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Click X's, But Won't Close. Also Blank Buttons

Q: Click X's, But Won't Close. Also Blank Buttons

All of a sudden tonight, my computer won't close programs by clicking on the X. The _ line won't minimize, and the box won't expand.

Also, for some reason, *some* pop-up boxes have blank buttons. i.e. The OK/cancel buttons aren't labled.

I have restarted many times. Run virus software.
*For some reason, I can't get the scan disk to schedule a scan.*
I've searched the internet for someone else that is having the same problem, but apparently it's just me.

The only way to close programs is through task manager, or to use File - close when available, etc.

My mouse is working fine for all other functions.

Anybody got a solution?

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Preferred Solution: Click X's, But Won't Close. Also Blank Buttons

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Click X's, But Won't Close. Also Blank Buttons

First time I've heard of this. I have gotten error like this when installing a software. Maybe you installed something that gave you this. Check out any software or update that has recently been installed, or try a system restore to a previous date of this occurring, maybe that will fix this.

I once got no properties of my sceeen after installing Nvidia driver (I have XP) but this may be the thing...
Good luck, and keep us posted...

Mav

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Hi,

Ran into some odd computer problems today, any assistance would be fantastic.

PC / OS / Browser Info:
Dell Optiplex (bought from DiscountPC.com)
P4 1.99GHz, 512mb RAM, 40GB HD
Win XP (OEM) ver 2002, SP2
Firefox v3.0.3
IE v6.0.2900.2180

Overview Problems:
1.) Windows login password shows "IIIII" instead of the encrypted dots to indicate a password
2.) Random Outlook emails appear completely blank
3.) Google homepage on IE is completely blank, other various pages do not fully load, but work in Firefox
4.) Button text on some apps (Auslogics defrag) are completely gone
5.) Various system hangs

The computer worked fine until today. It was original purchased as a frugal replacement for an existing broken office PC.

Methods tried:
1.) Defrag/registry defrag, auslogics apps missing button text
2.) Ran AVG Virus scan (buttons missing text), to no avail, wouldn't run
3.) System restored to yesterday, and then to a week ago, to no avail
4.) Visited various tech support sites that suggested to run various REGSVR32 commands in Start -> run to no affect
5.) Ran IEFix app which was suggested might bring back broken IE components
6.) Explored Device manager, nothing is apparently wrong with any devices

This is about the extent of my IT knowledge. I would much prefer a way to fix other than formatting - I'm not even certain a format would fix the problem.

Any suggestions? Any more information I could provide? Have no idea what it could... Read more

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I've just been setting up my new laptop today. After I installed AVG it said it had picked up a virus, which it moved to the virus vault and after that I went to the vault to delete it. I couldn't see what the virus was because oddly all the spaces where it usually had the virus file name were blank, but I pressed delete anyway and AVG popped up a big long blank window. Same sort of thing happened in the middle of trying to update AVG. I also had trouble with blank buttons and blank windows everywhere while I was trying to install other anti malware software - even the Start button in the menu bar was blank. I did a system restore, and that seemed to get rid of the problem and then I installed AVG again and it all started going wrong again. I can't do Google searches because all the results are blank. The computer can't detect Norton, which is already installed, it's trying to install the ccCommon file when it starts up. So something must be wrong.

EDIT: New development - I had left the laptop on, and when I just looked at it it had restarted by itself and had up a funny screen and said it was checking itself for drive consistency. I just turned the computer off because I have no idea what on earth it was doing and didn't want it to stuff up more.

Here's the log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 1:33:51 AM, on 25/07/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C... Read more

A:Blank buttons, blank windows, blank internet search results

I ended up turning it back on and letting it do the drive consistency check, though this didn't show up anything. I then uninstalled all Norton components including removing registry entries, and removed the other programs I had just installed (AVG, AdAware, ZoneAlarm, Yahoo Messenger - there might have been a few more too). Norton took forever to uninstall, I have a feeling it might have been up to something. I then ran a couple of registry and cache cleaners and they fixed a lot of stuff. During the whole process of constantly restarting the computer every so often, the drive consistency check came up a few more times - only once did they find something (I think they were AVG files). Anyway, this is what the log looks like now, and everything seems to be working. Does anyone know what causes these drive consistency checks? (They're not appearing at the moment, but they were being pretty sporadic before I did a lot of fixes). And is there anything more that can be fixed before I try installing all my regular programs again? (Norton was preinstalled already - I won't be reinstalling it!)

