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Preferred Solution: CB5-571-I Have 3 cb5-571's and all of the screens ...

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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hi i've had a slew of problems with my new computer

-i get blue screened and it says a warning message that isn't the same from the previous windows, you know hwo it normally said your system has become unstable and what not. this message says that there was an error and windows is shutting itself down to prevent further damage

-i get black screened(iduno if thats the term) but what happens is i'll be working on some files and then out of nowhere my monitor goes black, the computer and monitor stay on, but the monitor goes into some sort of standby mode thing where the power light flashes

-i also ocassionally have trouble rebooting one of my other computers and whenever it gives me a problem the screen goes black and there's a green line that goes across the top of the monitor

iv'e tried spy ware removing programs/anti viruses/fire walls none of them seem to be working

any help would be greatly apprecieated

Answer:Solved: blue screens black screens green screens

The issues sound a bit like a hardware failure, the blue STOP screen could be hardware or software.

The Black screen sounds like the PC has died, but the power supply continues to run. This could well be hardware.

Both issues could be something like overheating of the CPU (are all fans running, is the CPU fan dust clogged - shouldnt be if it's "new")?

If it's "new" and under warranty, take it back.

It would have helped to know if it was a desktop or laptop though.

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I'm beginning with this link because it is related to this previous issue. Its still the same computer with the same general problems. However, I discovered that by ensuring that windows media player was constantly playing music, the computer operates fast and smoothly for as long as I need it to (sometimes longer than 24 hours), albeit with the fan running full speed and flooding the house with its noise. All has been well until the other day I needed to burn some cds and reconnected the cdrom. Since then, its been subject to occasional freezes, mostly when left to sit when I leave the house on a whim. I've noticed that I sometimes return to a black screen, but erroneously attributed it to my computers failed attempts to hibernate (even though that option is disabled). Anyway, its been working wonderfully anyway when I've needed to use it. However, today I was doing a little basic browsing, only about three tabs open of an automotive website I frequently read. The screen randomly went all white while loading a page, and the computer froze up. My only option when it does that is to do a hard restart, so I did. I decided to disconnect my cdrom again. The computer then booted up normally, showed my desktop and loaded all icons and everything, but before everything was up and running, the whole screen went black and it froze. Then I got this computers very first "blue ... Read more

Answer:white screens, black screens, blue screens... out of nowhere!

OK, I have read you last thread and sounds like you made some progress.

Lets see the details of the Blue Screen, follow this guide to attach it to your next post.

First locate your minidump files, they are usually found by clicking on your C: drive, in Windows Explorer, then click on Windows to view the contents. If your operating system is installed under a different drive letter then look there. They should be stored under a file called minidump.The files will have a .dmp extension.
Zip up at least 6 of the most recent files into one zip folder and save on your desktop (if there are less then just zip up what you have).
NOTE To zip up a file in Windows (all versions). Right-click the file or folder, click on Send To, and then click Compressed (zipped) Folder and save it to your desktop.
Open Windows Explorer, click on Desktop in the left column so you can see the zip file. In the left column click on C: > Windows > Minidump and then drag & drop any additional .dmp files into the zip folder.

• Below the Message Box click on Go Advanced. Then scroll down until you see a button, Manage Attachments. Click on that and a new window opens.
• Click on the Browse button, find the zip folder you made earlier and doubleclick on it.
• Now click on the Upload button. When done, click on the Close this window button at the bottom of the page.
• Enter your message-text in the message box, then click on Submit Message/Reply.Click to... Read more

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So- I've had an abysmally frustrating and disappointing experience with this laptop from the get go. Three days after ordering it, both mine and my husbands laptop of the same model have had the same issues.First off- boot up has been incredibly slow, and not long after a completely clean reset to factory defaults, within days or even hours the same issues seem to return.Restarting the laptop, or signing in loads to a blank black screen with a mouse.I have tried the suggested method from other posts of removing the battery and restarting, as well as resetting the BIOS to default.Now on my laptop (Which is a blank slate currently aside from Norton Antivirus and windows 8 recommended updates. I've also uninstalled Pokki and nearly all extraneous bloatware that was making my boot time incredibly slow) is crashing to a blank blue screen within minutes of signing in.Please help! I'm resisting the urge to drive over these laptops with a vehicle- they've been completely unusable and we had such high hopes for then when we originally purchased them! ??

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I have a e7740 Dell laptop that bluescreens and black screens when connected to VGA or HDMI

The errors are ntsokrnl + exe + 73bc0 and Fastfat.sys + 1d82

I have attached minidumps.

Can someone help me resolve this issue please?

Answer:Blue Screens and Black Screens when connected to VGA or HDMI

Moved to Bsod's for further help.

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Hi, I am running Windows 7 on my Acer Aspire 5741 laptop. I have dual monitors running. One of them is going through the VGA output of my laptop and the other is going through a USB to VGA adapter. Neither of my monitors are HDMI ready, unfortunately.This has worked for a couple of years but in the USB to VGA monitor, there is now a black square around my cursor that is really annoying. I am guessing it must be some setting that I accidentally changed or that my cat changed by running across my keyboard.Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

Answer:Dual screens, mouse has black square around it in one of the screens

See and try restoring your mouse pointer back to what you want.

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Hi, I am running Windows 7 on my Acer Aspire 5741 laptop. I have dual monitors running. One of them is going through the VGA output of my laptop and the other is going through a USB to VGA adapter. Neither of my monitors are HDMI ready, unfortunately.This has worked for a couple of years but in the USB to VGA monitor, there is now a black square around my cursor that is really annoying. I am guessing it must be some setting that I accidentally changed or that my cat changed by running across my keyboard.Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

Answer:Dual screens, mouse has black square around it in one of the screens

See and try restoring your mouse pointer back to what you want.

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I had a better card in the PC and was running the AMD catalyst drivers.
I took that card out and put in the x1300.

Several times noticed some weird effects.
Then today I powered down cause it was pink, and it refused to turn on the screen.
So I let it sit and it is working again.

I did not uninstall catalyst AMD drivers, is that a problem? the x1300 is not a supported video card.

If it is a problem, then are the AMD drivers destroying the card? (terminating the old technology to make you get new technology)

Answer:Pink screens, white screens, odd colors amd x1300 pro

Hi there .. It is more than likely the Card you Installed is faulty .. When you Installed that Card Windows would try to find a Driver for it .. Its a pretty old Card i know there are some Vista Drivers available for it .. Not sure about 64 Bit Drivers though ..

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Hey all

If this is in the wrong place then please move it

Anyway, I've been asked to put up two televisions that will display the same information in the office. At the moment, it's going well. I have a single computer underneath one television that has the information playing on a slideshow and it's connected to a VGA splitter. This splitter then splits the image so that the same information is displaying on the TV on the opposite side of the office (the VGA cable runs up into the ceiling and across).

However, they now want more information being displayed. Specifically, they want a real time web-based interface to be shown and for the screen to flick between the slideshow and the real time interface. The slideshow only shows one image - a graph showing their call times. I was wondering if there's any easy way to do this? All that I can think of is putting the image of the graph on one side of the screen and the web-based interface on the other. I was kind of hoping for it to be in full screen, though so it's easier to see and people don't have to leave their desks in order to see it.

Any help would be greatly appreciated - thanks!

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My pc specs are below:

Windows 7 Ult. 64bit
Gigabyte 880GA-UD3H
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
500GB Seagate HDD
Dynex 400 Watt Power Supply

*all parts were bought BRAND NEW

These problems ONLY occur when the pc boots up for the first time (after I shut it down at night and start it in the morning).

