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Changing Monitor Display Numbering

Q: Changing Monitor Display Numbering

Windows x64, 16gig Ram, 256ssd, dual video cards.
We have workstations with 4 or even 6 monitor configurations. There is 3D software that we use that is giving us fits. The developers came back to us saying that the primary monitor (1 in Windows GUI) needs to be the monitor we are doing 3D off
of. The primary monitor (1) needs to come off a specific video card (mainly dual card stations). It doesn't matter the order in Windows.
I am very familiar with changing the monitor order in Screen Resolution and this won't work. If I disconnect all the monitors and start with the primary monitor on the primary card, then add the monitors after that, it reverts back to the original
number before I started all my work.
I found a registry key that looked very promising. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\monitor\Enum has values that correspond with the GUI numbering. The values on my test station with dual monitors says: Default, 0, 1, Count,
NextInstance. "0" corresponds with "1" in the Display Settings GUI of Windows. "1" corresponds with "2" in Windows GUI. I renamed the keys so that 0 is now 1 and 1 now 0. Rebooted and the settings
go back to pre-modification settings.
I even tried moving the video card from one slot to another and just turning on the system with the monitor I want as 1 connected. Once I connected the other monitor, it reverts back. I even deleted the monitor settings in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\GraphicsDrivers\Configuration
and Connectivity to no avail.
Is there any way to get Windows to reassign the display numbering? I know this sounds crazy, but this is what the developer is telling us.

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Preferred Solution: Changing Monitor Display Numbering

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)


I am running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit on a Dell Precision M6800 laptop, graphics card is Nvidia Quadro K3100M. I have a 3-monitor setup: one monitor being the laptop LCD, and the other two being Dell U2414h. My laptop is on the far right. I've had these in extended mode with a Display Port 1.2 daisy chain setup for about 1.5 years. Due to the massive headache of the DP1.2 daisy chain setup not being reliable with these monitors (tons of forums on this subject), I recently bought an HDMI 2.0 cable so I could run one U2414h off of the DP1.2 port on my laptop and the other U2414h off the HDMI port on my laptop. When all three monitors are turned on, I like my main display to be the monitor on the far left. With the previous daisy chain setup, my main display would shift from left to right as my monitors were turned off (left to right). With this current setup (one via DP1.2, the other via HDMI), my main display will not shift to my middle monitor when the left one is turned off, so when I turn my left monitor off, I lose my task bar and all icons (they don't shift to another monitor). Is anyone else using a similar setup where they've had this issue, and was there a resolve?

Thanks in advance!

A:Windows 7 no changing main display when monitor is turned off

Hi Mike Moren, welcome to the Forum.

As you are using separate inputs to the monitors, one being HDMI & the other the DP1.2 port, you will not get automatic shifting of the main Desktop screen when you turn one of the monitors off, like you were before.

You can use the Windows key/P key to switch between monitors. You are using the extended screen set up at present, so only one screen has the full desktop showing. Using the Windows/P keys you can have all screens as duplicate also if you wish. Try it out & see for yourself.

If you right click on your main desktop & select Screen Resolution there are some options to select from as well.

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I have two displays connected to my laptop connected like this:
On the Screen Resolution page, each display is numbered and to get my screens to be oriented correctly, the numbers got disoriented.

This matters for a couple reasons, but my main issue is that my wallpaper is on the wrong screen to the two sides are swapped.

Does anyone know how to fix the numbering? Or fix my wallpaper?

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I have a Request_ID field that I need to be consecutively numbered (Not AutoNumber, I have that in another field for linking the table). Users will use a form to enter a new record into the table, and I need a pop-up or something similar to display their request number after they submit the record, as they need the number for their hard-copy request forms. This is a multi-user data base, and I'm running Access 2007 on Windows XP.


