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B590 - Main screen not working with Windows 10

Q: B590 - Main screen not working with Windows 10

Hi. I just updated to Windows 10. The first time it start it worked fine, but today the main screen is not working. During the start up i can see the Lenovo logo on the main screen, after that the screen turns black. The external screen works. It looks like Windows doesn't detect the main screen, because on the device manager only shows 1 screen (the external one)! 've disconnected the external screen and i've done a screen capture, then no screens are shown on the device manager:
























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Hello and thanks in advance for your help! My friend has a Lenovo B590 notebook and couple weeks back it upgraded from Win 8.1 to 10 by itself. Now she's unable to connect to the Internet, but connecting to different Wi-fi networks works okay. We've tried to look for B590 specific Wi-fi drivers but couldn't find any. We're not especially tech savvy so we'd be most pleased if someone gave us in detail instructions on how to solve this problem. Thanks!

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I am not able to write on keyboard nor use F keys...keyboard for example opens menu if SPACE is used..etc... S for save ...not able to write not one dammned key

A:B590 keyboard not working

Dear serbin,
 
Welcome in lenovo community,
 
Please try to,
 
1- Turn off the laptop >> Unplug the charger >> Remove the battery >> Hold the power button for 20 seconds.
2- Connect the charger only >> Hold the power button for 10 seconds.
3- Turn on the laptop normal and check.
 
Regards,
Joseph

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Hi folks!Unfortunately, my 2 year old pushed some buttons on my Lenovo B590 laptop and something isn't right. Upon start up (Windows 7 64), I get a black screen with a moving cursor. Ctrl+alt+del doesn't bring up the task manager.I double checked the boot order in BIOS and that looks OK.Restarting in Safe mode works.I also updated the video drivers, and (strangely) I was able to restart in normal and everything looked fine. However, when I restarted again after that, I was back to the black screen in Normal.I've been Googling all morning, and done what I've found. If anyone else has any other suggestions, I'd be grateful for them. And if you have any questions for me, please don't hesitate to ask.Thanks!

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I own a B590 (20208) with Windows 10 (64 bit).I tried running "BIOS Update Utility for Windows 10 (64-bit), 8.1 (64-bit), 7 (64-bit) - Lenovo B490, B590" and got the following message: "This BIOS is only for Lenovo B490. Are you sure you want to update the BIOS on this machine ?" and "Your machine does not match with this BIOS. Update process will be halted." The readme attached to the .exe says Updated Date 2015/8/6
Software name H9ET92WW
Support models B490/B590
Operating Systems Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit
Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit 










Solved!
Go to Solution.

A:Newest B490/B590 BIOS update not working

Hello
Same issue here,I hoped that the bios upgrade should be solve the problem, but the "official" bios isn't working, nicely done again.
I need to renew my battery, thirdparty isn't available due to lenovo lockout ... right, I've bought a genuine lenovo but this isn't working too ... nicely done
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht073984
 
 
Moderator comment: Post edited to conform with the Community Rules. Keep it clean and keep it civil. Fair warning.
 

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Right I have 2 Monitors:
22" AOC as my current main monitor
44" HITACHI that I want to use as my main monitor and I wat to use my 22" as my 2nd monitor
Right so I have attached my TV via HDMI to my GTX970 but my PC recognises it but doesn't project a picture to my screen.
And as I am new to Windows 8.1 I don't know how to use it or what to do so could someone please help me?

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Hello,

After many and many trials to get this to work I finally decided to register here and ask for help because I got really mad.

Here is what happens:
1. I burned a Windows 7 32bit installation to a DVD and It works as it should.
2. I have set the boot priority to CD/DVD in BIOS.
3. I put the DVD in drive and when it says 'press any key to boot from cd' i press enter and it starts filling the bar which says 'loading windows' or something like that but It works properly, then it loads another time which goes a little slower but it works too.
4. After these bars are finished loading it goes to the windows loading screen with Windows 7 colorful logo and it finishes that.
5. Now I see the default Windows 7 blue background and my mouse pointer which works but there is nothing else, I know that I should get a box which asks me to select language but I don't get that at all...
6. After some time waiting at the blue screen about 2 minutes, my PC restarts and when I repeat the process it does it again...