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 10:47:15 AM, on 25/07/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Inte... Read more

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I just received a new XPS 13 9350 non-touch Laptop yesterday and the left-click and right-click buttons on the touchpad do not work. I know there is the option for the two-finger tap right click; but, I want the actual buttons to work. Any help will do please.

A:XPS 13 9350 Touchpad Left-click and Right-click buttons not Responding

Same here, got the 9350 yesterday, the left and right click only work 10% of the time! ***!

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I'd appreciate it if anyone can help solve this problem.

When I left click or right click on an MP4 file, Windows Explorer encounters a problem and needs to close.
Explorer closes and restarts. If the MP4 was left clicked, Real Player will start and play the file. If the MP4 was right clicked, right click menu will open and error window will open immediately after.

The error report shows:
Error signature
AppName: explorer.exe AppVer: 6.0.2900.5512 ModName: quicktime.qts
ModVer: 5.0.2.15 Offset: 002d12b5

This problem started today, after I tried to copy a folder containing MP4 files while viewing one of the MP4 files in the folder. Yeah, I know....I remain my own worst enemy.

Thanks

Jim
 

A:Solved: Windows Explorer Error/Close when click or right click on MP4 file

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On this new laptop the left and right click buttons are in the corners of the trackpad, unlike my old aspire where they were on a seperate pad just below. The problem with the new one is, the cursor moves when you press for left click, making it annoyingly hard to scroll down, stop, then scroll down again. Is there a fault on it, or can this over-sensitivity be adjusted?

A:left click and right click buttons

We can't really figure that out if we don't know your computer model.



First, CALM DOWN and look at my profile picture. Calm? Now post your message. If I helped, a Kudos would be great! Marking as solution will help others as well, thank you!

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In the "title Bar," the Maximum and Minimum buttons are missing. I know of other ways
to execute these movements, but are more curious in how to place them back if need be ?
OS XP Home SP2.

Thanks,

Billjh
 

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Hello everyone!

Just made the full switch from XP to Win7 and everything is just fine and running well.
However there's one small thing that I don't like.

I use the standard Aero Skin and would like to increase the Min,Max & Close Buttons in the Explorer Window.

There's between the bottom ledge of the buttons and the bottom ledge of the title bar a small gap (See Screen), that i'd like to remove with increasing the size of the buttons.
Already edited the settings in "Window Color and Appearence" but unfortunely it's not completly to my wishes.
I'd like to keep the gap as small as possible.

It's not the design that disturbs me, it's more a practical issue with some Programs that I use that are docked to the top of my screen, while the titlebar is already out of the screen area.
Is there some Way to change that to my likings?

Thanx in advanced for your help.

A:Increase Min,Max & Close Buttons

I'm afraid there's no way to do that. I just tried and the bit below the buttons got bigger as well.

Oh, welcome to Seven Forums.

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Hey, Jake here, AKA Pinesol.

So, last night I got into customising my UI. Like, the general stuff you can do under the customization for Windows 7. I noticed a friend of mine having a different look for his Close, Minimize, and Maximize buttons. Not completely sure if it was cause he was dual booting with Ubuntu and Windows 7. But, all I know is that I would like to change how they look. Making the desktop and everything a little more personal. Umm, but I searched this forum, and google for something that would allow me to edit these buttons and I found nothing. Just stuff for switching which side the buttons were on. Any and all help would be appreciated.

Sincerely,
Jake/Pine.

A:Look of the Close, Minimize, and Maximize buttons.

Maybe this can help
Enabling Custom Themes - Windows 7
example: Midnight by *MrGRiM01 on deviantART
or:

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Running winxp up to date. Instead of the normal display of these buttons on the menu bar, minimize looks like a file folder, restore is a dark rectangle and close is an open square. Any drop down arrow might look like an hour glass (it is very small). The right arrows when you click on the desktop or the start menu look like computer mouses. Radio buttons might look like a wierd Q - hard to see even w/ my magnifier!! This computer only accesses the internet maybe 2x a wk during football season and the rest of the time it's for solitaire. I've rebooted but that did not help. McAfee runs weekly last on 10/30, spy sweeper last on 10/27.

