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Windows 7: Click on desktop problem

21 Aug 2010   #11

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1 Build 7600)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Willowhoop View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bill2 View Post
In some cases this has happened because of a bug in the CEIP (Customer Experience Impreovement program). Couple of things you can try which are nicely explained on this page.

Windows 7: Fix Windows Installer Explorer Update Has Stopped Working
thanks, will have a look
The first solution was unnecessary as I only had the default string in the folder.
I applied the second solution and on rebooting my PC this morning I find that any click on the PC, including opening programs or loading pages on my browser, freezes the PC for a few seconds until the app is loaded. Then it is back to normal... hmmm.

I know its not a major problem, just so annoying.
I'm running Malware as I type, just coz.

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