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Windows 7: startup boot order includig Autohotkey freezes keyboard

07 Jul 2016   #1
ineuw

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
startup boot order includig Autohotkey freezes keyboard

AutoHotkey is a major component of my daily work, and it is loaded at boot from a batch file which helps to control the boot order of AHK and some small utility programs. Unfortunately my keyboard freezes up after an hour or so. Tried several combinations but the problem persists. Is there a way to resolve this? When only Autokey is initiated there are no problems.

These are the programs at startup

Prior to the batch file the startup is loading these which I don't control and they are not a problem.

HKCU:Run GoogleDriveSync Google "C:\Program Files\Google\Drive\googledrivesync.exe" /autostart
HKCU:Run OpenDNS Updater "C:\Program Files\OpenDNS Updater\OpenDNSUpdater.exe" /autostart
HKLM:Run AvastUI.exe AVAST Software "C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastUI.exe" /nogui

Contents of the batch file in order of activation.

nistime-32bit.exe quiet = required to set the computer clock because Microsoft is forcing UTC as my time zone, instead of EST. THIS IS NOT THE PROBLEM!!

THE ORDER OF THESE THREE WHICH CAUSE THE KEYBOARD FREEZUP
1. minime.exe - an autohotkey executable utility to hide the active window
1. StickyNotes.exe - more sophisticated pad than Microsoft Sticky Notes
1. AutoHotkey.exe


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21 Jul 2016   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello mate now have you tried disabling Avast to see if there is any difference then?
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21 Jul 2016   #3
ineuw

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Hi. I will try that the next time this happens. Rearranged the load sequence and added a 5 second delay between loading. This only happens after some hours of keyboard activity, and not always. The load rearrangement helped.
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