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Q: phantom display change!

Don't know if it was husband or child, but suddenly my desktop's start menu is squished into the left hand side of screen, and date/time are in German! I'm very green so any help is appreciated. I just want the generic desktop display with open programs on bottom of screen, etc. thanks, in advance

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Preferred Solution: phantom display change!

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I have an HP Pavillion dv7 , I was fooling around with music and decided for some stupid reason that I needed to install Bitlord to add music to my laptop, well I did not know what I was doing and now I have some new additions to my machine that I dont want and feel as if they are going to do more harm than good. I have removed the Bitlord through uninstall but now I have a new "websearch" that is there every time I open up IE and some program called  " isearch.fantastigames " pops up whenever it wants to , I ran AVG and it found nothing, is there something else I can do to clean this out of here thanks , sawzalot.
 
This is what I find on my home page when I start up even though I removed the program and change the Homepage  -  isearch.fantastigames.com/465
 
Thans for any reponse to this, I like this laptop and wouldlike to keep it clean and I have been very lucky up until last night.

A:Phantom change to computer, Help.

Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2 SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me. Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop.* Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.* At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and ... Read more

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I had 3-way SLI. Removed one card to run benchmarks with 2-way SLI. I opened notepad and it appears to open on a display that is no longer there. I had three displays (each display connected to one GTX980). I now have one display connected to the fist card. I have Display Fusion installed and thought that was messing it up, uninstalled it and the same thing appears. I used DDU to remove the drivers and reinstalled 365.10.
If I go into screen resolution I see this:

A:Phantom display shows up in Windows 7

I clicked "try to connect" and then removed the display but the problem is still there.

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I have an issue with a Windows 7 desktop where a phantom monitor is showing up on a particular station in display settings and there is no option to "disconnect" it. I have even tried deleting it out of device manager and it just gets rediscovered
again. How do I get rid of it?

John Woelz

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Hello Community I have a ThinkPad Helix (1st Gen) N3Z6CGES running Windows 10. Bought it back in 2013.Long time i was very happy with the device. Smaller issues, no big deals.Among others: Some static Windows control buttons burnt into the screen. Therefore, in September 2017 I decided to give it to a certified dealer, before my ThinkPlus service runs out.They changed the screen and since the Helix has this new screen, I have the same problem as it is seen in this video:Lenovo Yoga 3 14 freaking around... [YouTube]Exept for my phantom touches only occure in the lower corners of the screen. Which doesn't make it any better, though.Rebooting gives me a break for a few minutes, but then it start again out of nowhere. Sadly, for some time, after the repair i haven't used the notebook at at all, so I didn't realize there is this problem.During this time, of course my ThinkPlus Service and the warranty for the device run out. But then again I needed my notebook very urgently, saw the problem and didn't have the opportunity to give it to repair again.I improvised and turned off the touch screen in the Device Manager. I could only use the digitizer, but at least i was able to work with the Helix. Few days ago there was a Windows update and i noticed that this update resetted my settings in the device manager. I was able to use the touch input completely problem-free again and felt happy like a little child, not knowing how much is missed this comfort!The problem w... Read more

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I recently broke the screen to my asus n56vz. I ended up removing the whole top panel and removing the inverter cord.

I plugged in a external monitor and it worked fine at first. When i restarted i noticed that it starting running hotter and displayed a second option on a 768p monitor. My 1080 aoc was made the main display seen though its not the first monitor its second.

I dont know whats going on. I tried to delete or disable the second monitor but i could not. What should i do?

I used to have 33c temps idle and not its 50c. It used to display only the external monitor. Now it displays 2 and the 2 is my main.

I dont have any recovery or 8.1 disks... I tried a refresh and it said "missing files" so i cant even do that...

Im frustrated that microsoft was no help.
So i am pinning my homes here that someone out there in the world can help me.

A:Asus N56vz displaying phantom monitor in display options

Anyone?

