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Windows 7: Explorer and built in apps freeze when I type

18 Dec 2011   #21
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

You can try it by running the Windows installer, open in Computer, right click the Setup and run in compatibility mode for Vista SP2. You might need to uninstall SP1 and then use a non SP1 installer.


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19 Dec 2011   #22
PudgyChicken

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I've tried the compatibility mode, and that didn't work. But I'll try uninstalling SP1. Hopefully that works
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16 Oct 2013   #23
servetech

Windows 7 Home 64 Bit
 
 
Same problem New info

Dear helpers

Here is some new info on this old problem

I am having the same problem

Whenever I type The app I am in says Not responding.

Here is what I know

In safe mode I am able to type in all apps
in windows 7 I am able to type in a virtual machine run in Virtual Box

This issue just started happening after the second Tuesday update 2 days ago.

Does this help your diagnosis
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