Here is what I tried:
-Updated BIOS
-Set BIOS back to Default
-Disconnected my mouse and keyboard (tried all slots and combinations)
-Tried installing from an original Windows 7 DVD
-Tried installing from desktop
-Tried installing from other HDD

You can check the attachment for my DxDiag info.
Also I'm planning to do a clean install but I can't even start to format my HDD because It doesn't show anything.

When I tried installing it from desktop it load... Read more

A:No Main Screen When Installing Windows 7!

/bump Please someone reply!

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Help please Acer Laptop running Microsoft 8.1 computer turns on without a problem but when i try to open Explorer, Chrome etc wont open little blue circle spins around but nothing opens.
Did have a 30 day free trial AVG but expired not sure maybe a virus
Sorry i hope i make sense not computer savvy all help welcome
 

A:Windows 8.1 Turns on to main screen but unable to open

Firstly try to restart your computer from Windows. If you still have the same problem, then try to download a new web browser and Malware Bytes from another computer. If you have any suspicion that you computer has a (e.g. you have visited a insecure website) virus, then scan the whole computer firstly with Malware Bytes and secondly with Windows Defender (built in to Windows).

You can try and uninstall the two web browsers (Chrome and IE) and try to install a web browser of your choice. Please keep me updated if you have any further questions.
 

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Hello

I want to enter the main screen(wallpaper) directly without OOBE after deploying from captured image on windows 10.

I think it need some setting changes or some other jobs before capturing image.

Anybody knows how can I do this?

Thanks.

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while i try to hibernate my window 7 it turn of screen for 2-3 sec and restart screen n nothing happen . . dont know how to solve this. my all other option work better sleep, shut down, logoff n all. bt unable to hibernate.

A:Flash for 2 sec n come back main screen. unable to hibernate windows 7

This was interesting,
Troubleshoot Power Management Settings in Windows 7
Mr. Fixit for me,
Troubleshoot power problems
Also,
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/266169/en-us

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I posted about this yesterday (link) and thought it was resolved, but it isn't. My 2 year old pushed some buttons on my Lenovo B590 laptop and upon start up (Windows 7 Professional 64), I get a black screen with a moving cursor. Ctrl+alt+del doesn't bring up the task manager.  Restarting in Safe Mode works fine.I double checked the boot order in BIOS and that looks OK.I also updated the video drivers, and (strangely) I was able to restart once in Normal and everything looked fine. However, when I restarted again after that, I was back to the black screen in Normal.  Yesterday, I disable the auto updating of drivers (per these instructions) and tried re-installing the drivers.  It didn't work.  So I uninstalled the video drivers, and then I was able to restart the machine several times normally, so I thought the problem was fixed. It was back this morning, though.  I also tried disabling all the stuff (AVG, drop box, etc.) that runs on startup, but that didn't help. Any other suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

A:B590 boots OK in safe mode (Win 7 Pro 64), black screen w/ cursor in normal boot

I just tried re-installing the video drivers (because I had left it w/o them where I last stood).  I got an error, so I undid the changes I made yesterday when I disabled the autoupdating of drivers, but I still get an error when I try to install the driver. Specifically, it says "The setup program failed to install one or more device drivers.  Setup will exit." At this point, I'm starting to lean towards reformatting and re-installing Windows... 

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ok this has been going for for FAR TOO long this is the final FUC*** moment
 
what i have found out/tried so far in my 2 years of observing/trying to solve this issue:
reseating the RAM results in 2-4 weeks of BSOD-Error free experience, but after that the "Nvlddmkm" BSOD/Freezing/Black screen RETURNS
purchased a new graphics card, this resulted in 2-3 MONTHS of BSOD-Error free experience but after that yes "Nvlddmkm" BSOD's etc RETURNED!
new ram also did NOT Help and i have run a memory test
system restored
old/new nvidia drivers with DDU
msconfig unchecked all startup items
tried safemode and it does not bsod
ran harddisk check
mbam full scan hasn't found anything and haven't been infected in years
 
Current Problems:
BSoD's (culprit being blamed on "nvlddmkm.sys"
Black Screen (This can sometimes happen instead of the BSoD) and might appear at startup too (not always)
Gaming / Audio STUTTERING /
 
