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Q: half screen is darker

Hi. Half of the screen of my laptop got darker than the other half. Exactly the half.Ive read something about "demo mode".Clearly is not a physical damage because is a perfect split in two.Ive tried starting Windows in safe mode but nothing happened.Any idea how to solve this?Thanks in advance

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Hi everyone, The right half of the screen of my new Y700-15ISK laptop is darker than the left half. (I bought it a couple of days ago, brand new.)Photos with various colors:http://i65.tinypic.com/zujamo.jpghttp://i64.tinypic.com/30xbgg9.jpghttp://i67.tinypic.com/2n8x65g.jpghttp://i64.tinypic.com/2v7yof9.jpghttp://i63.tinypic.com/261n2wi.jpghttp://i68.tinypic.com/10ht6b5.jpg The laptop has the screen variant where a semi-matte film is attached to the otherwise glossy screen to reduce reflections.Same issue under Windows 7, Windows 10, and in the BIOS. All drivers are up to date, I have not updated the BIOS yet though. Questions:I.Has anyone had the same issue? Is this common or just my particular device is bad? II.What could be the possible cause of this? Could this be caused by the semi-matte film? So, if I removed the film, would this problem disappear? If anyone has had the same issue and solved it by removing the film, I would love to hear from it.Or is this rather a backlight issue, meaning that the screen or its electronics has to be replaced/fixed in the repair center? (I did not expect this to happen to a brand new product anyway.) Thank you for your help in advance!Andras

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Good day everyone!  I got my 22fi like three years ago. On its first and a half year, the mid bottom side got darker like it got a circular spot. I let it rest for few weeks but it still got the problem so I disregarded it since I badly needed the monitor (and it's just a spot anyway). After a month, the left half side got dark too and now it's hurting my eyes looking at an imbalanced lit monitor.  I am suspecting a backlight problem. But it's weird because upon turning the monitor on, it is perfectly fine on the first microsecond of operation then turns dark immediately. I tried changing cables and monitors, the problem really is my 22fi.  Thank you so much!  

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Good day everyone!  I got my 22fi like three years ago. On its first and a half year, the mid bottom side got darker like it got a circular spot. I let it rest for few weeks but it still got the problem, so I disregarded anyway since I badly needed the monitor (and it's just a spot anyway). After a month, the left half side got dark too and now it's hurting my eyes looking at an imbalanced lit monitor.  I am suspecting a backlight problem. But it's weird because upon turning the monitor on, it is perfectly fine on the first microsecond of operation then turns dark immediately. I tried changing cables and monitors, the problem really is my 22fi.  Thank you so much!  

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Lately my computer's monitor has been getting gradually darker, even though I have all the brightness settings turned up 100%.
We had this problem last year while our computer was under warrenty and exchanged the monitor, but now we are having the same problem and no warranty.
Someone said something about reinstalling the driver (how, exactly do I go about that??).

I am using Windows XP, the monitor is a Compaq 7550, and I have an ATI Radeon 7500 graphics card installed.

Can someone help me fix this before my screen gets so dark I can't use it?
Thanks!
 

A:Solved: Help! Monitor getting darker and darker...

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When I started my computer its screen was darker than usual.I tried to change settings color,gamma and contrast but it didn't work.Pls help
I'm using win xp graphic gard -nvidia geforce
 

A:My screen is darker

Please post your system specs, To include Make and model System if Big Box, or same info for the following if custom or home built, Mother Board (including Revision number), Processor (Exact Model Number), Ram, Video Card, Hdd(s), Optical Drive(s), Power Supply Manufacturer Model, Wattage and Amperage on the +12V Rails, OS, and any other peripherals installed on the motherboard.
 

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My uncle has a nVidia GeForce 6200 and the daughter keeps playing The Sims 2, The Sims Expansion Pack and Sims Pets, it appears when she plays these games he has problems with the PC... namely he gets a 'Blue Screen' appearing now and again (BSOD im unsure as he didnt mention any errors or warning messages) and the brightness of the screen drops... (I noticed the resolution changed but I dunno if that was him)

he has a 22" IIyama ProLite E2200WS powered by nVidia GeForce 6200... he has never really had problems before and I 'think' it may have been since The Sims (or one of the ext. packs) has been installed...

we used the nVidia settings manager to adjust brightness which he said sorted the problem but Im suspicious it hasnt actually sorted it but make it look better (I have not been at the machine but connect via Remote Assistance)

Any Ideas?