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Hello,

I've been having problems with my computer starting yesterday. There is a program that wants to change my registry information, my display properties, and there are a bunch of popups when I go to the internet. Any help will be greatful! Thanks!

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:52:50 PM, on 5/24/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\ACS\AOLAcsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\TopSpeed\2.0\aoltsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Digidesign\Drivers\MMERefresh.exe
C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\DkService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\DVDRAMSV.exe
C:\WINDOWS\ehome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exe
C:\Program Files\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mctskshd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\TPWRTRAY.EXE
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TouchED\TouchED.Exe
C:... Read more

A:Spyware wanting to change my registry information, change display properties, popups!

Do not create a new thread for the same issue. Your other thread has been deleted. A 24 hour period must pass before a bump is allowed.

Please read this thread:

http://www.techsupportforum.com//sec...ijackthis.html

Please subscribe to this thread to get immediate notification of replies as soon as they are posted. To do this click Thread Tools, then click Subscribe to this Thread. Make sure it is set to Instant Notification, then click Subscribe.

Before begining the fix, read this post completely. If there's anything that you do not understand, kindly ask your questions before proceeding. Ensure that there aren't any opened browsers when you are carrying out the procedures below. Save the following instructions in Notepad as this webpage would not be available when you're carrying out the fix.

It is IMPORTANT that you don't miss a step & perform everything in the correct order/sequence.

You have mutiple infections, and this will take several passes to get it all.

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Download the file - combofix.zip
Within it, double-click on combofix.exe & follow the prompts given
Depending on the severity of your infection, it may reboot your machine 1-2 times.
When it's done, it shall produce a report which you should post back here. Should it not open, it it located at C:\combofix.txt

Also post a new HJT log.

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Hi everyone, thanks for looking.
Im running into a particular problem that I cant seem to find the reasons or the settings.

I watch HBO GO (i have a valid subscription) on my Windows 7 Home laptop and use an HDMI cable to connect my TV.

Scenerio 1:
If I leave the close the lid power option on hibernate, I must leave the laptop open and, when I connect the HDMI the TV, it becomes my monitor and I view as the monitor and watch anything full screen no problem.

Scenerio 2:
I change the power option on the lid close to "do nothing". When the HDMI cable is hooked up, if the laptop is open it uses the laptop display, if its closed it displays through the HDMI/TV. This is perfect and exactly what I want.
I can watch as the monitor no problem HOWEVER, if I choose full screen, I get gray borders and the "Full Screen" is not full and just centered.

I can not for the life of me figure out why and Im going crazy.
Does anyone know why the power option would have an effect on this and what settings I could change?

Many Thanks in Advance!!!

Max
 

A:External display settings change when Power options change?

Check to see what resolution your laptop's display is at, what the external TV resolution is when you connect it to your laptop, and MAYBE what resolution the videos you're watching are. This just sounds like a resolution issue. If the TV is at a larger resolution than your laptop's resolution, change the TV's resolution to the size your laptop is at. Then try watching a video to see what happens. Hope this helps.
-Lance
 

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Hey guys. Yesterday i connected my pc to a TV and today when i want to start up my pc it says "Cannot display this video mode, change computer display input to [email protected] Could you help me with this problem?
 

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Is it possible to change a touch display to a "normal" display in a HP Pavilion ProtectSmart 13-a187no ?

A:Is it possible to change a touch display to a normal display...

Hi @Karsten2,I hope you enjoy your visit to the HP Support Forums. I understand you are have a question about the touchscreen. I will be glad to help you. You can disable the Touch screen by  Press the Windows logo key + X.Select Device Manager from the list.Click the little arrow next to Human Interface Devices to expand the list.Click the touch screen driver (in my case, NextWindow Voltron Touch Screen).Right-click, and select Disable from the list.Click Yes on the dialog box that asks if you are sure you want to disable the touch screen driver.Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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i have a lenovo E-4325 laptop powered by AMD A4-4300m.i thought of upgrading the cpu so i bought a AMD A8-5500m cpu.I removed the old cpu and inserted the new one with thermal paste one it and screwed the cooler.when i turn on the laptop it boots up into bios and boot menu.when i boot the hard disk form the boot menu it boots into windows but no display.i say it boots into windows because i hear the windows logging in sound.i thought it was a BIOS issue and thought to update it but i cant find any update. the last update way at 5-7-2015(HJET75WW(1.13)).can anyone help me with thisNOTE:When i boot the linux(even grubs is not displaying) blindly its works fine...And External moniter works with linux but not with  windows.....

