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Getting Strange Display and type X character by itself

Question: Getting Strange Display and type X character by itself

My Hp envy starts to type by itself xxxxx constantly once in a while and the screen goes to inverted color , it goes away after I restart

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Answer: Getting Strange Display and type X character by itself

HP envy 17t keyboard replaced. [email protected]

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Okay. Try this one on for size. My wife's PC's video display stopped working one day (this was covered on another thread). I have a Nvidia 8500 GT vid card in my PC, so I popped her 8600 GT into my PC to test if the card was working. It was, but it apparently loaded the drivers for the new card with my already existing drivers. I had a lot of freezes at boot after that. I decided to go through the long process of uninstalling the nvidia drivers and installing the correct ones. This solved my freeze problem, but a couple of days later after my PC had booted, this problem happened. Let me to try to describe it as best as I can. Out of the corner of eye, I saw the screen going wild. I looked at it and it looked like it was going in circles. Or like someone was taking their finger and drawing circles on the screen. When it was done circling, the display looked like a very very bright and colorful "safe mode" screen desktop except you could only make out what you actually knew from the screen and the PC was locked. This is the strangest part. In the middle of the colorful screen, there was an image that looked like a picture of the top of the processor. It was green and had the same brass line patterns that would appear if you were looking at a processor. I shut it down and checked to see if the vid card was locked in properly. It seemed to be, so I rebooted. Everything seemed fine for bit, then the screen went blank (black). I gave up and put the monitor into ... Read more

Answer:Strange Alien-type display

I have had similar things happen on some older PC builds, One i had to replace the motherboard and the other I cannot recall what I had to do. what types of computers are they and what are the specs?
 

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For my psychology I have to write out this equation ('sum of' d squared). Thing is, there is a character that represnts 'sum of'. Attatched is a drawing I did of the character. I think its Greek or Latin. Could someone out there please tell me how I can type this character?
 

Answer:How do I type this character?

In Word, 2211 and then hit Alt+x (hold Alt key while hitting x once). Or you can go to Insert>Symbol, choose Mathematical Operators for the subset. You'll see it in there.
 

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Several T500 keys have three characters on them. I know how to do the default character and the uppercase character but cant figure out how to enter the character located on the bottom left of the key. Sounds like a dumb question! Thanks.













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Answer:How to type third character

Do you mean the characters in blue?  Those are the only ones I can think of.  They are used in combination with the Fn key.  Most involved function keys, such as Fn+F5 (Turns Wi-Fi on and off.) Check this thread: http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-3000-and-Essential/List-of-FN-Function-Key-features/ta-p/700841

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This is on an HP netbook with Win7. If I want to type, e.g. Rene's cat
then typing the apostrophe does NOT work; nothing shows for the apostrophe until I type the "s" following it.
If I type ONE apostrophe and wait "some seconds (10 maybe?) and THEN type the apostrophe AGAIN, both of them appear.

Do you think there is a setting or pref someplace that should be changed?

I think the same thing happens with her quotation (") marks.

Answer:have to type a character 2x to make it appear

Welcome

Unique problem, but I will give it a shot.

Control Panel>keyboard
Adjust the repeat and/or delay settings. Experiment, it may help.

My repeat factory setting (which I still have) is set for the fastest.
Delay is about 3/4 way to the right.

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I am using Illustrator CS on windows XP. It is working fine except that the Type Character Box does not come up any more. Has anyone else had this problems and any suggestions on how to fix it? I've tried everything I can think of.
 

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In Windows is simple, I just copy a space then paste it when I need it.How can I type a space in Cmd, if the keyboard 'space' does not work ?TKSJ

Answer:my laptop doesn't type anymore the space character

"How can I type a space in Cmd, if the keyboard 'space' does not work ?"Don't know, can you borrow/buy an USB keyboard.Or, maybe repair it.repair a laptop keyboardhttp://is.gd/2Zr0I0

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Hey all. My girlfriend's been having problems with her computer, a problem I know I'd encountered once in the past, but cannot recall how to remedy it now. Character map is required to enter text, the keyboard is non-functional, and the computer beeps constantly, though nothing is pressing on any key to cause this to happen. No new programs or hardware has been installed, and device conflicts have been checked for and are non-present. She has unplugged the keyboard and rebooted, but upon reboot it registers as there and no problems are seen.

So the question is, does anybody know what would cause the keyboard to not work yet the system to also beep all the time (not just off and on). Any advice or help would be highly appreciated.

Thanks for your time and troubles,
-chad
 

Answer:Inability to type in XP. Character Map required, constant beeping

Have you tried a different keyboard to rule out the keyboard as the problem?
 

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To forum members,

I have a Dell Dimension B110 that I have upgraded with 2G of ram
3200. It has a Celeron 2.5 GHz in it. I have installed Ad vast, Malware Bytes
and super Antispyware in it.
It appears to have a little typing key lag with characters when I am in Google chrome or
internet Explorer. Character appear with delay after keys are typed. I am using
windows XP. Is there a way to eliminate this time lag.

I plan on giving this computer away to a computer user that does not use
computers very much, Is there a way to streamline Windows XP for this computer.
Thank you,
 

Answer:Solved: Dell Dimension B110 type character lags

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Hi...

Recently I just upgraded my Windows 8.1 x64 to Windows 10 x64
and I'm getting kinda very weird problem.

My Firefox and Explorer.exe randomly become 'Not Responding'
only after I switch the language input between English and Thai.

Need you guys advice.

Thank you so much

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From time to time I have noticed strange character strings in email text and internet articles.

For example, the string ' instead of an apostrophe and “ instead of some other character.

I use Thunderbird 13 for email. Any Idea what is going on?
 

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I use styles a lot in my documents, of both the paragraph and character types. However the styles which are of type "character" have a nasty feature about them - they strip away any previous formatting, and I can't figure out a way to make them *add* to that already-existing formatting, rather than *replace* it with their own formatting. For example, just recently I had some text which included some variables with subscripts (e.g. f0, with the 0 being subscripted to look like an index for f). I also had a character-type style that was supposed to apply a certain color. When I applied it to my text, it did indeed change the color, however it also ruined all the existing formatting (i.e. it levelled all of the subscripts). It seems paragraph-type styles don't behave the same way (i.e. they don't strip away existing formatting), however I would like to find a way for character-type styles to also not do that. Can anyone help? Anticipated thanks.
 

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Hi all

I?m using Word 2013 and do a lot of scanning & editting, everyone knows that most scan results will contain at least one or more unrecognised characters (which is where the FIND AND REPLACE feature comes in handy). One certain character/mark which, I don?t know what it?s called and I cannot figure out how to enter it into the FIND WHAT field is a mark which looks like two comma?s-really close together.
Does anyone possibly know the keyboard shortcut for importing this character into the FIND WHAT field - and out of curiosity the name of this character?

Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Word 2103 strange character

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1) Performed a clean install after MoBo replacement.
2) Ran Brink's tutorial "How to Delete the Windows.old Folder in Windows 7".
3) All files/subdirectories removed except two (2) files.

These two file names are using strange characters, that I can't copy, rename, delete, move, etc. The characters are not Latin, Cyrillic, Arabic, Greek, etc. I could not find them in Microsoft's Word insert character tables.

