Windows 10: Periodically cannot click on anything

Discus and support Periodically cannot click on anything in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; Im at a loss as to what could be causing this. it happens quite often that i just cannot click anything, its like all windows go to the background and... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by TreyKeating, May 3, 2021.

  1. Periodically cannot click on anything


    Im at a loss as to what could be causing this. it happens quite often that i just cannot click anything, its like all windows go to the background and i cannot refocus on them.The only way to fix it is to press Winkey + L and log back in, which will only solve the problem for a few minutes.I would greatly appreciate any help

    :)
     
    TreyKeating, May 3, 2021
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  2. Steve C Win User

    Need Serious Help: How To Record Video of What is Done on my PC?

    I suggest the following simple steps:

    1. Set the autosave options in MS Office to a low value say 5 minutes.
    2. Setup file history to autosave frequently - the shortest period is 5 mins
    3. Install Macrium Reflect Free and configure it to do a daily incremental system backup

    You should be well covered if you do the above to protect your key files.
     
    Steve C, May 3, 2021
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  3. Feathers Win User
    Change log off period

    Hi all, I've tried to look through the list of all the tutorials and I've used Google too, to find out how to extend the inactivity period before I get logged out. But all the suggestions talk about screen icons that I don't seem to have.
    My computer is six weeks old and I'm using Windows 10. Can someone please advise? Thank You.
     
    Feathers, May 3, 2021
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  4. rtwjunkie Win User

    Periodically cannot click on anything

    geforce experience takes an age to load..

    Well that's why I asked. Mine is on SSD and takes 11 seconds. Your list of games will not appear if it has not checkd for updated suggested settings for awhile until it checks.

    When it says it is refreshing the game list, it is checking, because NVIDIA periodically updates suggested settings. Plus it will look for those for new games you have installed.

    So, the less it is run, the slower it will be.
     
    rtwjunkie, May 3, 2021
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