A:Access 2007- Consecutive Numbering entry and display

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Hello everyone, As described in the title, I have an issue with my Yoga 720 15" with the GTX1050 and external monitors. The external display disconnects whenever I launch a game in fullscreen mode or when I change and apply display settings in Windows 10 (for example when I change from extend to pc screen only and then back to extend). Basically whenever the screen has to turn black and reload new graphical settings. The only solution then is to replug the HDMI cable on the monitor.  I have tested this with multiple monitors and TVs as well as different types of connections such as usb-c to HDMI cables and usb-c hubs with integrated HDMI ports. Graphics drivers are all up to date.  Can anyone help me out here?

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I used to know how to do this but I have forgotten... I need to have the numbers for Section 1 (title page, TOC, etc) be like i, ii, iii, etc... and then Section 2 (Chapter 1) needs to be page 1. Nothing I've tried is working, and I know this is simple, I've just forgotten how to do it! Thank you for your help!!

A:Solved: Page numbering in Word 2007... different numbering for Section 1 and Section

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My Dell Insipron 6400 laptop will not support multiple monitors. I think I may not have a key driver installed. Help!!

I have attached two separate images, screen shot of my device manager and display properties and a screen shot of the same image on my mothers PC. (which is also a Dell Inspiron 6400)

On my PC, In my device manager I can not view the display adapters (there must be something installed and I do not have visiblilty?? correct??)

Also, on my display properties I do not even have the option for Multiple monitor support. (these are the same PC's)

I inserted my Drivers and Utilities CD from Dell, but I did not see any driver on there that was applicable to a display adapter.

Am I on the right track???



A:Solved: Display Adapters - Display Properties - DualView - Multiple Monitor Support

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Hello folks,

I seem to be having multiple problems all at the same time (all of which may or may not be related) but let me start from the beginning.

This all started when I tried to connect my Inspiron 1720 laptop to our television. For some reason my laptop froze, the image on both my computer and TV had white lines across it, and so I turned off my system since it was locked up.

I restarted and began having display problems - first windows were not opening in the desktop area. They would open in the system tray, but were "unreachable" by the mouse. I played with display settings and got the screen to fit...but now seem to have 2 primary problems:


Whenever I play games, view pictures, or Windows Media Player, I see strange "plaid boxes." However, the desktop is fine and everything else appears to work fine. I contacted NVIDIA and I have installed different driver versions, as well as the OEM (Dell's) driver's - all did not work - I still saw the distorted images when playing games, viewing pictures, and videos.

I have also completed System Restore's to points prior to when I was having the problem - unfortunately that did not work.

Here are screenshots of what I am seeing:





This problem may stem from the original TV incident. When I click on Displa... Read more

A:Vista Display Problem (display driver and/or multiple-monitor related)

The first set of pictures that you put up look like classics examples of bad video RAM. In a desktop PC I would tell you to swap out the video card with a differnt one to verify that is the issue since in a few cases bad drivers can cause the issue but it's highly unlikely. Professional service by a local non big box computer shop is your best bet at this point.

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Tonight I was playing a good old game. I minimized to my desktop while the game was running and pulled open Windows calculator, did some calculator stuff, but then the computer goes into a blue error screen and then restarts. A few moments later, the display on my monitor suddenly turns off as if it were put to sleep. And even if I turn it off cold and restart the computer, nothing appears on the display at all, not even a BIOS logo screen. So weird.

System specs:
AMD E-350 Processor x2 (1.6Ghz)
4GB RAM (upgraded from OEM default 2GB)
500GB Hard Drive
GRAPHICS: AMD Radeon HD 6310
Acer (eMachines)-EL1360G UW12P
bundled with eMachines brand monitor/speakers

A:Monitor display suddenly turns off, can't get the display back

You can try:

- Remove the power cord of monitor and PC for a minute. Not just shut down.
- Clear CMOS if you don't mind reconfiguring the BIOS

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I have a Benq FP7IE+ monitor that has suddenly stopped working. Here's the breakdown:

-when you turn the monitor on when hooked to a computer it will sometimes show the display for a brief moment (ie. showed HP booting screen at startup) and than stops displaying, but the blue light stays on the unit as if it is receiving a display. Other times it will display nothing at all, but the blue light stays on.

