frozen curser

  rialto 21:07 29 Aug 2007
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I have just been doing some text amendments in word and the curser has frozen. It is now impossible to navigate around the screen or even shut down the computer. I am using Vista OS.
Can anyone suggest how to resolve the problem?

  Fermat's Theorem 16:40 31 Aug 2007

Just wondering if the problem has been resolved or did it resolve itself?

  setecio 17:13 31 Aug 2007

... or if the computer is still on .. ;)

If it happens again, or to shut down any freeze, simple hold the physical on/off button in or down for 10 seconds until it shuts down.

  ricvic 17:23 31 Aug 2007

I had this repeatedly on a vista system. I got rid of the sidebar and switched off aero effects since when there has been no problem. Buggy or underpowered graphics I assumed.

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