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Hi all, when I want to change the way my PC looks I can't do it the way I want. I right click the desktop go to programs, then under the Appearance tab I can only get the looks change by doing it myself, like in 'Windows Classic" I try to change it to "Windows XP Style" but when I click 'OK' or 'apply' the PC freezes. I have to shut off PC with button
The computer use to be okay. I did a clean Install of XP from my XP Home Upgrade CD. I really have NO problems but this one, making me NUTSO!
Any help please??
Thanks
Paul
 

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Can you change your display name not your loggin name on this forum ?

A:Can you change your display name

Admin can I change my display name not my loggin name on this forum ?

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I just got a Presario 5301US from my neighbor minus the hard drive, so I stuck the hard drive w/win.98 in from an old, slow p.c. I had been using as a temp. & it loaded up and my programs are on the desktop, but I cannot change the display settings. The Icons are all large looking & it overlaps the edge of the screen. It's just stays at 16 colors & 640X480, I know usually I can change between 3 different settings to make the graphics finer & everything shrinks almost & fits the screen. It also has something pop up when I restart that says I have to free up something else cuz it was conflicting.

Can any one help me, I only really use my p.c. for online poker & the display is crucial. Thanx.

-Prolifik
 

A:Cant change my display

You need to install the SiS graphics driver:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=20&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&product=93175&lang=en

Look in Device Manager and uninstall anything that is having problems. Some devices that were on the old machine may be loading drivers that cause problems with the new one. Then, reboot and most hardware should be detected automatically.
 

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Not impressed at all with the display of my Lenovo E31-70 80KC003EGE.I don't know which display it is exactely but it's crappy.Is it possible to replace it by a better one and if so, where or how can I find out which model? Thanks!stip

A:Change display of E31-70 for a better one?

Hi Stippen,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
 
Here's your Hardware Maintenance Manual.  Page 39 says about the Lcd parts & model number.
 
However, I personally suggest you to provide the visit the nearest authorised Lenovo service center for better hardware assistance & genuine parts.
 
I hope the above information helps.
 
Regards,
Shashi
 
Tap that kudos button if I helped. If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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I am having problems trying to play a game. I bought a game called tyclone (or something like that ) and I never could play it. Ever since I put the game in it has messed up my computer I thought I had everything fixed until I tried to play a game.(I also just bought the game.) when I installed it it did fine, but when I went to play game I keep geting a grey box that says (in blue area) generic1. and in the gray area it says display changed. I have tried resetting the display and I still get the same thing. I don't know what else to do. I have a picture of what it does on the attached file.

thanks,
ladymemi
 

A:display change

Lets try this for some info

go to start/settings/control panel/system/device manager.

Now go to the display adapter tab, click on it, what is listed as your video card.

Now go to monitor tab, click on it, what is listed for your monitor.
 

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I'm following the instructions here, but it doesn't work. If I change my name via the site.. it doesn't get updated..
Any help? Please? How to Change Display Name (Screen Nickname) In Windows Live Messenger 2011 ? My Digital Life

A:Change Display Name - MSN

try this: How to Change Screen Names On MSN | eHow.com

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Hello,I recently bought a G50-45,  while I like to machine in general.  Im not very happy with the display.   I would like to know if i could change the display to a 24bit full hd.   Is  it possible ...Thanks










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A:Change HD Display To FULL HD G50-45

Dear r_js, Welcome in lenovo community, There is no option to change the display to 24 bit full hd, cause of the difference between the specifications. Regards,Joseph

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Upon reboot the display resolution reverts to 800x600,. I reset it. It comes back. How to set default resolution?