Thanks in advance
 

A:Darker screen after Sims

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   When I test the video card driver the screen gets back to its original brightness, but when the test concludes the screen goes to about 50% brightness. 

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Hello everyone. I hope somebody can help me out with this problem. Since this afternoon my display looks darker than usual and with horizontal grey lines going across the screen wherever there is text. Also when I scroll up or down a page or highlight something these grey lines scoll up or down as well, and the screen since to continually flicker. I would greatly appreciate any comments and suggestions to help me solve this problen. I know is not the monitor since I try a different one on the same machine with no change on the display. I have also increased the refresh rate to 80. Once again thank you for your help.
 

A:Display Monitor Screen Darker than Usual

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I woke the machine from sleep and my main screen (screen 1 ) is flashing a darker color.

Any ideas?

A:Main Screen Flashing a darker color

This is a desktop, with 2 monitors attached? If you switch the monitors, make the secondary the primary, and visa versa, does the flashing move to the other monitor, or remain on the same monitor? If the problem remains on the same monitor, it's likely a monitor failure. If so, does the monitors menus (On screen display = OSD) also flash, or only the video in the background? Is the problem full time, or does it correct after warmed up? A Guy

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Laptop screen gets darker on the right side of the corner whenever  I touch the Right Side of the screen. 

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How do I make screen presentation of text darker, bolder, sharper ?

A:How make screen 'print' darker, bolder, sharper?

Try this extension, it works pretty well on a lot of pages, and it will remember pages that don't want it to run on. https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/high-contrast/djcfdncoelnlbldjfhinnjlhdjlikmph?utm_source=...

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Hi my laptop is behaving very strangely, while on battery the screen gets brighter and immediately when I switch back to mains power the screen gets darker. It's supposed to work the other way round if anything...

My power plan is set at maximum performance with screen brightness at 100% for both battery and mains however there is a noticeable difference as described. I also tried other power plans and had the same problem. Anyone suggest a solution to this?

Thanks
 

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How do I make screen presentation of text darker, bolder, sharper ?

A:How make screen 'print' darker, bolder, sharper?

Try this extension, it works pretty well on a lot of pages, and it will remember pages that don't want it to run on. https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/high-contrast/djcfdncoelnlbldjfhinnjlhdjlikmph?utm_source=...

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the top half of the screen is normal, but the bottom half of the screen is green and what appears to be on the top is also on the bottom half of the screen.  i had this problem about a year or so ago, but cannot remember if i did anything or it just went away after a few days. 

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My laptop has windows 10. When i power on my laptop often these days I see this screen comes up. After few seconds It starts beeping sound. I power off the laptop, then power it on again until the laptop boots up normally. Usually in two to three chances it boots up normally. After it boots up it doesn't give any problem it functions normally, its only when I power it on 70% of the time it shows this screen. It starts from the top and runs to the bottom those lines. What might be the problem ? I am using windows 10 on inspiron 15r SE 7250 I updated chipset and bios driver few week back and also changed the thermal paste on cpu and gpu

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I have an annoying problem which occurs very infrequently. For some reason there are times when the scroll bar on the righthand side of my screen is at least half off the screen. How do I resize my screen so that the entire bar and the up and down arrows are back onscreen? I tried dragging, but that didn't work. I'm sure there has to be a very simple answer to this minor problem. Thank you.
 

A:Solved: Why is my right scroll bar half-on and half-off my screen?

Use the positioning and resizing controls on your monitor itself
 

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Half black screen the other half works.

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there is a pink line about halfway across the screen and the top half of the screen is superimposed on the bottom half and it constantely jiggles.

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This problem occurred in the middle of me using it so it wasn't a problem wile starting up.My problem is half of the screen is lighter color saturation than the other half. the screen isnt in 2 equal halves the lighter half is smaller but the problem is irritating. The weird part is while on black there is no difference at all and you cannot tell the problem is there but the second its not black or white its extremely noticeable. ive tried restarting updating some things but i dont know what to do. Sorry for my english.