Every now and then, the pc will boot up to the desktop. Everything looks normal. All the taskbar icons load, internet connection, everything. However, when I begin to use an application, primarily firefox, to browse the web, the pc will begin to stutter. The cursor movements become jagged and in about 5 seconds, the screen goes black. The pc fans are still on, but the hard drive light is off. Once, the screen went to a sky blue color instead of black, but the outcome was the same.

The only way out is to reset the pc. After that, everything runs fine. I can do anything to the pc and it never crashes. This problem only occurs when the pc first initializes.

Another issue is random blue screens. I've encountered about 4-5 in the past two months. When I start my morning, I boot my pc and walk out to get my coffee, leaving it to idle. Sometimes when I come back, a BSOD is waiting for me. Each time it's been the error code 0xF4, which doesn't do me a whole lot of good because that tells me it's a problem with hardware or software drivers. I can't debug the dump files either because each time the pc blue screens, it freezes before the memory can be... Read more

Answer:Rogue Blue screens/Black screens

Check the system Properties \ Startup and Recovery. Is the wright debug info set to Small Memory dump or Kernel Memory dump. You need it set to Small Memory dump to have a minidump log file in C:\Windows\minidump It would be best to have that file to see whats going on.

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And I'm back again giving you another annoying dilemma to help me with.

Okay, the problems are on my main pc. The specs are below:

Windows 7 Ult. 64bit
Gigabyte 880GA-UD3H
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T
500GB Seagate HDD
Dynex 400 Watt Power Supply

*all parts were bought BRAND NEW

These problems ONLY occur when the pc boots up for the first time (after I shut it down at night and start it in the morning).

Every now and then, the pc will boot up to the desktop. Everything looks normal. All the taskbar icons load, internet connection, everything. However, when I begin to use an application, primarily firefox, to browse the web, the pc will begin to stutter. The cursor movements become jagged and in about 5 seconds, the screen goes black. The pc fans are still on, but the hard drive light is off. Once, the screen went to a sky blue color instead of black, but the outcome was the same.

The only way out is to reset the pc. After that, everything runs fine. I can do anything to the pc and it never crashes. This problem only occurs when the pc first initializes.

Another issue is random blue screens. I've encountered about 4-5 in the past two months. When I start my morning, I boot my pc and walk out to get my coffee, leaving it to idle. Sometimes when I come back, a BSOD is waiting for me. Each time it's been the error code 0xF4, which doesn't do me a whole lot of good because that tells me it's a problem with hardware or software drivers. I c... Read more

Answer:Rogue Blue screens/Black screens

How did you calculate PSU power? Seems a bit low...?

Could you please upload as instructed here even though you don't have dumps?

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iPhone is 480 x 320. Blackberry is 240 x 320. (I'm told). 1280 x 1024 is a new large screen standard. My 22" has 1680 x 1050.Is there any sensible way to allow for this huge variance in pixel numbers?

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Answer:Why are there no start screens, only dark screens?

I'm sorry... Can you join the site and reply in this thread with more detail.
There really is nothing above to base any help on.
What device? PC? Phone? What OS and version? Has it always been this way? Did it just stop? What changed before it stopped? What have you tried? Soft Reset? Hard Reset? Reinstall the OS? Did you drop it? Was it exposed to temperature extremes?
Honestly we need more information or we could just start guessing wildly and that would probably not help you...

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Why when I click on options (like to do a restore) does the window or screen pop up blank- no options available?

Thank you for any help you can offer


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Where can I get (and how can I install) bootskins and logon screens for Windows 7....

Preferably an official (or official looking) FBI or CIA or NCIS or one of those other cool Agencies......

and just any cool or decent boot screen that isnt officially a boring windows boot screen (Like the glowing balls of color that swirl around and then form the Windows Flag...)

Any help, comments, suggestions, insults, compliments, advice, anything at all, is welcome.

Answer:Boot screens and logon screens....

What boot screen are you talking about? Where I work we have no "Agency" specific boot screen. It is just the default Windows Logon/Boot Screen. If you one of those ones you see in the movies, then you are out of luck.

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To activate the dual screens I have to hold down the window Icon and then press (p) to bring up window Icon allowing me to these extend, which allows me to use each monitor separately. How do I set it where the "extend" option is the default every time I open up my computer.

Answer:I have dual screens how do I get Windows 10 to accept dual screens (extend) as default

There doesn't seem to be an option built-in for this.. Would be a great feature for MS to implement in a next update tho
If you need additional help or have more questions or details to share, please join the site so you can reply in this thread. See this link for instructions on how to join Windows Central.

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I bought a new pc a few months ago but i had too many (more than 67 in 5 months) blue screens in the last months.

I uploaded a few of them here. Can someone please check them for me and tell me whats wrong with my pc/os ?

Thanks in advance.

PS: I runned orthos (more than 16 hours) and memtest without having any problems.

My system:
Motherboard: GIGABYTE MA790GP-DS4H AMD 790GX DDR2 HDMI HD3300
Cpu: Phenom II X4 940 Quad-Core 3.0GHz 8MB AM2+Black Edition
Ram: KINGSTON HyperX 4GB 1066MHz DDR2 CL5
Hdd: WESTERN DIGITAL Caviar Black SATA2 500GB 32MB
GPU: HIS HD4870 IceQ 4+ Turbo 1GB 256bit GDDR5 16X

Answer:Vista 64 bit Random Blue Screens (67 blue screens in 5 months)

Okay, I read six of your most recent minidumps contained in your first Zip file and all four in your second Zip file.

Here are the ones that stand out because they give a probable cause.

Two errors are 0x00000050: PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA
Requested data was not in memory. An invalid system memory address was referenced. Defective memory (including main memory, L2 RAM cache, video RAM) or incompatible software (including remote control and antivirus software) might cause this Stop message, as may other hardware problems (e.g., incorrect SCSI termination or a flawed PCI card).

The driver cited in both is klim6.sys which belongs to Kaspersky.

Four errors are 0x0000001E: KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED
The Windows kernel detected an illegal or unknown processor instruction. A Stop 0x1E condition can be caused by invalid memory and access violations similar to those that generate Stop 0xA errors.

0xA errors are caused by either hardware or drivers attempting to address an IRQ Level they have no business doing.

In all four the same Kaspersky driver kl1.sys was cited as the probable cause of your system crashes.

* I suggest updating Kaspersky and/or doing a search on their forums to see what the community has to say.

By the way, nice PC.

* Get back to us with any results.

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Recently - past couple of weeks - I've been encountering "blue screens" at boot-up in the morning. I know these are serious, and probably indicate a new PC is needed; but maybe not. Can anyone please tell me how serious these errors are, and what the error source might be, based on the following technical information my system offers?:

12/20/11 - BAD_POOL_HEADER 0x00000019 (ox00000020, 0xE6C30500, 0xE6C31178, 0x0D8FF728)

12/22/11 - STOP: 0x0000008E (0xC0000005, 0x00000074, 0xAF7E3C28, 0x00000000)

12/31/11 - 0x0000008E (0xC0000005, 0x8056BEF6, 0xAF247A80, 0x00000000)

Thank you.

Answer:Stop Error Screens ("Blue screens")

This could be caused by a bad hard drive, bad ram or software/driver that was recently installed.
Does the blue screen occur prior to logging into Windows?
Have you tried to boot into Windows safe mode?
Have you tried going back to a previous restore point?

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23 recent crash dumps. Since I can't figure out the cause, I humbly come to you for help.