They look more like glyphs from a Stargate SG-1 episode, Fifth Element movie or an off world Sci-Fi movie. They don't bother, just would like to remove them. They are 1 Kb in size and were created the day I ran the tutorial to remove the Windows.Old directory. That was a week after the successfull clean install.

Because of these two files, I can't fully remove the Windows.Old directory. Even the procedure in the tutorial fails.

Any ideas/suggestions?

Thanks.

Answer:Strange Character Files In Windows.Old

Were there any files from the prior install that were encrypted?

You might try booting into safe mode and try to delete. Or even going into a command prompt.

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Hi everyone,

My wife has a strange problem with Windows XP.

None of the special character codes (e.g. [ALT + 0252] for ) work correctly (if you type a code, the character written to the screen is not the right one). The keyboard is set up for UK English and no other language inputs are activated.

Does anyone have any thoguhts on how to solve this?

Many thanks in advance.

Rob
 

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i am using Mozilla Firefox.when i get mail at that time i see strange characters like government??s in mail. these characters are displayed only when 's sign is there. is there any solution to prevent such weird thigs to happen? how to stop showing such characters?

Answer:strange character ‘s in yahoo mail. how to stop

This is an encoding problem, but I'm not sure if it's at the browser or server level. See if there's an encoding setting in yahoo mail. If not, you'll need to find it in FF.

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Hey Guys,
I just pulled some viruses off a friends' machine and it looks like it caused some configuration changes in word. Now whenever I type in sentences, I get an odd ' looking character in place of spaces, and a paragraph symbol now follows the cursor.

Example:

Any idea how to set this back to default?
 

Answer:Solved: Strange character showing up instead of spaces

Hi RedHelix

Click the Paragraph symbol on the Standard Toolbar in Word to turn it off.
 

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I tried to print an application form from a web page (http://eform.dnrd.gov.ae) where there are two languages included, English and Arabic. The english part is printing ok but the arabic part is printing like "??????????????" or as strange characters. The web page is using an activex control to print the application for. I have switched of the auto select in view / encoding but still problem exist. Printer is HP laserjet 1200 Series. The arabic is printing well from other applications like Word, Excel etc. Anybody can help me to fix the problem ?

Thanks
 

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the following wrong text is creeping into places on the web.

Tu pel兤ula favorita siempre cerca. Con 1 a de Cinemax por so 「1.

Spacificclly the asian symbols.

Is there any help?

Thanks

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My computer wont display chinese characters, only squares. Im using Windoes XP. I tried to fix it through control panel, language settings and it says i need the windows install disk...I dont have it. Any other way to make chinese characters display properly? My Taiwanese wife is gonna strangle me...hehehe.
 

Answer:Display chinese character

You can download it on Microsoft's website.
 

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Hi guys, first of all, thanks for reading my thread, er.....like this:

Windows XP SP 2 on P4 HP Compad

Can't display chinese character in software, but the chinese character can be displayed fine in the Internet Explorer when browsing chinese based website. Tried CP > Regional & Languages, blah blah blah, can make it to input chinese word, but still fail to read chinese in some software that their native languages is chinese. Help?
 

Answer:Cant display chinese character

http://newton.uor.edu/Departments&Programs/AsianStudiesDept/Language/asianlanguageinstallation_XP.html
 

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Can anyone help me with a very tricky problem. Tricky in that I have searched everywhere for the answer and haven't come up with anything yet.
Certain applications display the wrong character font/size so that the text doesn't fit into the application window.
I have tried modifying the display preferences through desktop properties, but it makes no difference.
I attached a small screen-shot of what I mean:
Any assistance to resolve this annoyance would be very much appreciated.
thx
Dt
 

Answer:Character display problem in W2K

Rightclick anywhere on the desktop, select Properties, select Settings tab, and click Advanced.
Under tab General you can change the font-size, set it to "Small fonts"
 

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When using IE 5.00, I get little squares appearing instead of the appropriate character. It appears on most web pages including Amazon, eBay and Yahoo home pages. I have been unable to upgrade IE also. Could this be a problem with using a desktop theme? Suggestions would be apprecaited.
 

Answer:Problem with IE 5 Character Display

Hiya and welcome

When you say squares do you mean you start typing and these appear? Are the sites that you are having problems with where you buy things?

Have you got a firewall installed? If not, a freeone is ZoneAlarm. See if there are any Outbounds. Got a feeling it may be a trojan.

Download The Cleaner http://www.moosoft.com (30 day demo) and then install the latest update. (might be a delay as their server is being replaced)

If its in the actual web page itself not the typing, then yes, it could be a conflict. What is your desktop theme? Try disabling and then trying to get in. Does it happen anymore?

Regards

eddie
 

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I'm running a Dell Dimension with XP sp 3. Occasionally I wish to go to a free translation service and translate a few words from English to Korean.

The translation comes out as squares.

How can I get this thing to display Korean?
 

Answer:Solved: Korean character display

Try this: In IE or Firefox, go to view, then Character encoding (encoding in IE) and select korean, or possibly Unicode, from the list.

What I'm not sure about is how to keep the rest of your page in English.
 

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My character display sizes are far, far too big and I can't reduce them.
Please help

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Hi to everyone!

I have 3 columns in excel. first 2 contain numers, the 3rd is the second divided by first.
Something like this:
A B C
25 20 =B1/A1
40 50 =B2/A2
I need the numbers in the 3rd column to be formated as 0.0 if >=2 and as percentage but without % character if <2
Is this possible
 

Answer:Display numbers as percentage but without % character

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Hi,

I have installed additional East Asian Lanuage Support.
Control Panel ->Date, Time, Language, Regional Options->Add other language.

On language tab,

I check install files for East Asian Lanuages.

under the sanme language tabe,

I click details-> I click

on the window that eventaully pop up ->

Add->Chinese Simplied Microsoft Pinyin

No doubt with the above steps, I able to read Chinese characters, but when I type Hanyu pin yin, the romanized version of Chinese characters, the system does not give me an option to choose which characters.
 

Answer:Windows XP Service Pack 2 not able to display chinese character option

Since you could read chinese characters now, you can use Google Pinyin Installer instead. You can type chinese with it using pinyin. Supports both simplified and traditional characters.

Download it at: http://www.google.com/ime/pinyin/

Note: The page is in chinese.
 

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Quite frequently when starting to type I get this character " ` " This can be very annoying if not noticed, such as this morning when I logged into my bank account. Actually should have said tried to log-in. I'm not sure what the character is or how to prevent it occurring.
This as happened randomly since Word 2007 crashed last week, see thread Word 2007 crashing
Any help in curing this problem would be apprciated

Answer:Quite frequently when starting to type I get this character " ` "

It could be the character top left on your keyboard above the tab key. Are you accidentally hitting this key or is it stuck down/playing up?

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In the HP ENVY 13t (i5-7200U, Intel HD 620, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD), what speed is the RAM? is it 1600, or is it 1866?  Is the 256GB SSD a SATA, or is it a PCIe?  Is the 13.3? FHD display a TN, or is it an IPS?

Answer:What is its RAM speed, SSD type, and display type?

Double, please usehttps://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/What-is-the-RAM-s-speed-Is-the...

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Question: Strange File Type

I was cleaning out a temp file and came across to strange file types. I've never heard of these before and hope someone can tell me what the heck they are. They are called (according to Properties) 59765393 & 59765394 files. Anyone heard of or seen these? If so, WHAT the heck are they and how did they get on my computer? I tried opening them, but Windows (XP) couldn't open them.

