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Random lines in PowerPoint on Yoga 460

Q: Random lines in PowerPoint on Yoga 460

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Hello, I have a Thinkpad Yoga 460 with Windows 10 Pro.When I'm in PowerPoint and drawing with the pen, I randomly get a straight horizontal line, about 5cm long and to the left from the place where my pen was at the moment. I haven't noticed it in any other applications and I can't reliably reproduce it. I'm not touching the screen with my hand either.

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Hello, I have a Thinkpad Yoga 460 with Windows 10 Pro.When I'm in PowerPoint and drawing with the pen, I randomly get a straight horizontal line, about 5cm long and to the left from the place where my pen was at the moment. I haven't noticed it in any other applications and I can't reliably reproduce it. I'm not touching the screen with my hand either.

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I have a ~4yr old Thinkpad Yoga, first generation. For a few months now, I've noticed thick (an inch or so) squiggly lines on my screen that looked like lines from fingers or knuckles, so I didn't pay it much mind. But I just tried cleaning with a damp lens cleaning cloth + soft towel, and they won't wipe away like normal fingerprints. They're also very random, but very evenly distributed across the whole screen, even to the corners. So it doesn't really follow patterns of where my hands touch the screen when I draw on it. I'm worried this might be an overheating issue, or possibly adhesive showing through? I know the screen has like a matte protection cover over it (from the factory) so I'm wondering if it was applied with a glue or something and I'm seeing that. I did get the screen replaced about a year ago, due to scratches from the pen it came with. Anyone else have this issue? My warranty just expired a few months ago, so I'm really upset I waited so long to try cleaning the screen, only to figure out I don't think it's a surface problem.

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I have a ~4yr old Thinkpad Yoga, first generation. For a few months now, I've noticed thick (an inch or so) squiggly lines on my screen that looked like lines from fingers or knuckles, so I didn't pay it much mind. But I just tried cleaning with a damp lens cleaning cloth + soft towel, and they won't wipe away like normal fingerprints. They're also very random, but very evenly distributed across the whole screen, even to the corners. So it doesn't really follow patterns of where my hands touch the screen when I draw on it. I'm worried this might be an overheating issue, or possibly adhesive showing through? I know the screen has like a matte protection cover over it (from the factory) so I'm wondering if it was applied with a glue or something and I'm seeing that. I did get the screen replaced about a year ago, due to scratches from the pen it came with. Anyone else have this issue? My warranty just expired a few months ago, so I'm really upset I waited so long to try cleaning the screen, only to figure out I don't think it's a surface problem.

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All, I've just moved from a Yoga S1 (12) to the Yoga 260.  It's great, but I have a very strange screen artifact.  The issue is, I can see veritcal lines that you can see on your screen whenever it has moved recently. For example, when just opening the lid, or when using it in a train or car.  These are most obvious when the display is cold. It's most obvious on blue. If for example I look "full screen" at this image:http://www.wsllpaper.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/blue-sky-and-mountains-hd-desktop-wallpaper.jpgjust after I open my computer from sleep, they are really visible. I can make them appear by vibrating my laptop like putting on my lap and bouncing my knee. Or by tapping the side of the display. It's easiest to see when the room lighting is dark and the laptop is set to maximum brightness. The lines are across the whole screen, and perhaps about 6 or 7 pixels apart. Each is vertical and spans the whole height of the screen from top to bottom. I think they are a real physical thing, not a display artifact - that is, I think they're wires or sensors or something for the new active pen or for the touchscreen. They seem to be harder to make visible when the laptop has been on for a long time, that is, after the screen has warmed up.  They're very, very easy to make appear when the display is cold and has just turned on. Does anyone have this issue as well?  Should I learn to love it, or send it back?  The laptop i... Read more

A:Vertical lines on Yoga 260 Screen

I'm not seeing it here on your test image. Could that be some kind of image retention? If you could capture a phone pic I can compare it with my 1-day old Yoga 260. If there are any other repro steps other than waking up from sleep please feel free to include that as well.

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My X1 Yoga 2017 device is generally a delight.  Today, however, I tried to use "Stand Mode"  for the first time to display a powerpoint presentation.It works fine in tablet modeWhen I change into Stand mode I see the slide full screen (whether I was in edit mode or presentation mode)I cannot find how to advance the slide.  The following do NOT workSwiping the screen - I realize it shouldn't work if the touch screen is disabledTapping the screen - I realize it shouldn't work if the touch screen is disabledPressing a key  - I realize it shouldn't work if the keyboard is disabledIs there any way to show a PowerPoint presentation with manual advance in Stand mode?













