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Old 01-25-2008, 07:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So when I boot up a clients computer, the stupid windows xp search thing pops up, then i close it, but it pops up a lot more and takes forever to go away. I immidiately thought it was a virus, but I formatted the pc two times!!! It still has the same issue.

It's some kind of toshiba laptop with a 1.5Ghz celeron CPU!!! She don't have any money right now to upgrade. What could be wrong? If nobody knows, how do i mess up the search results so they don't come back up? Its the search results with the dog, if you didn't know.
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Hello,

Windows XP search thing?

Do you mean this?...

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yeah, how do I stop that from popping up a bunch of times?
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Maybe her KB is stuck on [WINDOWS]+[F]
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yeah, but then why would the windows stop popping up after a while? I don't even use the keyboard, I just use the mouse pad to click on the x's to stop the search from coming up. I will double check that though anyway.

Thank you, I rebooted and the same thing happened, so I started pushing keys on the keyboard and it stopped popping up. Windows plus f didn't open it up, it opened it up on my pc running vista though. Anyway thank you.
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You formatted twice and installed XP. Complete format or a recovery disk?
Wait...you have clients????
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You formatted twice and installed XP. Complete format or a recovery disk?
Wait...you have clients????
not client, his "female" companions.
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not client, his "female" companions.
Are you suggesting he is paying for "female companionship" with computer work? Norcent's a pimp?
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