what antivirus do you have?
can you turn it off for a moment and try again ?
see if that changes anything
"outbackred" <outbackred@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I recently got a new laptop running on vista. I have only just realised
> in certain programs if i try to click on tools, menu, options etc, the
> program automatically closes, no prompts, nothing. I have noticed it in
> messenger, paint and a couple others.
> I really want to get it running smoothly and have no idea how to fix this
> problem!!!! Please help.