-with the blue light on if you attempt to press any of the menu buttons on the monitor itself again nothing is displayed.

-I don't believe that it's a refresh rate or driver issue even though I reinstalled the driver and hooked the monitor to PC running in safe mode and still no display (even though the blue light stays on).

-not the VGA cable, tried another, same result.

-hooked monitor to PC with the identical monitor working on it, same result, no display.

-if you unplug the power cord from the monitor and then plug back in and power back on it will always show the "Benq - Energy Star Qualified Monitor" screen as bright as ever, but then nothing is display even though blue light stays on.

-tried monitor on 3 different computers, no display on any of them.

Any idea what might be causing this? I apologize for being so long winded, but I wanted to include as many details as possible.

A:LCD monitor display shows for a second and than nothing (but display light stays on)

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I recently got a monitor from one of my friends saying that it was broken. Its a Dell 19in LCD. I have my main monitor a 22in Samsung wide screen So i just plugged it into the second DVI slot on my graphics Card. When i went into the display config i set up dual monitors just to see if it was working. The dell monitor would blink up then quit on me.

When i was messing with the Display settings I made the Dell. Not my Samsung the Default Monitor. I unpluged the broken Dell and restarted. Now my computer regognizes the Samsung as the second monitor and it just shuts it off and recognizes nothing as the main.

I managed to get it into safe mode and it recognized the samsung but every time i try go back to Normal Start the screen is blank.

How can i get it to recognize the Samsung as my main?

A:Computer is stuck in dual monitor mode and will not display my Samsung monitor

You might try reinstalling your cards video drivers

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Hi - I have recently acquired a new work computer with 1 widescreen Dell monitor (Dell E228WFPc 1680 x 1050, Monitor A) and my older 4:3 monitor (E178FPc 1024 x 768, Monitor B). The graphics card is a NVIDIA GeForce GT 620. I cannot get them both working at the same time on an extended display.

One is plugged into (excuse my slightly less-than-technical language here!) the 'main' monitor port and one has a VGA-DVI adapter.

When either monitor A or B is plugged into the main port without the other plugged in, they work fine.

When monitor A, the widescreen, is plugged into the main port and B is plugged in via the adapter, A works perfectly and the PC detects monitor B (if I set it to extend displays, programs open in that screen but I cannot see anything - the screen is completely black).

When B is plugged into the main port and A is on the adapter, B boots up normally until the point where I would usually see my Windows log in, when it goes black and I can only see and move the cursor.

I thought it would be a case of adjusting the screen res down so that they weren't so drastically different - in fact I'm still sure that would help but I can't get the smaller monitor B to let me do so and it doesn't seem to make a difference when widescreen monitor A is plugged into the main port with B in the other?

A:Extended display monitor problems with one widescreen and one 4:3 monitor?

That is usually normal. Try dragging a window over to the other monitor and see if it works.

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I have a dual monitor setup, where the laptop is hooked to a 2nd monitor (TV) thru an HDMI . I primarily use the 2nd monitor. Can I blank screen the 1st (laptop screen) monitor, yet continue to use the 2nd monitor with the lid open for access to the keyboard?(I noticed with changed settings in Win7 control panel, I can close the lid without cutting off [sleep, hibernate or shut-off] the computer and had to reduce the 2nd monitor display to fit the visible screen. But to use the keyboard one has to open the laptop lid, which kicks in the 1st screen)Thank you

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Hi everyone, Hope all is well. I'm running a T470S.  I have a primary display  (Samsung Syncmaster SA350) and my laptop screen is extended. Recently, I've been doing a lot of graphic design work and image editing.  After a bit of work and comparing my images on my mobile device, laptop monitor and LED monitor (HDMI), I realized the LED monitor is not crisp.  My images and graphics are a bit blurry, slightly pixilized (poor quality), and the color is off.  I've spent several hours playing with graphic settings and updating all of the drivers but I've had no luck getting it even close. I'm wondering if anyone can assist with either or option: 1.  Suggestions on how to fix the issue?2. Buy a new monitor if needed, are there any suggestions on a monitor that will give me crisp and realistic graphics? Thanks!