SPECS:
nvidia gtx 960 / i7 950
windows 7 / 8gb ram
motherboard : GA-X58A-UD3R
 
MINOR PROBLEMS:
For some reason .DMP are NOT being produced!
HOWEVER they are available at C:\Windows\LiveKernelReports\WATCHDOG (which is what iv'e uploaded/attached)
either way i have now installed "kb2716542" which will hopefully fix the no dump issue from now

A:Windows 7, BSOD's, Stuttering, Black Screen, main devil culprit "Nvlddmkm"

Attached Sysnativefilecolletionapp logs

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Dear Gentlemen My Lenovo Notebook B590 (model 20208, SN WB13588879) with Windows 8 x64 OEM installed itself  SP1 through Windows Update. So I got Windows 8.1 x64After this update  Wi-Fi adapter became to inactive state and can't react on Fn+F5. Only Airplane Mode can be switched by Fn+F5 but Wi-Fi  switch on/off does not react and leave still inactive. Device status and drivers for Wi-Fi are Ok so there is no problems in Windows Device Manager. Wi-Fi in BIOS is enabled too. How to resolve this problem? Maybe someone has already got some issue?Thank you for support

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I recently bought Lenovo B590 laptop, installed Windows 8.1 Pro on it, downloaded/installed latest drivers from Lenovo from my laptop. I see a quite a lot blue screen errors. Most likely these started to appear after I installed and played "return to ravenhearst" game. But even I have uninstalled the game I still get the errors.

NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM
SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION
IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

I downloaded test tools (memory, vide, motherboard, pci express) from Lenovo websites but they could not locate any problem (I ran these tests only once for a single pass).

I also executed "sfc /verifyonly" command and it found no problem.

Mini dumps are attached in zip foramt. Can someone please have a look at them and pin point the problem?
 

A:Lenovo B590 BSOD Windows 8.1

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Hi,

I recently bought Lenovo B590 laptop, installed Windows 8.1 Pro on it, downloaded/installed latest drivers from Lenovo from my laptop. I see a quite a lot blue screen errors. Most likely these started to appear after I installed and played "return to ravenhearst" game. But even I have uninstalled the game I still get the errors.

NTFS_FILE_SYSTEM
SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION
IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL

I downloaded test tools (memory, vide, motherboard, pci express) from Lenovo websites but they could not locate any problem (I ran these tests only once for a single pass).

I also executed "sfc /verifyonly" command and it found no problem.

Mini dumps are attached. Can someone please have a look at them and pin point the problem?

A:Lenovo B590 various BSOD Windows 8.1

Please provide this information so we can provide a complete analysis (from the Pinned Topic at the top of the forum): Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions Please use Option 1 as it provides Event Viewer logs.

Can you please provide links to the page(s) where you got the Lenovo tests? I'm not familiar with them and would like to see how they compare with the tests I recommend.

For starters:





At work we start all repairs with a set of diagnostics. Often they find problems that weren't even expected. It's a waste of time to try to fix software on a system that has hardware problems.
Please try these free diagnostics for starters: Initial Hardware Diagnostics
Also, please ensure that you have ALL available Windows Updates (it may take several trips to get them all).



Out of 5 memory dumps there were 4 different BSOD error codes. The differing error codes are usually symptomatic of a lower level problem within the system. They are usually caused by one of these things:
- borked (broken) hardware (several different procedures used to isolate the problem device)
- BIOS issues (check for updates at the motherboard manufacturer's website)
- overclocking/overheating - You'll know if you're overclocking or not. If uncertain we can suggest things to check.
- compatibility issues (3rd party hardware/drivers)
- low-level driver problems
- or even malware (scanned for when we ask for hardware diagnostics from Initial Hardware Diagnost... Read more

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Ever since I upgraded from Win 7 to 10, I can longer launch Recovery, which is necessary so that I can restore back to factory settings. 1) I turn off the computer and wait at least 15 seconds2) I turn on the computer and immediately press F113) For a brief second I see a message on the lower left "launching recovery" or something like it, and there's a beep4) Instead of launching recovery, Windows 10 loads normally. Has anyone else experienced this and if so, what did you do to get around it?  Is there another approach to resetting back to factory settings?