A:Display resolutoion change

hi and welcome to TSF please read this then check your settings as described Microsoft Corporation

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I had to reinstall windows. Afterwards, my display came up as 16 bit and 640x480 pixels. I have tried to change it (control panel, display, settings) but it still keeps coming back up with the same settings.
 

A:Can't change display settings

Grab latest drivers, and if there's an installer, run it. If not, go to Device manager (right click on My Computer->Properties->Device Manager), go to display adapter and in the driver tab, select update driver and point it to new drivers.

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Just remember, i could be wrong.
 

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I have searched around the forums, but haven't find anything quite like what I'm experiencing.

roughly 2hrs ago, I go to open my laptop (which I haven't touched all day) to check my email, but when I opened it up, 2 seconds after, the screen turns funny, most of the stuff that's supposed to be white, turned a deep shade of pink. And it's the same thing with every page/program. If I open up a new screen, it'll look fine for like maybe 1 second, then turns pink. I restarted a couple of times, ran my virus scan...defragged etc, but nothing helped. I googled the problem, but that didn't turn up much consistency (the most popular answers were that either the screen I was looking at was supposed to be pink, or my computer just blew up! lol).

any one run into this? All the other colors are fine, just the brightest shades of white turn pink. I'm running Vista and it's an Acer notebook (computer is only a few months old, only online stuff it's used for is email and surfing from time to time). Thanks guys

-this is what it looks like

A:unusual display change

Ive never ran into a problem like this, they could be a few causes to this:
Your copy of windows has been affected by a virus or has been modified
Your display card is F***ed or simply your laptop is old

You should much around with the display settings and see what happens ( Go to desktop, right click, properties, and much around with each tab, especially with the resolution tab and stuff, also go though the advanced tabs and see what will change and see if it will fix the problem.

If this doesn't work, i surely don't know whats wrong with your computer.
You should backup everything, get drivers etc and re-format your drive.

Hope this information helps :D

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When I open my display properties, I can't change my background. I can interact with other items on the display properties except Background and Themes. I've been working over on the Malware/Virus boards for a few days with Propaganda Panda. We have ruled out Malware or Viruses. Here's a link to that thread to see what we've done. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/238312/not-sure-if-infection/Any help would be greatly appreciated!-Bee

A:Can't change display settings

Hi!I've read through your help with PropagandaPanda, looking for any clues as to what you may have tried.Let's jump to a reg fix. Make sure you backup your registry first, as follows:We need to backup the registry with ERUNTPlease use the following link and scroll down to ERUNT and download it.
http://aumha.org/freeware/freeware.phpInstall ERUNTFor version with the Installer:
Use the setup program to install ERUNT on your computerFor the zipped version:
Unzip all the files into a folder of your choice.Click Erunt.exe to backup your registry to the folder of your choice.Once done, go to the following registry key:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\SystemLook for a DWORD such "NoDispBackgroundPage" with a data value of 1. Change the value to 0 or delete it to see the tab again.

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Hello, I bought P50 last July with: Intel Xeon CPU E3-1505M v5 @ 2.80GHzNVIDIA Quadro M2000M3840x2160 non-touch Display When I was buying this laptop, I saw that a few people complaining the color of 1080P display was bad, therefore I chose the 4K display. But during this half year I found 4K hasn?t really had a compatible solution with all software, specially I have to use various types of apps. Then the 4K really becomes a burden to me since some apps looks very bad and I often have to switch resolutions for different apps. I just want to know if it?s possible to change my display to 1080P. I don?t care about the color that much, but more the compatibility. I?m still in warranty and want to change display by Lenovo?s after-sales service. Has anyone had similar experience changing it? Or any other suggestions? Thanks in advance.Best,Chen

A:Can I change my 4K display to 1080P on P50?

Sorry, I posted at wrong place. Please ignore this post...

