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21 Nov 2010  

Windows 7 Professional x64
CTRL + C and CTRL + V freezes comp for a few seconds. [W7 Home Edition

Hello. I encountered a weird problem.

I recently bough Acer Aspire 5734Z with Windows 7 Home Edition installed. When I type CTRL + C or CTRL + V my touchpad stops working for a few seconds. Then it get back to normal. And Except this the functions of ctrl + c and ctrl + v works.

This happens all the time, no matter how much I copy, I can copy nothing doing just the combination and my touch pad freezes.

When playing games as GTA Vice City I have problems using WASD movement at the same time as I adjust the screen(camera) with touch pad. Suddenly lot of combinations stop working, and I have to either stop walking around (WASD combinations) and use touchpad to adjust screen, then stop using touchpad and go back to using WASD.

I hope you understand. I am not very good at explaining things. And I really hope to find a solution to this.

When I did first-run of the laptop, the touchpad didnt have scrolling function working. So I went to, found my computer model, selected Windows 7 Home Edition and installed the newest touchpad driver 64bit. And it worked. Scrolling working. But freezing problems still occurs. And I think it might be some windows 7 anti multitasking function or something.

My comp specs:
2x 2.3Ghz processor
Windows 7 Home Edition 64bit.

Detailed comp specs (just in case)
System Type Notebook
Built-in Devices Speaker, wireless LAN antenna
Width 37.2 cm
Depth 24.7 cm
Height 4 cm
2.7 kg
Processor Intel Pentium T4500 / 2.3 GHz
Multi-Core Technology Dual-Core
64-bit computing Yes
Data Bus Speed 800 MHz
Chipset type Mobile Intel GL40 Express
Cache Memory
Type L2 cache
Installed Size 1 MB
Installed Size 3 GB
Technology DDR3 SDRAM - 1066 MHz
SO DIMM 204-pin
Configuration Features 1 x 1 GB 1 x 2 GB
Hard Drive 500 GB - 5400 rpm
Optical Storage
Type DVD  RW ( R DL) / DVD-RAM - integrated
Card Reader
Type 5 in 1 card reader
Supported Flash Memory Cards SD Memory Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard, xD-Picture Card
Display Type 15.6 "TFT
Max. Resolution 1366 x 768 (WXGA)
Widescreen Display Yes
Graphics Processor / Vendor Intel GMA 4500M Dynamic Video Memory Technology 5.0
Max Allocated RAM Size 1759 MB
Audio Output Speaker (s)
Notebook Camera
Camera Type Integrated
Sensor Resolution 1.3 Megapixel
Input Device (s)
Type Keyboard, touchpad
Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported Yes
Wireless NIC Acer InviLink Nplify
Data Link Protocol Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Properties Acer SignalUp
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED, IEEE 802.11n
Expansion / Connectivity
Total (Free) 2 (0) x memory - SO DIMM 204-pin
Interfaces 2 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 pin USB Type A
1 x display / video - VGA - 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15)
1 x audio - line-out / headphones - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm
1 x microphone - input - mini-phone 3.5 mm
1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45
Technology 6-cell Lithium Ion
Installed Qty 1
Capacity 4400 mAh
Time (Up To) 3 hour (s)
Operating System / Software
OS Provided Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition - Danish / English / Finnish / Norwegian / Swedish
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