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So I wanted to get rid of my Ei8ht theme, so I switch back to the normal theme, and behold: my minimize, maximize/restore, and close buttons are all way too big. How do I make them normal size again?

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So, my buttons on the upper right window bar are missing?!

Only some programs.

So far:

Missing -
Explorer
BitComet
Photoshop
VLC Media Player

Not Missing -
Chrome

I'm totally baffled.

A:Missing Buttons (close, maximize, etc...)

If you click in the general location of max, min, does it do anything?

**EDIT** Also, what if you change your theme. Does it reappear? Then change it back.

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 A few days ago the minimze/maximize/close buttons located in my title bar in all windows applications stopped working. They still work in non window applications but in applications such as my computer, IE, and control panel the butons just dont work. When i go to click the buttons they indent like usuall and act as if they will work but they simply don't do anything. Has anyone experienced this or can any help me. I run Windows Vista Ultimate.

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Hi

How can we just turn only 3 buttons of window vista: "minimize, maximize, and close" into Mac OS X style?

I just would like to change ONLY 3 of them, do not need to turn the whole system into MAC.

Thanks you very much.

A:How can we turn just 3 buttons (min, max, close) of Vista into Mac OS X style.

Originally Posted by netlaptop


Hi

How can we just turn only 3 buttons of window vista: "minimize, maximize, and close" into Mac OS X style?

I just would like to change ONLY 3 of them, do not need to turn the whole system into MAC.

Thanks you very much.



The visibility of those buttons are determined by the application developers, when they create the window styles.

Unless you're willing to learn some reverse enginerring and hacking skills, if an application has been designed with all three buttons, or various combinations of them, or none at all, then only the developers of that application can change that.

Unless the application itself provides the option of customizing them...

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Is there some sort of software that can do this? Can't seem to find a decent tutorial on this that doesn't involve regedit.

A:How to get Mac close/minimize/mazimize buttons without using regedit?

I use Ave's Windows7 Style Builder to edit the .msstyles which is where those images are located in. This will not put them on the left side of Explorer they will still be on the right side where Windows has located them.
Do you already have the Mac buttons?
Jerry

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Hello All
I found one problem with user account
when i turn on guest account & open any window Minimize,Maximize& Close booton not working. i must close that all from taskbar.
same problem with new user account . os win 7 build 7068
help me .

thank you .

A:Minimize, Maximize & Close buttons not working.

Something like that would be a Beta bug, and it's highly unlikely to get fixed by something we can get at.
About all we can do is test this to see if others are getting the same behavior or not, and either confirm it's a cross-platform bug or something that's a bit more machine specific.

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This problem just started recently.

Every time I open a site in Firefox, the Close and Minimize buttons are gone. (Firefox 35)

I can click F11 on and off, and they will reappear.

If I Minimize and Restore, the problem is back.

What's going on?

Thanks,

Paul

A:Firefox loses Close and Minimize buttons

Are you running in "full-screen" mode, i.e. did you push the middle "square" button (between minimize and close)?

Something strange with FF running full-screen mode, I've also observed on a friend's machine. The Bookmarks Toolbar disappears when running full-screen, at least sometimes on this friend's machine (but not on all machines).

Clicking on the "double-squares" button (to return to "windowed" mode) brings back the Bookmarks Toolbar.

So just go to "windowed" mode, and drag the outer edges of the FF window to almost the edges of the screen. This will keep you in "windowed" mode, but will give you almost the entire screen size just about the same as "full-screen" mode. And your anomalies may disappear.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate , Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5550 @ 1.83GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3070 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2400, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 96790 MB, Free - 65928 MB; D: Total - 48657 MB, Free - 25053 MB; E: Total - 45229 MB, Free - 44807 MB;
Motherboard: TOSHIBA, ISKAA, 1.00, 0123456789AB
Antivirus: AVG Internet Security 2011, Updated and Enabled

This is the first time I have ever used a forum so please forgive any mistakes.

minimise maximise close buttons are not working..please help to solve this problem
 

A:minimise maximise close buttons not working

Have you tried running a virus scan to see if there's anything that's affecting your PC? I would also try running it in Safe Mode (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Start-your-computer-in-safe-mode) and seeing if the buttons aren't working there either.

