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Well, upon trying to restart my computer, my mouse made some sudden jolts all over the screen in the last couple of seconds of the shut down process. Only install a few at a time starting with the critical security patches. Re-installed them and it made no difference.It cannot be a hardware problem, because the mouse continues to work perfectly with Win 98SE, Win NT, and Linux machines.I think, perhaps, the updates 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

VLC, Open Office, tried and trusted programs. Can you tell me why that is? Join our site today to ask your question. all that's left is stuff that was hooked up when it worked fine.could logitech drivers be doing this? check it out

Can you tell me why that is? Cheers from Aunty Jack. I used autopatcher to get the updates in advance.

Hmm. ! I have had the computer over 1 year, it never did that until I had to reinstall windows xp.Click to expand... I have looked through the links you provided.You say (disable workstation) if it is not needed. There may be something loose that WinXP can see but the other OS's dismiss.

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Now to find some $$$ for some old 1Gb RAM chips to suit my old clunker Dell GX270. Got to the stage where I am now using Win 7 Home Basic and loving it. I have had the computer over 1 year, it never did that until I had to reinstall windows xp. Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Dustin24, Nov 1, 2004.

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 I have a Logitech MouseMan PS/2 mouse. jackdashack posted Mar 14, 2017 at 6:08 PM possible xp browsers for 2017 Elizabeth23 posted Mar 9, 2017 Need help with Explorer File Search elim posted Mar 8, 2017 Internet not Aunty Jack, Feb 13, 2015 #8 eatup Joined: Aug 4, 2014 Messages: 1,006 Likes Received: 0 Aunty Jack said: The problems with XP started two, maybe three weeks ago with a

I'd suggest loading task manager often and familarize yourself with what processes should be running on your system and what shouldn't be there. Jun 30, 2006 Help my laptop is acting up Nov 15, 2008 Computer is acting strange Mar 6, 2008 Keyboard is acting up Nov 14, 2007 Add New Comment You need Being as suspicious as I was, I went to restart my computer to go to safe mode and scan with Norton Antivirus 2011. Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center

That is not how you use Windows XP. Only way to regenerate function is to go to Task Manager via keyboard w/o doing anything functions return. it can hold only a certain max file size), whereas on a regular hard drive, there is no such restriction (or the file size limit is much higher). You've helped me a few times before, and it's usually something bone-headed I've done, but I'm also bull-headed and that's the only way I seem to learn.yes you may have seen

Since then, I have been avoiding any web browsing, and have been only hooking up my PC online to get Windows updates and to update my MalwareBytes and get Kaspersky AV 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 Runs like a new machine with the patch.

Sometimes it will jump all over the screen (without moving the mouse), opening and closing various applications and files, creating shortcuts, changing the position of the Quick Launch bar, and sometimes

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Re:XP running painfully slow by FM-USA / March 28, 2004 10:23 PM PST In reply to: Re:XP running painfully slow I have the Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Norton AntiVirus by Bob2mol / October 20, 2008 8:12 AM PDT In reply to: Re:Re:XP running painfully slow I was going to the Let's hear about it in the comments. Has anybody noticed their XP doing strange things in the last week.

Now almost unusable. Failure to recognise Ctl/AltDel to close a running program. update By aqanai ยท 9 years ago I have been using Win XP Pro since 2005 with no problems, however, after last weeks? My daughter also did the same - she has an older Dell with less RAM, etc and her windows xp slowed down to a crawl about the same time.

XP would not recognize my thumb drive, I assigned a new letter to it, and it was recognized for a while. I've even stayed disconnected from the Net and XP automaticly goes into convulsions, it wants its updates or it slows down also untill it gets what it wants.