Thanks!
 

Answer:Strange File Type

Just delete them.
 

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Hello.

I have just (last 30 minutes) started having a strange problem with Windows XP.
I will be happily surfing along with FireFox, and my computer will freeze.
The mouse still moves, but right or left clicking does nothing.
The windows key still works, and so does ctrl-alt-del, the hibernate button, and I can use windows key commands to do stuff (the only one I know is windows+L for logoff), but nothing else on my keyboard works. The windows key will bring up the start menu, but I cannot navigate it, either with the mouse or the keyboard (arrow keys).

It has happened 3 times now. The first time, I found it like it when I came back from the toilet. The other 2 times, it happened whilst looking on YouTube.

I don't know if it has something to do with my mute button. Both timesit happened on YouTube I had just muted the sound (obnoxiously loud music) when it happened.

Is there a known problem with this?
Could it be something to do with java?

My HJT log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 21:55:24, on 18/09/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.e... Read more

Answer:Strange Type of Lockup

Sorry - HiJackThis is runing from a temp directory and must be moved to run correctly

Click here to download HJTsetup.exe:

http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=tpmod;dl=item5
Scroll down to the download section

Save HJTsetup.exe to your desktop.

Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\Hijack This.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialogue boxes until you get to the Select Addition Tasks dialogue.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialogue box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
Click on "Edit > Select All" then click on "Edit > Copy" to copy the entire contents of the log.
Come back here to this thread and Paste the log in your next reply.
DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.
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Download the trial version of Ewido Security Suite http://www.ewido.net/en/download/ (W2K/XP Only)
Install ewido.
Run the application
Clickon scanner
then select the "Settings" tab.
Once in the Settings screen click on "Recommended actions" and then select "Delete".
Select "Automatically ... Read more

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I'm a Firefox guy. The only time that I use IE is for critical updates, and I still use IE6 at home.

Anyway, I was tasked with imaging an office machine and setting it up for a specific network user.

Immediately after imaging the XP Pro install with all programs that are used in the office I did all critical updates, including IE7 (the image is dated). I then updated everything else I could.

Then we copied all of the users documents, including the desktop icons.

The IT guys had made several destop icons to assist users that are not geeks.

The one that gave me a strange problem was a shortcut that opened IE6 with a numeric IP address to a secured site. I got a certificate validation error, stating that it appears like a third party might be trying to intercept the connection. The info is of a medical nature to a state site, so I had to fix it before I could let the machine go.

There was a link to bypass the warning, but it would not open the site. Apparently the "improved security" of IE7 was in play?



The fix was to reset the numerical IP address parameter in the desktop shortcut to an alpha address.

ie: bad

C:\...\IE7\iexplorer.exe "https://279.435.12.2/..."

to: good

C:\...\IE7\iexplorer.exe "https://alpha.ip.state.us/..."


That's really strange. From what I have had a chance to read a DNS server takes any alpha IP address and resolves it to a numeric IP address, which is the final product. So, does anyone... Read more

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This probably has nothing to do with Windows 7, but I thought someone on this forum would know.

When in a text editor like on this forum or on Microsoft word and when I delete and hold it down it will be really slow. Characters would only delete every half a second no matter what.

Anyone know what causes this? When I restart my computer it's back to normal, but if I leave it on for 10+ hours it happens again.

Answer:Slow deletes (character by character)

In control Panel, All Control Panel Items, open keyboard.

Check there to see you repeat rate and increase if needed.

When the problem happens , check to see if it was changed.
If so, there might be some application or keyboard driver taking over.

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Trying to recover the password for a WinRAR-file is nearly impossible. I understand that it takes forever, especially if the PW is quite long, an abstract word, and contains symbols. My question: Is there any method of going character by character? I don't know much about decryption, unfortunately. Such a method would help especially those people, who have some sort of idea of what their PW could be.I created my RAR-file that I need the PW for only a year ago and have tried every PW I use that comes to my mind - nothing. If only I knew the first or first two character of it, I'm almost certain to solve the rest of it.

Answer:RAR password recovery character by character?

A password is a security feature, one that is very important to many people. Since this is an open forum that can be read by anyone, including those who wish to obtain illegal access to files, providing such advice here would be irresponsible.

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Hi... I am running Windows XP.

When I type via AIM messenger or another online forum, strange letters are appearing that I am not typing... almost as if something has taken over my keyboard.

I am now running McAfee virus scan and have run Malware Bytes within the last week.

Any ideas? Is my computer infected?

Thanks.

Answer:strange letters appearing when I type.

yes, It might be your computer is infected by spyware and virus. scan you computer after fully up to date your antivirus and spyware removal software.
or
try to change new keyboard and check for problem ( If you are using Desktop )

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Outlook 2007...
When I send someone an email and they reply I get strange type in MY original portion of the reply...

I typed this to a recipient...Works for me, plan on it...
And / or with or without Suzy...however it works...

When he replied it looked like this...
Works for me?plan on it?
And / or with or without Suzy?however it works?

I have tried HTML and Rich Text, no joy...

The email recipients are on Yahoo and Gmail...I don;t think I get it from other email ISP's...

Virus free...(I hope)...MBAM and Vipre scans are clean...

This has been going on for about 4 months and gradually getting worse...It started out
as occasional and now this strange type is in practically every email I send...

any ideas...???

Answer:Outlook 2007...strange type...

How long has this been happening? If you upgraded to 07 from 03 you might not have a .pst file that supports unicode. What exactly brought this problem on and when did it start?

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Hi all I have just bought a new Lenovo X1 Carbon Touch Typ 3460 notebook and I'm having the following technial issues:- Lenovo adapter minidp to VGA works fine- Lenovo adapter minidp to HDMI or DP does not work. The Intel HD graphic 4000 graphic card recognizes the monitor (DELL u2913wm / U2412M) but no signal is sent to them- Lenovo cable minidp to DP: no signal (the same issue that I have with the minidp to HDMI) OS: Windows 8.1 Pro (new set-up with all updates)Driver version of the graphic card: 10.18.10.3958 (automatically installed by windows 8.1 update) If I do the same tests with the same monitors and adapters / cable with my Lenovo X1 2047, they all work fine!The driver version of the Intel HD 4400 graphic card on this X1 is 10.18.10.3304.  Any input is welcome! 

Answer:Lenovo X1 Type 3460 - no signal from mini display port to display port or hdmi

Hi Carlosros,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community!
 
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with mini Display port on your ThinkPad X1 Carbon.
 
Please uninstall the current Windows updated graphic driver from the system and download the latest driver from Lenovo support site and install it, sometime compatible drivers will not support for the external monitor.
 
INTEL HD GRAPHICS DRIVER FOR WINDOWS 8.1 (32-BIT)
INTEL HD GRAPHICS DRIVER FOR WINDOWS 8.1 (64-BIT)
 
Hope this helps.
 
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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Whenever i type something online or anywhere using my pc .text gets converted to codes.

Answer:Strange problem!When i type something it gets converted to symbols

Is this a laptop? Try hitting the FN key a scrl lck/num lck key

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One of my PC's running Windows 7 Pro has just suddenly started acting very strangely.
 