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I ordered and today received a new Gateway DX4831 07 Window 7 Desktop Computer and a new FHX2300 23 inch Gateway Monitor. I connected the monitor and computer in accordance (I used the HDMI cable connection between the computer and the monitor) with the included documentation double checked the connections and then turned on the monitor first and then powered up the computer. The monitor displays Gateway for a second or two and then after about 10 seconds it quickly displays no signal before going completely black. Upon turning on the computer, it beeps once and then after about a minute I hear a whirring sound as if the hard drive is turning. After that, the computer is very quiet (as I have read in reviews that it should be), but the monitor remains black no matter how long I leave the computer on. This is the second Gateway DX4831 07 I have ordered/received in the last two weeks. The first one did the same thing and I sent it back and reordered the same model hoping the second one would work. I really want to keep this computer rather than send it back a second time since it is full of features for the price. Gateway’s support is virtually nonexistent so this is not a reasonable option. All I can do is return it for a full refund within 30 days of purchase. Can you tell what the problem is likely to be and how I can solve it so that I can keep this computer. I’ve read in some of the online reviews that opening up the case won’t like void the warranty but I have not dare... Read more

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the display/monitor uses the generic driver for display and it is 1024?768 or 800x600 but it looks very odd it should be bigger because my screen is bigger. I have a acer monitor but is there something I can download to fix the display size?

A:display/monitor 1024×768 display size

first, have you installed the drivers for your video card?
if you have then you should be able to change the resolution to the native for your screen. If it will not let you report back and we can explain how to force it to the proper resolution. Also please follow the link in my signature and fill out your system specs.

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Hi, I have a very nice Gateway laptop, three years old, it is a P-Series MG1
with dual core Centrino 2000 mgz CPUs and 4 gigs of RAM and 17 inch screen.

It was dropped once from a short height and ever since there is a permanent black vertical band near the right hand side of the screen. Replacing the LCD
screen will cost $200.

I would like to be able to reduce the amount of the screen that the computer display uses, so that I can narrow it enough to avoid the black vertical band which blocks everything displayed beneath it. My idea is that there may be some way to adjust the display settings to a completely smaller size , to use only the screen only partially. I'd like to be able to just click and drag the desktop to a reduced size , filling to the edge of the blacked out band and no farther.
Do you think there is a way to do this? I am using Windows XP

A:Line on monitor, can I use just half of the monitor for display?

What you can try to do if you dont want to replace the screen now is just hook it up to an external monitor and use it that way until you are ready to replace the screen.If it wont work with another monitor then replacing the screen will take care of the problem.Trying to reduce the settings might work but i dont think its going to be practical enough to be usable to see anything decent.

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I would like to extend my display from the computer to the TV using HDMI cables. However, when I go  to Control Panel> Appearance and Personalization>Display>Adjust screen resolution>Detect...nothing happens, the second screen is not detected. What I am getting is:
1) The Desktop background with icons and the cursor on the television
2) On the computer I get Desktop background only, no icons, no cursor and therefore no control
Any help is greatly appreciated.
Thank you
Machine: HP Pavilion dv7
OS        : Windows 7 Home Premium

A:Changing The Appearance Of My Display

Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Displayclick 'connect to a projector' on the left side-baranything useful about this?

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Hi from yesterday night all of a sudden, when i was working my Screen started changing colours to Pink, Light Green. So is there any fix about this problem? Please Help!http://tinypic.com/r/invay9/9Lenovo Y 50-70, O.S-Windows 10.1, BIOS Version- 3.0

A:Display Colour Changing

Good day.Please provide more information about your system (model, OS, recent updates, etc), otherwise it will be difficult for the community to assist you. We will also be able to confirm that your post is in the proper forum.Regards.

