Originally Posted by Sandy W
1st try a clean/diagnostic startup to see if another program is interfering with it. Use the system configuration utility for this, help is available in the utility.
It is part of, one of the Features in "Turn Windows Features on or off". Control panel- programs and features- left hand pane in classic view. Use this to uninstall the feature, reboot and then reinstall it.
The problem is I don't remember which Feature the snipping tool is part of? If the diagnostic startup doesn't find the problem we'll have to look this up.
Please post back.