-- Ryan
Windows Outreach Team
 

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Hi.
I recently received a watermark saying that my windows version was not genuine. (It is) Anyhow, in my scurry to remove the watermark I somehow probably changed a setting that has rendered my Min, max & close buttons useless. I am also not able to drag windows.
When I open certain MMC documents, including device manager, I receive a notification stating "Unable to create new document."
I have tried restoring my system to no avail. I have done so with my av & firewall down too, as well as from safe mode.
I have run multiple virus scans & my system is clean!
This is driving me nuts! Please help me!!
Thanks
R
 

A:Minimize, maximize, close buttons not working.

Where did you get your copy?
 

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Hey there,

Im having trouble manipulating applications....the buttons to reshape and close a window do not work...i tried switching the view-style to windows xp but it just shows up as a blacked out X (close_ button) and wont allow me to do anything...

all i can do is alt f4...but the most problematic thing about is it that i cannot expand my internet browser!!! argh im stuck!!

Please help !

Thanks in advance

A:Minimize/maximize/close buttons will not work!!!

Hello ghostlyogre,
Some system specs would help, but for now try this.
If you are using an NVidia card, disable NView, or use selective disable.
Try reverting to Classic style folders and see if that does it.
Have you used any software to alter your icons or appearance of windows ?, if you have do a system restore to before that point.
Hope one of these nails it for you.
Fill in your specs and post your results, good luck.

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Strange.

Just happened all of a sudden. Brought up task manager, and all of a sudden the bar disappeared. I tried rebooting, but nothing else. Short of a reinstall I don't even know how to go about trying to repair it.

Any advice?

Screenie:
http://img140.imageshack.us/img140/4631/70644901iy0.jpg

A:No minimize/restore/close buttons on task manager

Quote:





Originally Posted by einherjerelite


Strange.

Just happened all of a sudden. Brought up task manager, and all of a sudden the bar disappeared. I tried rebooting, but nothing else. Short of a reinstall I don't even know how to go about trying to repair it.

Any advice?

Screenie:
http://img140.imageshack.us/img140/4631/70644901iy0.jpg




Hello einherjerelite,

Go to the folowing site and run #264.

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm

Instructions can be found at the top of the page on how to merge this.

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Hello:
 
I am using the latest versions of Firefox and Thunderbird. I am running Windows 7. I have been having a variety of strange problems this morning.
 
The minimize, maximize, and close buttons are not working on any browser, nor do they work in Thunderbird. To close out of these applications, I must right-click the item's icon on the taskbar and select close. If I am using Firefox, I can right-click on a minimize, maximize, or close button and select Restore, then I can minimize or maximize -- but only if I stay in the tab I am in. If I change tabs or open a new tab, the buttons do not work (unless I select Restore as described above).
 
Similarly, the buttons will work in Thunderbird if I right-click one and select Restore. Otherwise, they won't.
 
At the same time, I've noticed that I cannot move any icons around on my desktop. (Auto arrange icons is indeed unchecked.) Also, none of the buttons on YouTube (volume, pause, etc.) are working.
 
Any ideas? I've tried running Malwarebytes and Hitman Pro and neither detect any problems.
 
 
 

A:Minimize/Close Buttons not working in browser & email

Do you have any extensions or add ons like adblock plus?

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I was able to adjust (make bigger) the size of these buttons using REGEDIT. It worked for Internet Explorer, Control Panel, and Regedit. Strangely, those settings do not control the MMC buttons in Microsoft Office applications. Does anyone know how to adjust these buttons in Office?

A:How to adjust size of minimize maximize close buttons

Office, since probably at least Office 2000, has always been a testing ground for new UI concepts for Microsoft. Office 2000 introduced a "flat" style that was all the rage for a time, then Office 2007 saw the dawn of the Ribbon UI. Over on the Mac side you saw the formatting pallet, which is sort of like an early predecessor to the Ribbon UI in the v.X and 2004 versions.