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A:Yoga x1 2nd Cannot Advance Powerpoint slide in "Stand Mode"

Problem solved.  I found a PPT slideshow setting that workedShow Type - Browsed by IndividualAdvance Show - ManuallyWith this I can advance and go back by swiping.

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My X1 Yoga 2017 device is generally a delight.  Today, however, I tried to use "Stand Mode"  for the first time to display a powerpoint presentation.It works fine in tablet modeWhen I change into Stand mode I see the slide full screen (whether I was in edit mode or presentation mode)I cannot find how to advance the slide.  The following do NOT workSwiping the screen - I realize it shouldn't work if the touch screen is disabledTapping the screen - I realize it shouldn't work if the touch screen is disabledPressing a key  - I realize it shouldn't work if the keyboard is disabledIs there any way to show a PowerPoint presentation with manual advance in Stand mode?

A:Yoga x1 2nd Cannot Advance Powerpoint slide in "Stand Mode"

Problem solved.  I found a PPT slideshow setting that workedShow Type - Browsed by IndividualAdvance Show - ManuallyWith this I can advance and go back by swiping.

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Hey, Its my first day with the computer. The OS is windows 10.I have black line that jumpes on the screen, it comes and go.i tried to update the intel and nvidia display driver but it didnt help.also, when runing the lenovo test on the lenovo solution center i have an error on the mathematical operations test.The result code is WVC00F002-UK7VAM il appreciate any help, thanks.  

A:yoga 700 screen problem - black lines

Hi Golgolon,      
 
Welcome to the Forums  
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with black lines on screen in your Lenovo Yoga 700 notebook.
 
Connect an external monitor and check if there are line on the external monitor, also boot the system into BIOS and check if there are lines.
 
Also move the LCD back n forth and check for the issue.
 
Let us know the result.
 
Best regards,         
 
Ashwin.S





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Same issue even on external monitor or when dual boot into Linux. Laptop freezes and only way is to hard reboot, which takes several attempts to boot correctly. Issue is recurrent and renders laptop pretty much useless. Please view video here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/lwhBn2Dl37aew9jQ2 

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I have a Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13 that is having issues with the GPU (I believe)When I start it up, the bios screen displays OK usually for a few seconds then it displays a screen full of very thin horizontal colored lines and more often what resembles colored snow (like old TV's)It does the same with an ext monitor.I assume it is a GPU issue but doesn't appear to be a thermal issue.I have it opened up and the heat sink is not even warm when it does this.I already tried new RAM- no change.At one point I got it to display OK for about 10 minutes after doing the bios battery disconnect/ hold power button down trick. I could not get it to do that again Tried pressing down on chips around GPU area- no changeI am thinking it needs a new motherboard but before taking that chance, I wanted to check if there could be anything else that could cause this.I was thinking of booting up from a bootable thumb drive to see if it is Windows related or video driver related.If I need a mobo, any tips on where to get one at a decent price?I haven't had much luck with China boards.

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Hello folks, so far I really like the Yoga 720 but I have this really strange problem when I'm drawing on the screen. Every time I draw slowly (and sometimes even when I draw quickly) my lines become jittery and not in the wobbly sense. More in the "leaving-the-road" kind of way. Here is a video proof of my issue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyrS63BTJ6AI really want to use this tablet for drawing but this annoys the hell out of me. Is this normal? Is it a driver problem?I already uninstalled and reinstalled the Wacom Pen Driver and I checked the box "Ignore touch input when I'm using pen" in the Windows Ink menu.I'm having the 1080p HD Model of the Yoga 720 15 Inch with the 256 gb SSD. The pen I'm using is the active Pen 2 which feels really nice with the rubber tip. I used all kinds of applications like Photoshop, Sketchbook Pro, Windows Ink sketch, Sketchable and so on. I have the same problem in all of them.Can anyone please help me? I really like this tablet. Greetings

A:Strange lines with Lenovo Yoga 720 15 Inch and Active Pen 2

Hello WokouwokouThanks for using the Lenovo forums.You may want to try to update the Video, Chipset, and the Active Pen driver for the unit from the support page.
 
Make sure to reboot after an update on the unit.
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Recently, I noticed that my Yoga2 Pro's display keeps blinking and flashing whenever I interchange from Adobe Reader to Google Chrome. The display will just turn black for 1 sec and turn back ON again. Same issue with Office software such as Powerpoint or Excel. If I just work on 1 program and don't interchange programs, the display will be fine. I am very sure it is a display driver issue and it occurs after Win 10 updates. Booting in Safemode also will prevent that problem from happening. The Display driver listed on this website is not working http://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/YOGA-SERIES/YOGA-2-PRO-LENOVO/downlo... and will have the same issue with Intel 4400... I know that this model is obsolete and the warranty is expired. But this is obviously SW update/Driver issue with Win 10. Could someone from Lenvo help to fix this? Thanks a lot!

