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Upside-Down Screen Contents by noorjabal
My cat lay along the lower end of my keyboard while the computer was on - which turned the contents of the screen upside down! Re-booting and shutting down have failed to solve the problem. I also tried systems restore but that didn't work either, although I'm not sure if I was using it...
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February 3rd 10 11:23 PM
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Wallpaper & Icons by Sean
Doing some personalizing. Is there a way to ensure that the background is displayed first then the icons? Seems there is some colour difference surrounding each of the icons and text. I never had a background prior and just recently established some wallpaper. Also, how can I add/remove the...
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September 28th 09 12:24 AM
by Winston 82 Go to last post
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Unwanted 2nd Display & Adapter by TheRealFastlane
Major Annoyance After installing a (MadDog) Nvidia GeForce MX4000 PCI graphics card in my 6735 Pavilion (latest drivers installed), at every restart, I get new hardware detected and windows insists on installing a default monitor AND a PCI VGA-compatible display adapter in addition to the...
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May 4th 05 09:44 AM
by Mart Go to last post
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System Restore and other problems by Jeremy Stanford
To Mike M and Noel P, A new thread for new and (old) problems. 1) You have been giving me advice on restoring operation of System Restore (in Folder View Repair thread). After reinstalling Windows from CD and reinstalling all Windows updates, SR still fails to work. Other problems. 2) On startup...
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June 14th 04 06:03 AM
by Noel Paton Go to last post
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3 split monitor screen by leemsbbe
After a clean system recovery for my dell dimension, install the drivers from the dell cd, I get a 3 split screen on the monitor upon reboot. How can I resolve this.Your help is much appreciated, thanks
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October 1st 06 10:50 PM
by Mike M Go to last post
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maximize by Sean
where do I go to change the settings so the window is automatically maximized? easy one ...
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December 10th 08 01:49 AM
by Doug Go to last post
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large visual display - Windows ME by Jasmine
The system will not allow me to change the display settings. Everytime I press the apply button to increase the pixels, the system prompts me to restart the computer. The settings do not change. Any suggestions?
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October 2nd 04 02:52 PM
by Mart Go to last post
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activation by coffeestain
I recently restored me on an old computer. It has an error msg, "windows product activation must be activated with microsoft". My cd is legit, came with my compac, what do I do?
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September 27th 06 04:29 PM
by BJ Honeycut Go to last post
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display settings default to 16 colors ??Smc not responding by david
My computer's display defaults to 16 colors - 640 x 480 and will not be reset through display/settings with "-alt-ctrl -del" - Smc not responding is highlighted, end task frees the computer but could this be an indication of the underlying problem the fault seems to have arrisen since i have...
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November 21st 08 09:13 AM
by Mart Go to last post
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KB891711 - problems?? by Noel Paton
Sorry for the cross-post, but this (hopefully) may be important. I'm attempting to correlate some data to find out the cause of people's problems with this patch Current advice from MS, is for those affected by the problem to either uninstall the patch (Add/Remove Programs) or prevent it from...
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April 9th 05 01:53 AM
by fastlane Go to last post
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Transparent Desktop Icons by Chuck O
I'm using an image as my wallpaper so ME is requiring that I enable the Active Desktop. What I'm looking for is a way to have the background on my icons appear transparent. Any ideas? The shareware I've found won't work with Active Desktop enabled. Thanks
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March 29th 05 12:16 AM
by Mike M Go to last post
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Monitor Problems by Ham
I have been having some ongoing problems with my monitor reseting to a lower refresh rate and extra default monitors loading. Booting into safe mode and deleting the monitors hasn't solved the problem. I did a search in Google Groups and found a suggestion to delete everything in the registry...
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August 1st 04 12:38 PM
by Ham Go to last post
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Strange picture by Me
A picture of a car brake cylinder mysteriously shows up on my desktop just before my system shuts down. Don;t know where it came from (although hubby is a car junky surfing internet for car pictures - but he swears he didn't download it) or how to find it on my hard drive to delete it. any ideas?
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March 24th 05 06:11 AM
by Noel Paton Go to last post
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ref my post "desk top display" by
In addition to the colors, the icons in the task bar on the right side, the colors are almost faded away. thanks
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February 16th 05 02:38 PM
by Mike M Go to last post
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Restore/Norton Error by bhaviland
I reset windows to an earlier state to fix a problem but forgot to stop Norton AV from running on startup and now the Help Menu, System Restore, Contol Panel, My Network Places, and various other windows and applications will not open, display, and run correctly. Dell tech has decided that a...
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July 30th 04 12:19 AM
by Mart Go to last post
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startup by Sean
Would like to change text 1. "starting Windows Millenium... " 2. "completed updating files, continuing to load windows..." thanks
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March 4th 05 04:23 AM
by Sean Go to last post
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tweaking by Sean
Under the start-programs ... is there a way to clean up this list of all the programs. I would like to remove the items from this list that have the shortcut on the desktop. Plus, alot of programs I dont use all of the time. Thanks.
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January 16th 05 10:25 PM
by Rick T Go to last post
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screen area by Stewart
I recently bought a 19" tft monitor and am very pleased with it but am puzzled at a problem I am having with the screen settings. It is a digital monitor and can take a setting of screen area 1920 x 1080 but if I set it at this then the desktop becomes a bit like a panorama scene and the task bar,...
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May 30th 06 09:17 PM
by Mike M Go to last post
11 1,166
Abnormal Characters Displayed in help indexes by Angie
I just bought a used computer from a guy who rebuilds computers in my neighborhood. A week after I brought it home (It has Windows Me installed on it) I started noticing little square boxes in stead of letters in my Windows Media Player 7 menu (left sidebar links where it has "Find Media on...
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June 5th 05 05:56 PM
by Mike Cawood, HND BIT Go to last post
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Folder View repair - no joy by Jeremy Stanford
Mike Maltby wrote (re missing thumbnails): Select Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 SPI and Internet Tools in Add/Remove Programs, and then from the menu that opens select Repair. . . Thanks for the advice but none of it worked (no newer updates found). Run: regsrv32 thumbvw.dll hasn't...
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June 5th 04 11:32 PM
by Noel Paton Go to last post
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