Here is my my WhoCrashed report:

​ System Information (local)

computer name: PL-PC
windows version: Windows Vista Service Pack 2, 6.0, build: 6002
windows dir: C:\Windows
CPU: GenuineIntel Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 4300 @ 1.80GHz Intel586, level: 6
2 logical processors, active mask: 3
RAM: 3218100224 total
VM: 2147352576, free: 1971572736
​ Crash Dump Analysis

Crash dump directory: C:\Windows\Minidump

Crash dumps are enabled on your computer.
On Wed 10/10/2012 3:44:29 PM GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\Mini101012-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: win32k.sys (win32k+0x30C83)
Bugcheck code: 0x50 (0xFFFFFFFFFE3A5000, 0x1, 0xFFFFFFFF976A0C83, 0x0)
file path: C:\Windows\system32\win32k.sys
product: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: Multi-User Win32 Driver
Bug check description: This indicates that invalid system memory has been referenced.
This appears to be a typical software driver bug and is not likely to be caused by a hardware problem.
The crash took place in a standard Microsoft module. Your system configuration may be incorrect. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver on your system which cannot be identified at this time.
On Wed 10/10/2012 3:44:29 PM GMT your computer crashed
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Answer:Solved: Blue many blue screens!

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Question: TFT Screens

Can anyone tell me the difference (if any?) between an Active Matrix TFT screen and a Progressive Scan TFT screen.Which one is better?RegardsFitshase

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We currently have a couple of problems with our computer. First, there is a black screen that has taken over our background. It has an ad that says it is infected and is accompanied buy a link that takes us to a site to buy an anti spyware program. When we tried to change the background from the control panel, the options thing was gone.
Next,our yahoo tool bar is gone, so we cant use our pop up blocker or our spyware filter. We cant even go to the yahoo website. When we try another screen comes up from It dose this with a few other sites also.
We havent lost any speed on the computer while on or off line. We have a dell p3 500 and we have windows xp office. Hope to hear from you soon.

Answer:help!!me please odd screens everywhere

Hi cmyhailey

Welcome to TSG!

Please do this:

First create a permanent folder somewhere like in My Documents and name it Hijack This.

Now Click here to download Hijack This. Download it and click "Save". Save it to the Hijack This folder you just created.

Click on Hijackthis.exe to launch the program. Click on the Do a system scan and save a logfile 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" then Paste the log back here in a reply.

DO NOT have Hijack This fix anything yet. Most of what it finds will be harmless or even required.

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Question: pop up screens

a small window appears after start up,calc has caused an error in unknown>.calc will now close,but it does not close even after restarting the laptop.if i get it to close another one pops up,this time it is packager wirh the same result.any help would be much appreciated.stu.

Answer:pop up screens

Is this what you are running click here

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Question: SLI for 2 screens

let's say i'm using 2 monitors, and 2 video cards so that one card outputs to one screen and the other card connects to the other screen. if i were to play a game which supports SLI, and obviously i'd be playing on only one of the screens, will both my video cards be used to run it? or will the game only use the one GPU that's connected to that monitor? i hope i'm making sense

Answer:SLI for 2 screens

It would use both cards, as long as they're properly SLI'd.

I think there is an issue with using two monitors with SLI, though.

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Question: 2 screens

Hi all, I have a Lenovo computer win 7 it is a computer built in to the monitor, no desktop box.
I have a second monitor spare but the plug is the wrong sort to plug in (old type), is there a adapter for this to change it to a USB?

Answer:2 screens

Hi caretaker44, and welcome to TSG.

There are USB based video controllers being made, but they may not give you optimal video performance.

You would be better served using some type of video adapter or converter if the computer has any kind of video output connector.

It would also help us to assist you if you were to give us the brands and full model names/numbers of both the second monitor and computer. You also need to be a bit more specific than "wrong sort to plug in (old type)" when describing the video connector because we have no way of knowing how old is old.

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Alright. I've got an issue here.

I'd love to explore the option of using two screens (my TV and my pc monitor) together.

However, since I play games in full screen mode, it seems that either the other screen will display the game or it will display nothing at all.

Is it possible, for example, to have a game running in my monitor and VLC player running in the telly in full screen mode simultaneously? Or, for example, if I could browse internet at the same time.

Seems like full screen mode is the only limiter here and I'm not fond at all of window mode

Answer:Not sure if this is possible by using two screens...

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Question: Help Screens

I am constantly getting help screens popping up in windows and any other program I am in. I can't figure out how to disable the screens for popping up, and they don't seem to be specific to the operating system or any program.

Answer:Help Screens

What do you mean by helping screens. Be specific please. Post ScreenShot if you got?

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I have a Presario F500, and a V2000. The F500 screen flickers then goes dark. You can still see the screen if you put a flashlight on it. The V2000, has lines and a white bar on the right hand side of the screen. Both work fine hooked up to an external monitor. Everything I read seems to point towards bad screens. I just wanted someone elses opinion. Thank you for any help.

Answer:2 Bad Screens, or MB?

If both work fine when connected to an external monitor, it is either the screen or the cable that connects the motherboard to it.

The F500 sounds like the LED/LCD lighting has gone bad and the entire screen must be replaced. On the V2000, can you get the screen to display normally by moving the lid up and down? If so, it's likely a bad internal video cable. If not, the screen will have to be replaced.

Hope this helps.

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If it's not too complicated, is it possible for me to set up 2 screens to be used for my desktop computer? I'd like one to be attached directly to the desktop tower and the other to be wirelessly connected (is that possible) which would be a touchscreen, that I can take into another room.

So, again, if it's not complicated is this possible and can I do it in such a way that I don't hand to unplug things each time I want to switch between screens?

Answer:Can I set up 2 screens?

Something like this:

What is the intended purpose for this? There may be a more common solution or alternative.

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Question: Two screens


I am not sure if this is possible, but I set this up several times on desktop computer that have a video card with two outputs.

So, I was wondering if it is possible to do this on my laptop. I have a Toshiba e105 (Satellite E105 Laptop | Toshiba). I am not sure if I have to get a new video card to be able to do this, how difficult it would be to install, and/or if it is even possible?

Thank you for anyone who helps.

Answer:Two screens


The best way to do it with a laptop is to run the laptops monitor as one and a second monitor connected to the laptop.

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Question: log on screens

Windows has suddenly started putting the log on window up on startup. Any ideas on how i can banish it once and for all? (also the log-off/ shut down screen thats part of the same thing)


Answer:log on screens

If you go to "Control Panel" > "User Accounts" > "Change the way users log on/off" and then untick the welcome screen.

That should do it

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Question: M83 and 3 screens

Hi everyone, I'm using Lenovo M83 tiny PC with an Intel 4600 graphic card. My goal is to connect 3 different screens to this PC by using screens' HDMI inputs. On a PC I plan to use 1 DP to 2 HDMI connector and 1 HDMI port. Is this combination possible? Thanks for help! Regards!

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I have two laptops, one windows 7 the other windows 8.
Is it possible to have a second screen connected on either of these showing a different page and if so how?

Answer:Is it possible to use two screens

What cable you need will depend on what connections you have on your laptop and the monitor or TV you which to connect to.So first we need to know what laptops you have then we will be able find out what the specs are.
Do you want to connect to a monitor or TV? Once you are connected then it is very simple to have different web pages on each screen.

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I guess that's a good sign that a stable Alpha is sailing the high seas?

Answer:I sure am seeing a lot of Win 7 screens on here

JohnnyNapalm said:

I guess that's a good sign that a stable Alpha is sailing the high seas?Click to expand...

The early milestone "alpha" builds and pre-beta versions have been floating around for awhile. Beta 1 is supposed to be out early next year.