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A:Half black, half white screen with picture of 3 black leaves...

Hello @rpickard, Thank you for visiting the HP Support Forums! The forums are a great place where you can find solutions for your issues, with help from the community! I came across your post about the display issue, and wanted to help!  I understand that you believe the screen may be cracked. You can try performing a Hard Reset.  However, based on the information that you provided, the screen is likely damaged.  You can try reviewing the following document to verify, and for additional options: HP Notebook PCs - Diagnosing a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) for Damage Please let me know if this information helps you resolve the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution", this will help others easily find the information they may be looking for.  Also, clicking the Thumbs up below is a great way to say thanks! Have a great day!

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So I've had this computer for almost a year:
HP Pavillion a1250n
250G Maxtor HDD
2x 512mb DDR 3200 ram 400Hz (1Gig)

Brought to it's knees this weekend enexpectedly, I am attempting to install Windows XP Pro. I have used the maxtor diagnostic util to wipe the HDD to all zeroes, leaving one big unpartitioned space.

When I boot from the Windows XP CD it goes though the install just fine, formats the space, and copies the files, seemingly alright. When it reboots, it goes through the whole BIOS screen fine, it again asks to press any key to boot from CD, and if nothing is pressed goes directly to a blank screen, no cursor, no loading, nothing. Leaving it for up to an hour does nothing. Monitor is on, and signal seems active, but nothing is coming though.

I can access recovery console, but I'm getting in over my head at that point. Can anything in there help me?

Any advice is good advice, I messed with this all weekend long and it is getting old.
Thanks
 

A:Windows half installs, blank screen after BIOS screen

Hi

When the PC reboots after copying files it should then read from the boot device, it may be possible that the BIOS is set incorrectly with the boot device not being set as the bootable drive.

Go into BIOS and ensure that the first bootable device is the HD you are loading windows onto, also remove any devices attached to the bootable drive such as any slave drives and that the jumper is set to master, not slave or cable select, if the CD rom that you are loading windows from is slaved to the master drive then place it on its own IDE channel and rerun the setup from scratch.

The only other time I have seen this happen is when the drive itself is flaky, that was only once though and I had to replace the drive.

Regards
 

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I have a 2 year old Gateway laptop which, I understand, was actually made by Acer under license.

All of a sudden a vertical line appears midway in the screen display. Sometimes it is a red line, sometimes a white line.

Does anyone have any idea why this occurs? Is this a sign of the "kiss of death" for my laptop display, to follow? Does this mean the "end is near" for the screen?
44 Guy

A:Gateway Laptop Screen-new vertical line half screen

Same problem in Safe Mode?

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I have no idea why, but this just randomly happened today while I was moving around files on an external drive.

This is what the first few rows of icons should look like, but it's like everything under the word "Start" was moved down and partially off the screen. I don't know how to get it back, or which process to attempt restarting (is the Start screen handled by the explorer.exe process?)

Also, the right-click menu (which is usually on the bottom) is completely hidden, so I can't use any of that functionality.

A:Half of my Start screen is suddenly off the bottom of the screen!

Hello there!

I would try doing a System Restore, under Action Center. Or I would try running the line sfc/ scannow in an administrative command prompt box, then restart.

Actually, have you restarted?

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I'm looking for a software that allows me to see a picture (jpg, etc...) in full screen but at the same time that I can have at half screen able to for example use Word 2013 at the same time

When I use Windows Photo Viewer the only way to see a picture full screen is playing the slide show and then pressing pause so that the pic does not change, but when I have it at half screen the rest of the screen is black I cannot have my screen with another program to write on there.

which pic software may allow that?

I'm not looking for advanced photo programs because I don't want to edit the pic just to see it in full screen.

A:full screen photo viewer at half screen

To start, there is a difference between the Maximize/Restore button in the middle of the 3 at top right corner of windows and the feature of Full Screen gained by toggling the F11 key on most computers. Using Full Screen allows viewing but not toolbars, Taskbar, etc. One way of getting part of what you want is to have two windows/programs open and right-click the Taskbar to choose how the windows are displayed. Clicking in the middle of the image windows to get the focus on it then pressing F11 should show the image plus it wouldn't affect the other program. It probably would work better if using a 23" or larger monitor or using 2 monitors, splitting the tasks between them.