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Guru with a problem.
 
Recently, my 910 has started having an issue with flickering black lines that dance up and down the display. The lines are horizontal and are reminiscent of watching analog television with someone flipping a light switch on and off in another room. Hope that describes it. For a while, shutting down the computer, opening the display to tablet, then bending it back to laptop would resolve the issue. Now, it's pretty constant. Battery or AC.  On occasion, the display will distort as in the attached pics
 
Yes, have all the latest drivers. This really looks like a loose connector, to me. Have not broken open the case and do not plan to so long as it's still under warranty. 
 
In the MS Word photo, below, you can see two of the flickering lines toward the bottom of the screen. (ignore the reflection of a window in the "Paragraph" box)
 
Also ignore the reflection of a window in the upper left of the desktop distortion photo and the round ceiling light reflections on the right hand side. 
 
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Can someone please tell me how to apply random transitions to slides in Powerpoint 2007. I realise it is a dum but simple question.
The only thing in the help file is:
Add different slide transitions to the slides in your presentation
But refers to manual selection. The old powerpoint allowed you to selection all slides and aply all transitions randomly without doing it manually.

A:Powerpoint query or random transitions

When you have your document open click on the "animation" tab you will see all the transition icons and if you hover over them they will show you what the transition looks like - scroll down through them until you see one that has a question mark on it - it is the "random transitions" one. Click on it then just to the right of it is an "apply to all" button.

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Anyone heard of this issue before?
Random words repeat during the presentation, but not during the edit screen. It only does it on one computer, and its fine on all the others in the network. Here's where it gets interesting: the computer's hdd is reimaged every time it restarts . Anyone know what would be causing this?
 

A:random word repeats in MS powerpoint

Problem with this specific image? Or is this same image also used on other powerpoint functioning correctly machines?
 

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Currently, whenever I use Firefox, I get random black lines across the screen whenever I scroll down. This happens only in Firefox and not in IE or Opera. If I scroll down fast, the lines are farther apart. If I scroll down the page slow, they are closer together. This happens in Firefox Safe Mode as well, with default theme and no addons enabled. I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox but to no avail, as the problem still occurs. The lines disappear whenever I restore down or maximize the screen, although they reappear when I scroll down (but not when I scroll up.) They only started occurring when I updated to the newest Firefox. I did, however, install my new motherboard drivers just a little bit before the problem started happening, though I don't think that that has any effect. I reinstalled my display drivers as well (NVIDIA) thinking that that might be the problem, but it wasn't. Anyone have any clue what the problem might be and a possible way to solve it? Here are a couple pictures of what the lines look like:

A:Random Black Lines

The next time it happens try changing your resolution back and forth to see if it gets better.
Additionally, what's the CPU usage in Task Manager when you open Fx and see this?

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hey i tried to install my video card. I followed the instructions in the manual and used the wizard on the CD. However when I have to reboot the computer, the screen goes black and stays black displaying some random white vertical lines. This happens either right in the middle of setup or during the startup. how do i install it correctly? It's a Radeon 9200 btw
 

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For the past day random lines have been appearing on my desktop. The following picture is not my laptop but I found this image and its the same thing that happens on my computer.



The lines appear in different spots each time and will stay for a short amount of time. If somebody could help me find out whats wrong with my laptop it'd be much appreciated, cheers!

Laptop INFO:

-Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601)
-System Model: HP 2000 Notebook PC
-BIOS: InsydeH2O Version CCB.03.61.11F.34
-Processor: AMD E-450 APU with Raedon(tm) Graphics (2 CPUs), ~1.6Hz
-Memory: 4096MB RAM
-Driver Model: WDDM 1.1
-Current Display Mode: 1336 x 768 (32 bit) (60 Hz)
-Chip Type: ATI display adapter (0x9806)
-DAC Type: Internal DAC(400MHz)
-Name: AMD Radeon HD 6320 Graphics
-Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard 3577
-HDD: InsydeH2O Version CCB.03.61.11F.34
-Driver Version: 8.861.1.2000
-Driver Date: 7/5/2011

If you need any additional info to help me with this problem just say so, cheers!