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Is it possible to change the font the Visual C++ IDE editor uses? If so, how.

Thanks in advance,
Mike
 

A:Change display font in VC++ 6 IDE?

Tools > options and then scroll all the way over on the right to the Format tab
(you are probably best off staying with a fixed pitch font like courier though)
 

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when i moved to spain from the uk last year i bought a laptop here
windows 7 home premium was pre-installed
at some point and i don't remember how i changed the display language from spanish to english
i have just bought another laptop which also has windows 7 home premium installed
and i can't work out how to change the display language
the received wisdom seems to be that it is only possible with an upgrade to ultimate
but i didn't upgrade my first machine
is it possible that i reinstalled windows and was therefore able to select english as the default display language?

thanks in anticipation
bas

A:display language change

Welcome to Seven Forums bas1948. It is possible you may be able to change some of the interface language using Language Interface Packs (LIPs).






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Language Interface Packs (LIPs). LIPs can be installed over any edition of Windows Vista and Windows 7, providing a translated version of only the most widely used dialog boxes, menu items, and help content. You can download LIPs from the Microsoft Download Center by using the links below. To install a LIP, you will need to have the required parent language installed on your PC. If your language is listed as "coming soon," it's on the way—check back here for updates.


But yes, I believe you can choose English at the time of a reinstall as a fix. A Guy

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I am brand new to Windows 10, and have a fresh install. My display looks like the resolution is set too high. I right click on the desktop, select display settings, click on advanced display settings, and there I see that the resolution is 1366 X 768 and it is greyed out so I cannot change it here. It is a 17" monitor and this resolution seems too high. Is there any way to change it?
 

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I now have W XP. When I click on folders I get icons or thumbnails. I want to establish "LIST" as the default way to view files. When I click on List, it works the one time but then future clicks brings me back to the thumbnails.
 

A:How can I change File Display

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I have a laptop with Windows 7 and lately, after my laptop has been idle for a while, I wake it up and the display setting has changed and I have to reset it.  This is getting tiresome.  Windows Update is all up to date.  

A:Display settings change on its own

Try updating your video drivers. If you are unsure what video card you have, you can go to Computer, right click on it, go to manage, click on device manager, expand display adapters, and your video card will be listed there. If it just says vga device or something along those lines, you can go to the support site for your laptop maker, search based on the model or service tag for your laptop, and download the most recent drivers there.

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I have HP 15 NOTEBOOK PC and i update my laptop from windows 8 to windows 10 . But now i have a issue that i didn't change the brightness of display after update it before i can adjust it but now i didn't . , it is remain like high type and it occurs to reduce the battery power . So please help me sir for regarding my problem.Thank you .

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I have just noticed that if I hover the cursor to the right of a Google entry an arrow appears and if I click on it a large thumbnail of the web page appears. Is this something new or have I been missing something? I always thought that a list of advertisment links appeared on the right hand side of the Google page. Any help please.

A:Change in Google Display?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Judesman


I have just noticed that if I hover the cursor to the right of a Google entry an arrow appears and if I click on it a large thumbnail of the web page appears. Is this something new or have I been missing something? I always thought that a list of advertisment links appeared on the right hand side of the Google page. Any help please.


Yeah, it's like a quick view, pretty cool.

It's been like that for a while.

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i cannot change my display resolution or color resolution from 16 bit, the only options i have r 2 color and 16 bit, how do i get to install/use higher resolution??, i recently formatted my hard drive and had to reinstall win 98, i installed a driver for sound card so i have sound again, but the resolution has me stumped, any suggestions??, thanks a million...shauna
 

A:display resolution cannot change

If you don’t have a CD with your video driver on it you will have to download it from the manufacturer’s site.

You normally install it through device manager – right click My Computer>Properties>Device manager and double left click on display adapters and then your card.
 

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Hi.
Can someone tell me how can i change display in (music) folder?
To be more specific i want all the folders with tracks to show only Name and Bit rate.
I set it to look like that when i first got Windows 10 but i forgot how and now system has updated and everything went back to the original look.
So i would like all the folders in my music folder to go from this to this and then each folder in that folder to do the same.
Does anyone know how to do that?

