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Windows 7: apps not launching

04 Aug 2010   #1
farout

win7
 
 
apps not launching

Having problems with Photoshop Elements 8, iTunes, and Acronis
backup software. They all (at times) refuse to launch. I keep trying
and sooner or later they do launch. I have shortcut icons for them
and all indicate the proper location on my C-drive.
Anyone else having these 'quirks'. Running win7-64 bit w/all updates.


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04 Aug 2010   #2
Yanta

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by farout View Post
Having problems with Photoshop Elements 8, iTunes, and Acronis
backup software. They all (at times) refuse to launch. I keep trying
and sooner or later they do launch. I have shortcut icons for them
and all indicate the proper location on my C-drive.
Anyone else having these 'quirks'. Running win7-64 bit w/all updates.
I have that problem from time to time with Outlook. It happens when I close outlook then try to go back in, because it is slow to shutdown. If I watch task manager/processes, when it ends I can then restart it, but otherwise I'll couple end up with multiple instances, non of which will display the gui.

When you try to launch them, do they show up in task manager under applications or processes?

I also had a problem with a DVD editing program.. I found it would not start unless I rebooted. It turned out to be someother program (cant remember which one - was a while ago), that seemed to be messing things up. If I didn't run that program the DVD Editing program would work fine.

DO you find that the problem you have occur after using other specific programs, or is it completely random?

tanya
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04 Aug 2010   #3
richc46

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04 Aug 2010   #4
farout

win7
 
 

Appears to random, usually when I'm in a rush -
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04 Aug 2010   #5
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

When it does this, how many applications are running that are actively accessing the HD?

What antivirus are you running?
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04 Aug 2010   #6
richc46

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05 Aug 2010   #7
farout

win7
 
 

Usually I'm not running anything, but for the usual system functions. Using AVG Antivirus.
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05 Aug 2010   #8
Mark Phelps

Win7 Pro 32-bit, Win8 Pro 32-bit
 
 

What version of Acronis are you using -- 2010? Asking because the older versions have a nasty habbit of hanging when launched.
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05 Aug 2010   #9
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by farout View Post
Using AVG Antivirus.
This may not be related, but worth a shot. Many people are ditching AVG because of weird issus and system slowdowns. Try MSE instead and see how your system runs.
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05 Aug 2010   #10
farout

win7
 
 

Using the latest version of Acronis 2010. Not wanting to sound
like I just fell off the turnip truck, what is MSE?
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