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They are probably not new enough or something.I have also wrestled with the possibility that this may have something to do with a cheap or twitchy power supply.My latest computer came Dec 22, 2006 Very strange problem.. Otherwise I would have gone out of my mind wondering why my computer was the only one not responding to the double shift thing. by alought / February 25, 2010 1:17 AM PST In reply to: windows highlighting issue - all windows office apps I hit the left-right Shift key simultaneously and it worked.I signed this content

He has very few startups. If I go into Windows Explorer I can not highlight a single file without also highlighting all files in the list above it. Event ID 15300 Category(16) date 9/18/2008 File name wpdmtpdr.dll File version 5.2.5721.5145 Source WPDMTPDriver at 1:53:12:PM Then another error : at 1:53:14:PM The Windows Service Pack Instaler update service depends on The UPHClean looks interresting, I've never come across that before. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/170006/strange-problems-when-starting/

Created a CNet account just to post this, but it was worth it. Change the driver somehow or ? Applies equally to XP and other OSes. It's an HP Pavilion 552x so I get no restart button.

  • I've changed the registry key "PowerdownAfterShutdown" from "0" to "1".
  • She has at least 6 or 7 applications open at the same time, including ACCPAC Accounting software for Windows, "Access It!
  • As in change to MSCONFIG or an update or something.
  • Either a Firefox update or Windows update has messed some of the mouse's functions.Your suggestion for Firefox helped, also try reinstall Winxp mouse drivers.
  • usually for me sticky keys has something to do with dripping ice cream), but that does not seem to be the case.Anyway, this is not a new issue as I ran
  • I've gone through various "bad shutdown" web sites and tried a dozen fixes, nothing works.
  • I wouldn't have guessed a sound driver, because NIS doesn't jack with sound, nor did I.
  • Thanks again for the great advice!

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 I have to hard boot it. Family and loved ones will always be a priority in my daily life. Written in a conversational and approachable style, this book is effective as both a standalone text or as a supplement to Andrews A+ Guide Series.

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. Thanks for letting us know. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - It worked! https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/strange-highlighting-problem-with-xp-230534/ Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Check post3 of 9 by The Big H / June 20, 2010 3:47 PM PDT In reply to: Keyboard or mouse highlights all

Regards, Tom Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Strange highlighting problem with XP The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Worked for me, too! But I will try that next if the sound card doesn't fix it. Etc.Etc.It can be solved by rebooting or relogging in to the system.

Sounds strange, but it taping the shift keys worked! http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/54660-45-strange-problem-fast-user-switching 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. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Strange highlighting problem with XP This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Using the site is easy and fun.

Scanned for viruses and spyware, startups etc... news Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Software Windows Today's Posts VERY strange shutdown problemXP ByVigilante ยท 6 replies Jan 18, 2005 It started when a customer of mine tried to load NIS2005 I just ran into this exact same issue! 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

Ask a question and give support. Back to top #3 Velio Velio Topic Starter Members 9 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:15 AM Posted 18 September 2008 - 12:02 PM The screen was perfectly black and all of Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. have a peek at these guys Send me a note if this helps!

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Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Then successfully reloaded NIS2005 and it's all working, system is clean. When I tried to highlight icons or text, everything would get selected! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

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 Our receptionist has this randomly happening on her XP Pro machine. My AccountSearchMapsYouTubePlayNewsGmailDriveCalendarGoogle+TranslatePhotosMoreShoppingWalletFinanceDocsBooksBloggerContactsHangoutsKeepEven more from GoogleSign inHidden fieldsBooksbooks.google.com - Fixing Windows XP is focused on providing the most up-to-date information on troubleshooting the XP operating system. http://recupsoft.com/strange-problem/strange-problem-need-help.html Had to post a reply like the others to say thanks.

On this problem though, it does get past the 'logging off" and "saving settings" screens. So far so good. Jan 18, 2005 #1 howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177 +19 Yes have you tried doing a repair of Windows as per this thread Here regards Howard Jan 18, 2005 Then freezes on the next "Windows is shutting down" screen.

It's working fine > on all machines except one. I can build the source and debug it, if someone tells me what to look for. It's driving me MAD!!! You may also...

If i turn it off now it will work properly and start again even if i leave it turned off for a a couple of minutes ,but if i leave it