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my harddisk went dead (click-click) so i took one from another laptop and formatted. got a boxed win 8 but i can't install. Secure boot is off - I can access the bios but when i boot up all i get is a blinking cursor and black screen. the PC came originally  with an oem install. I think the gpt table is missing (or something).

A:unable to install windows 8 on lenovo b590 with a new harddisk

Have you tried to format the drive as part of the install? What is the HDD size?
Keep us posted

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First of all; Thanks to anyone taking the time to read this and help me with my minor issue!

I have been running dual screen setup for awhile now and early on I realized that I had to set the monitor on the left to the 'Main Display' so that tiled wide resolution images would span across both monitors.

after a time i realized that this inconvenienced me in several ways.

How might one set the main display to the right hand monitor while having the image for the wallpaper start on the far left corner?

A:Dual Screen - Main Screen on Right, Wallpaper won't display properly

Hi, welcome to the forum. i do not believe you can do that on win 7 i think thats a feature in windows 8 i believe i read it somewhere. someone will correct me if i am wrong

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I have broken my Lenovo Flex 2 screen...Im not sure if actual screen is broken or glass cover(outer layer) is broken but screen touch is stopped working....As picture is clear no problem in viewing I guess outer screen is damaged...I want to know cost for screen of FLEX2

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Hi All Am trying to remote;y help a friend with this problem. The screen is working but the toch element isn't and I don't know what driver I should be updating/re-installing - if its a driver issue, it stopped after a WIndow updated. Any suggestions?

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Hi all,

Heres a corker of an issue.

Im running a Desktop PC with dual monitors and have recently added a Trust Tablet for photo work.

Trouble was the tablet only ever worked on my second monitor and not the main one. After some googling I found a potential solution which involved going to

Control Panel>Tablet PC Settings and then changing the screen mapping.

So I head in and have a look around, all I could find that looked possible was the setting under the Display tab which was currently set as Primary Landscape. So I changed it to "Secondary Landscape".

At the point of hitting Apply my screen went black with only my cursor showing (which was now upside down). Now my mouse is inverted and the only time I can see any Window is by hitting Ctrl-Alt-Del which takes me to the usual menu but upside down, hitting any option including task Manager simply reverts back to a blank screen.

Ive tried switching off and on but still the same, on boot up it seems to be fine until the login screen which is inverted again.

Help!

A:Flipped screen and black on all but main screen

Try booting into Safe Mode (repeatedly hitting the F8 key during bootup until the screen appear and then selecting Safe Mode) and see if you have the same problem. If so, we may need that later and you can do the following procedure from there without needing to boot to a disk.

Do you know when this problem began (when you made that change)? Try a System Restore to a point in time BEFORE the problem began. Here's the procedure: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/76905-system-restore-how.html. Be sure to check the box to show more than 5 days of restore points. If the first attempt fails, then try an earlier point or two. NOTE: You will have to re-install any software and updates you installed between now and the restore point, but you can use Windows Update for the updates. Use the recovery disk if the system prompt doesn’t work. The recovery disk works a bit different from the above procedures but if you follow the prompts from the System Restore menu option with the above information you should be able to restore with no problems.

If the System Restore doesn't work, do a Startup Repair by booting to the genuine Windows Vista Installation Disk (or one you can borrow from ANYONE) or from a Recovery Disk with recovery options included on it. Here's the procedure: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/91467-startup-repair.html. To boot to the CD you may need to change the BIOS to make the CD-drive first in the boot sequence. To do that, wait for the screen that tells you t... Read more

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Hi,

I have a strange problem and I can't find solution on internet. My 2 years old daughter was watching cartoons on my Laptop, she got excited and start hitting buttons on the keyboard.

I don't know what happened she some how activated an option that I don't know how to turn off. The main keyboard keys are not working instead it use the extra keys arrows, symbols etc

I have turned off the computer, took off battery, search in control panel for option, but I am unable to make main keys to work. What should I do ?

Thanks for your help

I am using Windows 7 home 32bits

A:Laptop Keyboard main keys not working

fn-key, alt-key, ctl-key problem?

