needed to be performed was completed individually - no automation.

Other than re-installing the OS or just delete the old one (admin) and make the new one admin? In my mind that's what it is a windows issue when the mouse and key board start acting up. Feb 13, 2013 #21 Robinjo TS Rookie bj00uk said: ↑ Hi Guys, How are you all?

The debug log seems to indicate that it can't find the handle for the Start menu.

Stay logged in Welcome to the Windows 7 Forums! I have tried unplugging the keyboard and mouse and plugging in the the touch function of my monitor and it made no difference. Last edited: Aug 3, 2010 TorrentG, Aug 3, 2010 #6 silent54 Joined: Aug 2, 2010 Messages: 32 Likes Received: 0 Location: NC, USA Already have the most current chipset drivers. Attached Files: sysinfo.zip File size: 46.5 KB Views: 177 silent54, Aug 3, 2010 #5 TorrentG Joined: Nov 30, 2009 Messages: 1,752 Likes Received: 396 Install the newest chipset driver package: http://downloads.guru3d.com/NVIDIA-Nforce-15.53-WHQL-Windows-7-64-bit-download-2487.html

If it's at idle, it's way too high & probably means your heatsink/fan isn't installed correctly. Already removed Malwarebytes (even though I installed Malwarebytes after the problem). Ask a question and give support. http://recupsoft.com/start-menu/start-menu-cannot-sort.html I cant see that its a hardware fault on my laptop as my Ubuntu partition works fine.

TrainableMan, Aug 4, 2010 #11 silent54 Joined: Aug 2, 2010 Messages: 32 Likes Received: 0 Location: NC, USA It's a fresh install. I have a Snow leopard Macbook with bootcamp which let me have Windows 7 on it. After an uninstall from E: and re-install on C: the problem persists. Could the USB drive be the issue?

You can find me @thehrisworld with any questions... Install Malwarebytes. it may signify a missing device driver, or not properly installed ,or not loaded. silent54, Aug 3, 2010 #3 TorrentG Joined: Nov 30, 2009 Messages: 1,752 Likes Received: 396 Alright, cool.

For it to have the proper permissions, it should be installed in to C:\Program Files (x86) Could you try uninstalling and reinstalling it to there to see if that makes any Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Have very few programs install at this time and the ones I have are Win 7 compatible. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Cheers, Oct17,2013 •#3 UPDATE #2: The problem occurs much less often and much less noticeably when I enable Windows 7 Aero. Get the answer Toejam31Mar 17, 2003, 12:36 AM Maybe the simplest way to correct the problem would be to just run a repair on the OS to replace any corrupted files, Last time a few restarts and windows update for graphics drivers sorted it.