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Windows 7: Programs sometimes don't open?

25 Aug 2010   #1
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Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Programs sometimes don't open?

I have a rather odd recurring problem with Windows 7 (I have the 64-bit version of Home Premium). Sometimes when I click a program icon down on the taskbar the icon will highlight for a moment and then go back to normal. The program will either not open at all or it will open about several minutes later.

I have ZoneAlarm Pro, but all of my programs have been allowed by ZoneAlarm, so I know it isn't that. I was just wondering if anyone else was having this weird issue and if so has anyone figured out what causes it?

Thanks.


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25 Aug 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Try in safe mode
Try with clean boot then report results
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135
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25 Aug 2010   #3
desktop

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

The cold boot thing is irrelevant. This problem has been going on from when I first installed Windows and so there have been many "cold boots" since then. I've even reformatted a couple times and it still persists. So that's why I came here, to see if anyone else is having this problem.
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25 Aug 2010   #4
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

It may be a Hadware Problem Have you tested your RAM for any Problem?
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25 Aug 2010   #5
desktop

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Yep, the RAM is fine.
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26 Aug 2010   #6
desktop

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Anyone else having this problem or know what's causing it?
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27 Aug 2010   #7
desktop

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Nevermind...I got the help I needed in another forum.
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27 Aug 2010   #8
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

Sorry about Not being able to Help you I think Rich and I were Stumped but Thank you for Posting Back

Many Thanks,
Josh
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