A:Random Horizontal Lines On Laptop

It sounds like a bad LCD panel, video cable or the connection. Power on the computer and keep tapping the F8 key then select Safe Mode with Networking. See if the problem appears on screen. You can also choose Low Resolution VGA mode (or something like that) from the F8 menu. That will help determine whether it's hardware or software related.

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Hi,
I’ve read a couple of posts with similar problems, not sure if mine is the same thing. I have an HP Pavilion dv6t-1300 laptop, roughly 5 months old with:
Windows 7 Home Premium
Intel Core 2 Duo T6600 @ 2.2 GHz
Intel Graphics Media Accelerator/ Mobil Intel 4 series express chipset
This has only happened a handful of times, but it has basically been once a day since it’s started. I’ll have closed my laptop for a period of time, and then when I return and open it up, the screen will have these pixilated vertical lines. They’re not stationary, they disappear/reappear as I move my cursor and open/close programs (ie, not all the lines appear on the screen all the time, one column might be there, then a few others will flash on screen, then just a cross-section of the columns will appear—constant movement). Screencap doesn’t capture the lines, just the images beneath. I’ve attached photos to this post showing the display when this happens. I also posted a video on youtube showing how the lines move & change: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4io1KqJ2jU .
I’ve updated & run my Symantec anti-virus scan, with no results. This laptop has never been dropped, damaged, etc during the 5 months I’ve had it, so I can’t imagine it’s a problem with the physical screen. (?) Is this a virus? Problem with my graphics card? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!!
 

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Can anyone give me a clue as to what causes these weird lines? I used to see them very occasionally when playing Star Wars Galaxies with an ATI x700, but as of today I've updated to a GeForce 6600 and they're everywhere on Oblivion.

There seems to be no set pattern to them, worse when moving, and shift positions when you Alt+Tab out and back into the game.

I've updated with newest NVidia drivers, checked the connections, cleaned out any dust hiding around, installed a new 400w PSU, and played around for ages with the games resolutions and options, but not hit a solution so far.

Anyone got an idea? Thanks very much.
 

A:Random Jagged Lines in Oblivion

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The other day when viewing a powerpoint presentation I clicked to go to the next slide as usual, but then the computer starting clicking through many slides by itself and couldn't stop running through them. Now I can't control the process of any slideshow because the computer takes over and rushes through a couple every few seconds.

I noticed this now happens with facebook photos, as I press 'Next' onto the next photo and the computer intermittently tries to run through the whole album by itself.

I know this is a fairly obscure problem, but was wondering if anyone could offer any suggestions?

Thanks.

A:Random skipping through Powerpoint slides, now Facebook photos

Sounds like your mouse has turned against you. Try using another mouse (in different ports if you're using USB) and see if that changes anything.

To me it looks as if your mouse can't work out when you've released the button, and is telling the computer you've continued to click.

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Running windows 10 home, on aspire E5-511-P34X. Is this a software issue or the physical screen? It has not been damaged and windows 10 uprrade was done months ago. The first line appeared bout 2 weeks ago approx 1cm long and jagged edges, which is now grown to 3cm. Second line is thin & straight, approx 1.5cm, appeared a week later & third line is jagged and 0.5cms, noticed a few days ago. Please has anyone got any solutions?Spoiler (Highlight to read)  

A:aspire E5-511 displaying random black lines, first...

Hello, Do you have the same issue with an external monitor or a LCD TV using the VGA or HDMI port?Note:[Fn]+[F5] --> Switches display output between the display screen, external monitor (if connected) and both.

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Hi, I am getting random lines or colors when I go to desktop or hit refresh. It appears randomly. While playing games, running other applications, it doesn't seem to appear, but still, it appears randomly. Here is an image of a same web page, opened in two different tabs. You can see that in the rightmost part of the screen(where we have the option to scroll the web page) there are two tiny lines of red color. Its there in one tab, but not in any of the other tabs in the browser. Here are those two tabs.

There is also a small white-squared box near the right side, but that one is my mouse cursor.

Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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computer started freezing after i upgraded from xp to 7.i can run in safe mode with no problems but when i start windows normally it crashes randomly.Sometimes it takes hours and sometimes takes minutes but when it crashes i get weird colorful lines that sometimes have buts of letters in them and are the same colour as the screen when it froze.oh and my speakers go crazy too,they make weird random noises and humming and buzzing. this is my build_SOMEONE TELL ME WHAT I'M DOOING WRONG PLEASE!!!___________________________________
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate , 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) Processor 2650e, x64 Family 15 Model 127 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 1406 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 152617 MB, Free - 83218 MB;
Motherboard: eMachines, WMCP61M, , 0000000000000000000000
Antivirusanda
 

