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20-Sep-2012, 11:34 PM #1
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OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Turion(tm) 64 X2 Mobile Technology TL-58, x86 Family 15 Model 104 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1917 Mb
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Hard Drives: C: Total - 50006 MB, Free - 34199 MB; E: Total - 15178 MB, Free - 5914 MB; G: Total - 49285 MB, Free - 14287 MB;
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Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

Recently I've noticed when I open a new window in anything FF, IE or any program (mbam, SAS, HJT, Word, etc.) nothing happens until I either click on the window somewhere or hit Alt+Tab. Example. Open home page in FF. Cursor is blinking in Google search box. Unless I left click on the Google search box, nothing happens when I type. I also note the box for that particular program or browser in the taskbar is colored Orange and usually blinks about 3 times in sync with the window doing a similar thing, then stays a steady orange. This can also be fixed by hitting Alt+Tab.

Its not a big deal, but somewhat irritating. I'm used to just opening my browser and start typing. When I do that now, the Google search box stays empty.

Anyone got a fix??
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