Basically when I press the "r" key, the run dialog box opens. The same issue happens when I press other keys on my keyboard - it is as if I am pressing the CTRL-key plus the other key. This happened suddenly without warning and I have been unable to get rid of it.
 
I have tried the following (none of which made any difference):
1. Explicitly turned off stickykeys in the ease-of-use/acessability options. [they weren't switched on, but I unticked everything anyway]
 
2. Tried a different USB keyboard
 
3. Tried the on-screen keybaord
 
4. Tried booting in safe Mode and using 1-3 above.
 
5. Edited the registry (which was fun when you can't enter "r" into the search box as run immediately opens), and changing the following:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Accessibility\StickyKeys - changed Flag to 506 (also tried 26)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Accessibility\Keyboard Response - changed Flag to 122
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Accessibility\ToggleKeys - changed Flag to 58
 
[I also changed the above keys in HKEY_USERS\Default\ControlPanel\Accessibility]
 
6. Reverted to an earlier image of my C: drive from earlier this month and made the above changes to that restored image.
 
7. Run an anti-virus check using Avast (which normally runs in the background anyway) - it came up clean.
 
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Answer:Strange StickyKeys or CTRL plus key type of problem

I have managed to resolve the issue - but to be honest I am not sure how!
 
In addition to the steps outlined in my original post I tried the following:
 
* Booted up in safe mode - made not difference
 
* Rebooted the BIOS by taking out and then reinstalling the BIOS battery - made no difference
 
* Ran various rootkit scans (Kapersky tdsskiller and Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit beta) - both came up clean; keyboards still didn't work
 
* Booted from a Ubuntu distro on a USB - all of the USB keyboards I used worked fine! However on rebooting into Windows I was getting the same issue. Pressing "r" caused the Run dialog to appear, "e" caused Explorer to open and so on - as if the CTRL key was being pressed at the same time.
 
* I tried the keyboard in different USB ports - still not working properly.
 
So I rebooted using a PS2 keyboard (luckily my motherboard - a Gigabyte X58A-UD3R - had PS2 ports).....
and the keyboard worked!
 
I then reinserted the original USB keyboard - and it worked as well! As did the other USB keyboard that I had tried.
 
Now I have no idea what the problem was or why putting in a keyboard into the PS2 port worked and cleared it all up; but it did. I reinstalled my most recent image of my C: drive (as I had reverted to an older one in case something had recently changed in my system) - and the keyboard works OK.
 
So somehow the problem was solved!
 
I will post again if the issue reappears - but for t... Read more

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Whenever i type something online or anywhere using my pc .text gets converted to codes.
 

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One of my PC's running Windows 7 Pro has just suddenly started acting very strangely.

Basically when I press the "r" key, the run dialog box opens. The same issue happens when I press other keys on my keyboard - it is as if I am pressing the CTRL-key plus the other key. This happened suddenly without warning and I have been unable to get rid of it.

I have tried the following (none of which made any difference):
1. Explicitly turned off stickykeys in the ease-of-use/acessability options. [they weren't switched on, but I unticked everything anyway]
2. Tried a different USB keyboard
3. Tried the on-screen keybaord
4. Tried booting in safe Mode and using 1-3 above.
5. Edited the registry (which was fun when you can't enter "r" into the search box as run immediately opens), and changing the following:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Accessibility\StickyKeys - changed Flag to 506 (also tried 26)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Accessibility\Keyboard Response - changed Flag to 122
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Accessibility\ToggleKeys - changed Flag to 58

[I also changed the above keys in HKEY_USERS\Default\ControlPanel\Accessibility]

6. Reverted to an earlier image of my C: drive from earlier this month and made the above changes to that restored image.
7. Run an anti-virus check using Avast (which normally runs in the background anyway) - it came up clean.

None of it made any difference - they keys are still behaving strangely.

Can anybody suggest what... Read more

Answer:Strange StickyKeys or CTRL plus key type of problem

Hi

to me it sounds like the keyboard controller is faulty, since it does it with another keyboard and on screen keyboard. have you tried running a live disk like ubuntu to verify not a software issue?

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I only know it is a Satellite Pro because it says it on it on the front, but I was wondering if any body new what was wrong with it when I type fast, it stop's typing or it goes to what I have already wrote and write half way though it.

Anybody know the problem?

Answer:Satellite Pro - strange issue when I type fast

Hello

Try please to disable touch pad using mouse properties or use FN+F9 key combination. I hope this will be solved.
Many people here have reported about same ?phenomena? and at the end there was conclusion that accidentally contact to touchpad can move mouse to some other position.

Please test it.

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I have a PC at work that is driving me nuts. It is constantly beeping what sounds like morse code through the speakers. It appears to follow mouse movements, desktop activity, CD operation & Internet activity. It is running XP fully up to date with the usual AVG, Addaware etc.The noise is present weather it is on the internet or not.Any ideas?(At least I'm not asking why AVG update isn't working)

Answer:Strange morse code type sounds.

control panel - sounds and audio devices -sounds tab - make sure you do not have a sound scheme set up.

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I've had this laptop for a year and a half now, and it has never made this noise before. I turned it on this morning, and a strange rattling-type noise began.
It does not constantly make the noise, just for a few seconds every few minutes...it sounds like it is coming from the fan but I am not sure.
Has anyone else had this problem or know what it could be?

Thanks!

Answer:On my Satellite strange rattling-type noise appears

Hi,

What?s has you for a Model Type?

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(You can try this yourself if Firefox is your default browser. Go ahead--it's mildly entertaining)

So Windows XP allows you to have a "Links" toolbar on your tasbar (which is created from the links folder in your IE favorites).

The IE Links folder is really a set of Internet Shortcut files in C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Favorites\Links

I have Firefox set as my default browser and if I open this folder and double-click on one of these shortcuts, it does open in Firefox. However, if I enable the Links toolbar on the Windows taskbar, opening a link still opens it in IE for some bizarre reason.

You can't right-click an Internet Shortcut file and choose "Open With" because it's just not there. So I went into Folder Options and the "Internet Shortcut" file type has the "change" button (to change the default application with which to open it) grayed out. I tried going into the advanced settings and changing the open application from rundll32.exe to firefox.exe. Links still open in IE from the toolbar.

To test if this is something strange with the Links folder, I even made a new folder on my desktop, put a couple internet shortcuts in, and added the folder as a new toolbar to the taskbar. Amazingly, they open in IE even though they open in Firefox when opening the files from Windows Explorer.

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Answer:Really strange IE/Firefox file type association problem

I have gone through the steps described and have found that, in all cases, shortcuts always open Firefox. The only peculiarity is that icons in the Taskbar's 'Links toolbar' have IE icons rather than Firefox ones. This doesn't stop them opening in Firefox though.

So it seems that there must be a default in need of setting somewhere. Have a read of this page to see if it helps:

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Setting_Your_Default_Browser

Note that at the top of the page a third party utility is mentioned. The link ultimately leads here:

http://www.pc-tools.net/win32/setbrowser/

Firefox isn't specifically mentioned in the options (see the screenshot) but it looks possible to browse to it. If Mozilla has linked to it, it seems it would be OK for the job.

EDIT Another thing you could try (if not done already) is to set IE as the default and then set it back to Firefox again. Perhaps that might reset/set associations.

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Hey Everyone! Hope you're having a great holiday season and are spending it in good health!

