Cannot open any application

By johndnaxis
Sep 1, 2006
  1. Weird problem

    I can't open up any application, when I log into my PC. Every time I click on any icon on my desktop, the hour glass appears for a couple of seconds, and then disappears, without the program ever opening up (and no, it's not a problem with the shortcut itself).

    Sometimes, the only resolution is to restart the PC, and everything seems fine, but then the problem comes back up again.

    Any ideas as to why this might be happening would be highly appreciated.
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    Have you virus and spware scanned recently? If so, with what software?
  3. johndnaxis

    johndnaxis TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I have... Norton AV 2006 and for spyware, I've got webroot and Spybot S & D. Nothing has been found.
  4. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    Try uninstalling norton and see if that clears it up.
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