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Please Help, Left-Click refuses to function properly!

by communistpenguin / April 26, 2010 1:54 PM PDT

Dear Whomever can help my cause,

I am currently running Windows 7 on a 64 bit Acer 5810T series and all of a sudden maybe around a week or less ago, I started to notice some functionality issues with my laptop. It seems as if every time I Left Click on an object, the computer stalls and shows the little loading circle for a while...then if it asks me to end the process because it isnt responding. Shortly after I click end process, the computer's desktop icons and task bar will dissapeer only leaving the unresponsive program visible but with the background within the window faded. I have noticed this same occurrence with many other issues including, left clicking on itunes, left clicking on documents, folders, music files...basically everything. Please if anyone could offer help or a solution, it would be greatly appreciated as this issue is fairly annoying and it hinders my working ability.
thanks
-Tony

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depending on how new
by Brechan / April 26, 2010 2:32 PM PDT

or how old your model is (eg: when did you buy it?), will give you a couple more choices.
If it is no longer under warranty; then here is their link for any (newer) drivers you may need-including a newer verison of BIOS
http://support.acer.com/drivers_download.aspx

But if it still under warranty, the best thing here to do is contact Acer, and have them deal with the problem.

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hmmmm
by communistpenguin / April 27, 2010 7:37 AM PDT
In reply to: depending on how new

I bought the laptop the day after thanksgiving of last year, and I upgraded to windows 7 on it around early December I believe. Anywhom, like I said, these problems just recently started to occur, and I've tried to run windows update but it doesnt ever finnish the update. Do you think there could be something wrong in the registry?

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unless you know exactly
by Brechan / April 27, 2010 7:49 AM PDT
In reply to: hmmmm

what you are doing (in regards to repairing registry errors); the registry is best to be left alone, as I said previously, if it's still under warranty let the manufacturer handle this one

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allright
by communistpenguin / April 27, 2010 11:07 AM PDT

I havent touched the registry, I simply asked if there might be something wrong with it. Anywho, so you suggest that I talk to the manufacturer and ask why? Is there any other solution, because I only want to talk to them as a last resort.

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Explain to the support techs
by Brechan / April 27, 2010 11:17 AM PDT
In reply to: allright

exactly what problems you are having with your computer, it is quite possible they will have a solution for you, or...you can always post your situation on their forums and see what answers show up there.

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I addition
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 26, 2010 8:42 PM PDT

to the other advice, tell us about anything that changed since this started happening around two weeks ago.

For example, anything updated, like Windows updates or anti-virus updates, etc?

Mark

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