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How To Keep The Window From Minimizing When Move Mouse Off ?


How do i change to keep the window from minimizing when i move my mouse off of it?

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Mouse Arrow Moves Itself And Programs Minimizing

My mouse arrow randomly moves across the screen. Most of the time it will select something. For example it will start highlighting text in a document or it will open a link. On several occasions it will check and uncheck items in a bank rec i was working on. It will do this whether i am using the mouse or if the mouse is idle. I can also be in the middle of typing something and my cursor will move to another location. My programs will also randomly minimize or move. I have disabled the snap feature. I have dual monitors. I do not use avg virus protector. I am on a network. I am the only one in the company that uses windows 7. I use a microsoft wireless mouse and keyboard. I'm not sure what other details may be important.

Posted On: 2010-05-18 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Mouse Cursor Wont Move

Today i did something really stupid. I was in an unsupervised chatroom earlier and another person and i got into it and i could definently tell that i angered him. I left the chatroom and about 15 mins later im on another website and the mouse cursor suddenly freezes and will not scroll on the page. Everything else seems to be working fine. So i restart the computer, the mouse is working when the windows password page comes up, so i type in the password and that page loads and then the main page comes up (the one with all the programs etc) and as soon as that pops up that is when the mouse cursor freezes and will not scroll or move.

Everything else continues to upload and seems to be working fine. So i restart the computer and put it in safe mode and the mouse works fine moves and everything. Anyways, the bottom line is i think that other person sent me a virus or something that wont allow my cursor to move in regular mode. What should i do? Also, i cannot get the sound to work on my computer in safe mode.

The bottom right volume icon says "audio service not running" and i would like it running in safe mode until i can get this cursor problem resolved. Any help is greatly appreciated and please explain in laymans terms because i know absolutely nothing about computers. Thank you so much for your time and have a beautiful day.


Posted On: 2010-07-02 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Website Blinks When I Move The Mouse

I have ie8 x64, and windows vista home x64. Ever since installing ie8 via windows update, i have had a very annoying problem. Lots of websites, including this page where i am submitting this question, blink or flash when i move the mouse. Just the page and elements on it, not the ie interface or windows task bar. I have read some confusing things as to whether this is an adobe flash player problem with ie8 x64 or just a glitch with ie8, but as it is doing it on this page, which from the source does not use adobe flash, i am not sure it is the problem.

Posted On: 2009-05-31 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Mouse Doesn't Move - Screen Goes Blank

Windows 7 ultimate 64bit seem to just 'lock up', by 'lock up' i mean the mouse (razer mamba) doesn't move, the keyboard (logitech g19)'s screen goes black, the 'windows key' doesn't work, the keys don't light up and alt+ctrl+del don't work, my game pad (logitech g13) doesn't work, webcam (logitech orb) doesn't work or light up.

I have tried as many things as i can think of, re-installing the os, putting my computer at stock settings (i had gpu, cpu and ram overclocked), re-installing the os, i have disabled the 'usb selective suspend setting' i have tried reverting to the vista 64bit drivers, 'checking' the computer memory, replacing the hard drive with a new one, tried doing this 'clean boot' thing, still no luck.


Posted On: 2009-11-08 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Window Pane Issues - Mouse Disappears Into Background

Window pane issues: whenever i have multiple windows open & i move the mouse outside the window pane i am working with, it disappears into the background. Have recently upgraded to windows 7 from vista, and all is well apart from a minor issue regarding the window panes. Basically, whenever i have multiple windows open & i move the mouse outside the window pane i am working with, it disappears into the background & one of the other window pane's i have open appears instead.

This can be very frustrating especially when i am trying to use the customize box in the bottom right hand corner, as when i click the small arrow the box appears but when i move the mouse towards it, it disappears. Before, whenever i wanted to work on a particular window, i would move the mouse to the relevant window, click on it & all would be fine.

Now, whenever i move the mouse outside of the pane it moves to behind another window that is open. I now can only work with one window open! I'm sure this is probably a minor setting i need to adjust, but i just cannot find where in the settings.