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I have to put together a PC that can be used by the handicap. I need to make a PC's display color change to black and white only. Two colors. The person has a hard time focusing on colors and even inverting the colors doesn't work for the patron. Any ideals besides putting an old crappy video card in the machine.
Thanks for your help,

A:Changing Display Colors


Try - Start>Settings>Control Panel>Display>Appearance - Then under 'Scheme' select 'High Contrast White'. There's 3 selections, ord, large and extra large. Hope it helps.

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Every now and then, the clock time display in the right hand corner of my screen becomes incorrect.

For instance...when it's 1:58, it will say 12:58 etc..

I know how to change it back, but WhY is it doing this??

A:My clock display keeps changing!


visit the site might help u

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Hi everyone,

I feel like a complete fool . The monitor to my computer was working fine but for a refresh rate problem. I located the correct driver online and installed it, but there was no option to change things on the display>advanced>monitor window. I then resorted to changing other settings and in the process must have switched off a hardware option as when I restarted, the monitor only displayed the XP loading page... nothing bewond this... this problem has persisted ever since.

I have tried to investigate the bios for any clues, but all the changes I have made have not made a difference. Does anyone know what is going on? Is there any way I can change the settings. I tried to run off a spare hard drive, however, the same problem occurs.


A:No display after changing settings

sorry, correction: it worked with another hard drive (connected the old one by mistake forst time). I entered under safe mode and with last known settings that worked. The monitor displayed correctly after this... even after restart under normal mode . Has the problem been fixed permanently?

This still leaves me with my original problem. I have installed a sony driver for my lcd display as the screen refresh rate was insufficient and the monitor was running as Default Monitor. After installing the driver, I was expecting to see some more options under monitor settings, but it is still showing as before: Use hardware default setting

Could anyone advise me on how to tell the system to use the information provided in my driver?

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.



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Using Outlook Express, I want to change the senders display name on the sent e-mail. How do I do that? (it is the simpiliest things that make life frustrating)

A:Changing E-Mail display name.

OE->Tools->Accounts->Properties. General Tab. Where you typed in name.


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Hi from yesterday night all of a sudden, when i was working my Screen started changing colours to Pink, Light Green. So is there any fix about this problem? Please Help!http://tinypic.com/r/invay9/9Lenovo Y 50-70, O.S-Windows 10.1, BIOS Version- 3.0
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

A:Y50-70 - Display Colour Changing

Good day.Please provide more information about your system (model, OS, recent updates, etc), otherwise it will be difficult for the community to assist you. We will also be able to confirm that your post is in the proper forum.Regards.

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Hi. I have an old IBM Thinkpad 390E laptop lying around. It has't been in use for five years or so because its LCD screen is broken (it only has random colors on it when I turn on the computer). lately I decide to start it up and have it connected to a different screen using a VGA connection. The problem is that the laptop is still using its own LCD screen and does not output anything trough the VGA port so I have to somehow switch it to the other screen but without using the screen.
Can somebody please tell me if this is possible and if it is then how do I do it. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks.

A:Changing a display blindfolded

Try holding down the Function key (usually has Fn on it) and pressing the F1, F2, F3 etc keys.
One of these combinations should switch between the laptop's own screen and the external one and maybe both screens on together.

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I'm using a 32-bit windows vista home premium laptop, and the repair shop guy replaced my hard drive because the older one was damaged. Now my display language is in french and when I try to install English service packs I'm told my system isn't allowing anymore languages.

Is there any way to get my system running in English?

Thank you.

A:Changing the display language

Hi -

Language packs are available only in Vista Ultimate and Enterprise versions -

Install a display language

I suggest you contact the repair company and have them install an English version or you can contact your system manufacturer and purchase a set of Vista recovery discs -

OEM / Retail Recovery Discs + Recovery Instructions

Was reinstalling Vista included in the price?

Regards. . .