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I recently got a new computer and it has Vista 64b.
I HAD XP. when i load my game i see the menu and i can fully interact and even play the game with no problems. But seeing that background and hearing nothing is unnerving to me. the thing is, its jsut FROZEN!
AND its not even supposed to be that background! Thats the original CC:Generals Background. the Zero Hour Background is the one with the destroyer off the shore attacking the beach, with GLA riding off a cliff and into the American/Chinese forces. and yada yada. those who played it know exactly what im talking about...

Why is is this happening? i have indeed patched both Games. I patched the original game before installing ZH( of which i patched that too).
I even went through a full removal of each game and reinstalled both of them.

Please, any ideas???

This is what i see:
 

A:Help with C&C: Generals: Zero Hour. Main cinematic not working

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A problem just started the other day that has me puzzled. The Aero effects on my desktop/themes have quit working but only for the Admin user on my desktop. On another account it seems to work OK.
 
It's currently running Win 7 Home Premium. It had been working fine until now. I installed a new motherboard a few weeks ago with no issue. The only other thing is that I've gotten a quick blip of a message when starting up that says Windows couldn't connect to a service, but it disappears so quickly I can't read all of it.
 
When I try to apply a new Aero theme all of the options are greyed out.
 
Here's what I've done so far:
uninstalled nvidia drivers and updated to latest version
run the scannow utility (no errors)
updated my Windows Experience - saw no changes in score
ran the Aero troubleshooter with no effect
As everything seems to be working ok otherwise I'm just considering this as an annoyance but I'd appreciate any help.

A:Aero no longer working for main user?

Have you run the Aero Troubleshooter In Windows 7 
 
(Start button/Control Panel. In the search box, type Troubleshooter, click Troubleshooting, 
and then, under Appearance and Personalization, click Display Aero desktop effects.)
 
Or did you try the Fixit below.
 
I don't know if there is any difference.
 
http://support.microsoft.com/mats/aero_effects_not_working

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I'm running XP Pro on a Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop. I have two users on it, mine being the main one. No passwords, no difference between them. The other user works fine, no issues. My user, the taskbar shows up, with my Quicklaunch toolbar on it, as well as the clock and network connectivity on the right. There's no icons on my desktop, and I can't righ click to see if a refresh would work.

I can click on the Start menu, but I can't get anything to run. The cursor moves as if it's loading the program, then stops. Nothing is running in the task manager.

On the other user, I've run a defrag, a virus scan, a spyware scan, and everything else I could possibly think of. Any ideas why one user would be fine, and the other doesn't function??

Any help would be appreciated!!
 

A:XP Pro, main user, no icons, apps not working

The user you are having problems with is currupted youll have to remove it then recreate it.
 

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My former hard drive with my MBR on it failed. This hard drive was/is 750GB and when I purchased my 'main' 2TB hard drive I made another fresh install of Windows. In other words, I had two installations of Windows on two separate hard drives. However, the MBR is located on the now-failed 750GB hard drive, and so my 2TB install of Windows won't work. I have tried (and failed) at repairing or otherwise installing a new MBR on the 2TB hard drive. I am at a loss at what to do. Perhaps I am missing something big or am making a small oversight, I really don't know. Help appreciated!

A:Hard Drive with MBR Failed; how do I get main installation working?

If there was no MBR on the 2tb HDD drive, Windows would not install.

For old 750gb HDD drive
Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure

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Hi,
Recently I worked with Spybot Search & Destroy forum support to remove a nasty malware problem that was causing ad pop-ups to come up randomly and also turn down my volume control to zero. That problem has gone away and everything was working fine. The support person then had me do some final cleanup and other suggestions to stop future infections. Somewhere in this process the volume control icon disappeared from my system tray. I can still look up the volume control in the Control Panel and it says that it is there using Sigma Tel audio. The check mark is in place that says that the volume control should appear in the system tray. Also, I can play music on iTunes but if I try to open up an mp3 file in Windows Media Player it says that I am missing the CODEC to run this file. Some online radio stations that I listen to that have their own on-site player do not work anymore. One site that still works in WMP first says it is downloading CODECs before it begins playing. I also noticed that when I boot up the Microsoft boot-up sound no longer plays. I figure I'm missing the main file that contains the Microsoft CODECs, but hopefully you can help with this.
Thanks,
Bill
 

A:Solved: Main volume not working---CODECS missing

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I will have IE8 open, click on a new tab with nothing on it but the MS What To Do Next links like Accelerators, Open Previous Tabs, and Browse in Private links.I click on Open an InPrivate and it just takes me to the tab immediately to the left of it.Normally I would get the InPrivate Logo on the address bar and I think the search bar.I have not changed my AV or browser preferences, AFAIR it just happened  one day, can't pin point since I don't use that feature too often, except when looking for battlestar galactica torrents.