Posted On: 2010-06-15 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Wmp - Minimizing To Taskbar And Still Using Volume Control

How do you minimize to taskbar so you can still use volume control etc. ? In wmp 10 [i think] you could minimize the window to the taskbar so you could adjust volume/track/visualizations without having to re-open the window. How can i do this on the windows 7 version?

Posted On: 2010-01-29 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Move Wireless To A New Pc

I have a wireless router with a wired  xp wired  that is the host of the network. A wireless laptop and printer are attached. I just bought a new win7 pc and want to move the network hosting to it, because i want to reinstall the os on the xp, after transferring my files. How do i accomplish this? What effect will this have on my laptop and printer?Do i start afresh with a new network on the win7? And if so, how do i get the laptop and printer to recognize the new network?  

Posted On: 2010-06-09 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Can I Move Win 7 To Another Drive?

I have windows 7 home premium but it is taking to much space on my c drive can i move it to another drive? I would rather have xp it was a better system and i have not been happy with windows 7 nothing but problems. Can i move it to another drive? I would rather have xp it was a better system and i have not been happy with windows 7 nothing but problems.

Posted On: 2010-03-21 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Mouse Scrolling Stuck With Wireless Mouse

I have a labtec wireless optical mouse for notebooks. It causes scrolling to involuntarily occur with sliders and drop-down boxes as long as the mouse is hovering over the item.
For example:

1) when i signed up to these forums and had to choose a country the mouse scrolled through the list right to the bottom without my intervention (other than selecting the drop-down box). Almost all drop down boxes tend to be effected regardless of what program it is in.

2) if i try to adjust the volume in the system tray the mouse raises the sound even while i am trying to lower it.

3) in certain programs the mouse will scroll through the page automatically. It does not do this with all programs. Chrome, ie, firefox, acrobat, notepad and many others are not affected.

4) i did not have these issues with xp at all, but i did when i used ubuntu (mouse would cycle through tabs and always cycle to the first box on the ubuntu taskbar. I had to alt-tab to change windows. )
 
5) when i first installed chrome the mouse would automatically scroll through the tabs to the first one even if all i did was hover over the tabs. I could could only properly select another tab if i clicked it and then moved the mouse from the tabs quickly. I did this which fixed the issue: "the document suggests changing some registry values to disable this high resolution behavior.


Posted On: 2009-11-20 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Move Win 7 Installation To C Drive

I inadvertently installed windows 7 on the recovery drive in my pc - drive d, not the c drive as it should be. I completely messed up my pc - somehow i installed windows 7 on the small recovery drive in my dell laptop - not the c drive. Now, all my software is gone and i cannot even reinstall ms office, since it forces the installation to the d drive and there is virtually no space.

All my files and photos and music are still on the c drive. How can i move the windows 7 installation to the c drive where it belongs?


Posted On: 2009-12-29 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Move Win 7 To A Different Hard Drive

Okay i had originally bought windows vista 64bit hp oem for my computer. Down the road i downloaded the 64-bit windows 7 while i was in university. I only had a wd 120gb drive, and i now have 50mb of empty space :( (computer is running way slow, and i need to have more space) so i bought a segate 500gb 7200rpm drive. Anyways i wanted to know, how can i install 7 onto my new drive and use my current one as a slave. My main problem is i don't have the disk for windows 7 b/c it was an upgrade, but i do have the verified serial number.

I cannot contact microsoft b/c they want to charge me 70$ just to talk to one of their support people. (Ridiculous, almost the cost of another oem). I guess the way i would like to do this is install the second hard drive and copy everything over to it, and then boot from that drive and wipe the one i'm using now. Possible?


Posted On: 2010-06-08 . View Related Posts . . View 12 Replies .

Is It Ok To Move Backup Files / Directories?

I'm in the midsts of doing my first backup on a new laptop running windows 7 professional. I'm backing up to an external 2tb usb drive. The backup is about halfway done, and so far has created files called frank-laptop (my pc's network name) and mediaid. Bin, as well as a directory called windowsimagebackup, in the root directory of the external drive, which the pc recognizes as e:. I'd like to do some manual backups of data from other family computers to this same usb external drive. In order to keep from mixing files up, i'd like to create a new directory on the external drive to move the windows 7 backup files/directories into (say, something like "win 7 backup files").

