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Windows 7: Windows Clicking Problem

03 Sep 2010   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

the link won't open, got a URL to put down that i can copy and paste?

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03 Sep 2010   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

It was gibberish. As far as i could tell my problem wasn't listed as fixed or not fixed.
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03 Sep 2010   #13

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Me bad, forgot about your problem

PER WHS of Seven Forum

Make the CBS.log useable
With the great help of Shawn, I was able to figure out how to reduce the massive data amounts of the CBS.log to the records of interest - those that the System file checker fixed and could not fix. With that, I have made a little tutorial about the whole process which I thought might be useful for reference:

If you encounter a strange behavior of your system or if the system sends you a message indicating that some system file is damaged, the System File Checker might be able to help. Here is what you do:
Open an elevated Command Prompt (go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > right click on Command Prompt > Run as Administrator).

Type sfc /scannow into the Command Prompt window – note the blank in front of the slash (/). This will run for a while.

When it is done, you can end up with the following different results:

1. SFC did not find any corrupted files

2. SFC did find corrupted files and was able to fix the files

3. SFC was not able to fix all corrupted files

In the cases 2 and 3, SFC stores the results in the CBS.log which you find in C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log. This is a massive file of approximately 5MB and if you care to see it all, you must send CBS.log to one of your own folders from where you can double click on it. It will then open with Notepad. Note: You cannot open it inside the CBS folder. You will get an Access denied message.

But most likely you are only interested in the part that shows the corrupted files that were fixed – or not fixed. For that you need a significant data reduction. You do that as follows:

Open another elevated Command Prompt and paste this command into it:

findstr /c:"[SR]" %windir%\logs\cbs\cbs.log

This will show all the files you want to see in the Command Prompt window.

Since that window is not very practical for a detailed study, you want to paste the content into a Notepad, Wordpad or Word file.

For that you right click on the Command Prompt window (any place is good) and click Select all. Then you click on the selected text in the window. Now this whole text is stored on the clipboard and you can paste it into a document file where you can analyze it.

A word of warning: If you have tweaked your system and modified system files, the System File Checker may undo your tweaks.

Last edited by whs; 01-17-2010 at 09:24 PM..
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03 Sep 2010   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

This still doesn't solve my clicking problem. Reading through it on the notepad i didn't notice anything that could be interpreted to solve my problem.
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04 Sep 2010   #15
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

If you use Microsoft mouse and keyboard. M/S updates have a update for some of there mouse and keyboards.
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06 Sep 2010   #16

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

I have just concluded, by researching mouse drivers, that the problem is not the mouse or any hardware problem. Its most likely an OS problem. I put up a video on youtube which elaborates the problem. sorry for the chunky quality.

YouTube - Vids0006
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06 Sep 2010   #17

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Oh, and for the record; i can't even click on that link that i put up there. :P
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07 Sep 2010   #18

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Is the problem in the OS? if it is, is there any way I can fix it without having to reinstall the OS or somthing that will erase data?
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07 Sep 2010   #19

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Pyromancer View Post
Word seems to be fine, probably because i only use the basics, but it happens with IE and Windows explorer. It seems to be all the microsoft products...
Sounds like a corrupted OS.

Hit start, type cmd. Right click (if you can) on it and choose Run as Admin. Then type sfc /scannow and see if it comes up with any errors.

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08 Sep 2010   #20

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

I already did that, nothing indicated my problem existed, it was gibberish for the most part.
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