So every Office version will require its own set of hacks to do things like you want. Office GUI controls don't necessarily correspond to the Windows GUI controls. That goes double for VBA userforms, which are an offshoot of VB6 controls. The newer ActiveX controls you can use in other parts of Office don't apply to VBA userforms sadly.

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I have had recent issues with Firefox 35.01 where often after moving off the home page the Minimize, Maximize, and Close Buttons do not work. However, everything else in the browser does. I usually have to activate the menu bar to close the browser that way. I am nervous about creating a new Firefox profile. The new build, Firefox 36 is slated for next week. This issue, according to the Firefox Mozilla forums goes back to December 2014. See here for reference:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1036580

Waiting for new build and did submit feedback to Mozilla. Also, what does "Refresh" Firefox do? This is another option when prompted to start in Safe Mode, (Firefox Safe Mode, NOT Windows Safe Mode.) This issue is on a Windows 7 desktop. No problems with this build on a Windows 8 laptop.

Jack
 

A:Firefox 35.01 Bug: Freezing Minimize, Maximize, and Close Buttons

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As stated in the title, I was wondering how to do that? I heard something about using Resource Hacker to change the buttons but I am a newbie to these types of customizing and need some guidance.

Here's what my buttons look like now:
What I would like them to look:
Thanks!

A:How do I change windows shell buttons; eg:close,maximize

I use Window Blinds from Stardock:

Skin the Windows desktop interface with WindowBlinds

A picture of one of my themes;

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I use Windows Classic Look. Is it possible to integrate Aero's Close/Restore/Minimize buttons with that theme (i.e. replace the buttons in the screenshot with those used by the Aero theme)?

Thank you.

A:Windows Classic Look + Aero's Close/Restore/Minimize buttons

Do not know for Aero, but you definitely can enlarge the buttons like this:

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I use Windows Classic Look. Is it possible to integrate Aero's Close/Restore/Minimize buttons with that theme?

Thank you.

A:Windows Classic Look + Aero's Close/Restore/Minimize buttons

Yaron, I apologize, but I'm not sure I understand exactly what you want, but maybe one of these tutorials is what you are looking for.
Desktop Composition - Enable or Disable

Convert to Windows XP Style

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what the title says. i want to change those buttons WITHOUT paying for software to do so... any ideas?

A:How do I change windows shell buttons; eg:close,maximize,minimize, etc

TweakUI?
Tweak UI - Download.com

I'm not sure how indepth it is. It depends on what you're trying to do.
Dave

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When I ask google "how do I" questions [regarding screen resolution or appearance or absolutely anything else] I get instruction pages and/or video instructions. None of them make any sense. That is, the step by step instructions don't match what my computer shows me. The buttons are never where the instructions say they are so I cannot make even one adjustment. I detest all platforms after XP and I'd love it to get that look happening again. Here's my info:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3630QM CPU @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8081 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000, -1984 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 465 GB (425 GB Free);
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 181D
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
 

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My friend's laptop has been acting up lately and he asked me for some help. Some website that he used to visit regularly will not load and if they do, the layout and graphics are all messed up. Also, he can't seem to click on any buttons at all. I tried to install Norton but I can't click on the buttons to register his version. Therefore, I cannot run a virus scan to see if that is the problem. Can anyone help me fix his laptop?
 

A:Can't Click any Buttons

You can do a virus scan online @ www.housecall.antivirus.com also try empting your TEMP folder and Internet Temp Folder
if you are running win9x its under the windows folder if you are running win2k and up its uder C:\Documents and Settings\NAMEofUSER\Local Settings\...
flush your DNS from a command window START-->RUN-->CMD type the following:
ipconfig /flushdns or if you have win2k xp on the network properties. there is a repair button that will do that for you too it clears all cache.. but not the ones in the folder jsut the one on the TCP/IP stack
also try a ping on the page. get the IP address of it and see if it can load that way or if you ahve the same issue
 

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In Firefox I cannot get any button to function by clicking on it. An example would be the search button in google, or any seahc engine, and the log in button on this forum.

