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Print Screen Key Prints Previous Screen


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#1 BanditFlyer

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Posted 11 November 2005 - 11:10 AM

This is the most peculiar behavior I've ever seen from a computer. You're at the computer and the print screen key prints the previous screen rather than printing the current screen.

Another peculiarity on this PC is that it is running a paid version of PDF 995. This is software that is used to convert non-PDF files into PDFs. It is behaving very strangely. Instead of capturing the current document, it appears to actually create a PDF that is a print-capture of the previous screen - the desktop screen that was up before you brought the document up onto the display.

Has anyone ever seen this before?

It's running Windows XP Pro. The hardware is a 2.5GHz CPU with 256 MR of RAM. I haven't noticed any other odd behavior on the PC yet. No recent downloads that I know of.

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#2 BanditFlyer

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Posted 11 November 2005 - 03:33 PM

I'm running a virus & spyware scans now.

I'll be sure to post to let everyone know how the problem gets solved.

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Posted 11 November 2005 - 06:21 PM

Fixed by reinstalling PDF 995

Interesting to note that reinstalling PDF 995 fixed not only PDF 995 but also the functionality of the print-screen key.

Go figure!!!

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Posted 11 November 2005 - 06:57 PM

Thats good to know. It may help someone else.
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