Let me get straight to the point. As the title implies I get an issue when trying to save things. I get a strange issue where a text box will pop up telling me that [the file I'm trying to save's name] is not found, and to check the file's name and try again? Obviously this is a strange error that i've only gotten variations of when 'opening' but never saving...


I did a prior google search and couldn't come up with the issue. The closest i got was that it might be a permissions error, which is strange because for my account i'm admin for all permissions, but I went through and dropped the last handful of safeties to see if there was some weird new permission glitch holding me back (that could be solved like this) and Nothing! The Save As feature of a lot of my programs just saves when it wants and sometimes just griefs me until i lose an afternoon of editing, which is not ideal. It varies from folder to folder, and i can't really pin point reasons why one folder would let me save and another won't, even when i look at the permissions in the safety tab of the individual cases...

My other hard drive atm seems like none of those issues affect it. But I'm not even sure what the cause of this is so I wouldn't be able to contain it? (I've done virus scans also just in case). Any help at all would be appreciated! Thanks in advance.

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Hi. I was just playing some of my MP3's in my My Music folder and I noticed that there were some strange and unrecognized files in that folder. As a matter of fact, it looked like it had made one file for each and every MP3 file that I had. I tried to open the file and it was not immediately recognizable what program should be used so I clicked Use Web Service to Find Program or something and it took me to Microsoft which gave me more information. Microsoft informed me that this file type is not recognized by Windows and did not give me much more information than that. However, it did refer to me to a website that has an archive of file types. So, I went to the website. Again, the file type was unknown. I figured that surely this file type must be something that is for some use. Surely it is used by some program I own. The file type is .sfap0. Basically, I have one file for each MP3 file that basically shows the name of the MP3 file and then that strange file extension. For example, here is the file name of one of these strange files:

02-metallica-st_anger_(album_version)-btb.mp3.sfap0

Well, nevertheless, these files were annoying because they were getting in the way of organizing my folder and finding my MP3s so I hid them all. I am worried that this is possibly the work of a virus or something. I don't think I have noticed this before though. Anyway, what should I do?! Does anyone have any insight for me? This is really kind of strange and I'd like to get t... Read more

Answer:Strange files with unknown file type in music folder...

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Hi all. I have a Microsoft Surface 3, with Windows 10. Sometimes I use the Surface 3 with the Microsoft Surface 3 Type Cover (the cover that can be connected to the Surface 3 with the magnets and the "six pins").
With a specific program I have observed a very strange behavior: when the Surface 3 Type Cover is connected to the tablet (also if completely "flipped back" and therefore disabled, but still magnetically and electrically connected) the program run and execute as normal. Instead, if I try to run the program on the Surface WITHOUT the keyboard connected, the program fails its execution. Also using an external USB keyboard does not solve this strange behavior. The program run correctly if and only if the Surface 3 is connected to the Surface 3 Type Cover.
More information: the program is an utility to control via USB the optical zoom of an USB camera, in particular the e-con System See3CAM_30Z10X camera. To control the camera optical zoom the program make use of a specific DLL (provided by e-con System), that is the file "eCAMFwSw.dll". I don't know why there is this strange behavior... but it is a fact that when the program use the APIs of this dll on my Surface 3 WITHOUT the Type Cover, the APIs of the DLL fails to response (I obtain error codes, and the zoom does not work...). On any other "classic" Windows PC or laptop (or also on my Surface 3 but WITH the Surface 3 Type Cover connected...) the DLL works well...
There are any other cases in which the presence or not... Read more

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Hey Everyone! Hope you're having a great holiday season and are spending it in good health!

Let me get straight to the point. As the title implies I get an issue when trying to save things. I get a strange issue where a text box will pop up telling me that [the file I'm trying to save's name] is not found, and to check the file's name and try again? Obviously this is a strange error that i've only gotten variations of when 'opening' but never saving...


I did a prior google search and couldn't come up with the issue. The closest i got was that it might be a permissions error, which is strange because for my account i'm admin for all permissions, but I went through and dropped the last handful of safeties to see if there was some weird new permission glitch holding me back (that could be solved like this) and Nothing! The Save As feature of a lot of my programs just saves when it wants and sometimes just griefs me until i lose an afternoon of editing, which is not ideal. It varies from folder to folder, and i can't really pin point reasons why one folder would let me save and another won't, even when i look at the permissions in the safety tab of the individual cases...

My other hard drive atm seems like none of those issues affect it. But I'm not even sure what the cause of this is so I wouldn't be able to contain it? (I've done virus scans also just in case). Any help at all would be appreciated! Thanks in advance.

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Hi I am think of buying a Sony VAIO L14S1E/S or have bought one. What type of display is it? Is it TN, IPS etc.Thanks in Advance

Answer:What type of Display?

This is Brief desc.by PC World "Sony VAIO VPC-L14S1E (VPCL14S1ESCEK) 24 in. This slim and stylish TFT display delivers stunning 1920 x 1080p HD imagery, .... Constructed with a TN panel that delivers a fast response time -There is a very good chance that you are reading this article on a LCD monitor equipped with a TN display panel. That?s because TN display panels are by far the most popular in the world. They?re found in virtually all laptops and a large majority of desktop monitors.click here

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I wonder which type of display this model has?TN or SVA?There is no information for this model on official website 

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Under all the old Windows programs you used to be able to go to display settings
and be able to tell which type of monitor and display was which

example a Samsung monitor or a Sony TV monitor

it used to tell you in the detect portion, you could tell exactly which was which. So how do I tell that now. I work with remote setups and dual monitors but I can't tell which is which.

Is there a way to tell with this new superior Windows 10 that they have put out?

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Under all the old Windows programs you used to be able to go to display settings
and be able to tell which type of monitor and display was which

example a Samsung monitor or a Sony TV monitor

it used to tell you in the detect portion, you could tell exactly which was which. So how do I tell that now. I work with remote setups and dual monitors but I can't tell which is which.

Is there a way to tell with this new superior Windows 10 that they have put out?

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How do I know if my mpeg video file is a mpeg 1 or mpeg 2? I asked this same question on Bing and haven't found the answer. It doesn't say in my properties.

And when I try to drag my video into the timeline track with windows movie maker my video that I'm trying to add into the timeline track only wants to goes into the audio/music track. Why is it doing this and how can we solve the problem?

Have a bless day

Sterling

Answer:How to know the type of MPEG a file is and a strange issue with windows movie maker

Download and install GSpot ( link in my sig), open GSpot and open one of the files - it will tell you a number of things: what container (mpeg1, mpeg2,.avi etc) has been used, what codec has been used and whether you have that codec available on your computer (this for both audio and video), pixel dimensions, fps and more.

Where did the file originate? from a camera? downloaded? a DVD?

Older versions of Windows Moviemaker don't support all codecs used by mpeg2 files - see this article from Microsoft - this is why your file only shows in the audio track of the timeline.