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same pic looks great on 1 monitor and histogram agrees
pic looks darker on the other monitor

fix ?

thanks
 

A:2 lcd-s, 1 is darker than the other

Are the 2 monitors Identical Manufacturer and Model?
 

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Do i have a virus? My desktop is half taskbar start button and half desktop back ground???? I've included a picture and my logfile. Can anybody help?


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:30:56 PM, on 11/26/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\runservice.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Comcast\Desktop Doctor\bin\sprtcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Comcast\Desktop Doctor\bin\sprtsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\vso\mcmnhdlr.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\NOTEPAD.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\taskmgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
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A:Half Screen

Right click the taskbar and unlock it.
After it is unlocked try grabbing the edge of it and dragging it towards the bottom of your screen.

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My daughter has a Vostro 1000 with Windows XP. When she came home, the screen shows approximately a third of the screen starting from the top and is horizontal. I cannot reload the video card as there is not enough screen displayed to choose to re-load. Any suggestions on what my problem could be and options to correct?

A:Half screen

From the limited info you gave, I would suspect either the monitor its self is going bad or perhaps the buttons that control the veiw on the monitor just need to be adjusted. Im not sure if a Vostro 1000 is a desktop with a seperate monitor or a laptop. If its a laptop you might try plugging in an external monitor if your able. If that monitor works correctly it may very well be the monitor itself. Does that make sense? Let me know so that I can better assist you.

Thanks
Patmark

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After my computer has been on a while my screen goes up half of the page, I can't hardly see my task bar when it does that, I checked to see if the fan was running ,which it is,I have no clue how to fix it this make 2 monitors that has done this,the first 1 had lines running all along the screen about half way down the screen, my son-in-law took the 1st one home and had no problems with it.
Thanks For Any Help !!!!
 

A:Half Screen

Can you please post a screen shot

1. Press the Print Screen button just above the Insert Key on your Keyboard
2. Then go to Start > Run and type MSPAINT.exe
3. Once paint has opened, click Editand Paste
4. Then save the picture and upload this to this thread.
 

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Exactly half of my screen(left side) got physically destroyed, so I've been using only the right half side of my screen(yea it is really tough).

I need a way to convert the half right side of my screen to full screen. Is there a way?
I use NVIDIA graphics/windows 7 64bit/15 inch wide screen

A:How to only use half of the screen? :/

No, that is not possible. Sorry.

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This maybe me being VERY picky but I am fond of the colour that I for the window of a program or whatever but the taskbar is darker, I understand it is the background of desktop making it darker but is there a way of making it the same colour as the window?

Thanks.

A:Taskbar darker?

Disable Task Bar transparency usually with the aid of a third party application or applying a alternative theme.

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when i going into my facebook and click on my games when the game comes up half the screen is covered by game aps and i can play my games
 

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I have a HP DV6-6128ca. I just recently discovered an issue I have never noticed before, the two halves of my screen are not in sync. I notice it the most when I am watching a video, and the camera pans or has a lot of movement, straight down the center of my screen (doesn't matter where the video is) you can see the two halves out of sync, it looks like when you're playing games and do not have vertical sync on. I have tried to uninstall Spyder, MacType, and all of my video card drivers, I am just at a loss now. I have the AMD Radeon 6600M and 6700M Series
and AMD Radeon HD 6520G
drivers installed.
 

A:One half of screen is out of sync

Can anyone help me out at all? In any way?
 

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Half of my screen is started to flatter. What should I do?

A:Half of the screen is fluttering

Hi Volkan87
Thanks for writing to us.
Please provide us your system tag#, email address and name via private message,by clicking on my name in blue and then select send a private message, so we can help you further with troubleshooting.
If its a laptop please try an external  monitor and observe if the symptoms appear on it.
Also you can run diagnostics from f12 menu and check if you get the same symptoms.
await your response.
Regards

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I can only get a half screen on my monitor. Whats wrong? How do I fix it? I need this puter for work and I cant read the screen cuz everything is so condensed! Please help.
Sorry, it's windows xp professional sp2.

A:Half Screen...need Help Quick!

