Problems Opening Applications

  HandyAndy5535 12:07 02 Dec 2008

Can anyone help as to what this problem is on my sons Laptop. Basically every now and again any application that you click on whether it's Internet Explorer, Media Player, Recycle Bin etc etc, all that comes up is the Properties Box for that application.

Basically it's Windows XP SP3 and not had this problem before just seems to have started so does anyone have any idea what the problem may be.



  Sea Urchin 12:18 02 Dec 2008

Double-clicking any application icon on the desktop while holding down the Alt key will produce the Properties dialogue - so make sure the Alt key is not stuck down

  Sea Urchin 00:12 03 Dec 2008

I notice you have marked this as resolved - it would be good to know how you sorted the problem for the benefit of others in the future.

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