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i can't click on the taskbar.

by preppystud / May 7, 2007 4:00 AM PDT

my toshiba satellite motherboard stopped working, so it had to be replaced. i didn't give the service center my hard drive when i sent it for repair.

so after they repaired it, i just plug in my hard drive in again. everything works fine now, but i can't seem to click on the taskbar for the first 20 or 30 mins.

whenever the laptop starts, for the first few minutes, i can click on the start button, etc. then once i start to use the internet as usual, the taskbar becomes unclickable. like for right now, it is still not clickable. then after a while, the taskbar will be back to normal.

i already scanned my computer with spyware and virus softwares. i still have this problem. so what is going on?

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Does it work if..
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 7, 2007 4:30 AM PDT

You pop in the restore CDs and reload everything?

Hope your backup is current.

Bob

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no.
by preppystud / May 7, 2007 4:39 AM PDT
In reply to: Does it work if..

no. i don't want to do that, i might have to reinstall some programs afterwars, too much hassle.

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Then another hardware test.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 7, 2007 4:41 AM PDT
In reply to: no.

When I can't reload the OS (customer has no backup or we don't have a spare drive) we boot up one of our Linux LiveCDs to see if the hardware is ok or not.

Bob

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