Thanks.

A:How to change display in folder

Hello cactus, and welcome to Ten Forums.

If you like, you could use "Apply to Folders" to apply the folder view to all folders using the same folder template.

Folder View - 'Apply to Folders' in Windows 10

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Hi All,
I recently brought a new computer with Vista Home Premium. The problem is I brought it in China, so therefore the display language (menus, help page) is in Chinese. My question is, is there any practical way to change the display language back to English.

The change of display language is absent in the Language and Control Panels, I have searched about LLPs and GUIs, which I don't really get. Thanks a lot in advance.
 

A:How to Change Display Language

it may be an OEM version that is only available in one language - I'm not about vista but that was the caser on some XP machines

reading this it appears to be the same
http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/Help/4a90fe71-cca6-4965-ab39-97f92ca1a03f1033.mspx

so reading here
Windows Vista Ultimate and Windows Vista Enterprise.Click to expand...

you can only change with these version if you download the kit

to find out which version you have
http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/help/bc1adb60-9e03-46ab-9fcf-843151ff2d551033.mspx

How do I get additional language files?
http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/Windows/en-US/Help/35a1b021-d96c-49a5-8d8f-5e9d64ab5ecc1033.mspx
 

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I recently put a new card in my PC, and installed it, but when I go to properties it says,

"The display control panel is unable to change the display settings. Please check your display hardware in device manager."
I checked my hardware, no yellow exclamation, I reinstalled the drivers. I donwloaded the latest Direct X and installed that. I also changed from 1x, to 2x, to 4x AGP in the bios. Nothing seems to help. Any suggestions, thanks.
 

A:Cannot change display settings.

Try this boot your pc into safe mode and remove all the video cards in the device manager and reboot your pc. Now reinstall your new video card software so that you can change your video card setting.

Hope this helps you out.

[This message has been edited by paul smith (edited 09-11-2000).]
 

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hi, i have a problem, critical

i change the cpu of the GA-6BXC motherboar, set the jumper correct. but i get no display. i change back to it's original cpu. and i get no display.
i tried clear the cmos, still no work.

anyone have any suggestion/advise beside getting a new m/b ?
 

A:no display after change cpu. help hlep!!

Start by double checking all your connections, RAM, video card, power supply and heat sink. Did you reset the jumper when you put the original CPU back?
 

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Hi i am new to these forums and am hoping that someone can help me. i cant change my display settings. I log on, enter the control panel and open up personalisation, but I cant open the 'display settings' option. when I click it an error message pops up and says

'C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item.'

It is the same for Theme, Desktop background, Windows colour and appearance, screensaver and some other stuff in the control panel. I personally think I've changed or removed something in the registry, or have malware or something like that. it could just be what it says, although im not sure. I'm not very good with technical computer stuff so could you explain it carefully for me.

It's annoying because I left it in 16 bit while I recorded something then this happened. Also, I've tried running the computer in safe mode, its the same problem. then I logged onto the other administrators login and it worked! problem was, I couldnt change my settings from that login, only theirs. So please, someone help. ive been looking on the internet for about 4 days straight and have accomplished nothing.

I'm running Vista home premium 32 bit with service pack 2

Thanks in advance-
Keanine

A:I can't change my display properties.

fixed it after 100 days lol, made a new user and copied my stuff. got a new laptop now anyways

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So, I noticed when I went to associate all my video files with VLC that it said VLC media player, my OCD kicked in because the other option was Windows Media Player. I went to the registry key for VLC and changed the display name from VLC media player to VLC Media Player with the M and the P capitalized, but it didn't change anything. Is there a way to do this?

A:Change Program Display name

Are you talking about this?

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Hi to all,
I'm having a lot of trouble with my p.c. at the moment, I'm trying to work through the problems one at a time though. Every time I try to change my display settings to 16 bit high colour and then restart the settings stay the same. When I run directx 8.1 it says that there was a problem with direct draw.