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My Display Setting have started to change themselves on their own. My standard Resolution is 1920x1200 and my colors is 32 bit. At start-up my screen looks like a photo negative. The Resolution changes to a lower resolution or the Colors change to 16 bit, or both. This just started a few days ago. No new system changes/additions or use of Safe Mode recently. Sometimes the screen resolution will look weird and grainy as it is starting up but once start up is complete everything goes back to normal, sometimes it stays messed up. I've run a virus scan, got the most recent Windows Updates. My NVIDIA video card driver is a GeForce 8400M GS with version I've tried updating that and Windows says it's already up to date (even though Windows online will list the most up-to-date video driver as 8.17....I try to update it to the 8.17 and it just says I'm up to date. Any assistance would be appreciated.

A:Display Settings Changing

Download and make a full scan with malwarebytes after you update it.
Check the drivers for the monitor
See if it happens with clean boot

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I need to change some display settings in the control panel. Specifically, the ones on the window when you type desk.cpl into the command prompt on vista. Can anyone tell me how to do this (if it is possible)? I know C++ and Java and a little VB, but general answers are fine too. Thanks.

A:Changing the display settings in windows

Try not to double post.

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I am trying to find a way to change the zoom level in Windows Display properties (where you can make your text larger) from 125% to 100% by way of batch file or some other easy solution.

My CEO has a dual monitors when her laptop is docked. I have her Display increased to 125% which allows her to easily read her e-mails, word docs, etc...
When she goes into a meetng with her laptop, everything remains at 125% on the small monitor and she is having a hard time navigating around.

I have been racking my brain on a way she could double click a batch file that would reset her settings when she is not docked, and then another file to increase everything back to 125% when she is.

Any Ideas?

A:How to automate changing display zoom from 125% to 100%

Why not just click "change zoom level" drop down menu in the notification area? Unless it's not enabled then enable it - enable status bar.

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Hi, I have a virus that is taking control of the VDU and changing the settings, contrast, language, size of window, position of window etc.

I've run crap cleaner, A2 and Spybot but nothing has been reveiled.

Here is the HJT log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 14:03:22, on 14/10/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor\McSACore.exe
c:\program files\common files\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\Core\smax4pnp.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Modem Event Monitor\IntelMEM.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Thomson\SpeedTouch USB\Dragdiag.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\... Read more

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Specs of my comp are:

AMD athlon +2100 A
Biostar M7VIP
ATI radeon 9600 XT
300 W Fortron Superquiet
80 GT 7200 rpm 8mb WD
PC2700 333mzh 1024mb (1 x 512, 2 x 256)
Windows XP

When I change cpu and motherboard to:

AMD 64 +3200 754 Boxed
Epox 8KDA+

Display just stays black when I boot comp. I can't hear any funny sounds when booting, motherboard shows code FFc. Anyone got ideas what might cause this? Do I need power supply with more W? or try another cpu, cause I bought this one secondhanded?

A:Display problem when changing cpu+mobo

Umm, you have to do a repair WinXP before she'll boot again. Here's a good link. http://www.theeldergeek.com/replace_motherboard.htm
Important, DO NOT repair using the recovery console, follow the website instructions carefully.

Good luck,

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HelloI have a  A10 700 24ish ALL IN ONE idea centre running on Windows 10Purchased in Dec 2015Just recently the screen resolution keeps on changing size and the mouse pointer shoots away off screen, coupled to this the keyboard stops typingAt a loss - it did have google chrome downloaded but that has been removedAny pointers & help would be great, but in laymans terms please - old numptyThanks indavanceKind regardsJonathan  

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Hello Everyone,

I have laptop which has display language in arabic.I am looking forward to change the display language to english.Request u if any body has a solution for this ..

Waiting for the reply....

A:Vista (Changing Display Lang - pls help)

Try START- CONTROL PANEL - Regional and Language Options but also note the following link in case you run into this issue:
Hope this helps

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I recently have just changed some bios settings like secure boot to off, legacy to on and fast boot to off and now when i start my computer their is no display, its not a blank screen, the monitor says there is no hdmi input. Any suggestions?


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A:No display after changing bios settings

I just plugged in my hdmi to my gpu and it works... its always so simple ?