I have the newest version of Firefox, but I am forced to use IE for now until I can resolve this...

A:Unable to click buttons

Create a new Profile first and see if that works.

To start the Profile Manager:
Close Firefox completely, Start-> Run-> type
firefox -p

Firefox Help: How To Manage Profiles
http://www.mozilla.org/support/firefox/profile

If that works your other Profile is corrupt or some Extensions/Themes don't get along with each other.
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If that doesn't work export your bookmarks and do a Clean install.

How to perform a clean Installation
Firefox: Installation Guidelines & Common Questions - MozillaZine Forums
http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewto...t=341279#clean

Firefox Help: Firefox FAQ
http://www.mozilla.org/support/firefox/faq

Standard diagnostic (Firefox) - MozillaZine Knowledge Base
http://kb.mozillazine.org/Standard_d..._%28Firefox%29

Remember to install one extension/theme at a time then test Firefox.

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I installed Flashget and uninstalled it. I still have the download & download all with flashget on my right click mouse key. I've tried for weeks to get to their site. How can I get rid of these ?
 

A:right click mouse buttons

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ok on a internet website
you can send messages
and the buttons says sends message
and when i click it
it sits there and sosnet do anything but on the address bar at the end of the url
this symbol shows up # at the end of url
whats wrong like at my school they block websites lol
so when we use proxys you cant click those buttons either
so whats wrong ?

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Hey Tech Support guy!!!!
This has been going on for a while now! I can't click many buttons, specifically the javascript ones.

This applies to all users on all browsers...
Example. Tinypic.com, can't click "upload image" after entering in captcha (Uncaught TypeError: Cannot call method 'close' of undefined )

This happens to some javascript buttons.... they just plain won't worry and it is really bothering!

Please help me asap
 

A:Solved: Cannot click some buttons!

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My Computer has worked awesome for months. Now all of a sudden after it sits for awhile.(Like 15 mins +) It wont let me click on any windows 7 buttons.
Cant click on icons in the quick launch area.
Cant click the buttons to close an open window.
Yet I can click on desktop icons.

Only way to get it to let me click again is hit CTRL + Alt + Del When the window pops up with the options I can hit cancel and I can click on these things again. It's getting more frequent and annoying!

I have run disk check repair and that didn't help.

Any advice would be great!

A:I can't click windows 7 buttons Sometimes

Hi phrostbyte,

Have you tried doing a System Restore?

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team

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I doubt I'm asking this question in the right category, but I figured it could be a result of me disabling some services to stop cpu spikes every hour.

The problem started a few days ago. It only applies to buttons that depend on other fields being filled before one can click on them. Using the link below as an example, I could not proceed despite filling in my birthday. The "go" or "next" button will not become solid. I thought it was an issue with the website, but my friend didn't have a problem when he tried it. I experienced something similar on amazon, where clicking on a button to get a seller account wouldn't do anything (it's supposed to show a box where I can type in a verification code and connect me with someone from amazon). It's a problem on any browser. I can download programs just fine, so it's only an issue on the internet.

BBC News - 7 billion people and you: What's your number?

A:Buttons on websites won't load/do nothing when I click on them?

Hi and welcome to TSF try renabling the services one at a time to find the one you need

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Currently working on a Dell Latitude E6500 laptop with a fresh install of Windows 7 Pro 64 and both the left and right trackpad buttons right-click.

I've checked the mouse settings in device manager as well as uninstalled and re-installed the driver.

I tried a second fresh installation of Win7 on a different HDD, same result.

The driver that Windows installed automatically wasn't the Dell trackpad driver, so I tried uninstalling the stock driver and installing the Dell trackpad driver. When I do this neither trackpad button works at all regardless of the settings.

Was hoping someone might have an idea or suggestion as to what I should try next? Thanks in advance, I appreciate your time.

Edit:

I had it taken apart a couple days ago and didn't notice anything odd or remarkable with the connections or cable.

The trackstick buttons (three above the touchpad) seem to function correctly regardless of which driver is installed.

Changing the settings to reverse right and left button function does change the behaviour of the right button to act as a left click.