Any help with this problem will be appreciated Thanks
 

A:I cant change my display settings

Can you actually move the slider to 16 bit high color? What operating system? Under the “Advanced” tab you should be able to select “Apply the new color changes without restarting”. What is your resolution set at now? Have you ever been able to set high color with your present resolution on your current monitor?

Processor and video card if you know? It sounds like you might have an older system with an old video card that might not be able to handle the combination of resolution and color you are trying to get it to take. Some older cards will not run DirectX or Direct Draw without video driver updates.
 

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I use a Proview TFT monitor, Windows ME OS
Blacks and darker shaded areas in the display now have like a green outline around them, like seaweed wrapped around a post. This became a problem about a week ago. All other colors are OK. Thanks for any help suggested!
 

A:Color change in display

Perhaps you've ruined your your monitor by placing it next to a magnet, like a speakek. Magnets can disorient screens and colors. I suggust you try placing your speaker further from your monitor or purchase a new 1.
 

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My computer got a virus, I re-installed Windows XP, and now everything is too big. So I go to display settings and it won't let me change the screen resolution and there is only 1 option under color quality (Medium 16 bit).

So I downloaded my monitors driver and unzipped it. But I'm not really sure what to do next. I think this is happening because my computer doesn't have the driver installed for my monitor.

Seriously very confused, please help

A:Can't Change Display From 640x480 & 16 bit [HELP!]

You need to install the current driver for the video adapter which is different than the monitor.

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My display settings have changed to the old NT Style since (I think) installing logmein (which I got rid of-I don't particularly like it.)

The titlebars seem a bit darker as well, like it changed everything back to NT 4 style...

How would I change it back to how it was?
 

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Hi,

I would like to change the display language of Windows 7 to English. Currently all software installed e.g. Microsoft Office display Thai Language in the command buttons.

I tried to read my help from Google, and the tips pointed me to Control Panel/Region and Language/Keyboard and Languages/ and to Display Language. However, the display language does not show up on the tab.

1. How do I make the Display Language option to show?
2. Is there any other way to change the displayed language i.e. use registrations or command line?

thanks!

amie

A:Cannot change Display Language

Hi

Do you want your Language bar to show in your task bar...

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I have a new computer! (yippee!) which has Windows XP on it! I cannot see the size of the text (too small) in either XP or the web (on the screen) can anyone please tell me how I can make it appear bigger please??
 

A:How can I change the size of text/display?

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I have a 6 year old XP system and have just updated the ram to 1 gb. When I reboot the system, the display is at the lowest resolution and the color is at the lowest setting..I change it and it just reverts to the same old fuzzy screen..I kept fooling with it and rebooting yeasterday and it finally took the change..But today it went back again..I did the troubleshoot and checked drivers, but nothing showed bad. I only have dial-up and it is down right now..Anyone ever heard of this problem?..Thanks
 

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Can someone explain how to change the display text in a hyperlink? For instance, when I send a link to someone instead of it reading http://forums.techguy.org/newthread.php?action=newthread&forumid=17 it would just say http://www .techhelp. com. I've spent all day looking for this, but have had no luck. Thanks!
 

A:Change display text in hyperlink

click reply and then click vB code at the top of the window
 

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I reformatted C drive and when I try to change the display properties from 16 color to 256 I get the following error. " There is a problem with your display settings. The adapter type is incorrect, or current settings do not work with your hardware". The video card is a Matrox, not sure what model, but when I tried the Matrox display adapters, the same error pops up. The only adapter that works is Oak Technologies Super VGA and only in 16 colors. I tried the Matrox web site but without the model name no help. The chip is MGA 2164WPC and two of the models use it but they are named Millennium. This card was made in 97. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
 

A:{RESOLVED}Change display settings help

should be this one Millennium II
drivers here for win98
http://www.matrox.com/mga/support/drivers/files/w9x_433c.cfm
 

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