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I have a Y510P IdeaPad. Recently I've been getting random but rather frequent flickering on the screen (horizontal lines moving up, static-like, not extremely severe but very annoying). The flickering lines almost always appear either if I leave laptop running for long time, or shortly after I launch a graphic-intensive program like a game. It might or might not have to do with heat buildup instead of GPU, no ideaIf I random move the laptop around, or gently press on the edges of the screen, the flickering lines MAY weaken, but after a while comes back againScreenshots taken do not show flickering linesAlready tried:Restart laptopNo errors in device managerGPU driver at latest, both the Intel HD and the Nvidia OptimusReset 3D settings to default in Nvidia Control PanelChecking monitor refresh rate (60Hz, can't be changed)Anyone know how to fix this problem?

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I have a Y510P IdeaPad. Recently I've been getting random but rather frequent flickering on the screen (horizontal lines moving up, static-like, not extremely severe but very annoying).
 

The flickering lines almost always appear either if I leave laptop running for long time, or shortly after I launch a graphic-intensive program like a game. It might or might not have to do with heat buildup instead of GPU, no idea
If I random move the laptop around, or gently press on the edges of the screen, the flickering lines MAY weaken, but after a while comes back again
Screenshots taken do not show flickering lines

Already tried:

Restart laptop
No errors in device manager
GPU driver at latest, both the Intel HD and the Nvidia Optimus
Reset 3D settings to default in Nvidia Control Panel
Checking monitor refresh rate (60Hz, can't be changed)

Anyone know how to fix this problem?
 
Edit: battery never attached, always plugged directly to power source.
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

A:Y510P - Random flickering on screen (horizontal lines)

Hello Crane1Thanks for using the Lenovo forums.It may be possible that the unit is having some issues with the cable connection on the display.
 
Try a static discharge for this, it may help to resolve the issue or at least get rid of any built up static on the motherboard.(If the battery is internal, please just skip the remove/replace battery steps.)1. Turn the unit off2. Remove the battery and the Mains adapter3. Press and hold the front power button for 30 seconds4. Replace the battery and the Mains adapter5. Turn the unit on as normal
Hope this helps, let us know how you get on.==================================================================================Did someone help you today? Thank them with a Kudo! If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!
 
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I have had bad experiances with my windows vista laptop, first I lost the sound driver which now gives a loud *HONK* whenever an alert comes up, then I lost the disk driver (which isn't that bad because USB is fine) and now the screen generates random purple lines and dies, then turns back on, and repeats. This even happens during startup!

Any help on the problems would be appreciated.
 

A:Vista screen has random purple lines then dies.

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Hi, I have recently updated my laptop with Win10 x64 Pro and all was working fine, I have the latest drivers, no other conflicts in Device Manager. This started recently may be 4 days back, in the middle of work, suddenly horizontal or vertical lines appear, it keeps flickering, when I restart, this is from very start, some times, it goes away on its own and sometimes I have to hit laptop body randomly anywhere and screen comes back. There is no set pattern or trigger, jus random, I have attached the screen image here. Any Advice would be appreciated.  Random lines in display?

A:My Z570 laptop screen flickering with lines random...

it looks like your hard drive has gone bad. i have a Y70 touch. i have upgraded to windows 10 3 times in the past year and each time the hard drive has gone bad shortly afterwards. although my screen flickers were not nearly as bad as yours, they were very annoying until the hard drive completely died the first 2 times. this last time i knew what was happening and was able to catch the problem before the hard drive completely failed. i had windows 10 installed without all the extra lenovo and other manufacturer programs that i didn't need and weren't compatible with windows 10. i never tried rolling back the system but i was told it wouldn't have helped at the point when the hard drives had failed.

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Hey guys,

My problem is with a 4 year old dell. A week or two ago, I went to turn the computer on and noticed vertical lines of random color forming on the Windows XP loading screen. The computer then rebooted before loading to the desktop and repeated it's endless boot cycle.

I then booted the computer in safe mode (which I was able to do), and disabled my display adapter (An NVidia Geforce 4 Ti4200 AGP Card). After disabling that, I was able to boot the computer using 8-bit color. It looks really crappy, pretty much no color, but I am able to boot and use the computer.

My question is if anyone has heard of this problem before, and if it could be anything besides the video card dying on me. I was planning on fixing the problem by buying a new video card, but wanted to make sure that it was really the video card before I proceeded to make a purchase.

