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XP appearence setting help please!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by towers, Apr 28, 2004.

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  1. towers

    towers Thread Starter

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    No matter how many times I try and change the appearence settings they change back.
    My display shrunk to the smallest size and lowest appearence and colour settings. When I change it a blue screen pops up and I don't have time to read it, then the computer shuts down.
    In safe mode I can change them back to normal, but when I restart the computer it goes back to being small and fuzzy.
    It almost seems that no matter how I change it doesn't save the settings when I shut down in safe mode.
    Any help would be great
    My computer is a Compaq presario 2100 laptop
     
  2. LooneyTunes

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    Hi

    Boot into safe mode and try removing and reinstalling your graphics. You should have had a Recovery disk and a driver disk with the machine; it's the driver disk you will need.

    Control Panel > System > Hardware > Device Manager > Display Adaptors (remove, refresh and reinstall >
     
  3. Couriant

    Couriant Trusted Advisor

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    if that doesn't work, it might be a trojan. Download and run HighJackThis and post a log here.
     
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