Okay, so what's wrong with my computer..?

by Doc Nickel

I seem to be having an interesting issue: Every time I move the mouse cursor to the right edge of the screen, or run it over the little windows icon in the bottom left corner (this is Win 8.1, by the way) the computer locks up. The cursor disappears, keyboard stops working, etc.

After about a minute or so, the cursor reappears, and about 10-30 seconds after that, starts working again normally.

And it's fine, I can go hours without any problem, as long as I keep the cursor away from the right-hand edge of the screen, and away from the Windows icon. The screen-edge thing doesn't always do it (which was typical of 8.1, you could never get the pop-up control panel to come up when you wanted it) but scrolling over the Windows icon at the bottom left does it every time.

Other than that, the computer seems to be functioning normally. Any ideas what's wrong? (Other than the fact I'm still using 8.1 happy.gif )

Doc.

Posted on Oct 10, 2017, 1:15 PM

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  1. Computer moose problem..... beejay5169, Oct 10, 2017
    1. this the pc i built for you or another one.. smorizio, Oct 10, 2017
      1. charms issue. smorizio, Oct 10, 2017
        1. Not the problem.... Doc Nickel, Oct 10, 2017
          1. Possible idea. Chris H, Oct 10, 2017
            1. help. smorizio, Oct 11, 2017
  2. You might possibly consider... LostinAPhogg, Oct 10, 2017
  3. Potentially.... ShneekeyTheLost, Oct 11, 2017
  4. Seems to have healed itself.... Doc Nickel, Oct 11, 2017
    1. Gnomes and Sprites. PolarBearSama, Oct 12, 2017
      1. microsoft pushing out another large update. smorizio, Oct 12, 2017
      2. and Gremlins... You forgot about the Gremlins!. Cpt. Obvious, Oct 12, 2017
        1. I remember them!. Typeminer, Oct 12, 2017

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