Any help on this issue would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
 

A:Random Lines at Windows Loading Screen (Can't Boot)

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Hello there, when I was playing on a game on Windows Xp (World of Warcraft) the screen froze and vertical lines appeared all over the screen. Then turned off after about 2 minutes. So I thought, "It must be overheated." So I left it for about half an hour, and turned it on. It's a hp computer so it said hp somthing somthing, there then was a black screen with a flashing _ . Then it went to Windows Xp loading screen as usual, but this time I noticed there were some lines going though the words "Windows Xp" after it'd finished loading the screen went black and nothing happned. However, the tower was still on. I also checked that there was no loose cabels, etc. All was fine. I left it and tried it this morning, still the same issue. I've read of simmilar cases on the internet like mine, and heard it could possibly be the video card, or just simply the monitor. Any help? I'm pondering what to do now.
 

A:Random vertical lines when computer is booting, the screen goes black.

danthebest said:


Hello there, when I was playing on a game on Windows Xp (World of Warcraft) the screen froze and vertical lines appeared all over the screen. Then turned off after about 2 minutes. So I thought, "It must be overheated." So I left it for about half an hour, and turned it on. It's a hp computer so it said hp somthing somthing, there then was a black screen with a flashing _ . Then it went to Windows Xp loading screen as usual, but this time I noticed there were some lines going though the words "Windows Xp" after it'd finished loading the screen went black and nothing happned. However, the tower was still on. I also checked that there was no loose cabels, etc. All was fine. I left it and tried it this morning, still the same issue. I've read of simmilar cases on the internet like mine, and heard it could possibly be the video card, or just simply the monitor. Any help? I'm pondering what to do now.Click to expand...
Inexpensive option - borrow a monitor to eliminate yours from your enquiries. Don't even think about a graphics card man enough to handle WoW until you're sure that's the problem.

 

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Whenever I turn on my computer with Windows 8 installed, I always get this Blue Screen. However, what's curious is that it doesn't display any message at all! It just displays random horizontal lines on my screen. Whatever key I press on my keyboard and no matter how many times and wherever I click with my mouse, not a single thing happens. So, I have no other choice but to hold the power button on my CPU manually to turn the computer off and on again. The same thing happens when I do that: I get the Blue Screen again after resetting. I try to turn the computer off and on again by using the same method to do so, and only then will the computer eventually launch Automatic Repair, therefore forcing me to boot into safe mode with networking instead.

It has been this way for several weeks now, and I am beginning to use my computer in safe mode on a regular basis. I know that I shouldn't do this since safe mode is mainly used to fix the computer; however, I have tried running all my antivirus software and spyware removal tools, to no avail. There aren't any viruses on my computer, and every single driver is up to date. I am also starting to lose hope since I can't even open some of the programs that I need the most such as Microsoft Office and other programs that I need for my schoolwork. Furthermore, since I am in safe mode, my printer was also uninstalled, thereby rendering it useless and forcing me to ask other people to print my schoolwork for me.

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A:Blue Screen of Death Without Any Message, Just Random Horizontal Lines

If you can use the pc normally in safe mode, I think it's a software issue. Maybe your windows got corrupted.
When did this start? did you install anything or change anything in your computer's configuration? try using MBAM. If you could boot windows normally, I'd ask you to post a hijackthis log.
Does the bsod appear after the windows loading screen or before or while it's loading?
 

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Ive been a comp tech for a few years now and this is the weirdest problem ive ever seen. First their hard drive died. After running DFT on the drive, i diagnosed it was the SMART controller. They Purchased a new WD. After I installed windows on the machine, I noticed strange blue lines appearing during BIOS and the Win XP splash screen. When I got into windows I noticed that the names for the login were faded looking. Once in windows it self, if you hit the start button all the icons look like they mesh together and dont display right unless I mouse over them. And in windows when I open IE, next to the cursor there are 3 vertial pink lines. Anyone got any clue on this one? The correct Drivers are installed and still getting the same problem.

Also, On this Sony Vaio they have a "recovery" parition on the orginal HD, but because the SMART is going dead I cant boot into Normal mode or "Setting that worked last" . Is there anyway I can pull it off and install that version of windows on here so i can get my spare copy and key back? I can access the files when the drive is the Slave but I dont want to fart around with the drive with it being on its last leg.

Sony PCV-RZ10C JIC anyone is wondering.

A:Sony Vaio and Random Blue Lines and other wonderful problems??

Found the problem with the lines. It seems that the video card (GeForce 4 ASUS) was going bad. Replaced it with my old Voodoo3 3000 and it runs like a champ. Having no more issues with funy graphics. New hard drive is now working fine. JIC anyone gets the same problem.