My suggestion would be to download and install the ffdshow-tryouts from here. This should allow decoding and re-encoding of mpeg1 & 2
You may then need to go to Tools>Options then click on the Compatability tab - there should then be a list of codecs/filters that have a little check box next to them - scroll down until you find ffdshow - there will be an ffdshow audio & an ffdshow video - tick both. Might need to do a restart after, can't remember - been a long time since using both XP and Moviemaker.

hope this helps

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I just had an issue with the google redirect and some trojan viruses on my computer which I think I successfully removed via the registry. However now whenever I post in a discussion thread for my school website (Canvas) this automatically posts after it. I don't see it until it's posted and when I edit and delete it, it comes back. Here is what keeps popping up:

// <![CDATA[ var __chd__ = {'aid':11079,'chaid':'www_objectify_ca'};(function() { var c = document.createElement('script'); c.type = 'text/javascript'; c.async = true;c.src = ( 'https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://z': 'http://p') + '.chango.com/static/c.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0];s.parentNode.insertBefore(c, s);})(); // ]]>

PLEASE HELP!!

Answer:Strange code showing up after what I type in school website discussion posts

Run a scan with MBAM:Download the free version of Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop.Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.Once the program has loaded, select Perform quick scan, then click Scan.When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.When completed, a log will open in Notepad.Post the log back here.Be sure to restart the computer.The log can also be found here:C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\Logs\log-date.txtOr at C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\Logs\log-date.txtNote: You will need to use Internet explorer for this scan - Vista and win 7 right click on IE shortcut and run as adminGo to the Eset web page to run an online scanner from ESET.Turn off the real time scanner of any existing antivirus program while performing the online scanclick on the ESET Online Scanner buttonTick the box next to YES, I accept the Terms of Use.Click StartWhen asked, allow the ActiveX control to installClick StartMake sure that the option Re... Read more

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Question: X240 display type

Hello, I'm looking here for a help guys. I'm thinking to buy a laptop from one person and he provided me model number and serial number, but I can't find any information regarding x240 laptop specifications. Especially I'm interesting in display type as I want to buy x240 with IPS display. Can anybody tell me if laptop with machine type-model 20AMA0EG00 has IPS display? Thanks in advance for your responses. Vytautas













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Answer:X240 display type

I know about Product Specifications Reference (PSREF), but there is no such type-model number on x240 section. I've checked the serial number in warranty lookup and it showed same type-model number for me. So I guess it must be valid one.

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Hello,
I have a Lenovo  T60P
Type: 2008-CT0  S/N: xxxxxxx 06/07
 
I always get following error:
 
Error : Could not retrieve parts information for xxxxxxx
or
Error : Could not retrieve parts information for xxxxxxxx 06/07
 
when i search for the LCD type on the  partsLookup.page from Lenovo.
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/product-and-parts/partsLookup.page
 
Can someone help me?
Thanks
 
Moderator Note; s/n edited for member's own protection

Answer:T60p which Display type

Hello,
I have a Lenovo  T60P
Type: 2008-CT0  S/N: xxxxxxx 06/07
 
I always get following error:
 
Error : Could not retrieve parts information for xxxxxxx
or
Error : Could not retrieve parts information for xxxxxxxx 06/07
 
when i search for the LCD type on the  partsLookup.page from Lenovo.
 
http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/product-and-parts/partsLookup.page
 

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I have bought a new dell Inspiron 15 3000 series for 1 month. When typing, it sometime display like this:
sometime -> sosmetime
plastic -> plasstic or plasatic
send -> sened
please -> pleaase
and so on
Anyone please tell me the resolve
Thanks.

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Hello, any help appreciated. About a week ago the sound on my X1 Carbon 4th Gen (Type 20FB, 20FC) Laptop (ThinkPad) changed. Just turned on one day and it sounded completely different.  It sounds very echo like (like you were in a big cave listening).  1) If I listen to a song I've listened to a 100 times on this laptop, now it sounds live all the levels are off (same whether Youtube, Spotify, Music player, etc). The backing track seems louder and main vocals seem a bit lost in the mix. 2) Watching sport on the laptop now, the crowd often is louder than the commentary. Or a movie, the main dialogue is harder to hear against background noise. I changed no settings and cannot see/find any equalisers/settings that can or will alter it.  If I use headphones, everything sounds as normal. It's just using external speaker sound. Any ideas? It sounds really bad. Thanks in advance.

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Hello, any help appreciated. About a week ago the sound on my X1 Carbon 4th Gen (Type 20FB, 20FC) Laptop (ThinkPad) changed. Just turned on one day and it sounded completely different.  It sounds very echo like (like you were in a big cave listening).  1) If I listen to a song I've listened to a 100 times on this laptop, now it sounds like all the levels are off (same whether Youtube, Spotify, Music player, etc). The backing track seems louder and main vocals seem a bit lost in the mix. 2) Watching sport on the laptop now, the crowd often is louder than the commentary. Or a movie, the main dialogue is harder to hear against background noise. I changed no settings and cannot see/find any equalisers/settings that can or will alter it.  If I use headphones, everything sounds as normal. It's just using external speaker sound. Any ideas? It sounds really bad. Thanks in advance.

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Can someone help me to find display type of x201 tablet 3093-A75?  I mean detailed description: brightness and so on. Just can't find it neither in parts list nor in psref.
 
Thanks in advance for any help.
 
Moderator edit: Fixed psref link.

Answer:x201 3093-A75 Display type ID

Hi jrave, and welcome to the Lenovo User Community!
 
According to the support page for your X201 Tablet 3093-A75, you have the Multitouch display.
 
In the psref tabook, the Multitouch display is described as follows:
MultiTouch: 12.1" (308mm) WXGA (1280x800) TFT color, anti-glare, LED backlight,
300 nits, 16:10 aspect ratio, 500:1 contrast ratio, PVA or IPS,
enhanced MultiTouch (touchscreen support pen & two-fi nger touch)
 
MultiTouch: 12.1" (308mm) WXGA (1280x800) TFT color, anti-glare, LED backlight,300 nits, 16:10 aspect ratio, 500:1 contrast ratio, PVA or IPS,enhanced MultiTouch (touchscreen support pen & two-finger touch).
 
Hope this helps!

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OS win 98SEPC American Megatrends. PIII 450mhzI temporarily removed and reinstalled the motherboard battery to successfully resolve a non- bootup problem.I have now created another problem. When booting up, I am confronted by the following message on screen, it reads: CMOS .Display type wrong.Press 1. To run set up.Press 2. To load default values and continue.No matter which key I press, I get the following message. ENTER CORRECT PASSWORD.What password???As a matter of interest, I have even tried bootup discs to no avail.Any advice or help would be very much appreciated.

Answer:CMOS. Display type wrong???

If you can get into the BIOS try click here

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I'm seeing something strange with the display.  When I move it, the screen goes to a negative of what should be there.  Has anyone seen this?  I ran the display tests, which pass, of course.  It seems to be a hardware issue.  This machine is brand new.

Answer:T61 Type 6459 display issue

Looks like you are having same problem as my laptop.I have a t61 type 7658.Screen goes blank/black sometimes, but comes back if you shake it lil bit.Display goes to 'Negative' sometimes and comes back to original after a while. Reading on other threads and forums, I think it has to do something with display connections/wire/loose hinges etc.Although even I am not sure. If you can resolve it, please let me know.thanks Akash   

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hello,i'd need to know which panels are compatible with my laptop,and im not quite sure which one i have now. i only know its sva,fhd that's it,and its probably a cheap chinmei panel  

Answer:identify display panel type

Hi, There are 23 models/products for this family:       http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=G7T32AV And they share 2 screen types (one with webcam and one w/o webcam).    15.6-in, FHD, UWVA, DreamVision display assembly equipped with a webcamera 735965-001   15.6-in, FHD, UWVA, DreamVision display assembly not equipped with a webcamera 735964-001 For the one with webcam:     http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=735965-001 not much information but very expensive:      https://www.amazon.com/HP-735965-001-15-6-inch-AntiGlare-DreamColor/dp/B00IY1D5VI Hope this helps. Regards.  

