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  • Jul 18, 2010, 08:16 PM
    treeso4
    My computer stops typing
    I start typing on my word program when I look up and the computer stops tying , I have to and click in and start again.. happened 3 times just typing these sentences
  • Jul 18, 2010, 08:23 PM
    ballengerb1

    Do you have any other programs open or running other than word processing? It could be something else has tied up the hrad drive for a moment and that could even be a virus.
  • Jul 19, 2010, 09:44 AM
    treeso4

    It usually happens when I am writng email
  • Jul 19, 2010, 09:46 AM
    NeedKarma
    Is it a laptop?
  • Jul 19, 2010, 09:49 AM
    treeso4

    No itw a dell PC about 5 years old
  • Jul 19, 2010, 09:57 AM
    NeedKarma
    So the symptom is that it stops typing because the Word program or the email program is no longer the "selected" window during typing? Hmmm. That's a hard one to diagnose on a board like this. Certainly a computer cleanup would help. I would recommend installing CCleaner: CCleaner - Features
    Use the Registry Cleaner and the Startup program disabling feature.
  • Jul 19, 2010, 10:21 AM
    treeso4

    OK thanks
  • Feb 21, 2011, 09:46 AM
    Replacement1
    I have the same issue, did you ever find a fix?
  • Feb 10, 2013, 05:04 PM
    lvtig1
    Same issue on my mom's new computer. Nothing to clean up, but when she is typing a bell noise rings and she will look up to see it has stopped typing and she has to click on the program. Happens in email as well as Works docs. She has Windows 7. Thanks
  • Nov 20, 2017, 07:25 AM
    GmaCma
    No, it is my desktop. I may have solved part of the problem - had run a scan with Malwarebytes and that seems to have caused the problem. Removed that program from my system and now things seem better.

    Thanks for your help!

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