Still need to know if anyone knows how to get the partition off the drive with windows on the new HD, so i can get my key back. Thanks.
-TD

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RELEVANCY SCORE 45.2

Random Blue Thin/Dotted Lines on My HP Laptop Screen

I was recently transfering files to my new laptop, and uninstalling programs on my old laptop when I suddenly got thin blue lines randomly on my old screen in dark or black areas (see images). It is not in the same location on the screen depending on what I am viewing.

I hooked an external monitor to my laptop and the image is perfect. Another odd thing is when I screen capture the bluelines and view the image file on another PC, they do not show.

Any ideas?

Thanks!
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 44.8

Hello all.

I have a Dell Latitude D600 and at random times the display will flicker with horizontal lines. I can sometimes agitate it by gently twisting the LCD and it will flicker. I've done some research before and thought the problem would be the flex video cable, which I ordered and installed, but it still flickers. The LCD looks cosmetically perfect, as well as the inverter. The display backlight isn't flickering, rather there are white lines that flicker randomly, so I don't think it's the inverter.

I hooked it up via VGA to an external machine and only the laptop suffered the flicking so I believe that the graphics card is fine.

Here's a video on what I'm talking about.
Dell Latitude D600 Display Flickering - YouTube

-Dustin

A:Dell Latitude D600 Display Flickering (random horizontal lines)

Bump. I checked the flex cable connections to both the LCD and motherboard, and they're both fine.

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Aaaaand my recent hellish computer problems continue...ugh

Ok so my new bfg nforce4 mobo is installed in my comp. I formated my partition and reinstalled xp. But I'm getting intermitent graphic issues. When I first boot up I get Short horizontal green lines running in vertical rows up and down the screen. Plus most dashes in my text with the occasional number or letter and space. Then windows starts and I get blue cuts horizontally across the screen. This doesn't happen ALL the time. It seems to occur when I install new software that is related to video. I installed a new game demo and it happend. It also happend when I installed the video drivers and a few other programs. It seems to be fixed when I pull out the video card and put it back in. Oh and after I installed the most recent program that caused this I was getting a no keyboard error for the first few reboots.

I have absolutely zero idea what this could be. The video card is new from BFG who sent it to me back when I thought my bad mobo was caused by my video card.

Anyone have any suggestions on this. I could really use help on this one.

My current setup is...

MOBO: BFG nForce4 Ultra ATX Socket 939 Motherboard for AMD Athlon 64, Athlon 64 FX
VIDEO CARD: VGA BFG| 6800GT 256MB DVI TV RT
PROCESSOR: AMD Athlon 64 3200+ Venice 1GHz FSB Socket 939 Processor Model ADA3200BPBOX
RAM: gigaram 512MB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Unbuffered System Memory Model GR9053-512MB/400/SA - Retail
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A:Help: Video Problems: Green/Blue lines, Random text, characters...

An update:

I checked my Device Manager and I've got a nice little "!" that says "This device cannot start. (Code 10)" Dunno what the means exactly in relation to my problem, though maybe someone else does?

Another thing...I installed an old PCI card and the comp booted up fine no problems at all. But the card I'm trying to get to work is a PCI-E card so even though it sounds like it could be the card it could still also be something else right? I just recently RMA'd the video card even though it didn't need it (long story: my mobo was the problem, which is why I got a new one) and it took them over two months and 3 cards before they were able to mail me back the right formatted card, so I loath to send this one in again.
 

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Hiya

This download is for users who don't have Microsoft PowerPoint®; it allows them to view PowerPoint 95, 97, 2000, and 2002 presentations.
The PowerPoint Viewer 97 allows people who use PowerPoint to share their presentations with people who do not have PowerPoint installed on their computers. When you post presentations on the Internet, you can include the PowerPoint Viewer to expand your online audience to people who might not have PowerPoint, or to those with different versions. You can use this viewer to view files created in both PowerPoint for Windows® and PowerPoint for the Macintosh.
Notes
You can view and print presentations, but you cannot edit them in the PowerPoint Viewer.
The PowerPoint Viewer supports all PowerPoint 97 and PowerPoint 95 features.
Some PowerPoint 2000 and 2002 features are not supported by the viewer:
Picture bullets
Automatic numbering
Animated GIF pictures
Microsoft Visual Basic® for Applications (VBA) controls
ActiveX® controls are not supported by the viewer
Features
Provides full fidelity display of PowerPoint 95 and PowerPoint 97 files, including the animations, graphics effects, action settings, hyperlinks, and custom shows.
Opens presentations saved in PowerPoint for Windows 2.0 or later and PowerPoint for Macintosh 3.0 or later.
Supports printing of PowerPoint presentations.
Allows printing and password protection for kiosk-style slide shows.
In addition to running as a stand-alone application, the PowerPoint... Read more

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Hiya

This download is for users who don't have Microsoft PowerPoint®; it allows them to view PowerPoint 95, 97, 2000, and 2002 presentations.