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What is this and how is it used? I have an Optiplex 7050 with an external drive plugged into the USB-C port.. I see no status display anywhere.

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I have changed my display to 1028 x 768, but I cannot change everything to a larger type size. Some will change in 'Properties > Appearance' and 'View > Text Size', but some will not change within applications and web pages. I have also tried 'Programs > Accessories > Accessability > Magnifier', but it is too ackward. Is there another way that I am missing? Thanks, Bob
 

Answer:Set display to 1028 x 768 type too small

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My daughter is having problems playing dvd's on her computer..i.e.on WMP11 or Real player she gets what can best be described as a psychedelic type picture . . . anyone any ideas ??? she is running XP Pro SP2

Answer:' Psychedelic ' type display when DVD is played

Is it only this particular DVD or all DVD's?

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Hi,  All the review sites mention that the new Acer Nitro series has IPS displays.I am looking at this model and even though the product tour states an IPS display the specifications on both Newegg and Acer website don't mention IPS. Does the model below have IPS display or not ?www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834314701VN7-591G-74LK

Answer:Display type on Acer Nitro

This website shows an overview of all current notebooks of this series. As you can see, Acer is listing every device with an explicite information whether an IPS panel is included. http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/models/laptops/aspirevnitro

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HiI recently purchased ideapad 720s from online retailer, and as per lenovo page the display is of IPS type.However, the merchant page is showing LED type.How can I know the exact display type of my laptop?Here is the Manufacturer No: 80XC002YADRegards 

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Hello,I want to ask, if is possible to change display at R500, exactly if is possible to install WSXGA+ instead of WXGA which is there at default Graphic card is Intel gma 4500, it should support it, but question is if display resolution as autodetected, or is somewhere defined.I know that display with same resolution work fine even if it is form different manufacturer, but there I want different resolution

Answer:Change display type at R500

you mean you want to swap out the WXGA for a WSXGA+? yes you can do that, but that would void your warranty and there is good chance you may damage other parts of the laptop if you are not careful. 

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Summary: i can't delete the Tama Character 1.0 program from my computer.

Last year around about January, this website called: www.tamatown.com (for the toy: Tamagotchi) and they were having an anniversary for the Tamagotchi. And for the anniversary, you could download for a limited time: a Tamagotchi character for your computer. I thought it would be cool, so I downloaded it. I didn't like it because when you log on to your user, it changes your background to one of the Tamagotchi backgrounds that came with the character. So, instead of removing the program-stupid idea-I deleted the background for it, thinking it would stop it from changing my background. It didn't stop; instead of changing it to a Tamagotchi background it changed the background to the background colour that was selected in the "Display" menu (in the control panel) even if you weren't using the background colour as your background.

So after this kept happening, I decided to go to the "Add or Remove Program" menu to remove. So I scrolled down to the program with the Tamagotchi symbol beside it (a golden Tamagotchi with a green screen and a dark blue jagged border around the screen) titled: Tama Character 1.0. I went to the "Change/Remove" Button and clicked it. A gray window appeared like its supposed to. The window had a Question mark symbol on the left hand side and at the bottom, their were: "Yes" and "No" buttons. The problem though, is ... Read more

Answer:Tama Character 1.0 (Character.exe)

Use the Search function and see if you can locate the program's folder. If you have it, open it and look for an uninstaller. You might have to reinstall the program, then use Add/Remove ProgramsTo keep it from running, you can download Codestuff Starter:http://www.snapfiles.com/get/starter.htmlIf it's listed in the application, tick the box by it and at least it won't run at Startup

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i tried to read a file exported by registry editor using c++.
but after every characetr there is a null character
i am not getting this...
can somebody clarify this to me.....

when i open that file using notepad, it is normal...... but when i open with edit there is a null character
does the file occupies more memory due to that null character???

help guys
thanks in advance..
n sory for my english
 

Answer:Null character after every character..

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When I view details of my files using Windows Explorer (Windows XP), all my graphics files are shown as being "CorelPHOTO-PAINT 4.0 Picture" irrespective of their actual origin.How can I make Explorer display the proper file extension, such as .bmp .jpg etc. instead?

Answer:How to display proper file type in Explorer

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Hi, It's a strange issue. FullHD : 1920 x 1080HalfHD (HD) : 1280 x 720 My Windows display properties are set to FullHD.DirectX diagnostics also show it as FullHD. However, as strange as it may seem, the output is not FullHD. The best known way for me to test was to go to browsers that "show my screen resolution". They are accurate and I have been using it for quite some time now, being a web developer that I am.Now, all of those websites refer the screen resolution as 1280x720. Another way to check the resolution is to pull out the browser developer tools, drag to change the browser width and check the changing screen resolution. Can anyone with a similar model confirm this behaviour?Any suggestions or tools that I can use to check the screen output instead of just relying on the browsers?

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I have a question that is related to Lenovo Z70-80fg00ausc laptop. I have that laptop, and I must admit that it's amazing. I would like to know what kind of pannel display is in it? I have found lot of informations, but nothing is 100% sure, some people say it's Samsung LTN173HL01-401, and the others LG LP173WF4-SPF1. Anyone knows for sure? Tnx in advance

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Sometimes I enlarge the view size of type in Firefox (Ctrl+++). When I open a new tab, the new tab opens in the same large size.

Is there a way to get Firefox to open new tabs in standard sized type by default?
 

Answer:Problem with type display size in Firefox

Hi Alex,

In your Address bar type about:config and click go.
In the filter line type browser.zoom and find the line browser.zoom.siteSpecific in the list.
Right click it and click Toggle to set it to false.

You'll still be able to enlarge and reduce in the normal way on any tab or window, but it won't carry over to other tabs and windows.

T.
 

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Lap top runs great, But the display looks like a old NES game untill it is twisted counter-clockwise. Once twisted, and held there, it looks clear and responds as it should. Any help would be  welcome.

Answer:A22m Type 2628-ttf Display issue

Had a similar kind of issue with the 390 E I an online with right now running AntiX Linux. On mine you had to slap both sides of LCD Screen to clear up screen. I took apart LCD screen (not all the way mind you. Just so I could move it out a little from Housing) And wiggled the ribbon cable that plugs in back of screen. Found that the sticky tape wasn't seating the cable in firmly to screen plug socket for cable. Cut me up some strips of clear duct tape. Applied pressure to ribbon cable to make sure it was seated firmly. Taped it in place with duct tape. Reassembled Screen on Laptop. Haven't had a problem since.  




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I have fully upgraded windows 10 and all the latest drivers from Acer support pages installed to my Aspire S5-371.When I'm trying to connect a display into type-c USB-port using a type-c/HDMI adapter, windows shows an error message "Display connection is limited" and by clicking it, it opens following web site: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt628692(v=vs.85).aspx#_5 I tried 2 different type-c/HDMI adapters with same results. Does my new laptop support dual display at all?

