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something just not right!

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by zzbudzz, Jan 23, 2002.

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  1. zzbudzz

    zzbudzz Thread Starter

    Jan 23, 2002
    i have a problem with something , the graphics on my desk top are not as sharp as they use to be.Also when i click on a desk top icon the colors kind of scramble or invert? i have ran norton virus check ,nothing.i ran most everything on norton utilities,nothing.most likely a simple problem i just don't know what it is .it seems to be getting worse? please help me somebody.:) please e-mail me at "[email protected]"
  2. MeinDCIC


    Jan 18, 2001
    Goto Start - Setting - Control Panel - Display

    Here you can make adjustments to the way you see things on your display.

    Goto the Settings tab

    On the colrs drop down select 32 bit (if this option is there) or 16 bit.

    However, if these are already chosen - you might need to change some of the advanced setting by pressing the advanced button

    You might want to check that you have the right adapter set up under the adapter tab and that the refresh rate is correct for your adapter. In addition you might want to check if there is a new driver for your adapter card.

    Try that - that might help you!!
  3. Shadow2531


    Apr 30, 2001
    also goto to the display settings "Effects" tab, and uncheck "show icons using all possible colors" Then restart. Then check it again then restart.

    By any chance do you have an Nvidia Video Card?

    You can also delete the Shelliconcache file in the windows directory and restart.
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