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gray lines & blue screen w/ junk on it at shut down

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by bamatech, Nov 25, 2001.

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  1. bamatech

    bamatech Thread Starter

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    :confused: I've recently started getting a screen covered in gray lines followed by a blue screen with a few letters in the middle when shutting down our computer. What does this mean?
     
  2. Trish-AA

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    If it's only happening during shutdown then you can probably rule out the monitor or other hardware.
    I'd start with the easy stuff first. Do a complete virus and Trojan scan.
    Then Scan Disk & Defrag.
    Also turn off unnecessary apps running in the background.
    Give this a try ( if you already haven't) and see what happens.
     
  3. Rollin' Rog

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    Do you have an antivirus program scanning at shutdown?
     
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