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Old 03-21-12, 01:08 PM   #8
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Default Re: mouse will not work, help please!

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Originally Posted by Cylphid View Post
Yes, that's what I did until the screen where XP tells you it's adjusting your graphics quality. From there I get no response at all. I literally hit every key on the keyboard out of frustration

I was thinking that maybe after install, a windows update might fix it, but that no response is a show stopper.
If it actually IS freezing there you obviously have other issues with this machine too. If it's not actually frozen/crashed just hit alt-tab to select the prompt if you aren't on it. Then press tab until you have ok selected and press space.

I think you should do some basic hardware tests like either Windows Memory Diagnostic or Memtest86. Also if this machine is old you should visually inspect the capacitors on the motherboard.
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