A:Fresh Win7 install both buttons right click

If you hook up an external mouse, does it show the same behavior? This will let you know if it is software or hardware related.

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Hi,
I have an asp.net website with web forms with master pages and the buttons I have on them only fire onclick events every other click. I have already searched the web and everything I try does not work. Does anyone know why they are not firing events every
time the button is clicked? I am running Visual Studio 2013 express for the web.
Thanks,
Lori

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Hi, I?m not using trackpoint but I just noticed that both physical trackpoint buttons (those above the trackpad) act as ?right-click?. The trackpad works fine (I mean both left and right are ok on the trackpad). I tried to set up fresh Windows 10 and uninstall mouse drivers, after that install UltraNav from Lenovo page, but it is still like that, both are ?right-click?. Thanks in advance for any suggestions. Regards

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The touchpad on my laptop has stopped responding to taps and clicks (physical button).  The touchpad continues to works to move the cursor, but will not tap or click to select.  The touchpad is NOT off and I have double/triple checked the Properties for the Synaptics ClickPad and all is in line with the HP self-help guide.  Please help!

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I have read the sticky but i am having a problem beyond that scope i believe. I cannot click on any button that says download or install, install exe files have icons that have changed and the worst part is i have a text file in "my documents" that is titled "AVSDK5_UNINST". If you read it, it seems to be a log file of commands that appears to have disabled my anti virus software. I have system mechanic and AVG Internet security.
The AVG side bar tool says "cannot find AVG services". I have windows 7 ultimate BTW.
should I copy and paste the log here and see what everyone thinks by looking at the command lines?
any help would be great.

i should mention that I just did a clean install due to other viruses that my wife downloaded off of supposed coupon sites. about 20 or 30 trojans and a back door. I am using my laptop with an air card. I have yanked the ethernet cable from the PC and i refuse to even use my wifi for fear of someone attacking my network

A:[SOLVED] cannot click download or install buttons

i know i'm double posting, but the edit button is gone.
In the "log" that I mentioned, one of the lines says "hello, I'm your 32bit impersonated custom action server"
thought that might be important

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In the bottom portion, by the clock, a couple of the running processes are missing icons. As you can see in the picture, Windows recognizes that there should be something there, but nothing pops up. Clicking yields nothing, right clicking yields nothing. What's missing is my Dropbox icon, my connections manager (which is built directly into Windows, not even an external application), and...not sure what the last one is.


Any ideas how to fix this? And yes I have 'show icons and notifications' enabled. Disabling and re-enabling doesn't bring back the icons either.

A:Blank Processes buttons in 7

Go to Control Pane > Notification Area Icons and check the box that states alway show all icons and notification on the taskbar.

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Hi guyz,

Since yesterday, somme icons in the menu taskbar on the bottom on the screen dont respond : wifi setting, the windows switch between desktop and tablet mode. But the web explorer or Word still work though and open their software.
it doesnt work in taclile mode nor with mouse.
Where can thatcome from? What can i try?

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The right and left click buttons on the trackpad seems slow to respond, need to press the pad buttons quite firmly for the buttons to respondIs this normal with the yoga 3 11, if not can it be fixed?Doubt the its an obstruction as make every effort to keep the keyboard cleanAny help apreciated if anyone else has experienced this problemThanks

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So I have had this problem for a while now but never really did anything about it. When I left click and hold buttons like 'shift' or 'w' simultaneously, the game I'm playing will crash and just completely exit the game. This happens usually when I spam click but will eventually crash even if I click slowly. It has only happened on two games: Minecraft and Starbound. On Minecraft, the center of the screen will show the flickering blue loading symbol and then crash. I've noticed that when I go in windowed mode, the problem does not occur; however, the screen is buggy and it will show my desktop flickering. It is really frustrating having to restart the game, so please help. Thanks!

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till last shutdown everything was ok but when one hour later i turned on my laptop  its upper two click buttons on the touch pad below spacebar  were not working though the lower two click button are working well and i am now using them but i want to know why these upper click buttons are not working. There is a unpressable circle button between g,h and b which is only use to move pointer is also not working from then.Please somebody help ot to solve these two issues so i can sell my laptop.

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