Can i just use windows explorer to create a new directory on the external drive, and move the visible backup files/directories there? Is there anything special i need to do to let the system know where the files will now be stored? Are there any invisible files i need to worry about? Or does windows 7 itself provide some functionality i should use to relocate the backup files?


Posted On: 2010-08-04 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Move User Folders Off System Drive

Move user folders off system drive? Want all personal data on e, so need to move the user directories to e. Not individually, but globally. So all new users i create will have their user folder and docs on e.got a brand new notebook with win 7 home premium preinstalled. Using win 7 language. I shrank the hard drive volume to 55gb.

Made new simple volumes. I want all personal data on e, so need to move the user directories to e. Not by individually changing the location tab on dozens of folders, but globally. So all new users i create will have their user folder and docs on e from the gitgo. In xp, i could just change the "my documents" link on each desktop to go to e*. * Instead of c*. *, But with win7?

Like windows home server and most wise os installations, the system drive is isolated and a drive or 2 or 3 for everything else.get a problem? Just restore the system drive.


Posted On: 2009-11-03 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

Move My Documents Library And Contents To Different Drive

I want to move the "my documents" library and all its contents to a different drive - e.g. From c: to d: in win xp i could do this with folder properties but that doesn't seem to be available in win 7

Posted On: 2009-11-18 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Move Hd To Another Computer Brand And Still Run Win 7

Converting from an oem version of win 7 to a full retail package to allow my drive to be used on another computer in the case of a computer crash. My computer crashed big time but the drive is ok and i need to somehow upgrade the oem win xp home to a version that will allow me to run on another brand of computer and not lose the programs & data on the drive.

This happened on my xp machine and i am considering purchasing a new computer with an oem windows 7. But i refuse to be locked to a particular computer brand or model in case of a crash but the hard disk is still ok. If i purchase a full retail package and overwrite the oem version will i be able to move my hd to another computer brand and still run the windows 7?


Posted On: 2010-03-25 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Move Programs From Old.windows Folder To Win7

I have installed windows 7 and i want all my programs to be moved from old xp to new new windows 7. Windows 7 has left all the contents of my old os xp to a folder old. Windows , can i use it to get all my programs back to windows 7?

Posted On: 2010-08-17 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Upgrade - Move Product Key From Old Laptop To New

Ok i have a windows 7 ultimate upgrade  that i bought at staples, on my old toshiba laptop that has a broken screen, so i wanted to buy a new one but the only thing is i was saving for a imac and wanted a moc os x and a windows 7 os now that you know my situation this leads me to my questions

1. Can i move the product key from my old broken laptop to a new one (like in question 2).

2. Can i do a clean install on a mac using bootcamp and use the product key from my old laptop that broke from above with the upgrade windows 7 ultimate.


Posted On: 2010-05-22 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Desktop Icons Move - Multiple Monitors

I am using windows 7 64-bit on a laptop that i connect to an external monitor each day at work. Because the external monitor is higher resolution, the desktop extends beyond the area of the laptop monitor. When i arrange my icons on the external monitor desktop, and then later restart my computer without the external monitor, my icons get completely jumbled around. When i then plug in the external again, i have to spend 5 minutes rearranging my desktop.

This is getting very aggravating. The only partially successful solution i've found so far is to hit f8 to change the monitor selection and then put the computer to sleep, rather than shutting down. This works sometimes, but is not optimal and occasionally fails. What i want to do is lock the icons in place so they don't move around when i change monitors. Any suggestions?


Posted On: 2010-04-12 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Unable To Move / Delete / Rename Files

It's a simple problem but i cant find any solution. I dl a video from youtube (the 'guide' i followed http://www.Youtube.com/watch?V=q-c5ldefcxa) and now i have some files with the size 0 bytes on my desktop that i cant move, delete or rename. I've tried delete, shift+delete, drag and drop in the trash, deleting using cmd. The feedback is that my comp is unable to find the files.
I downloaded a program that delete files at boot (gipo@moveonboot) but it returns with 'access denied' when i select the files.

I've also tried to create a new file with the exact name and when i do it 'disappears' into the file i want to delete, but when i drop the file it is deleted and the original file remains (when i rename the file theres no warning that it's the same name as another file). I'm out of ideas to approach this problem so please help me! Running w7 home premium on a dell studio 15 (don't think it matter but anyway. )

Ps. The files is just annoying and not dangerous in any way, also the ending is just a '. ' 'example. Flv. ' ds.


