Go Back   Hardware Canucks > HARDWARE > Storage

    
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old January 19, 2012, 02:40 PM
aeminence's Avatar
Rookie
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 6
Default Start up programs not starting

Hello

My computer was working fine last night,when I turned it on this morning my start up programs were not starting up (not all of them atleast) and some of my windows icons on the task bar (like the internet connection icon) would freeze. Sometimes my mouse wont work but power is going through it ( its glowing ) and the Windows start menu would not respond to my mouse but would open through the keyboard windows button.

I'm wondering if this is a Windows issue or a hardware/Harddrive issue. My specsare

i7 2600k
GTX 570
OCZ Vertex+ 60GB SSD (OS)
1TB WD Black
8GB ripjaws GDDR3 1600mhz
P8P67 ASUS mobo
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old January 19, 2012, 03:16 PM
Hall Of Fame
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Calgary
Posts: 1,486

My System Specs

Default

worm virus? I've seen them do this before. Boot into safe mode with networking and try to get a copy of antivirus on there. nod32, malwarebytes and/or Windows security essentials. All 3 will run and nuke virii from safe mode.
__________________
__________________________________________________ __________
"Lesson's cost money... good ones costs lots" -Tony Beets (gold rush)
__________________________________________________ __________
Mah Rig now
Mah Rig before
My stuff for sale.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old January 19, 2012, 03:18 PM
Shadowmeph's Avatar
Hall Of Fame
F@H
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 3,452

My System Specs

Default

I would check in the task manager to see what was running , you just my be updating something on your PC
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Start FAH, Stop FAH, Start FAH, FREEZE! frontier204 Troubleshooting 5 June 23, 2013 10:02 AM
paint like programs cmac79 Off Topic 12 March 3, 2011 10:04 AM
Which programs to put on SSD ?? Dan Storage 4 April 30, 2010 01:54 PM
Programs for Win 7 32 or 64 bit? GMJim O/S's, Drivers & General Software 0 January 22, 2010 06:28 PM
Make "All Programs" in start menu always open? (Win7) 300 O/S's, Drivers & General Software 3 November 7, 2009 10:41 AM