A:InPrivate no longer working - it goes back to main tab when clicked on

Hey Robinson et Al, I found the source of the problem. I had downloaded the Windows Live Essentials which includes the Windows Live Family Safety  Browsing component.  Well that component somehow makes inprivate browsing not possible (and i guess rightly so) so i had to uninstall it and inprivate browsing is back.

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Hello,
The AutoComplete feature stopped working on the eBay main search field a few weeks ago.

It seems to be working fine in all other areas of the internet, except for the eBay main search field.

Any ideas on why this is happening??

Thanks,
Drew
 

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i need help with my hpnotebook main screen display. i am in microsoft edge display screen. also in hp & microsoft suggestions page. i need help getting to main screen so i can sign in there & get my icons back on main display page. i was  updating & was in settings page & control panel page when i found i could not get to the original screen. all of my game icons are there. as u can see i am not that computer literate. pleaase someone help me as i am desparate to play games. i am visiting my sister & we wanted to play games. thank u all for ur help in this matter. i do appreciate u all!!!!!sincerely,karen jeter

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The main screen of Skype is available. You can not open all the time to charge.

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When I turn my computer on, it now loads faster and when I am on my main screen there are no apps that come up now. It was in sleep more earlier last night and when I went back on it was just a black screen and I couldnt turn it off. No matter how long I left it for it to refresh the black screen stayed. I tried manually shutting it down and all it would do is go in to sleep mode. So I had to pull the battery. After doing so, it was a slow reboot and then did it again of black screen. I was able to turn it off right. I let it set and rebooted and thats when it started loading quicker but no main apps on main screen to click on. I think I need to do a manufacturing reset but I cant seem to figure it out.

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any one know how to change the resolution on the main screen in windows xp pro cause at the moment all the icon windows are very big i would like to make them smaller but i cant find the settings

thankyouverymuch

by main screen i mean where the wallpaper is!?!
adam
 

A:changing the main screen

Right click the desktop, click Properties
Go to Settings,
Increase the Screen resolution
If you can't alter the resolution, it suggests that you need to reinstall your graphics card drivers
 

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Hi i have a aspire one 725 it starts up after alittle bit i receive message error at startup please wait while we collect info after that its goes to a screen where it says automatic repair and then switches to a blank screen nothing after that it stays stuck i tried alt + f10 multiple times it doesnt do anything
 

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Right ok, after finding out the new motherboard I bought was DOA. I have re-assembled my unit around the old board. However, when turned on, the unit powers up without any response from the screen.

I swear everything is in right, I can only imagine that I have damaged something... would this be the motherboard, graphics card processor? or could it be all of them? I really need help here, I need this computer to be up and running to do my degree! Btw I know i'm stupid for trying to upgrade at an important time... just didn't think evrything would go wrong...

Help!
 

A:No main screen turn on. I'm going to cry.

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Attention is being taken away from the main screen I'm working on. For example if I'm working on a spreadsheet or on a word docmument I find that I need to click on the window in order to keep on typing. Any ideas as to what the problem could be and how I can fix it?
 

A:Attention taken away from main screen

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A:Laptop Won't Boot to Main Screen

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i cant acess the main screen from start up it keeps asking for the product type code which do not work off the box. i cant even get to the start button to acees the back up
 

A:cant acess the main screen from start up

Im guessing you mean the product code for vista?It probably needs to be activated and you are locked out. at some point you might have put in the wrong code from the COA sticker.if you dont activate rather soon after an install or reinstall you then get 30 days to do so if not you are locked out until its activated properly with the correct code.
 

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So, I finally managed to obtain the original CounterStrike (for old times' sake) and I installed it with no problems.

However, this is what I get every time I open the program as the main screen:

It SHOULD look like this:

The first time I ran CS, Windows told me that my theme (running Aero) was reverted back to Vista Classic because a program wasn't compatible with certain features of my theme, or something of that sort.

Also, Windows Firewall opened up and announced that it was blocking certain features of the game, but I ordered it to unblock and later added the entire program as an exception to its blocking.

I have tried running the program as administrator, running in XP and 2000 compatability mode, running in 256 colors, disabling visual themes... no change.

My system specs are...

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Can going to a website change your desktop wallpaper ? I have a photo on the main screen that is on my hardrive . One day the main wall paper changed and I put it back and it is ok .
Weird I scanned with freeAVG spywear ,adware ,., spybot I have Norton 2008 IS it was free Aslo protected with free spywearblaster .
No sign of infection. Should I be concerned and can you tell in hijack if there is a problem ?

I am not as computer literate as a lot on this forum and would appreciate what the experts think.
Thanks

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:58:52 PM, on 3/21/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16608)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 3.0\PhotoshopElementsFileAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Canon\... Read more

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my computer screen has gone all weird.

my desktop has decreased in overall size but not in text size.

there is a thick black boarder around the desktop screen. i m the only one on my computer therefore i ve pressed nothing to do with properties or menu buttons under the screen itself.

any help please.

8ball

A:[resolved]main screen when gone weird.

It sounds to me like your resolution may have changed for some reason. Some games will change your resolution automatically, but that doesn't mean that the display will always fit your monitor perfectly. Play around with the size settings on your monitor until it fits, or you can change the resolution by right clicking on your desktop and choosing "Properties". Click the Settings tab, and change the slider labeled "Screen resolution" until you are back to normal.

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I have two monitors. The desktop is always showing on the second monitor. If I have the start screen on the main monitor and click on the desktop on the second monitor, the main monitor switches to desktop. Is there anyway to keep the start screen on the main monitor in this situation?

A:Keeping start screen on main monitor

I don't think so. Your desktop actually spans across both monitors while the Metro screen can only ever be opened full screen on one monitor. As soon as you change the focus to the desktop on any monitor Metro will disappear. It would be nice if it didn't do that with dual displays.

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On Windows XP, when I pressed Win+L from a logged in account, it always went back to the main logon screen, where I can see all my accounts.

But on Windows 7, it goes to the logon screen of the actual useraccount I just left. So then I have to click on Switch User when I need to see all my accounts.

How do I configure Windows 7 so that it always goes back to the main logon screen when pressing Win+L ?

Many thanks.

A:When pressing Win+L I want to go back to MAIN logon screen

Hi,

The only workaround I found is to make shortcut icon to: C:\Windows\System32\tsdiscon.exe on your desktop.

If you want all users to have access to the same shortcut, drop the shortcut in c:\Users\Public\Desktop.

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My 24" desktop monitor (XP-Pro) has a screen res of 1920X1200.
My laptop (Win-7 Home) = 1600X900

When I use my KVM switch to run the laptop on the 24" monitor it runs at 1600X900. I want to run the laptop over the KVM using the 24" 1920X1200.

When I access the screen res properties, naturally I'm looking at the laptop settings since I'm on the KVM. How do I set the laptop to the 1920X1200 res when running over the KVM on the 24"?

Thanks

A:kvm switch and screen resolution of main monitor

The answer is:

1. Using the KVM, switch to the laptop
2. Right-click & select screen resolution and set to "extend display"
3. Select "Show desktop only on 2"

And I thank you!

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Hi:

I keep loosing the date/time main screen area after the computer is idle for any extended period of time.

When I move the mouse to log back in I get the main screen, but no time/date on the left side and
I cannot log back in, no keys work.

I have to turn the power off and then re power up - then the time/date etc re appear and I can log in.

I already re freshed as instructed by Acer Tech support- but that didn't work.

I have a acer aspire laptop- 771-6865.

Any help is appreciated.

A:Keep loosing Date/Time- main screen- cannot log in.

Make sure you don't have your keyboard option in device manager (power management tab) set to "allow the computer to turn off this device to save power."

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