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#1 metroman


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Posted 01 January 2006 - 08:19 AM

Dear friends

Perhaps you can help me regain my sanity. On start up, when I hover my curser over a single icon on the desktop, every icon highlights and a message tells me I am trying to open 43 items simultaneously and 'this may take some time'.
The only way I can resolve this problem is by shutting down and rebooting several times when eventually the problem clears and I am able to highlight a single icon.
Please help or I will end up being sectioned!

Many thanks

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#2 Albert Frankenstein

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Posted 01 January 2006 - 08:48 AM

We don't want anything bad to happen to your mental state!

Try a system restore and see if that helps you.

Start > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > System Restore

Restore to an earlier time. This might fix the problem, but might not get to the cause. So, let us know how it goes for you.

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#3 usasma


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Posted 01 January 2006 - 09:03 AM

I have a similar problem - it results from my keeping a stack of stuff too close to my trackball - something from the pile holds down the button.

If a regular mouse, it could be a problem with the switch inside the mouse. Can you try another mouse that you know works OK?
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