Vista was already a great OS and Microsoft is treating Windows 7 as an incremental upgrade. Its easy for them to release these early versions because they're basically Vista with some extra features and optimizations.

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Question: IE 2 Screens

Whenever I close IE, it closes but another blank screen with the blue e appears. What causes that?

Answer:IE 2 Screens

Hi and welcome to TSG.
What version of IE are you using?

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Question: aol screens

hi this is onlinetech ,
guys one question ,is there any web site which gives me real time simulation of aol and some real time screen shots,which might help me with problme solving.
any ideas

when i say simulation i mean some kind of this
this is for win xp.

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Question: Using 2 screens

Hi. Am trying to run 2 monitors in Win 8 and whilst it recognises them, whenever I try and move say Chrome onto one then watch a video on the other it just closes Chrome then plays the video! And as you can't resize windows at all (that I can work out!) I can only do 1 thing at a time which is useless. Please help!

Answer:Using 2 screens

you should be able to display any non metro app on the second screen.

all metro apps open on the primary display and can not be moved from that display.

if you don't mind a suggestion?
use vlc to watch your video's or something similar.
and chrome.

keep to the desktop as well.

and if this is what your doing already let me know and i'll have a look see if i can recreate the problem on my own system.

just let us know what applications your using at the time, also if they are metro apps or not as well would be great.

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Question: CRT screens

hey all,

is it tru that crt screens emit radiation and lcd dont?

thanks, VHproject

Answer:CRT screens

woah i've never heard...i'm scared now, lol. my crt does a really cool trink when i bring the sub next to it!

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hello everyone...i have win7 on my laptop and i have a screen split into 6 smaller parts and have red lines/dots on it...BUT i conected my laptop with my PC throu a program and the screen seems lines no 6 parts.... (i mean that: on my laptop my screen is slpited into 6 parts...on my PC my laptop screen is fine) any idead on what should i do?
(sorry for bad eng.)


Answer:6 screens BUT......



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Question: LCD Screens

Does the clarity change or, is there a noticeable difference at all using a matte finish LCD screen compared to the other brand laptop's with the glossy/glass like finish screen? Any opinions are greatly appreciated.


Answer:LCD Screens

Hi Jerry, You are likely to get a very wide range of opinions on the matter of matte vs. glossy, depending on whom you ask. I'd guess that since most here are ThinkPad users, they'll prefer matte. If you ask the same question of MacBook/Pro users... I'd imagine you'd get the opposite response. My opinion: If you want to see your own reflection (or what's behind you), use a mirror. If you want to see what's on your computer screen, reflections only obscure that, and so the less reflective the screen surface is, the better. There are other types of displays (reflective and transreflective) that actually rely on reflected light: they get brighter as the background light gets brighter, and are great for use outdoors. AFAIK they're not so good for displaying accurate colors, though. Even for these, I think you'd want a matte surface finish. Specular reflections from a glossy/mirror surface are too distracting. Diffuse reflection from a matte surface is less distracting even if it's just as bright, because the reflected brightness is uniform, rather than forming patterns (images). For anyone reading this who cares about display quality, please take a minute or two to fill out the survey in my signature below. A major purpose for the survey is to show Lenovo that there is significant demand for ThinkPads with better screens. Thanks!-Frank

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Question: Two screens

Sorry if the answer is there somewhere already cant see exactly what I want to do.Have HP Pavillion laptop with a seperate LCD monitor on the VGA socket. Obviously I can select dual screen from the laptop and and open two different windows but how do I split the two onto two seperate Would like to see my photo editor on the monitor and an instruction book on the laptop screen?Thanks for looking.

Answer:Two screens

Within graphics properties try Extended Desktop. This gives 2 separate screens.

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Question: Big Screens

I have just purchased a 32" TV/ Computer screen Just wandering what the best res for it..And what is better DVI Or HDMIThanks G

Answer:Big Screens

what the best res for it..check TV manualHDMI

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Question: LCD screens

Never could get my LCD screens properly cleaned. All 'special' products for cleaning leave them with stripes.

Being a real man, i tried using WD40. First little corner on oldest monitor, ended up cleaning my flatscreen TV with it.

It renders the screens as new, i tried putting the screen on background black and it was spotless.

completely OT, bathe an old speaker overnite in WD40 makes any old scratchy speaker come back to life

Answer:LCD screens

You should use only water and a microfibre cloth to clean LCD computer screens. LCD cleaning products streak, and Windex Ammonia/Oil-based cleaners (like WD-40) can damage the screen.

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Question: LCD screens ?

The contrast ratio of LCD screens is the darkest of black and the brightest of white and it is how much shades of black and white the screen can display .Not how much color it can display or shades of color.

Also is true that contrast ratio is not how sharp the pictures is but the dot pitch is how sharp the picture is.The lower the dot pitch the sharper the image

Also the more color depth the more bits used to represent the color pixel and that gives a better range of distinct colors.

A one bit would be 2 color and 2-bit would be 4 colors.And 4-bit would be 16 colors.The most they have now are 32 bit

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Question: LCD Screens

Hi, Could someone please tell me what advantages if any the LCD Screen offers over the normal monitor and are there any problems in connecting them or is it just a matter of swapping the monitors over. Would appreciate any advice. Thanks

Answer:LCD Screens

Bought one last June and never looked back.It uses less powerIt can stand in front of me on my desk without taking up very much space, before the monitor had to stand on the corner of my desk as it took up so much room I had very little space left if I stood it straight in front of me and found it dificult to do any paperwork on the remaining space.It looks far better than the CRT monitorIt gives out no rediation unlike the CRT monitor.Need I say more.

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Question: PC screens?

Hi, I had on my toolbar 2 PC screen icons in my toolbar, could someone please tell me how to retrieve them? thank you.

Answer:PC screens?

go to connections in control panel and in the properties for it put a tick in display icon in task bar.johnny

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I have a X61s attached to a base station. I have two screens but although you can connect them both (one to the base station and one to the computer) I am not able to get the second screen to work. Is is possible to connect two screens to the laptop + basestation?If so how would you do this - and where can I find out any info on how to do this?Many thanks in advance for any help on this.DCurtis

Answer:Two Screens possible?

I believe that the VGA connection on the left of the laptop is inactive when on the base station. I operate with two different displays (Extended desktop) one being the laptop and the other being a LCD connected to the UltraBase VGA which shows the desktop to the right of my laptop screen. You were maybe wanting the screen plugged into the laptop to show what is on the laptop screen and ultrabase to show the extended desktop? I am not aware of a way of doing that.

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Question: 2 screens?

I have come into possession of another screen and i was wondering what exactly i would need to do in order to use both screens.

And by 'both screens' i mean having a different program on screen in each one. For example: having my music open in one and my work open in the other.

Answer:2 screens?

We need some info on your hardware. Look at the back of your computer, where your monitor is connected. Do you have a second connector for a monitor? Are you using onboard video or an add-on video card?

What's the make and model of your computer? What's the make and model of each of your monitors, i.e. your "screens"? Do you know the type of connector they use, whether it's VGA or DVI?

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Question: LCD screens??

Ok I know that most people here are system builders and there are a few repair techs out there..

Any way I have a HP Touch smart IQ 770. Recently after running about a hour the screen will flicker. Go from dim to bright.. After a few minutes of that the screen will just go black. If I reboot it will come back up for a short time but goes out again.

Trying to figure out if this is a monitor problem or a Video card problem. Recently Microsoft was loged in remotely trying to resolve a virus problem. The screen went black but they were able to keep working on it.