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Hi everyone

I am new to the forum and really dying on figure this out.
I usually trying to uninstall programs by checking when they were installed in the date modified column in the uninstaller

The column does not display any data no more, and empty column

So I go to uninstaller, there is a list of programs, but nothing under the column date modified

Any suggestion is appreciated thank you thank you thank you!

Answer:Uninstaller Does Not Display Date Modified and Type

Open Control Panel > Uninstall a program (or Programs and Features)

If need be, select Detail view via the upper right corner:

Right click on one of the column heading bars and select the desired columns from the context menu.

Select More... if desired.
...or maybe I did not understand your issue.

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I own a Lenovo 4446 laptop which I received from my disability support team at Uni 4yrs ago, my laptop now has developed a problem of the screen going green purple and pink The problem started 2 and a half years ago when my cat jumped on the laptop while it was on my cinema surround sound sub woofer, but I never thought anything of it as it corrected itself during power up, but with prolonged usage its developed further and is now constantly green purple and pink.
 
After reading through some of the forums I am pretty sure its something to do with the ribbon cable which goes into the screen on the left hand hinge. I have had problems with this before over the last 18months but I just wiggled the cable and it corrected itself, but now regardless of wiggling the cable my screen remains green purple and pink, what repairs would any of you recommend to fix the problem?
 
Moderator note: moved post to appropriate board and edited subject to match content.

Answer:G530 Type 4446 display problems

hi flstf21,
 
Welcome to the Lenovo Community.
 
What I would do first in this scenario is to attach an external monitor. If the display is ok, I would replace the LCD cable that can be ordered here and see the LCD ribbon replacement guide here, or video guide here.
 
 
Hope this helps.

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I tried to connect my new asus mb169c+ usb type c display to the usb c port of the probook 450 g4. It doesn't work. System notify usb billboard device not recognized . Does Hp probook 450 g4 series support the usb-c dp-alternate?I need any driver or something specific? I'm sure that the cable is ok and the display works correctly with another notebook.  Thanks

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HP ENVY - 15t-as100 CTOModel #: W0Q62AV OS: Win 10 Pro (64bit) I tried to extend the display to two additional monitors:One via HDMI portOne via USB Type-C to HDMI adaptor However, I can only extend to montior via HDMI port on laptop. The one via USB Type-C to HDMI adatpor doesn't get any display signal.  Changing to HP Zbook 15 G3 and keeping the same setup, it will work to extend to two addtional monitors.  How to make ENVY laptop to work same as Zbook 15 G3? Don't see any technical hurdle to achieve that. Why Envy laptop dones't support that. Did I miss something here or need to change any setup? Look forward to an answer soon. Thanks! 

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A guy I work with gave me this video display monitor made by Digital. It is a VT420. The port connection on the rear is a 25 pin configuration labled
COMM 1

Is this thing cable of of being connected to modern PC ?
 

Answer:unknown type video display monitor

From what I just read on a used equipment site this is not even a Color Terminal

You can't be that desperate...can you? Come by my house and I'll give you a newer color monitor if you are.
 

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I have fully upgraded windows 10 and all the latest drivers from Acer support pages installed to my Aspire S5-371.When I'm trying to connect a display into type-c USB-port using a type-c/HDMI adapter, windows shows an error message "Display connection is limited" and by clicking it, it opens following web site: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt628692(v=vs.85).aspx#_5 I tried 2 different type-c/HDMI adapters with same results. Does my new laptop support dual display at all?

Answer:S5-371 dual display issue with type-c adapter

The end of the M$ note says "The hardware and software on the system, the device or adapter, or cable does not support the DisplayPort /DockPort or MHL alternate modes." Now since a regular USB port works (2.0 even) for DisplayPort that leaves MHL. Maybe you need one of these.

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Hi Guys, I have just placed an order for an X230T with 12.5 Outdoor HD Display. I did quite a bit of research before making my choice. I was sure that the Outdoor HD display was touch sensitive, however, you do not get the "Multitouch" features and it's far less sentsitive than the Multitouch display. However, I just watched this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLNlSONqX_0 Something he said was something like "This is available with and without the touch sensitive display". Surely, he means "with or without the multi-touch" display as I don't see the option for a non-touch sensitive display. I would asume, since the 12.5 Outdoor HD screen appears to be an "optional upgrade" when you are ordering direct from Lenovo, that this display is still touch sensitive? What is the difference between the 12.5 Multitouch HD and 12.5 Outdoor HD display types? Can someone helpe me out here?













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Answer:X230T: Display Type: 12.5 Multitouch HD or 12.5 Outdoor HD

the outdoor screen is not multi-touch.

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Can anyone tell me if an Acer Aspire 5517, Model KAWG0 has a CCFL backlit display or LED backlit display? Also, would it be possible to upgrade the OS to Win 7? Thanks!

Answer:Display type identification for Acer Aspire 5517

The 5517 has a CCFL panel.You can install Windows 7 - Acer download site has drivers: http://www.acer.co.uk/ac/en/GB/content/drivers 

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I've serious issue with my windows vista business 32 bit.
I can't able to find Folder option.

Display nothing in personalize folder, windows update folder in control panel

Icon size and folders view keep changing

when saving any file using notepad or any other application it doesn't display me to write Filename and file type

I am login with administrative rights
Operating System: WindowsVista

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Hi, I purchased the latest X1 Carbon 2015 in january earlier this year.  This display panel is listed as 14.0WQHD WWAN. I have accidently cracked my screen and want to replace it. It is not a touch screen and I am unable to find the part number on lenovo support site. Can someone please help identifying the part number for this screen, so I can then purchase it. Also, from where can I order the part as well? Thank you.  Below are the specs on this notebook System Details ===========Battery - Rapid Charge, IntegratedSystem Unit - Intel i5-5300U 8GBKeyboard Language - KYB (Backlit) US EnglishPreload OS - Win8.1 P64 to Win7 P64 DGSecurity Chip 2 - Security Chip EnabledDisplay Panel - 14.0WQHD WWANSelectable Warranty - 1 Year Depot or Carry-inWiFi wireless LAN adapters - Intel 7265 BT ACBGNWireless WAN accessories - MBL BB upgradable, future useCamera - 720p HD CameraProcessor - Intel Core i5-5300U on MBFingerprint - Fingerprint ReaderPackage Box Type - Standard Economy PackagingPreload Language - W8.1W7P64DG EnglishCable - Ethernet extension connector Hard drive - 128GB SSD Shipping Country - USAAC Adapter and Power Cord - 65W AC Adpt US (2pin)Total memory - 8GB PC3-12800 DDR3L on MB  Regards M.I.












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Answer:X1 Carbon 2015 - Display Screen Type (Part No.) ?

I also wanted to know what model number does the QHD lcd of the device has. I want to replace my FHD with QHD, will probably buy that over ebay or aliexpress

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How do I do this? I was able to figure it out under XP and Vista but I can't with Windows 7. I find the hidden file extensions to be really annoying. Not to mention it's necessary to change extensions sometimes and I don't know how ot do that with the extensions hidden. Thanks.

Answer:Display Default Win7 File Extension Type

It is similar to what it was with XP. Control Panel\Appearance & Personalization\Folder Options\Appearance -> Uncheck Hide file extensions of known file types.Please note the wording may be slightly different in English version of Win 7. I use a different language.RegardsSuatCINI

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