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Can't set display for 16 colors by Ellis
Had been using Windows 98SE for more than a year. Recently, a lot of corruption developed on my hard drive. In desperation, or frustration, I finally reformatted it and then reinstalled Windows 98SE and AOL 9.0 Security Edition. When I tried to reinstall Microsoft Internet Pack Service Pack 1,...
February 17th 05 09:27 PM
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Can't change screen resolution by [email protected]
I've got a 5 year old Gateway computer that I reformated the HD and put Win98 back on. I used the original restoration disks so I have all the right drivers. This computer has a Intel Tolstoy motherboard w/intergrated sound and video. Now my problem is when I change the screen resolution to...
February 16th 05 01:55 PM
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video background question by ron
Have two computers running WIN98SE. On one everytime i click on Windows Explorer to look at folders, the background of the display gets real grainy, then comes back to normal resolution when i get out of Windows Explorer. The other computer doesn't do it at all. I even changed monitors and video...
February 15th 05 03:17 AM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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Display Driver Problem by Sorcerer Steven
I recently reformated my computer, but when I installed the video drivers, and restarted my computer, the computer hangs after the "Starting Windows 98" message. I just get stuck at a black screen with a flashing '_'. When I hit the reset switch, the computer boots to Windows, but says "There is a...
February 13th 05 06:37 PM
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Things on display are small. by Valerie
Text on display, toolbars,status bars, web pages, icons all appear smaller than usual. Viewable screen is same size, but items within are smaller. What happened and how can I change things back to normal?
February 5th 05 10:25 PM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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pattern on WIN98 screen by dresdenron
The last few days I have been getting a herringbone type pattern on highlighted icons and around the edge of open windows. Then when I shut down windows the whole screen is covered with it during shutdown. Using WIN98SE on this machine for a long time, this is a recent change. Have upto...
February 1st 05 08:39 PM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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problems with the display color by Bubbles
Hello, i am trying to fix a computer here but now when i try changing the color settings there it only has 2 color opetions. one of the option is 2 color and the other is 16 color so there isn't much for color now. The computer has been reformatted and this is the first time this has...
January 28th 05 04:16 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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98>XP Upgrade Advisor HELP! by Wayne Roop
I wrote this hoping to send it to Microsoft but couldn't figure out where or how to do so.If I come off a bit rough it's directed at Microsoft. I do hope someone can give me some help. I have a question or two using the 98SE-to-XP upgrade advisor. I do not believe it's very helpful. I decided to...
January 26th 05 10:36 PM
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product key edit help needed by Bubbles
Hi everyone, I need some help here. A friend brought her gateway computer to my place to see if I could fix it and when I start it up it asks me for the product key. I had put the product key in it that she had found and it turned out to be the wrong one even though it let me do it. I need to go...
January 21st 05 07:47 PM
by Ron Badour Go to last post
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Screen blanks when using navigation buttons by Phil M
This is a strange problem. When navigating in IE6, if I click and drag a slider to scroll a window the screen will blank and within 10 seconds the indicator LED on the monitor will change from green to yellow. No mouse or keyboard activity will restore the screen. If I hit...
January 21st 05 01:47 AM
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A good primer on the web for using LCD when you are used to a CRT? by Wayne Smith
Any good websites with tips for setting up an LCD monitor? I just got a new Dell 1905FP 19" LCD, and can't believe I have to set the brightness at about 10% and contrast at about 40%. My old CRT had to be at 100% contrast and almost that for brightness to get accurate photo prints from PS...
January 20th 05 02:41 AM
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Quicken Window Off Display by Glenn
I don't know what I did to cause it, but now whenever I run Quicken I can only view the Quicken window when it is " Maximized ". Minimize does what it is supposed to do. When I hit the restore icon at the top right of the window, Quicken disappears. I think there is a hot key combination that can...
January 18th 05 11:00 PM
by Jeff Richards Go to last post
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Trouble Changing Resolution by Jeff
I am having problems with my resloution. I am running WIN 98 and my can't change my resolution. It is stuck on 640 X 480. I recently did the following things to increase speed on my PC: 1) Went to Start, Run, msconfig, and disabled all of my start-up programs; 2) Deleted my cookies and files...
January 17th 05 05:19 AM
by AlmostBob Go to last post
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Big problem with jpg by JoeM
images opening with Win 98 on daughters machine.When clk to open it does nothing and Task Manager shows Explorer not responding.please help.
January 15th 05 12:46 PM
by JoeM Go to last post
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Screen Saver password by techten
Can't get screen saver password protection to work. Check is applied to "password protected" and a MS windows screen saver is selected...however when the screen saver starts and the mouse is moved there is no protection. The screen saver closes and full access to the desktop is available. There...
January 13th 05 05:43 PM
by techten Go to last post
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Conflicts with monitor while playing pc games by Clarity
I am currently having problems with a radeon 9550 256mb graphics card. The problem i seem to be having is when i play pc games my game will either freeze or my monitor will click to black. I know that it isnt a ram issue because i have 768 megs but im just not sure as to whether or not i actually...
January 13th 05 04:49 AM
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ATI 9550 and Multople outputs :HELP by Jeff
Hi, A question for the experts: I wantto use a dual monitor VGA for editing AND output DVI to my inch HDTV. Can Output 1 of the radeon 9550 go to my desktop 19 inch LCD and output 2connected via a y connector like this one http://www.pacificcable.com/Picture_Page.asp?DataName=DVIIY-7 to my...
January 13th 05 04:43 AM
by techten Go to last post
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Basic Information by OK Roadman
Tonight I am operating my Windows 98 se in the SAFE mode because both 800 X 600 settings and 1024 X 768 Pixles display setting now cause the computer to shut off. I am in the 640 X 480 setting now and in 16 color mode. My computer is one of the last last Quantex sold I think, I don't believe...
January 13th 05 04:29 AM
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Monitor failing or something else? by keith
Display will ocassionaly and quickly dim and/or shrink and bounce back. Haven't seen it while here in OE, once in a while in Hotmail, more often when just playing Freecell on top of desktop. Don't think I've seen it while browsing with IE 6 (MSNBC homepage). Most likely a monitor problem? Video...
January 13th 05 04:13 AM
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Can't change resolution by Manticore
Many months ago I saw in display properties under the settings tab where it said "Extend My Windows Desktop onto this Monitor"..I put a check mark in the box and played around with it,unchecked the box again and clicked apply,I thought everything was ok...Now I'm unable to change...
January 13th 05 02:24 AM
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