Answer:LCD screens??

Either the power management software is haywire or the monitor is failing.

Locate power management controls - and disable them / set to manual.... Also, you may try SAFE mode which shouldn't have any power management to help isolate the issue.

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Question: TFT screens

I've just treated myself to a flat screen, an LG 1810B to be precise, but I've just been told by my brother that some computer games will not work on flat screens because you can't adjust the resolution. Is this right? I don't want to think I've just bought myself a turkey!!!!

Answer:TFT screens

You can just the resolution.Right click the desktop and choose properties. Then click settings and adjust from there.

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Question: Blue screens

As an update to aprevious thread, closed as solved

I have set up a

Gigabyte Ga7N400L motherboard (swaped out for an asus nforce2 board)
Athlon XP 3200
Crucial 1024 mb ram (swapped out for kingmax 433mhz 512mb)
Radeon 9800pro graphics card (swapped out for a gf4 ti4400 and gf fx 5200)
Zero4G subzero cooler (swapped out for thermaltake copper cooler)
Antec 400w supply (swapped out for qtec 550w supply)

I am still getting random blue screen and also machine errors that point to the processor shutting down to stop damage.

I have tried using the components in another nforce2 board, the memory was swapped out and is fine, another 2 graphics cards tried with no difference, still blue screens. The cooler is new and was added in case there was a heat issue, the processor under load is only 45c. Under normal windowsXP it runs fine, in games it will randomly stop, I am sure this is not a heat issue. The PSU is a new antec 400w one, swapped out from a QTEC 550w one which had the same issues. The voltage readings are fine. In terms of software the dxdiag test out OK and dx9.0c is loaded. Nothing is overclocked.

I am stuck!, if its a processor issue why is it not happening in normal windows/internet usage, but I have swapped out all other components bar the CPU, and carried out a clean windows install 3 times. The hard drive is new and again I swapped it out for another one.

I have set up loads of systems but not come across such a trying issue.

Answer:Blue screens

Sounds like you've tried everything. Only in games. I assume stressing the system. You say it in "normal windowsXP" it runs fine.

When you say normal do you mean at rest or have you tried to put it through a high dose of CPU and memory stress to see what happens.

Another thought, do the games that crash use different sceen resolutions?

When you say, "and also machine errors" what exactly does that mean?

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ok dokey.

So. the HP tx2510us is a Tablet PC with touch screen blah blah blah.

Supposedly it has a "glass like" top, so I wanna know how to keep it clean and dust/scratch free..

Should I just invest in a good Screen cleaner/cloth?
Should I get a 12.1inch Screen protector (washable/reusable, no residue)?

I don't want the stylus/pen to be unresponcive, but I don't want to risk damage to screen or dust build up and wiping it clean to leave scratches from the dust.... the whole glare thing isn't an issue - except UV filtering, to help prolong the life of the LCD screen (in case it's ever used outside or in direct sunlight)

Kinda new to all this.... LCD in general are new to me, got mine.. a few months ago and still have yet to clean the screen. (some spots/dust has accumulated, but nothing horrd for me to want to clean it yet)

So... what do you guys think? Just a good cloth/cleaning solution, or screen protecter? or both?

Answer:Screens/protection, etc

a stylus won't affect the responsiveness of the screen at all, you should go for the full screen protector --a cloth will just become annoying to have to carry around all of the time, but it never hurts to keep a screen cloth around the house as it is inevitable that the screen will get greasy marks on it eventually.

by the way, the 2510 is a great machine, and i am extremely jealous of you right now.

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Question: Blue screens! :C

I don't know if this is the right place to post this, i'm sorry if i posted this in the wrong section. So here's my problem, i've built a new pc last 6/7/15 and i had 4 blue screens all in all, it's kinda random. i'd like to know how to fix it. :C

The dump files are attached!

Answer:Blue screens! :C

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Question: Touch Screens?!

was wondering where I can purchase something like this? that is totally plug into your pc with usb and your good to go.

DealExtreme: $37.50 7" USB Plug-n-Play Touch Screen Digitizer for Asus Eee PC 701 UMPC Laptops

dont care what size, and maybe I just need help on what to search for in google, but Im looking for something that goes over your screen, and plugs into usb, for awesome touchness.


Answer:Touch Screens?!

Hi adeang,

This sort of thing is available and as you say Google is probably the best option.

With the integration of touch into Microsoft's New Windows 7 operating system, due for release by early 2010, it is likely that they will become more available over the coming months, As they become more popular prices will also drop so it may be best to monitor the situation for a while and see what develops

As a start to your research ...

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Question: iBook LCD Screens

I have a 12 inch ibook and the screen broke on it, so I'm looking to replace it. Apple Store wants to charge $800 to fix it, but I know I can buy a scrren for around $200 off ebay or craigslist or my question is, does it matter if I the lcd screen is from a G3 or G4 12.1 inch, as long as its the TFT display? Thanks for the help...

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Last night I was playing a game and all three of my screens started flickering and having random horizontal lines on them. On the center monitor (main display) the right half of the screen moved to the left side and the left half moved to the right, it effected the mouse scrolling too. Then the screens went dark, so I rebooted, started memtest and went to sleep. I ran memtest again while I was at class today and did not get any errors either time. I tried playing the game again and got the flickering and this time a BSOD with a APC_INDEX_MISMATCH error (no number code). Then I checked a different game to see if the flickering still happened and it did. The computer runs fine up until I start a game so I am thinking the problem is with my video card.Any ideas on how I can prove it's the video card before I go spend money on a new one?Thanks

Answer:Why are my screens flickering?

If you are running 3 monitors i think we'll need some more info on the rig...Also it'll be helpful to Post the entire BSOD including the gibberish...

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Hi -
First - -thanks for your help. Everytime I come here -u guys do a great job.

Ok - here is what Id like to figure out. I play internet poker.....but Id like to play multiple tables without having to toggle back & forth all the time. I hear people chatting about how they set up there screen so they dont have to toggle. I have no idea how to do that. I have a 17 inch moniter so I think I can....just dont now how. Thanks for your help!!


Answer:Need to View 2 screens at once

I know this works on XP, can't remember if it does on Win9X/ME. If each table is in its own window, this might be the answer.

Open a couple of windows of whichever browser you use to play your game. Then right click on the Task Bar and choose Cascade, Tile Vertically or Tile Horizontally. Play with that until you find an arrangement that you like. See if that works for your game.

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Question: Blue screens

Hello,I had a lot of problems with Windows Vista, already some BSOD's. I thought maybe ith installing Windows 7 I would get rid of thos BSOD's, however I was wrong. I only get more of them.It seems that everytime the pc is processing something (downloading nvidia drivers, installing something, or just browsing), I get to see a BSOD, somethimes 1 minute after starting the PC. It is a fresh install of windows 7, so no programs are installed yet.I tried to take 1 memory slot out of it and it still happened, also if I took the other one out and put the first one back in.Also the BSOD happens when starting in safe mode.I pasted the output of bluescreenview down here.I hope you can help me with a bit further.Thanks, Alain==================================================Dump File         : 111109-14265-01.dmpCrash Time        : 11/11/2009 5:13:09 PMBug Check String  : SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTIONBug Check Code    : 0x0000003bParameter 1       : 00000000`c0000005Parameter 2       : fffff800`03072063Parameter 3       : fffff880`01e380a0Parameter 4       : 00000000`00000000Caused By Driver  : ntoskrnl.exeCaused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+71f00File Description  : NT Kernel & SystemProduct Name      : Microsoft? Windows? Operating SystemCompany           : Microsoft CorporationFile Vers... Read more

Answer:Blue screens

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Question: Blue screens

I'm new here but I've noticed there are a lot of ppl with knowledge about Windows 7 that I have not. Hopefully there is someone able to help me with this blue screens I'm getting at the start up of my Windows 7 system. It only happens at 10% to 20% of the start ups, but I don't think its very good. It gives the message: "IRQL IS NOT LESS OR EQUAL".

