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Windows 7: snipping tool

10 Nov 2009   #11
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Well it works in Firefox for me, so follow torrentg's advice




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10 Nov 2009   #12
Maxheadroom

windows 7 64bit build 7600
 
 

GPU is upto date, updated BIOS and chipset but still dosent work.
anymore ideas?
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11 Nov 2009   #13
Maxheadroom

windows 7 64bit build 7600
 
 

any one got any ides for a fix for this?
thanks
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11 Nov 2009   #14
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Good chances of repairing with this. Run from an elevated command prompt. You could copy and paste to it, then hit enter.

sfc /scannow
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11 Nov 2009   #15
Jaq

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
 
 

This does sound like a graphics card driver problem.
I would try installing the drivers that came with your graphics card (not Ati's but XFX's).
By the way is your windows 7 32 or 64 bit?
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11 Nov 2009   #16
Maxheadroom

windows 7 64bit build 7600
 
 

ran the sfc/scannow rebooted but problem still persists,
i didnt realise the XFX drivers were different to ATI's ill go try that now.
its 64bit m8.
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11 Nov 2009   #17
Maxheadroom

windows 7 64bit build 7600
 
 

uninstalled all the ATI drivers rebooted and had a quick test still same problem, installed drivers from XFX and still get the same problem
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11 Nov 2009   #18
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

It sounds like one of those problem where you just have to let it go or you'll waste forever with no results. Snipping tool ranks amongst the OS's least needed programs. I already gave you a better solution to use anyhow.

ctrl+print screen
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11 Nov 2009   #19
Maxheadroom

windows 7 64bit build 7600
 
 

yep very true, just annoying having bugs, i had bugs with XP that i never got around to sorting so said id try sorting any bugs i had with 7 and tbh this is probably the least important bug.
ctrl+print screen + snipping tool works fine
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19 Nov 2010   #20
wombatdooz

win 7 32 bit
 
 

I had the same problem but only trying to snip an item on e ebay, with ie8 and chrome no good but I downloaded Opera and it works perfectly.Give it a try.
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