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Logitech Wireless Desktop and Windows 2000

by ronwbonds / January 30, 2006 5:28 AM PST

I have a machine that I just upgraded to Win200pro. After installing all service paks and upgrades, I go to right click on the desktop to create a folder and it refreshes the desktop, if I do it again it makes me restore my active desktop settings. If I open a window and click on File it does the same thing. Anyone seen this or have any ideas?

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Something I never install.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 30, 2006 6:19 AM PST

Logitech or Microsoft mice/keyboard "drivers" or enhancers. Sorry, but if you find them buggy, all I can do is agree and share I never install such.


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found the problem
by ronwbonds / February 1, 2006 12:05 AM PST

I discovered what the problem was. I did some research and it turns out that Win2kPro, not logitech, had setup the wrong video driver for my card and it was trying to use memory that it didn't have. So, once I loaded the correct drivers it worked fine.

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Microsoft is not your driver supplier.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 1, 2006 12:17 AM PST
In reply to: found the problem

When we install this old OS, we get a basic set of drivers. It's up to us to find and install proper drivers.

Many are still learning this and XP did no better.


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