I've added an attachment with the minidump files in a zip file. My hardware info is:

OS: Windows 7
Motherboard: MS-7616 Basic I/O System(BIOS): Default System BIOS Central Processing Unit(CPU): Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 750 @ 2.67GHz Physical Memory X 2 2GB 2GB Hard Disk: ST31000528AS (0,91TB) Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 Monitor: SyncMaster P2250(G)/P22500(G),Magic P2250G(Analog)
Thank you very much to anyone who can help me.

Answer:Blue screens

Quote: Originally Posted by Groepskorting

I'm new here but I've noticed there are a lot of ppl with knowledge about Windows 7 that I have not. Hopefully there is someone able to help me with this blue screens I'm getting at the start up of my Windows 7 system. It only happens at 10% to 20% of the start ups, but I don't think its very good. It gives the message: "IRQL IS NOT LESS OR EQUAL".

I've added an attachment with the minidump files in a zip file. My hardware info is:

OS: Windows 7
Motherboard: MS-7616 Basic I/O System(BIOS): Default System BIOS Central Processing Unit(CPU): Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 750 @ 2.67GHz Physical Memory X 2 2GB 2GB Hard Disk: ST31000528AS (0,91TB) Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 Monitor: SyncMaster P2250(G)/P22500(G),Magic P2250G(Analog)
Thank you very much to anyone who can help me.

hi and welcome

Ok all three are hardware related. The first hardware I would check is the memory.

I would download memtestx86 and run it for 5 runs
also run a system file check
type cmd in search>right click and run as admin>sfc /scannow


011810-13884-01.dmp 1/18/2010 3:13:54 PM DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL 0x000000d1 0x00000042 0x0000001d 0x00000000 0x843aaee8 pci.sys pci.sys+1ee8 32-bit C:\Users\K\Desktop\New folder\011810-13884-01.dmp 4 15 7600
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Hi there.

I've been having blue screens for the last few days. Every time I start up a game I get a blue screen or the game crashes. I've had no problems with these games in the past.
I think that something might be wrong with the RAM or CPU.

And also sometimes Google Chrome just crashes or some sites won't load on the first time.

I've uploaded the minidump files here.

UPLOAD.EE - Download

I hope that someone can help me.

OS: Win7 Professional 64.bit
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3
Processor: AMD FX-4100
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 1600MhZ 4GBx2
HDD: WD Caviar Blue 500GB SATA3
PSU: Corsair CX 600

Answer:Blue screens.Please help!

Minidump isn't telling much... pointing to an ntsokrnl.exe error.

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\ntoskrnl.exe, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for ntoskrnl.exe
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for ntoskrnl.exe
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7601 (Service Pack 1) MP (4 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7601.17727.amd64fre.win7sp1_gdr.111118-2330
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`02c01000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`02e45650
Debug session time: Fri Mar 23 03:22:03.624 2012 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:45:18.169
* Symbols can not be loaded because symbol path is not initialized. *
* *
* The Symbol Path can be set by: *
* using the _NT_SYMBOL_PATH environment variable. *
* using the -y <symbol_path> argument when starting the debugger. *
* using .sympath and .sympath+ *
Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\ntoskrnl.exe, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for ntoskrnl.exe
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for ntoskrnl.exe
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Question: dual screens

how can i create dual screens on my computer. am running windows 7?

Answer:dual screens

That would depend solely on what video adapter you currently take some time to post the specs of what's in that PC...

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Question: Screens Gone Dark

my screen has gone dark like its wearing sunglasses. i can still se but its very difficult to make some things out. can anyone help me please. i have a dell inspiron 510m/windows xp. cheers

Answer:Screens Gone Dark

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Alrighty gents. I am fairly computer savvy and my googlefu is strong.... yet here I am, beseeching you for your help. It seems the appcrash issue is a plague and the solution varies wildly, from enabling search history in Firefox to activating DEP.

Anyway... for me this seems to be happening when browsing in windows explorer. It's happened mostly in the "documents" section and the "downloads." I am not really doing anything other than just.. browsing.

It seems kind of random and I can't really pin it down to one "cause" and I can't duplicate it... so it's making it tough. There is a common theme though -- ntdll.dll What is this DLL and how do I fix it?

Any thoughts? <3

PS - Windows 7 64bit

Answer:Another Appcrash.exe -With screens!!!-

If your using private browsing in Firefox, turn it off. It causes crashes.

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So, my girlfriends PC has run into some BSOD, apparently happend after she plugged in a USB device in the keyboard.
· OS - Windows 10· x64 ?· What was original installed OS on system? Windows 7· Created from my old computer parts.· Age of system (hardware): RAM just purchased (3months old) everything else 6+ years.· Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? like a few weeks ago. But BSOD happend in Win 7 as well, was hoping it would fix the problem.· CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 955 3,2 GHz· Video Card: AMD Radeon 5870· MotherBoard - GIGABYTE: GA-MA790XT-UD4P· Power Supply - Corsair 750WDESKTOP
I've been search on google for a while. Seems like a Hardware issue, but I've got no clue...
Any help would be appreciated.

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Question: Blue Screens

I have had 4 BSODs in an hour whilst trying to do an AV scan (Kasp.) I hope the sreenshot will enable you to point me in the right direction. This is poss conected to a previous post last week (although in 'Hardware')[recovering disk space - old attachment deleted by admin]

Answer:Blue Screens

What is the blue screen error message?

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Question: dv2000t screens

i planning to buy the hp dv2000t laptop......CAN any one tell me the difference between SEC , AUO , QDS screens?? and how can i know which one i have on my laptop??????

Answer:dv2000t screens


(boy my fingers got tired! ) Lead me to this info:

QDS = Quanta
AUO = AU Optronics
SEC = Samsung
LPL = LG Philips
CMO = Chi Mei
cpt = Chungwa
hsd = Hann star
sny = Sony
tos = Toshiba

So, the acronyms are signifying the manufacturer of the panel.


"You can check your panel manufacturer a'la...Device Manager/Monitor/Plug n Play Monitor***/Details will see the Device Instance ID's listed DISPLAY\CMO1523\4&....."

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Question: touch screens?

Not sure where to ask this, but it's Win8. by association.
We're about to get a new desktop computer. I'll likely get Win8, even tho I won't need it for any mobile device.
My question is touch screen. This has many applications, but on a desktop? It seems real inconvenient to reach over the keyboard and touch a vertical surface. It's a disruption to reach for the mouse! But this seems to be where computing is heading. I guess I could get used to it...
And there aren't likely many programs written for desktop touchscreens at the moment, but there surely will be. I see little use for a touchscreen, beyond doodling, but I don't want to regret not getting one in a year or so, as more is written for them.
Any thoughts?
(I'm just a normal grand-fatherly user. I don't play games or do much photo editing)

Answer:touch screens?

I just bought a Laptop with Win8 but did not get the touchscreen one, too expensive and like you I have no use for it, I am an Old Mouse and keyboard person myself.
If you do decide to specifically buy a touchscreen monitor more power to you, you will have that option to use the touchscreen also.
But don't worry about the use of the Mouse and Keyboard going away soon, the M and K will be around for a long time....