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Morning everyone,

I am working with Windows 7 Professional 32-bit, in a network environment and I am trying to test it with our old GPOs we use on XP machines.

I am currently trying to install GPSI's such as Office etc.

When I reboot the machine after a GPUpdate I can only see 'Please Wait' while it installs the updates, but I know some of these updates will hang. I won't know what's hanging if I can't see what stage of the update it is at.

Is there anyway of customising this area of the startup to display which updates are installing?

Like in Windows XP where the box would appear in the middle of the screen saying "Installing Managed Software <Program Name>" etc.

Thanks for any help you can give regarding this.

-- Danoni

A:Changing Display of Installing GPOs

The answer to this I have since found out is to enable 'verbose' messages - we did this through a GPO on the domain controller. Can now fully see what is installing when loading Windows.

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I recently installed a projector and hooked it up to my PC. In an effort to reduce GPU load and therefore fan speed and therefore noise levels (I have a mostly reference card currently so... Quite loud) I have been disabling my second monitor while using the projector and vise versa. This takes longer than I would like. Is there anyway I can automate this with a shortcut?

A:Changing Display Settings Quickly

win key + p

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My pc recently died and I'm converting to a mac. I have a disc with my printer but the mac doesn't have a reader - so I downloaded EayStart from the HP website but it's not as near user friendly as the one I had on windows (or is it just me). It just seems very basic and doesn't give me the options I had with windows. Is there a similar programme to download to operate my printer on mac?

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Every time I restart my computer, the display properties ("Windows and Buttons" setting in the Display Tab) keep changing back to Windows XP. I reset them back to Windows Classic and as long as I don't restart the computer, it holds. However, once I restart, it goes back to XP. Is it detrimental? No, but it is somewhat annoying to look at the XP toolbar and the classic desktop. I am running XP SP3 and have never had this problem before. Note: My "Color Scheme" settings (Windows Classic) does NOT change, only the Windows and Buttons setting.

PS. It is not virus related. I am running Avast and recently pulled the HD and swept it as a slave drive with for anti-virus and spyware programs. Found nothing but cookies.

A:Display Properties keep changing after a restart


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I'm trying to fine-tune the monitor I have to replace the HP w2007monitor that came with the HP Pavilion PC. The DELL monitor is fuzzy and YouTube and HULU videos are j-e-r-k-i-n-g like a frame is missing everynow and then. Also, the display is a little too wide -- on the right and left. I can barely see the scroll bar on the left-- and if I move it to the right, I can't see everything on the right side. The DELL website shows a DELL N2010WFP driver, but this DELL monitor just says N20 10N. Is that the same thing?
And how many Hertz? Gosh, this is hard to figure out. Thank you!

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A:Changing out monitor.

Are you sure the problem is the monitor and not a resolution setting on your computer?

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My monitor keeps changing its settings. I have a compaq monitor and on and off the setting controls pop up on the screen and the setting have changed. The brightness and contrast keep going to different settings. I checked Norton to see if I had a virus and all showed clear..but heard this can be signs of a worm or virus. Any clues??? SHARI

A:Monitor keeps changing

Please do this. Click here: http://www.majorgeeks.com/download3155.html to download Hijack This.

It’s very important that you save it to its own folder on your hard drive, such as program files (not temporary files or the desktop), so that it can create proper back-ups and be able to restore them if necessary.

Close all open windows and open Hijack This. Click “Scan”. When the scan is finished (it only takes a second), the scan button will change to “Save Log”. Click on “Save Log” and then save it to NotePad. Click on “Edit” – “Select all” – “copy” and then “paste” into the thread.

DO NOT FIX ANYTHING YET, most items that appear in the log are harmless or even needed.

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Recently got i5 7567....GTX 1050 Ti ...I have an old AOC monitor which supports VGA input....through HDMI to VGA adapter connected my laptop to monitor... On duplicate screen mode and second screen only, it works.....but the monitor goes blank saying "input not supported" on 'extend display '.
display settings has detected the external monitor...while intel hd graphics setting and nvidia control panel are not detecting the external monitor... 
Need help folks...!

