Microsoft Rebound stops responding on a multitouch computer that is running Windows 7

Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a Windows 7-based computer that supports multitouch.
  • The computer uses a quad-core processor.
  • Microsoft Touch Pack for Windows 7 is installed on the computer.
  • You try to start Microsoft Rebound.

    Note Rebound is included in Microsoft Touch Pack for Windows 7.
In this scenario, Rebound stops responding.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows 7 installed on the computer.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
For all supported versions of Windows 7
Note This hotfix can be installed on both x86-based and x64-based versions of Windows 7, though only "x86" is listed on the Hotfix Request page.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about Microsoft Touch Pack for Windows 7, visit the following Microsoft Web site:For more information about how to play Microsoft Rebound, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Windows 7 Windows Server 2008 R2 32 bit x86 computer quad-core processor play game Microsoft Rebound in Microsoft Touch Pack cannot fail stops responding.

Article ID: 975360 - Last Review: 10/07/2011 16:04:00 - Revision: 3.0

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