Posted On: 2010-04-11 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Move Address Book And Contacts From Office 2003

I am trying to move address book and contacts from office 2003 pro on old computer with thumb drive ( only able to boot in safe mode) to new pc with windows 7 already installed office 2003 pro.

I have copied files to from outlook folder on old pc running xp to thumb drive and saved them on new pc running windows 7 to the my documents folder, but i do not know where to find outlook folder on new pc, windows 7 is very new to me only been using for a couple of days.


Posted On: 2009-12-08 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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I recently had microsoft 7 upgrade installed from a clean boot. The tech stored all of my old programs in a windows. Old file. How do i move these programs back to the os system so i can use them. Old programs saved from a clean boot m7

Posted On: 2009-11-22 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

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I am moving from xp to a new win7 prof machine and would like to structure my new pc like my old - so that the data files ( documents, music, emails etc ) are on a separate logical partition (d:\data).
How can i do this?


Posted On: 2010-03-29 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

File & Settings Transfer Wizard To Move Data From Xp To External Drive

I used the file & settings transfer wizard to move data from a win xp to a external drive. How do i get that data into windows 7?

Posted On: 2009-10-30 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Window Resizes

I'm having a problem with windows resizing my browser about 80% of the time i click anywhere on a website or on the browser. To clarify, when i say resize, the browser will but in full screen and when i click on a new tab, link, button, ect it goes to the minimum size i use google chrome, and at first i thought i may be just an issue with chrome, so i downloaded firefox only to immediately discover this was not the case. I would assume is has to do with the new feature where you can drag windows and it automatically resizes them to half the screen but i am unsure of what to do to prevent this from happening. If anyone can help that would be great.

Posted On: 2009-12-22 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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I have a problem when i am online on windows 7. When i am on a website and click a link that requires a new window to be opened nothing happens. No new window. Nothing. This is a problem when i am doing my online banking because i can't open the page to view bill pay or my credit card info. This happens on any link that requires a new window to be opened. Pop-up blockers are off and i've tried right clicking and selecting "open in new tab".

Posted On: 2010-07-25 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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I have been using windows 7 for two weeks now. Everything was going well until two days ago. When i click to activate the control panel screen, the control panel icon is placed on the taskbar. The window is not displayed. When i click on the icon on the taskbar, the window zips across the screen and disappears beyond the right side of the screen. If i click the taskbar icon again, the window flashes from beyond the right side of the screen and disappears on the task bar.

Every once in awhile, clicking on the control panel icon produces normal result (window shows up on desktop) but then the problem reappears again. I really would like to use the control panel (you know, backup files, change properties, etc. Etc. ), But i can't access it.


Posted On: 2010-07-15 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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I forgot that i was downloading windows updates and closed down my computer. Since then i keep getting the "windows installer" box flashing on start up and whenever i start a new program. How can i stop this flashing window?

Posted On: 2010-07-18 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Cannot Expand Window Across Monitors

I process large spreadsheets and have configured my system with 4 monitors. Under xp and vista, i could expand my spreadsheets across all monitors so i could view very large records without having to scroll left or right. But with windows 7, everytime i expand across screen boundaries the window resizes to fit into only one of my monitors. (Note: this happens with all windows, not just excel. )I've disabled aerosnap under the ease of use features for mouse, keyboard and tasks, but it did not solve this problem. So my question:  how do i configure windows 7 to allow me to expand across screen boundaries?

Posted On: 2010-07-29 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Taskbar Window Switching

Under win7 if i'm running excel with say 5 different workbooks active they're all shown on the task bar as one excel icon. Then when i click that it shows the 5 active workbooks and asks me to select one to activate.

Is there some way to tell win7 that when i click on the excel icon i just want the most recently active version immediately activated? Or to display separate icons rather than all stacked up as one?

This isn't just an excel issue, but many other programs where there are multiple instances or data sets open. I just want to go to the most recently used one which is correct 95% of the time. Can i eliminate the extra step?


Posted On: 2010-04-06 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .