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Q: Opps? laptop monitor issue

I bought a 2nd hand VAIO model PCG-NV190. When I got it, it was with the understanding the back of the screen was busted and the hinges needed replacing. Well after obtaining parts and procrastinating at tad bit more....well, eventually the hard drive died. I decided to upgrade memory, hard drive and do the repairs in one swoop. Before I took it apart the monitor was working....gave me the infamous "no operating system installed". Well, I'd not think twice about tearing apart a PC...this was my first laptop venture. When I got into the case and started examining the new territory. I come to the realization that the hinges are going to require disassembling half the computer. I know, should have taken it to a shop for repairs. I get the hinges in...no left over parts or screws....everything fits as it did originally. Charge the laptop back up, turn it on....monitor is pitch black. I tried to hook it up to an external monitor - doesn't even "wake" the monitor. I notice that I have pinched the LCD Harnass (Sony p/n 1-961-756-12) with the LCD bezel. I take it apart again (making sure I didn't leave something unhooked and properly retaining the LCD cable). I think perhaps I "openned" a wire in the harnass, but would this keep the external monitor from displaying. Insight would be helpful....comments about "next time take it to a professional" not so much. Thanks

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A: Opps? laptop monitor issue

mozzy63301 said:

I bought a 2nd hand VAIO model PCG-NV190. When I got it, it was with the understanding the back of the screen was busted and the hinges needed replacing. Well after obtaining parts and procrastinating at tad bit more....well, eventually the hard drive died. I decided to upgrade memory, hard drive and do the repairs in one swoop. Before I took it apart the monitor was working....gave me the infamous "no operating system installed". Well, I'd not think twice about tearing apart a PC...this was my first laptop venture. When I got into the case and started examining the new territory. I come to the realization that the hinges are going to require disassembling half the computer. I know, should have taken it to a shop for repairs. I get the hinges in...no left over parts or screws....everything fits as it did originally. Charge the laptop back up, turn it on....monitor is pitch black. I tried to hook it up to an external monitor - doesn't even "wake" the monitor. I notice that I have pinched the LCD Harnass (Sony p/n 1-961-756-12) with the LCD bezel. I take it apart again (making sure I didn't leave something unhooked and properly retaining the LCD cable). I think perhaps I "openned" a wire in the harnass, but would this keep the external monitor from displaying. Insight would be helpful....comments about "next time take it to a professional" not so much. ThanksClick to expand...
I replaced the harnass to no avail. Looking at this further, I got no audio or video. Thinking its a mobo issue and I will try and find a compatible laptop for parts/replacement.

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I have a dell laptop that has 1920x1080 resolution. However, i connect it to an external monitor that has 1920x1200 resolution. Basically almost everything i do is on my external monitor which acts as my main primary screen. Thus i do sometimes open some windows or drag a window or so to the other screen like youtube etc to the laptop screen which is the secondary monitor.


My issue at the moment is everything is way too big on the laptop screen. I want to have 1920x1080 resolution but its way too big. I googled what is my resolution on it and it shows 1536 x 864. Can someone tell me how to change this to 1920x1080? I googled what is my resolution on the external monitor and it does show 1920x1200 which is correct.


My external monitor which is my main monitor is fine at the moment with the 1920x1200. Its windows 10 but im assuming this should be very similar to windows 7 to fix this issue?

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I have a dell laptop that has 1920x1080 resolution. However, i connect it to an external monitor that has 1920x1200 resolution. Basically almost everything i do is on my external monitor which acts as my main primary screen. Thus i do sometimes open some windows or drag a window or so to the other screen like youtube etc to the laptop screen which is the secondary monitor.


My issue at the moment is everything is way too big on the laptop screen. I want to have 1920x1080 resolution but its way too big. I googled what is my resolution on it and it shows 1536 x 864. Can someone tell me how to change this to 1920x1080? I googled what is my resolution on the external monitor and it does show 1920x1200 which is correct.


My external monitor which is my main monitor is fine at the moment with the 1920x1200. Its windows 10 but im assuming this should be very similar to windows 7 to fix this issue?

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I have a dell laptop that has 1920x1080 resolution. However, i connect it to an external monitor that has 1920x1200 resolution. Basically almost everything i do is on my external monitor which acts as my main primary screen. Thus i do sometimes open some windows or drag a window or so to the other screen like youtube etc to the laptop screen.
My issue at the moment is everything is way too big on the laptop screen. I want to have 1920x1080 resolution but its way too big. I googled what is my resolution on it and it shows 1536 x 864. Can someone tell me how to change this to 1920x1080?
My external monitor which is my main monitor is fine at the moment with the 1920x1200.

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Hi there,

Had my laptop for 2-3 years now and have been using a small TV connected with an HDMI cable as my 2nd monitor. Yesterday this suddenly stopped working. When i plug in the HDMI the screen flips to the TV and the laptop screen goes black and it wont detect a 2nd monitor. I've just updated my graphics drivers, didn't help.
I have an Nvidia 970M.
 

A:Laptop 2nd Monitor issue

Press [Winkey]+[P] and then select "Extend".

https://www.windowscentral.com/how-connect-and-set-multiple-monitors-windows-10
 

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Hey guys, I'm currently using an Acer Aspire One d250 netbook. I was lying down watching a show while it slightly tipped and hit its monitor on the side of my bed post, it wasn't a hard hit. Immediately the screen went blank. Now the issue isn't the black screen (which seems to be an issue with this netbook) but rather the display works but it's incredibly dark. It's at the point where I need to tilt it directly into the light to even see where the mouse is moving. I downloaded BIOS and tried to reinstall it but it's still the same way. My question is simply what is the issue? Are there loose wires or something and is this an easy fix? Cheers.
 

A:Laptop Monitor Issue

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So my boyfriend and I both have the same Asus N90SV series laptop. We both have had major issues with our screens, which both turn grey with horizontal lines. I don't think it is related to the motherboard, as I am using an external monitor without any problem. It doesn't seem to be a problem with the video card overheating, as we have tried a laptop cooler and it didn't solve the problem.

The only thing that helped at all, and it only helped my boyfriend's laptop, was to clean out the dust from inside. But, when he did that he also made sure the video card drivers were updated. When he did those two things, his laptop was much better for several months, but the problem came back. We have tried cleaning the dust and updating again, to no avail.

The worst part is that it seems so utterly random. Almost all day today my boyfriend hasn't had it happen, and then for 10 minutes or so it kept happening. Now it hasn't happened in half an hour. Oh, and I forgot to mention how we "fix" the problem. Opening and closing the laptop eventually helps my boyfriend's. That used to fix mine, but, as I mentioned earlier, I gave up and got an external monitor.

All I got from Asus is that this is a known problem, but not prevalent enough to do anything for us. I was quite disappointed that it seems we just ended up with crappy merchandise.

So, I was wondering if anyone has any ideas of what else we could try? I have thought it could be a loose ... Read more

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Hi,

I have an issue with HP Pavilion Dv9000 laptop monitor. I need your expertise in diagnosing the issue so I can attempt to fix it.

It started one day when I connected the laptop to my tv via hdmi cable, which I had done several times previously, all of a sudden the display disappeared. I re-booted and still nothing. I connected to an external monitor and managed to see it booting, however even the display on the external monitor disappeared when it was about to load windows, very strange. (I'm using Vista btw, don't think it matters). So, I was able to boot into safe mode using external monitor and messed around there with display settings and system restores and then got display working on laptop for initial boot options up to point where it launched windows. Eventually, I got it back 100% again.

This happened about 2 weeks ago and I thought all was ok, but then it started happening more frequently purely random. Same symptoms as above, had to boot into safe using external monitor, could see initial boot\bios options on laptop sometimes, then disappear. Screen would never go when I had it working, would only not work if I re-booted or if I turned on first thing in the morning, could do several re-boots in the day, sometimes I could see display on laptop monitor, sometimes not without changing anything

Eventually got very fed up and re-installed Vista prob knowing that it wouldn't make a difference, it didn't it made things worse, can't see dis... Read more

A:Laptop monitor issue

Have you tried here, drivers page at HP ? http://bit.ly/dn8KEc

Or at the HP forum, here ? http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Display-and-video/bd-p/Display
 

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Hello, my screen sometimes have these green flickers, and some of the words on websites have pinkish, blue-purple letters in them. If I wait a while and scroll up and down, then these colors go away, but they keep coming back.
Even right now, as I am writing this, the shop, support, community button at the top have these colors, and some of the letters are not even shown.
The laptop model is Dell Inspiron 15 5000 intel core i7-8550U with AMD Radeon 530 Graphics card. I bought this a week ago, and could not believe that there is an issue already.
PLease someone help me!!

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Question from my boss to anyone who has any advice....

"Got a Dell Latitude C600 that has worked most excellent for the past year (bought it used/rebuilt on ebay). So am working on the laptop and get a virus ... net result ... I had to format C. Ultimately, after putting the OS back on (XP) I can get the laptop to work via the dell docking station with an external monitor. But I can not get the laptop's screen to work when it is out of the docking station. I have tried to utilize the function key to switch between screen views but that does not bring the screen up. I tried reloading xp and that didn't help - I am bummed.

So when the laptop is docked, the external monitor (and everything else) works fine.

When the laptop is undocked, the screen works in that it does work in that I can change things by interupting the loading of windows (clock speed, which drive fires up first, etc.). When I power up the laptop (undocked) the windows page pops ups and then dissapears as xp kicks in and then the screen goes blank/black and stays empty. If I put my nose to the screen and stare at it in direct sunlight, I can just faintly/barely see the monitor is working. So I think that all is in order ... but ... why in the hell is the contrast ratio (or whatever) so low that I can't see it.

The laptop originally had an LG Active Matrix screen but in the process of refurbishing the unit (the rebuilder) used a samsung screen.

The reason I am writing this is that I have w... Read more

A:Laptop monitor issue

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I have an MSI PE70 2QD Laptop. It runs windows 10 home. It has 16 GB RAM, 1TB Hard Drive, and GTX 950M.

The Monitor will not be recognized, and I'm outside of my warranty. I have to use an external monitor just to use the computer. When I say the monitor isn't recognized I mean that the monitor doesn't even show up. When I go to graphic properties it only shows the external monitor.
 

A:Laptop Monitor Issue.

What's listed under Display adapters in Device Manager ?

Have you tried reinstalling the Graphics driver ?
 

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i was recently given a Toshiba satellite c670 laptop running windows 10 and it works great but for one issue that I just can't seem to fix.
When starting up the screen flashes the Toshiba logo and bios entry, etc, then the windows 10 logo and a few seconds of the blue dot wheel spinning before the screen goes black with no cursor. If I close the lid putting the laptop to sleep then open it the screen and laptop work fine til I restart again.
When connected to a different monitor during start up the laptop is working fine even while it's a black screen on the laptops screen.
The screen loads fine in safe mode as well.
Any help would be great as I've run out of ideas to try.
 

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I have a Toshiba Tecra S3 laptop, running Windows XP Pro Sp2. When I plug in an external monitor, the laptop automatically starts up with the external monitor as the primary display and I can then go into settings and extend the display to the laptop screen. All fine so far. However, what I want to do is to play video on the external monitor and have other applications such as web browser on the laptop screen. However, no matter what I try, I cannot get this to work.

I can play the video on the laptop screen and other programs can be viewed on the external monitor, but I don't want that. The reason for the external screen is so that I can view video at better quality than the laptop screen will give me.

If I move the video window to the external monitor it goes there OK, but the video continues to play in full screen mode on the laptop screen as well. If I try to move other application windows to the laptop screen, the full screen video stays on top and the other windows cannot be accessed. There are no video controls accessible from the laptop screen, only from the video software on the external screen.

Can anyone tell me what I have to do to have the video only play on the external monitor, and have the laptop screen available for other things? The video software I have been using is VLC and Windows Media Player.

Toshiba Tecra S3, Windows XP Pro SP2, Nvidia Geforcce Go 6600
 

A:Laptop and external monitor issue

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Please help. I have an HP DV2945SE Laptop with Vista. The laptop screen broke and I successfully hooked an external hp vs17e screen. However, this has slowed down my system when playing smaller games like Zuma, or watching videos etc. There is a severe lag. How can I eliminate this. My computer ran very fast with these types of things before I had to hook up an external screen. Pleeeease help me I am practically computer illiterate, but otherwise fairly intelligent. THANKS
 

A:HP Laptop using external monitor issue PLS help

Anyone have any ideas?
 

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heres kind of a complicated one. i have a sony vaio vgn-cs215j laptop and i closed it with my ipod in it so the screen broke. thats not really the problem, but it plays into the issue im having. i used a monitor with it for quite a while with no problems. the computer then started to restart immediately after logging in. i couldnt do anything to prevent this. i couldnt get it to start in safe mode or anything. a friend suggested that i try to get into sony's f10 system restore partition. so i tried that. i think it worked because the computer has stayed on, but it wont pickup the monitor so i cant see anything. so i have really no clue if the restore worked or not, im just assuming it did something to it since it doesnt shut off and restart anymore. i cant really tell if i am progressing beyond the login screen. from the broken screen i can see different colors immediately after i type in the pw but im not sure its working. does anyone know how to get the monitor to work without seeing anything on the screen. i have tried many times to turn it off and back on but it didnt help. i know the monitor works because i plugged it into a different computer.

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I recently got a 24" 1920 x 1080 external LCD monitor for my laptop. It's awesome. I've been using laptops only for many years and now I'm very sorry I waited so long before getting one. But, on to my issue:

I want to only use the external monitor and keep the laptop screen turned off. The problem is that when I resume from sleep sometimes, but not always, the laptop display comes back on showing only the desktop wallpaper. So I then have to hit the windows key plus "p" (for projector) and select projector to get the laptop display turned off again.

I know how to select the external monitor in W7. Basically, one goes to screen resolution from the desktop right click context menu and make the proper selection under multiple monitors (see screenshot below).

But windows 7 seems to forget this setting sometimes and it's a mild annoyance to have to check the laptop monitor and if it's on, hit the windows key plus "p" each time (or almost each time).

So I'm wondering if there's some way to force windows 7 to remember to use only the external monitor and keep the laptop monitor off until I tell it otherwise? I suppose this issue is likely due to some bug in one of my drivers but I am using all the latest drivers.

A:Issue w. laptop & external monitor

Why not just keep the laptop lid closed? The external monitor will display, and your laptop display will be turned off. OR, are you using the keyboard and touch pad on the laptop? If that's the case, do yourself a favor and get a full size keyboard and mouse, and plug it into the laptop, push the laptop off to the side, and keep the lid closed. Alternately, you could invest in a docking station so you don't have to plug everything in each time. That's what I do at work.

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Hello!
I recently purchased an external monitor (BenQ EW2740L) for use with a PS4 console, however I thought I would try to connect it to my Laptop (ASUS N550JV - Running windows 8). I was trying to connect the two with a HDMI cable as my laptop doesn't have ports to fit the supplied D-Sub cable. Long story short, My computer detected and installed the monitor but im presented with a black screen and the monitor gives the message "No Cable connected". I've tried the Fn + F8 option of projecting to a second screen however no luck.
Also my Computer and the monitor both have a native contrast of 1920x1080 if that helps.

What am I doing wrong?
 

A:Solved: External Monitor to Laptop issue!

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I have a dell laptop that is connect to a samsung monitor. the dell laptop is like 14 15 inch and the samsung monitor is like 25 26 inch. I wanted to use extend display on the laptop. the laptop is set as primary and the monitor is secondary. I am able to drag stuff to the monitor however when i enlarge some boxes like IE explorer, it does not fit to the screen and is like over the edge abit. How do i make it so that it can fit to screen.

I have try figuring and adjusting the resolution but still it does not fix to the screen exactly.

Beforehand the user has a hp laptop and larger in screen like 21 22inch and connected to the samsung monitor. Someone help to adjust it to fit it to the samsung screen. so it mean the samsung monitor does not have problem. I do not know how he manage to fix it. Anyone experience this issue before?
 

A:dell laptop connect to monitor extended issue

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Hey everyone, I'm having this problem with Dota 2 and Diablo III. Whenever I connect my approximately 15" laptop to my 24" monitor using an HDMI cable, it forces me to use a lower resolution in order for the game to not be laggy. When I use my laptop by itself, it can support the highest resolution which is like 1324 x 1024 or something like that, in addition to all the highest settings (except shadow), and the game looks perfect. However, when I connect it to my monitor, there are many more resolutions to choose from, the highest being 1924 x 1000 or something, but when I choose this resolution the game LOOKS like it does when I just use my laptop at the 1324 x 1024 (or something close to that) resolution but it plays much much slower and forces me to use a lower resolution such as 1024 x 800 in order for it to be playable at the cost of graphics. I'm just wondering because when I play other games on my laptop that's hooked up to my monitor the games I play look the exact same on the monitor as they do on the laptop and I'm not forced to use a lower resolution, such as HoN. But when I play dota 2 and Diablo 3, the graphics become shittier on my monitor because I am forced to use a lower resolution. I don't need or want a higher resolution supported by my monitor if using it only makes the game laggy and unplayable, I'd rather use the lower resolution of my laptop with the perfect graphics and have it displayed in that exact way onto the monitor, which is what happe... Read more

A:Resolution Issue when connecting Laptop to Monitor via HDMI cable

Flangdoogler, welcome to the Seven Forums.

The full make and model of your laptop would help, as then we could see what it has for graphics in it (GPU). Depending on what it is it is likely that you answered your own question,






Quote:
Or is that I simply cannot have the same graphics displayed on my laptop (15") be copied exactly onto my monitor (24") due to graphics card reasons?


If the graphics card in the laptop isn't up to running it at high settings and resolution, then one or the other has to be lowered (and most time both) to get the game to be playable.

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Q: Opps

I,m a bad girl and I need to see if I can fix what I did...... I had a fight with my husband, and he got mad and broke his Diablo ll expansion disk so of course I had to do 1 better. I deleted the icon on our desk top unfortunately the game and all files disapeared. it is still in add remove programs but it says there r no files I tried to go throught dos and scan/reg/restore but they never cam back. R they still on my hard drive or did I really screw-up!!!! Helpppp Pleaseeee!!!!!!!!!
 

A:Opps

If you installed it with default settings, then it should be located in C:\Program Files\Diablo II\, that's where it is installed to. However, if you broke the CD, then you won't have much luck playing it...you need the CD to play. You can mail the broken CD back to Blizzard, and they will replace it for $10.
 

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I formatted my USB thumb drive with windows... i know dumb... now i have 118MB of mem instead of 256MB ! Heres the catch I need something to fix it becasue the manufacturer has no drivers/updates Oh, yea i need it quick cause im going camping soon.... MP3 would be nice.
 

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Q: opps

sorry . . testing something and it did not work . .
 

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Q: opps

well, now I really feel dumb. The other day I was bright enough
to decide that I wanted to change some colors on my winxp desktop. fine, got the colors I wanted but lost my 3 colum start menu.

How do I get it back?
 

A:opps

Uhh.. right click on the task bar, go to "properties", "start menu" tab, and make sure "Start Menu" is selected, and not "Classic Start Menu"
 

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Hi,

After cleaning and deleting a few old files and then finding out I had deleted one I need still, I went to recycle bin only to find out it is not there now either. Is there any way I can get this back?

What I get for staying up too late trying to be productive wound up just being destructive

Thanks Hummer2
 

A:Excel OPPS!

are you on a server? do they back-up to tape each night?
J
 

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We accidently uninstalled quickens from add/remove programs. We also just installed Norton 360. Tried system restore but not working....HELP
 

A:Opps uninstalled quickens

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I`m trying to get onto a forum but when i click for it i get the following message>> "Oops something went wrong!

Either the site is offline or an unhandled error occurred. We apologize and have logged the error. Please try your request again or if you know who your site administrator is let them know too."
I contacted the forum people by phone and they said that it is in my computer settings. Do you have suggestions as to where to look for the particular settings please?

A:Opps something went wrong message

Try clearing your web browsers cache & cookies. Don't use a bookmark, but manually type in the main home page address into your browser - like Google not google.com/forum/... You could also try another browser if you have one installed.

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Hello all,
I have a question that may sound dumb but here goes.
If you had XP installed on a computer and did not have the disk, then using a down loaded version of Vista put that on you computer, could you go back to XP with out buying a new disk and doing a reinstall? Also if you could would you loose any data?
For the record I am posting this "q" for a friend who's daughter likes to mess with things. She is having all kinds of problems(I think it is from a bootleg copy of Vista, she thinks Vista is bootleg)
I told her to just start from scratch.
Thank you
 

A:Opps! I got a case of Vista

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i have the latest kazza, i have down loaded part of a tune and gone into my kazza folder and told the tune to always open with the same program i.e winamp,
i then decided to take kazza completely off my pc, and then redownload kazza,
i then down loaded part of another tune only 30 seconds and kazza has remembered to use winamp?
please help me to restore kazza back to normal thanks in advance t4lor.
 

A:[SOLVED] kazza help please, opps.

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I have camtiza studies 7 and I can't get it to uninstall. Even the best IT prossales make mistakes. This was mine I thought I had the program unistalled comaplly so I delated the files in my C:\ drive (windows drive). I can't unstall the program becouse It can't run any of files. Is there any way to wipe from the unstall program in windows. Parts are there and parts are not, but I work with a diffent area in my prossation. This was one of bigger mistakes. I have a 32-bit windows vista basc desktop compact 110gb free hard drive space. Ram is = to 4gb. Thanks for trying to help.
 

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Recently I have been unable to start or open My Computer. I click on the icon and nothing happens. So I went to the comtrol panel to see if anything stood out and I tried to start Administrative Tools Same problen as with my My Computer Nothing, Nada.
Can anyone help. I run xp professional service pack 3. Thanks
 

A:Cannot start some windows opps

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My wife's emachine laptop would not leave the windows xp loading screen with the moving blue bar at the bottom. I ran it in safe mode and scanned for viruses, etc. with no results. NO new hardware, software, or configuration have been done to that computer for at least a month. Over the past six months, the computer did seem to take longer and longer to boot up to the log on screen. What do think the problem is?

I tried everything I could think of. I ran system restore multiple times. The problem persisted. Then I ran system recovery. I put the factory disk in and ran the reinstallation program. It finally came to the Product Activation Key Code, but the computer would not let me type anything in. The delete key respons, but that is it. I am at a loss of knowing what to do at this point.

A:xp loading trouble, then opps

The problem could be:
A- that the drive is cluttered
B- There are to many icons on the desktop
C- Virus infections

There are probably more possibilities but these are good things to try

Heres what you should do:

1-run anti virus program such as "Trend Micro" (Google it)
2- Defragment your hard disk. You can access this via (start>all programs>accessories>system tools>disk defragmenter) Get it to anaylise it and it will tell you whether you need to defrag or not. (defragging can be a long process)
3- Move all your unused icons off the desktop screen (to a folder or something) and change the background picture to something plain.
4- failing that change your log on screen to classic view.

Make sure you test the steps and tell us the results.

hope this helps you. if you need further instructions on how to do any of the steps just ask. :)

NB: To ensure computer functionality you should routinely defrag and virus scan your pc.

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i changed the font of my lettering and dont like them. how do i change them again. not the boldness of the letters but the style thanks

XP
 

A:Opps,i did it again,..i played with my settings

In appearance, click on advanced tab then click on the message box the the applicable drop down menu.
 

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I have an HP laptop and I have been running it with dual monitors. I finally decided to upgrade to Windows 7 and after I installed it I noticed that the built in monitor of my laptop looked strange and when I opened the display settings to change the screen resolution and set the external monitor as a separate monitor rather than a mirror I noticed that only one monitor was detected and it was the external one (Generic non-pnp monitor on standard VGA graphics adapter) and the built in monitor does NOT show up at all.

I've tried the detection button, in hopes that the computer would read the built in monitor and I could fix the problem. This did not help. I tried unplugging/replugging the external monitor to no avail. I tried restarting without the external monitor plugged in and it STILL reads the built in monitor as if it is the external one. Is there anyway to fix this? I have not tried re-installing the OS, not yet anyways.

Any suggestions ?
 

A:Monitor Issues - Laptop Reading Built In Monitor as if it were my external monitor.

Only thing I can think of is to disconnnect the external monitor, uninstall any monitors listed and then reboot and hope the computer installs the correct drivers for the laptop monitor.
 

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hi there,
I have accidently deleted my recyle bin is was on the desktop but its now gone,
i have managed to get a short cut bin on the deskj top but i would like the proper one back,
the short cut bin has always got stuff in it even when i empty it,
I have windows vista,
thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: deleted my recylce bin opps ?

1/ Right click on your desktop and, from the drop down menu, Click on the Personalize option

2/ When the Personalize window opens, Look in the left hand task pane and Click on the Change Desktop Icons link

3/ The desktop Icon Setting window will now open

4/ Under the section marked 'Desktop Icons' you will see a list of Icons that can be placed on the desktop

5/ One of those Icons listed in this section will be Recycle Bin

6/ Place a Check Mark in the box to the Left of the Recycle Bin option and then Press OK

7/ The recycle Bin should now be sitting once more on your desktop
 

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I know, it was incredabily stupid. I managed 2 get infected with a worm virus (which I have now uninstalled and removed) but afterwards I managed 2 delete one of my 2 hard drives as well. I cant system restore 2 an earlier date and im generlly unhappy. can anyone help please
 

A:Opps, Ive lost my hard drive

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Opps Something Went Wrong Netflix Error, I keep getting this on the app in Windows 10. Any ideas?

A:Opps Something Went Wrong Netflix Error

My suggestion, and I did that on my 2 laptops.....................
Go online and google for Netflix > install Netflix there.

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In a message dated 2/11/2008 12:42:00 A.M. Central Standard Time, [email protected] writes:
To: [email protected]






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Who's never won? Biggest Grammy Award surprises of all time on AOL Music.

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Forwarded Message:
Subj: Returned mail: User unknown
Date: 2/11/2008 12:42:00 A.M. Central Standard Time
From: [email protected]
To: [email protected]
Sent from the Internet (Details)



The original message was received at Mon, 11 Feb 2008 01:41:43 -0500 (EST)
from [email protected]


*** ATTENTION ***

Your e-mail is being returned to you because there was a problem with its
delivery. The address which was undeliverable is listed in the section
labeled: "----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----".

The reason your mail is being returned to you is listed in the section
labeled: "----- Transcript of Session Follows -----".

The line beginning with "<<<" describes the specific reason your e-mail could
not be delivered. The next line contains a second error message which is a
general translation for other e-mail servers.

Please direct further questions regarding this message to the e-mail
administrator or Postmaster at that destination.

--AOL Postmaster



----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
<[email protected]>

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A:Please help..don't think this is working as I keep getting opps website not found

Please help...downloaded Hijack This and it said to email you...Thank you
Date: 2/11/2008 12:41:42 A.M. Central Standard Time
From: Calrustfreecars
To: [email protected]



Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:59:30 PM, on 2/10/2008
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16575)

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Windows\RtHDVCpl.exe
C:\Windows\System32\igfxtray.exe
C:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer Arcade\PCMService.exe
C:\Program Files\Launch Manager\QtZgAcer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\SBC\update\SST.exe
C:\Program Files\AOL 9.0\waol.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1190382767\ee\aolsoftware.exe
C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eRecovery\ERAGENT.EXE
C:\Users\Carolyn\AppData\Local\Temp\RtkBtMnt.exe
C:\Windows\system32\igfxext.exe
C:\Program Files\AOL 9.0\shellmon.exe
C:\Windows\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\Topspeed\3.0\aoltpsd3.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEUser.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Users\Carolyn\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\SVSDYAUZ\HijackThis[1].exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Exp... Read more

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Hey guys. I recently reformatted my Acer Aspire 1640 and I think I wiped the drive of all the factory installed software and drivers. My wireless NIC is not available anymore, I have no sound, no power saving mode, and the cooling fan doesn't even run anymore...which is a big concern...but it has been running well with no issues. All I have is my XP Pro OS.

IS it possible to get all the Acer stuff back?? Can I just go to the Acer website an reload all the drivers for my particular model??
 

A:Opps! Reformatted and lost all hardware.

If you don't have a driver CD that came with the system, then yes go to the ACER website. Look up your model and you should be able to get what you need. Not sure about the cooling fan although it is possible that some utility that controls the fan is not installed. Often the opposite happens and the fan runs all the time. You'll have to see what happens.
 

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I just bough a new Dell PC Inspiron 518 and It is comming with (Pc has not yet arrived) a Intel Integrated Graphics Media Accelerator X3100. I didnt know better when It came to video cards.

It will have :

Inspiron 518, Core 2 Quad Q8200 (2.33GHz, 4MB)
4GB DDR2 SDRAM,800MHZ- 4X1GB,DIM,M
500GB Serial ATA II Hard Drive(7200RPM)
Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 Home Premium 64-Bit Edition
16X DVD+/-RW DRIVE,BLK,DIM,M

If the graphics are slow and lagging is it possible for me to buy a new graphics card and install it somehwere? I hope I didnt mess up to bad with this, I thought upgrading the processor and memory while building my order I was making a good choice. Now that I read up and the integrated card Im worried I made a bad choice.

Advice?
 

A:Solved: Opps I didnt know better :( Integrated........

You will need a better power supply too for the new graphics card. And it might be that the PC comes with a Dell specialty, proprietary sized PSU. And that will put 50% more to the price of the new power supply, as well as limiting your choices severely.. Is the PC 512, or 518, as you've listed both...
But anyways, you can add a graphics card, you can add the power supply for it.
 

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I have installed COD : Black Opps on Windows 7 Ultimate Service Pack 1
I have core i3 process with 4 GB Ram & 1GB Nvidia Graphic Card
I'm not able to hear any sound in the game in the COD " Black Opps, other games are working fine, some time's i can hear the sound & some time I don't.
i update the sound card driver, you have mentioned few thinks like to change the properties of the sound card, in advance, did that but still its not working.
Please assist me to resolve this problem.
Thanks

A:Windows 7 Ultimate no sound on COD Black Opps

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

Where did you get a copy of Windows 7 Ultimate? Where did you get COD from?

You mention a few things you tried, did you try to reinstall the game?

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well i got all my drivers downloaded had some problem with my sounds started messing with the sound ribbon which is close to the video controller on the mobo now the computer has no video.ive had problems with this before ,sometimes i clear the cmos and it boots back up.so im lost did i blow the chip?do i have a bad cmos chip .im lost here.the puter boots you can here the hd spinning up but even if it was booting with no picture the windows sounds should still work.any suggestions???????
 

A:{RESOLVED}no video 747 mofo opps mobo

Guess you called it
Reseat the memory just for chuckles, never know
clear cmos
Double check monitor connection, try different monitor
Stick a vid card in it and see if it boots off that if you have one around.

didn't accidentally knock a internal wire loose or dislodge a jumper.
 

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I am using a 22" screen for my primary screen and the laptop lid open for a secondary screen. The main screens resolution is 1680x1050, I can set it to anything I want and it's always using the full screen. The laptop screen on the other hand will only use the full screen if it's at 1400x1050 resolution (max for that screen, IBM Thinkpad T43). With the large 22" screen I have no trouble reading the screen at high resolutions, the screen is huge, with the little 14" screen though I have to strain to read the screen at 1400x1050.

The problem is when I set the laptop screen to anything lower than 1400x1050, it uses less of the screen. Preferrably I want it at 1280x1024 or 1024x768 (I dont know which I want yet as I can't see the freaking screen at that resolution). At 1280x1024 for instance the useable screen is just a box in the middle, so the "1280x1024" is still barely readable for me cause it's shrunk from full screen, plus it's just annoying only using a portion of the screen.

I have played with the ATI Control Center, the Thinkpad display settings and windows display settings and just cannot get this thing to go full screen at lower resolutions when docked and using the external monitor.

Anyway to resolve this?
 

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I have windows 7 and IE8. AVG and malware are clean. I have tried upgrading to IE9 and even disconnected AVG trying to make a connection. I connect to the web with my Verizon MiFi, but had
the same problem when I have cable.

I am unable to get onto 2 websites, york photo and corccnny.org. Otherwise, I can go onto any website. I don't understand what is stopping me from making the connection. I type in the web address, it states it is waiting for a responce to yorkphoto, than I get a " OOPS! Internet explorer could not conne3ct to www.yorkphoto.com".

I have called york photo who has no idea what the problem is. I connected my church (corccnny.org) and they are clueless. I called verizon and they told me something about they are not sure, but it
might have to do with the numbers of the IP address.

What is happening? I can get on them with my phone, but that won't help me upload my pictures to
york!

Any suggestions? I am desperate for help please tell me what is blocking this. Thanks for any help.

Sue
 

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I have an HP monitor HP w 2207 that comes with a VGA cord. It worked great with my windows 7 laptop but
now that I have a new windows 10 that does not come with only usb connections I bought an adapter VGA
to USB and connected the monitor to a USB 3 port.
 
The monitor comes on for a second and says Monitor Going to Sleep and then the screen turns black.
 
The VGA adapter said I didn't have to install any drivers so I don't know what to do now. Help!

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I have just did a clean install of Windows 7 ultimate from XP and I am unable to get my dual monitors to work like they did in XP.

I have a DVI Radeon graphics card plugged into the agp slot, and a Nvidia geforce vga adapter plugged into a pci slot of my dell optiplex 755. When I am in the screen resolution settings the second monitor cannot be detected.

In bios I have 2 options under primary video adapter and they are auto, and onboard card. When set to auto the Nvidia card gets a signal but the Radeon does not. There are no conflicts in the device manager, and all of the drivers are up to date.

When I change the bios option to onboard card the Radeon adapter gets a signal but the other monitor cannot be detected and in device manager there is a yellow exclamation mark next to Standard VGA adapter and a code 10 error that states the device could not be started.

I have powered down, and unplugged every cable, I also tried to use the integrated VGA adapter to the Intel G31/G33/Q33/Q35 Graphics Controller but the computer will not even boot. I get
"System Halted
Attention Unsupported Video Configuration Detected"

I have two monitors, both work fine as standalones but Windows will not detect either as a secondary.

Please help me someone, I am so used to having my helpdesk email open in one monitor and all of my other work in the other monitor.

A:Dual monitor issue, secondary monitor is undetectable

Welcome!

Try updating your card drivers. Go into Device Manager and right-click on your display adapter.

I suspect that the cards are too old, though. We will see.

~Jonathan

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Here is my problem. I have a primary monitor and then I run S-Video out to the TV so I can watch video clips.

With Vista, I had no trouble starting a video clip in media player on the primary screen and then dragging it over to the second monitor (TV) for actual viewing.
However, I tried to do that with Windows 7-it won't let me drag Media Player over to the second monitor. I can drag other applications to the second Window (Word, Browsers), but not any media program. Even tried another media player application.

Not sure what to do-how can I get this to work? I want to be able to watch TV/Movies on my second monitor.

Jim

A:Dual Monitor Issue-Can't drag MedPlay to Second Monitor

Actually update. I have a hard time dragging anything to my second display. I never had trouble dragging things to my second monitor before. When I get to the right edge of my main display, the window dragging stops..I can't get it to the second monitor. What am I doing wrong?

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