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Been getting frequent BSOD's after changing my display input.
Previously i was using a DVI Input through the Motherboard I/O. I then changed the input to my graphics card using an HDMI cable. I read around and was advised to uninstall the drivers using Display Driver Uninstaller which i did but these still mantain.
The graphics card is a MSI Radeon HD 7770. I'm running windows 8.1.

I've attached a crash list from BlueScreenView inc. a crash i just experienced. I've also included the files from the tool in the sticky.

Any help is appreciated

A:Frequent BSOD after changing Display Input

Please uninstall Hotspot. Test your HDD with HD Tune and post screenshots of Health tab and of Error Scan (not Quick).
Run SFC: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker - Windows 7 Help Forums
Disk Check: Disk Check - Windows 7 Help Forums
RAM: RAM - Test with Memtest86+ - Windows 7 Help Forums
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Realtek PCI/PCIe Adapters

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included in the AMD/ATI Catalyst WDM drivers package

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Realtek PCI-E Wireless LAN NIC NDIS Driver

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ATI Video driver (remove the Catalyst Control Center and only install the Display Driver)

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Hello All,

I am using Thunderbird 2 and need to Change the display format for today's date. I have
tried making a user.js file since there was none in my folders nor documents and settings
folder, but that did no good. Does anyone know how to Change the display format for today's date
on Thunderbird 2 ??

Thanks in advance...

A:Changing the display format for today's date

Did you happen to check out the MozillaZinr KB article regarding this?

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I just got a new LCD screen put in my laptop because my last one broke. It was done by the laptop manufacturer and cost a lot of money and should have been put in perfectly without any problems. However, about 50% of the time when I turn my computer on or restart my computer the display automaticlly changes itself to 1280x1024. At first I was just ignoreing it and changeing it back but now its starting to get annoying.

Anyone know why its doing this? Before the new screen was put in this would never happen.

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Hi all,my computer is pretty new and I have done a good job keeping it clean using spybot and other programs..a few days ago something changed and it now seems like somethings has hijacked my systemcan someone take a look at this log for me?thanks for the help,joshLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 8:43:25 AM, on 12/6/2007Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16546)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPS\mpsevh.exeC:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\sttray.exeC:\Windows\System32\WLTRAY.EXEC:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exeC:\Program Files\McAfee\MSK\mskagent.exeC:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exeC:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 8.0\Acrobat\acrotray.exeC:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXEC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\Program Files\DellSupport\DSAgnt.exeC:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exeC:\Program Files\Digital Line Detect\DLG.exeC:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Mail\WinMail.exec:\... Read more

A:Computer Freezing And Display Properties Changing

Download Combofix to your desktop.

Doubleclick combofix.exe

Follow the prompts.Don't click on the window while the fix is running, because that will cause your system to hang.When finished, and after reboot if it asks for one, combofix will open again to gather the necessary information for the log. This may take a while so please be patient. When done, Combofix will close and a log should open called combofix.txt. Post the contents of this log in your next reply along with a new hijackthislog.Please do not post the ComboFix-quarantined-files.txt unless I ask you to.

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How can I change the display name of an email in Outlook 2003 inbox? So, for example, if "[email protected]" sends me an email, my inbox may display, in the "from" column, "Joe Smith". But, with the same email address, it might display just "Joe". Same issue with non-AOL emails. One of my main clients has both an AOL and non-AOL address he uses, and his two email addresses show up as five different people in my inbox, in various forms ("joe", "joe smith", "[email protected]", etc.).

I'd like to change the display names of the two email addresses so they are the same (e.g., "Joe Smith"), and thus would sort and group together when I choose to sort by "from".

Thanks in advance for any assistance...


A:Outlook - changing inbox display names

Hi johnbrowning

Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

Did you try changing the Display Name field in the Contacts window?
You can add several e-mail addresses in one Contact window.

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