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Hello I have a laptop which i have connected two monitors/screens HP. The problem i have is that the screens become black then and then. i have the most recent firmware to the dockingstation and still have this problem. Does any one hav an idea what i should do? RegardsKulinga

Answer:using two screens but they have blackouts

Kulinga, I am having the same issue.  I have WIndows 10 installed and I am using the HP 2013 Ultraslim Dock.  I noticed it happens when the Fans kick it, the monitors will go blank for a few seconds and then come back.  Sometimes both or sometimes one monitor.  I do not have a solution at this time unfortunelty but hopefully HP tech support can figure something out. Have you noticed if your monitors flicker when the fan kicks in?  

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Question: Blue screens :(

Hi been having blue screens last few months need to try and fix it :/

OS: Windows 7 64bit
CPU: Krypton Z68 600i Intel Core i5 2500K
Memory: 2x Kingston HyperX Genesis Grey 8GB
Motherboard: Asus P8Z68-V Intel Z68
HD: OCZ Agility 3 120GB 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s Solid State Hard Drive
Video card: GeForce GTX 670 Windforce 3X 2048MB
PSU: Corsair HX 620W ATX Modular SLI

I have recently change the video card and hard drive but still the same and so far ive ran memtest for 4 passes on each stick of ram.

Also ive checked video card drivers which are up to date but still it mainly blue screens on games.

Any help would be great :P

Answer:Blue screens :(


The recent ~5 dumps are of the 124 hardware bugcheck, and then the 6th or so is of the 116: VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE bugcheck. These bugchecks together are very indicative of hardware failure.

In all of the 124 hardware dumps, if we run an !errrec on the second parameter of the bugcheck to get more info, we can see that GCACHEL2_ERR_ERR is mentioned every single time.

For reference only:

3: kd> !errrec fffffa8007e48028
Common Platform Error Record @ fffffa8007e48028
Record Id : 01cd7a3bd26f48a2
Severity : Fatal (1)
Length : 928
Creator : Microsoft
Notify Type : Machine Check Exception
Timestamp : 8/14/2012 16:49:28
Flags : 0x00000000

Section 0 : Processor Generic
Descriptor @ fffffa8007e480a8
Section @ fffffa8007e48180
Offset : 344
Length : 192
Flags : 0x00000001 Primary
Severity : Fatal

Proc. Type : x86/x64
Instr. Set : x64
Error Type : Cache error
Operation : Generic
Flags : 0x00
Level : 2
CPU Version : 0x00000000000206a7
Processor ID : 0x0000000000000006

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Question: Screens Jumping

Startup was normal this morning and later in the day all my screens (internet, email (OE), Works, even msconfig files -everything with words I think) started "jumping" (I get motion sick even looking atthe computer.  I'm typing on a laptop.  It's like the vertical hold needs adjusting but I don't think the computer HAS a vertical hold does it?  (I am semi-computer illiterate).  I am up to date with Norton Antivirus - ran a scan and it's fine.   Pestcontrol doesn't find anyspyware or hijackers either.Anyone have any solutions here??  I want my computer back!Chris

Answer:Screens Jumping

What are the specifics on the machine and how old is it? If it is still under warranty I would contact the manufacturer. There are very few user servicable aspects to a laptop. You can try uninstalling and reinstalling the video drivers, but that's about it. It sounds hardware related.

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Question: Monitor screens

HELP!!!!Why is my monitor screen fluttering?

Answer:Monitor screens

Welcome to TSG!
It may be the refresh rate is not right. Right click on the desktop on an empty spot. Click on properties, click on the settings tab, click on advanced and you should see what the refresh rate is. Try changing it to the next highest number and see if that corrects the problem.

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Hey, I'm using two monitors atm and I were just wondering. is it possible to make the taskbar appear in both screens? Just a mirrored with exactly the same on them

Answer:Can both screens have a taskbar?

if you want to "mirror" your monitors, then yes. But you'll see 2 mouse movements...etc. If you just want the task bar on both screens, I dont believe you can do this.

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How many blue screen do we have in windows/systems' problems that displays?, What are the different causes of these haults in computers?, And what are the solutions? Pls just say the ones know about! And you can help by sending correct and full detailed text to <Removed Email to Prevent Spam - Zylstra>"remember, we are all learning"

Answer:Different Blue Screens!

There are so many different BSODs, it's hard to list.  Best we can do is give us an example of one that you are experiencing or need help on, and we can help you from there.  My fingers will begin to bleed trying to type every BSOD, and fixes for all of them.

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Question: Screens go yellow!

Two of my screens have turned yellow? a Samsung 17" monitor and a IBM 21" monitor which im typing on right now... why would my screens turn yellow?

Answer:Screens go yellow!

More info needed.  Are you running dual monitors?  Are talking about one computer here?  Did this change happen right after a startup or while you were using the computer?  I have a Samsung 17" monitor that has a feature called MagicBright; it's a special button on front that provides several different settings that affect color.  Have you made any changes using a feature such as MagicBright or the other settings on your monitors?  Did you made a change to the driver for your display adapter just before this happened?  Anyone else been using your computer?  Your OS?  Your video card?

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Question: blue screens

Hello everyone.
lately I've been having several problems with my computer, many blue screens

one of this bluee screen is :
ntfs.sys - address FFFFF880012c9EAE

dxgmms1.sys FFFFF88004b85f

and this

i have a win 7 64 bits

i give all information but please i need help!! :(

Answer:blue screens

Hi and welcome to TSF this is one possible cause Error message on a blue screen on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2: "STOP: 0x0000000A"
But before doing anything please follow the instructions here and upload the files please so that we can have a analyst check out your dumps etc and get a more informed answer

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Because some of my son's games wouldn't play on XP, I reformatted his pc and reinstalled Windows 98. I ran into some problems installing the drivers for the GeForce card but finally got it installed.

The problem is that now in the Display icon of the Control Panel it show 2 monitors connected to the system???? If I remove the "Unknown" monitor from the system, it only gets reinstalled the next time I start up the pc.

What could be the problem?


Pentium III
Windows 98
192 RAM
GeForce2 MX 400 Graphics Card

Answer:2 screens in system

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Question: dark screens

This info may help some of you with dark screens...i recently got a think pad i1300 with a dark screen(you could see the display if you used a flashlite}after disassembly,and yes ,its very tricky to get those backlites out,i found it had been dropped at some point in its life,cause glass fragments were all that was left.I ordered a new bulb,somehow remembered how i got it apart,and put it together,,,still no worky.I tested the output at the wires to the bulb(a.c.)and found no power...after lengthy discussion with ibm,i learned in a lot of cases where one is dealing with a flickering bulb ,or one thats shattered,another component called the inverter(somewhat similar to a ballast,except it also converts the laptops dc power to ac for a flourescent backlight)tends to go out also,got one fixed all,but to sum this up,the bulb may not be all of the prob,be ready to spend money...bulb=20$ inverter=45
hope this helps someone!

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For a long time now, whenever there is text or pictures on my computer screen there is a horizontal black darkened line that goes across the entire screen. I thought that it was my moniter, but i just put in a new one and the lines are still there. I have windows me and a compaq presario. if anyone has an idea if there is something wrong with the graphics card or display settings or whatever, it would be great if you had some advice. thanks

Answer:lines across screens

The easiest thing you could try would be to DLoad the latest drivers for that graphics card...Since the condition existed on 2 different monitors we can rule that out.Make sure after you have gotten the latest drivers that you remove the device in Control Panel Hardware etc. and reboot.This is the cleanest way to do so. Vid drivers can be very quirky.patio.  