Try changing the display resolution settings.

Right-click on the desktop > Properties > Settings tab.

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I have been having some trouble with my monitors display. ON ocasion, more often than not, when I boot my computer the display is cut in half and the top is black. I have tried everything I can think of to try an solve the problem including wiping the xp operating system and re-installing. The only other thing I could think of is that it may be a hardware problem like a faulty pin in hte monitors power chord. If anyone can shed some light on my situation I will be very grateful. Thankyou for your time.
 

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Dont know how to get rid of it. tried accessabilitys and display in control panel. If you have any ideas let me know thanks
 

A:half of screen is magnifyied

In both Windows 2000 and XP, you can right click in the magnified area and choose Exit. This is assuming the magnification is coming from the "Magnifier" program.

Hope this helps

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I think i may have downloaded a virus? When i start windows and taken to the desktop my icons are in the top half of the screen and the bottom half is a giant green start bar without the word start on it (Its just green.) EXTRA LARGE TASKBAR I GUESS??????
 

A:Solved: Half Screen

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Half of my laptop screen is green all the time. It's split vertically and it's on the right hand side. How do I fix this?

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My desktop screen is messed up. The taskbar is completely green like the start bar but blank. Basically one large green button across the bottom. I have tried quite a few things and so far nothing has worked. I have been told its malware but havent been able to rid of it. Please help!!!!
I included a screenshot of my desktop and my HJT log.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:19:06 PM, on 11/27/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\runservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Comcast\Desktop Doctor\bin\sprtsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
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A:Half Screen: Possible Malware Please Help!

Hello Shyne3805
Still problems ?

Can you right click the taskbar and choose properties
I assume you have tried right click taskbar untick lock the task bar then tried dragging it up a bit ?
I'm uncertain if you tried this advice already.
on your monitor find and use the option to expand or decrease vertical
screen size

Another thing to try is setting it to use the default theme
rightclick on the desktop > properties, under theme choose windows XP, click apply then OK.

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Hiya. I have a Vivienne Tam 1066EA netbook. The screen started to go a bit 'strobey' recently, and now when I switch it on, I see this:

Any advice?

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Half a screen visible

Faulty LCD, if it's under warranty, have it serviced.
 

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I may need a new monitor! I'm a novice but i av a plug n play monitor which seems to use ATI radeon express 2000 series for it's graphics??? anyway i can now only see the left hand side of the screen, the other is a greyish white colour with 5 vertical lines down it. i use a windows xp home sp3 op. i av tried to troubleshoot changing screen revs, safe mode, system restore ect with no joy, can you please help? i am sorry if this is already part of a tread but please understand i only av half a screen to work with for any help I thank you in adavance
 

A:i am working with half a screen! please help?

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theres a white box going half way across my computer screen, it started as a small box in the right lower corner, now its going half way across the screen, please help?! D:

A:white box across half of screen

Hi, welcome to the forums, there could be a number of causes for this, a splash screen corrupt or a shell object error to name just two. Lets try the simple fix first.

Go to start ,search, and type:- cmd, right click on the returned cmd.exe and select "run as administrator" at the prompt (copy paste)


Code:
taskkill /im explorer.exe /f & regsvr32 /u shell32.dll & regsvr32 /i shell32.dll & shutdown -r
press enter

Your desktop will go blank and some messages will pop up one saying your computer will shut down, let it do so, it will restart automatically.. let us know what happens.

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Sorry if I answered the product information incorrectly and unclearly, but I still hope someone can help. Almost all the time, half of my laptop shows randomly colored lines and I have to either hold the screen or hit it lightly for it to show the full screen. It's a mirical when it actually shows the full screen like now. Almost nearly the slightest movement will cause half of the screen to go crazy with colors. I'm pretty much afraid to move it or put it down unless I am going to have to not be on it for a while. I have had this laptop for about four years, if that helps. The laptop will sometimes show rainbow colors only in the middle of the screen rather than on the whole half of the screen. One side is always uneffected (The left side). It began about a few weeks ago, but wasn't a big problem until now. I don't take it much out of the house. While carrying it from one room to another, I may have accidently hit it (if that helps). Would I need tools to fix it, an expert to fix it, or would it be better to buy a new one entirely? 

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