Basically the issue(s) I've been having have been that when I click on some programs either through the Program List or on my desktop nothing happens; at all. There isn't even an hourglass. For example Malwarebytes does not work. I'm tried re-downloading and re-installing but that doesn't help. The only thing that has worked is going into the program files and then renaming "mbam.exe" to something else and then it will run. My computer just seems buggy. The same thing for Spybot although I somehow did manage to get that working with re-installing it.
My browser (Firefox) has also had some issues. Some websites won't load and just hang. Sometimes when I do a google search and then click a result it hangs, I refresh, and it opens up the search results from the original tab. This never happened before and they're all "good" websites.
Finally, my computer won't recognize my Sound Card. I went to Device Managers and all the sound devices are listed and say they're working properly but I have no sound whatsoever. I only get that error "noise" that comes directly from the computer when you try to do something it doesn't recognize like for instance if you're searching a big folder for a file and misspell something it'll "buzz." My speakers work, video works fine, just no sound. I can't play the system sound they list, they're "grayed out" so I can't even select them. I haven't been having issues with sound before this happened. One day is was working fine and the next it wasn't.
I tried working in safe mode (not an expert) and the issues don't get resolved. I've run all my antivirus/spyware/malware scans when I can but nothing has really popped up and if it does I've removed them. I even ran Spybot at startup and nothing.
A couple days ago I noticed a program I uninstalled a long time ago still listed in my Add/Remove list and it wouldn't go away so I went into the registry and removed manually. I made a backup of the registry beforehand but when I try to "roll back" it says the registry wasn't properly saved, even though when I originally did it it said it was a success. I've run a number of registry cleaners/fixers, but that hasn't resolved the issue.
I have no idea what to do or the exact problem. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much in advance.
Edited by utpride347, 14 October 2010 - 11:45 AM.