The PowerPoint Viewer 97 allows people who use PowerPoint to share their presentations with people who do not have PowerPoint installed on their computers. When you post presentations on the Internet, you can include the PowerPoint Viewer to expand your online audience to people who might not have PowerPoint, or to those with different versions. You can use this viewer to view files created in both PowerPoint for Windows® and PowerPoint for the Macintosh.
Notes

You can view and print presentations, but you cannot edit them in the PowerPoint Viewer.

The PowerPoint Viewer supports all PowerPoint 97 and PowerPoint 95 features.

Some PowerPoint 2000 and 2002 features are not supported by the viewer:

Picture bullets

Automatic numbering

Animated GIF pictures

Microsoft Visual Basic® for Applications (VBA) controls

ActiveX® controls are not supported by the viewer


PowerPoint Viewer 97 for PowerPoint 97, 2000, and 2002 Users
English
Download


System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows XP

This download works with the following Office applications:

PowerPoint 2002
PowerPoint 2000
PowerPoint 97/98
PowerPoint 95
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...22-b51f-4910-93fc-4cf2832d3342&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

A:PowerPoint Viewer 97 for PowerPoint 97, 2000, and 2002 Users: Jan 3

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I've had this weird issue with my Yoga 910 where it restarts randomly every once in a while. I'd say it happens about once a day, anyone else having the same problem?? I can't seem to pinpoint what is happening when it does, I just go away for a while and come back to my laptop on the login screen, from a restart.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 41.6

Hello Sorry for double topic, but I've marked the previous one as solved. It was solved but the problem reappeared. So, I have bought an exhibition yoga 500-14 with 8gb ram 256gb ssd geforce 940. Every some time I do something (for example opening a new tab in chrome) one of my speakers (randomized, usually left) make a weird loud pop noise. It also can be caused by opening fix sound problems or somewhat. Also, it only happens when the laptop is on battery. Help please! 

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I have a very perplexing situation on my hands.
I have 2 PowerPoint files that crash PowerPoint when attempting to open them. The problem is that this is only happening on some computers. All the machines I have attempted to open the files on are running Windows 7 and have Office 2010 installed. The computers also have Office 2010 SP1 install so I have ruled that out as an issue as well.
Any ideas?
 

A:PowerPoint file crashes PowerPoint upon opening

Can you see the presentation file inside your thumb drive? If not, then TMP file may help you restore them or you need a third-party recovery software here. I don't know much about such data recovery software since I never used any. But if the PPT file is there inside your thumb drive, then there are fair chances to repair it by using Open and Repair.

If this doesn't repair your PPT file, then you must go for a third-party PPT recovery software. I have used such a software in my past. It was PowerPoint Repair Kit software what I used to repair my corrupted PPT file. You may check its free demo version as I did. Just search it on Google or you may read this article http://www.powerpoint.repair/

I came to know about this software from this article.

Hope this information will be helpful.

Regards.
 

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Hi

I have a Windows XP pc with Ofiice 2003 on it.

Everytime I open Powerpoint, create a presentation and click "save as", the default file type is a Powerpoint 95 presentation.

I've set it to "Powerpoint presentation" under Tools>Options>Save Tab.
Closed and opened Powerpoint, tried again, same problem.

Any ideas?

I'm guessing a registry change but I would not know where to look. I recreated the 11.0 key, same problem.

Pileyrei
 

A:Powerpoint 2003 keeps saving as a Powerpoint 95 document

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Okay.
This Router Caught my eye when i was browsing =D

the thing is that The Shop says its for NTL/Virgin Lines Only...
But on the Routers Page on Netgears site it says Smart Wizard® simplifies setup by automatically detecting and configuring your router for virtually all ISP connections

Strange eh?...
Heres the Links:
Novatech: http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/specpage.html?NGR-NR3500
Netgear: http://www.netgear.co.uk/wnr3500.php
 

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Need a VBA for microsoft word to join all lines into one continuous lines. Hope someone can help pls.

Example :

I am going to london.
See you then.
Hope you get something for me.
Sure we will meet up when back.
Thank you
Have a nice trip.
etc

Intended Result :

I am going to london.See you then.Hope you get something for me.Sure we will meet up when back.Thank you.Have a nice trip.etc
 

A:VBA for microsoft word to join all lines into one continuous lines

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