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Question: Windows 7 Screens

What files have these screens? John

Answer:Windows 7 Screens

Hope there won't be a test on this topic later. . .

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Often when I'm going to a certain page, without me touching the computer
a new screen comes up having nothing to do with anything.
This happens all the time.
Very frustrating!
Any ideas?
Thanks for help.

Answer:Uncalled for screens!

I assume you're browsing the internet when this happens.

What browser are you using? What do the screens say? Are they popups or full screens?

Have you scanned your computer for malware recently?

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Question: 8.1 Blue Screens

Hey folks,

I've recently been having a number of issues after upgrading to Windows 8.1. I've formatted my drive and reinstalled 8.1 twice now and still have similar issues. Most of the time I'll wake up and my computer will have restarted overnight, but every now and then it will restart while I'm using it.

At first I thought it might be an issue with my memory modules, so I swapped the 3*2gb modules I used for ones I knew were good. The issues still persist. At this point I think it's a driver issue. This computer is 6-7 years old but other than these blue screens runs fine. I have no issues running Linux distributions, which reinforces my feeling that it's not a hardware issue.

I'm really not sure. I uploaded the 5 minidumps generated from the 5 crashes since I last reinstalled 8.1 If any of you can take a look at these and make sense of the issue, I'd greatly appreciate it.


TSG output:


Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5200+, AMD64 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 6078 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430, 64 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476587 MB, Free - 409923 MB;
Motherboard: ECS, Nettle3
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

Thank you,

Answer:8.1 Blue Screens

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I got my computer about 3 months ago. I started getting blue screens about a month after that, then it got really bad and so i took it back to get repaired and it was some motherboard problem. i thought everything was fine until a couple weeks after that and then it didn't happen again for a while but it just happened again and i want to solve it before it gets too bad.

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
AMD FX- 4100 Quad Core ~3.6 GHz
8192MB RAM
300MB HDD- C Drive
700MB HDD- D Drive
Gigabyte tech motherboard- GA-78LMT-S2P
AMD Radeon HD 7750

Answer:Getting blue screens

BugCheck 0x124
You have a 0x124 hardware bugcheck. If the system is still under warranty, I would recommend sending it in to have diagnostic tests done and any bad hardware replaced.


Before you proceed with the following, answer these two questions: Are you still under warranty? Does your warranty allow you to open up the machine to check hardware? If you are unsure of the answers to these questions, contact your system manufacturer. WARNING: The steps that follow can void your warranty!!!

For your hardware stop 0x124 crash, use the following hardware checks.If you are overclocking any hardware, please stop.

Run FurMark to test the display card for artifacts and temperature issues.

Run Display card memory tests to check the display card for memory problems.

Run Disk Check with both boxes checked for all HDDs and with Automatically fix file system errors checked for all SSDs. Post back your logs for the checks after finding them using Event Viewer. In Event Viewer, expand Windows Logs, click Application to let it load, right click Application and click Find.... Search for chkdsk or wininit to find the logs.
For any drives that do not give the message: Windows has checked the file system and found no problemsrun disk check again as above. In other words, if it says: Windows has made corrections to the file systemafter running the disk check, run the disk check again.

Run all... Read more

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Question: blue screens

When I try to log into my administrator account a blue screen appears saying to check for BIOS updates how do I do this?

Answer:blue screens

Hi and Welcome to TSF
Can you give more information about your computer?
Specs, hardware specs etc

Can you boot into Safe mode?

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Question: Black screens..

I've owned this computer a little over a year:

- Intel Celerdon D 2.4Ghz
- 256mb ram
- 60gb hdd

For starters it used to run beautiful but now runs like a 233mhz.. I've been told thats a Celeron thing, can any1 back that up?

But my actual problem is, it has recently been simply turning off, just like that, instant black screen, randomly. The monitor turns off, the box turns off, the fans stop spinning. When I say randomly, I'm far from certain but I believe it does it when she's working hard. So, I think it could be..

- a ram issue (in which buying new ram will fix it)
- a processor issue (in which buying a new processor will fix it)
or - a power cable issue.. internal.. (in which playing around with the wires may fix it)

I'm far from sure,does anyone know what could be wrong based on the symptoms I've given? Any help would be greatly appreciated

Answer:Black screens..

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Question: Blue Screens Doh!

So these crashes seem to happen completely at random i can go a whole day without one then 2 in a row .. i just cant seem to figure out what is causing it ... Please if any wizard here could be of assistance would be most kind

Answer:Blue Screens Doh!

the zip sorry

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Hi, I have been getting random bsods with my computer that is fairly new and can't seem to figure out the problem. Most of these problems are caused by hal.dll. Could someone assist me?

Answer:Blue screens every now and then

I have looked at your dumps two are from February and two from April
One occurred when using Skype - that does not mean that Skype is the cause.
I see the computer is a Lenovo
IdeaCentre K450

What AV are you using please as I see evidence of this
when you reply we can further investigate the cause which at this time appears to be driver related - possibly the wireless adapter driver - I think the K450 is a desktop - are you using wireless connection
OR it maybe hardware related.

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I've been trying to figure out how to somehow capture video output from my PS2 to my computer, preferably still images. If anyone could help me or point me in the right direction, it would be really helpful.

Answer:Capture PS2 screens.

there are a bunch of ways u can do this...some are really stupid...but they work:
for still images
1. take a pic using a digital camera of the tv
2. (stupid) take a pic using film camera get it developed then scan it in
for movies and still images
1. plug camcorder into tv and record then plug into comp(if u can)
2. (stupid again) record with camcorder the tv and plug into comp
easiest way
1. go out and get a video in adapter ($20-$100) and plug ur ps2 into that and u can get video or stills

thats about all i can think of for now

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Question: Switching Screens

Im trying to get my desktop moniter to display my laptops display. It worked about 6months ago, and now i have had no luck:

When i connect the desktop moniter, and press "Fn + F5" the laptops screen goes blank like it has switched, but the desktop comuter comes up with nothing...

Here are pictures of my display adapter on my laptop. One is with the desktop moniter connected, and the other one is with it disconnected:

Answer:Switching Screens


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I just installed a monitor splitter cable into my PC'c monitor output socket, I have my monitor & my TV plugged into the splitter. 2 problems - my monitor flickers (rapid white pulsations running up & down the image) & also I have to plug the TV into the splitter followed by the monitor so the desktop fits the the TV screen properly. Could somebody please recommend a way of not having to plug things in separately & also how to stop the flickering, thanks.

Answer:One of my screens is flickering

A splitter is not really the way to go. Do you only have one connection on your graphics card?
Try fitting the splitter to the graphics (GPU) card but you really should have two separate connections, one to the monitor and a second one to the TV.
What is your GPU?

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As regulars may recall, I got my son a GTX660 for Xmas.
It’s installed now, and he’s very happy with it.
Except: something I didn’t check out – it comes with DVI-D and DVI-I out. I have a gazillion DVI-I adapters – but no DVI-D ones. No problem: eBay is your friend. The appropriate adapter turned up today.
But: no way can I make the GTX660 see both screens. Whichever way round I connect his TV and Samsung screen, only the one attached to the DVI-I port works.
Am I missing something obvious? (Other than the DVI-D adapter being faulty?)
(Btw: please don’t suggest using the HDMI out from the GTX660 to the TV. I tried that. No way could e get the (non-native) resolution he wanted).

Answer:GTX660 won't see two screens

Have you got the right cables?
You should be able to change the resolution using HDMI by using the Nvidia Control Panel. Assume that you have used the Nvidia control panel to set up dual display.

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