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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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: 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

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

---------Results of Your Ideal Business-Class Laptop survey, concluded 2009-07-29.Did someone he... Read more

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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: 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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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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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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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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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: 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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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: 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: 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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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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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: 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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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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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: 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: 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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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: 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: 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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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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when I had windows ME I could have 2 separate screens where the mouse went from one to the other as if it was one huge screen. Now I have XPthere is no option for a primary and secondary screen. I have been in to the control panel -display-settings - advanced-displays

Answer:2 screens connection as one

Update your graphics driver and the tab will become available.

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Question: Blue Screens

Hello i am having huge problem with blue screens
I have already read Instructions and made it
I hope you can give me a solution
If anything missing just lemme know i will update the post


Answer:Blue Screens

8 memory dumps from 9 and 10 Jun 2010
4 different STOP error codes, with 5 different causes blamed.
This appears, IMO, to be a problem with your hardware due to the varying errors (but we're right on the line between hardware and software at this point).

3 of the BSOD's blame your ATI video drivers. Please do the following:
- uninstall all ATI stuff from your system using Control Panel...Programs...Uninstall a program.
- visit the ATI website here: and download the Display Drivers Only. These are about ? way down the page. DO NOT install the complete Catalyst Control Center as some people have had issues with it.

AHA!!! Look at what's reared it's ugly head:


ASACPI.sys Sun Mar 27 22:30:36 2005

This driver is a known BSOD cause and must be replaced immediately.
Visit the Asus support website and enter your details to get to the download page for your system/motherboard model. Once there, scroll down to the Utilities section and download the ATK0110 ACPI utility driver. Once downloaded, install the program and check in C:\Windows\System32\drivers to ensure the 2009 version has replaced the 2005 version.

You Avast Antivirus software program is outdated. Please uninstall it, then visit the Avast website IMMEDIATELY to install the latest version.

Summary of the BSOD's:

Built by: 7600.16539.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Thu ... Read more

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Question: Blue Screens x3

I'm getting BSOD's with different messages;

1st BSOD:
STOP: 0x000000D1 (0x00000008, 0x00000002, 0x00000001, 0xB2E4E5E3) - afd.sys address is B2E4E5E3 base at B2E4E000 datestamp 41107eb5

2nd BSOD:
STOP: 0x0000001A (0x00000780, 0xC038339C, 0x814BAA78, 0xCD7404CE)

3rd BSOD:
STOP: 0x0000004E (0x00000099, 0x0003D3EF, 0x00000000, 0x00000000)

Following previous instruction i changed my paging file to "system mangaged" - my pc has allocated 1535mb from my C: and nothing from my D:

My system:
AMD Athlon XP (Model A) 2500+ (oc'ed to 3200 - clock 2090.15mhz)
Asus A7n8X-D (ver 2.0) mobo
2x IDE Maxtor HDD's (40gb & 160gb)
Radeon 9600XT 128mb
1GB Geil pc3500 RAM
XP Pro (ver. 5.1 build 2600), SP2

Please help!

Answer:Blue Screens x3

Here's my HijackThis report too:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 17:51:54, on 14/01/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\NvMixer\NVMixerTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Miriam\Miriam.exe
C:\Program Files\RocketDock\RocketDock.exe
C:\Program Files\Motherboard Monitor 5\MBM5.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\Program Files\Kerio\Personal Firewall 4\kpf4ss.exe
C:\Program Files\mst software\mst Defrag\mstDfrgS.exe
C:\Program Files\Kerio\Personal Firewall 4\kpf4gui.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashWebSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Kerio\Personal Firewall 4\kpf4gui.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Start Menu\Programs\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Inter... Read more

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On my primary monitor I've run a 360 and my Windows 7 p.c into it. I've set up a shortcut hotkey so that I can disable the primary to swap to the 360 when needs be. However I'd like to be able to access the web whilst using my 360 without having to cycle through the monitor menu to swap back. So I got my old monitor on my desk, however I can't think what to do with it. It's got a lower resolution than my primary so simply making it the secondary whenever I want to use the 360 isn't viable (it messes up the icons). I can't think of any work around, using ultramon and shrinking the main image isn't very good either due to it having both delay and a lower framerate even at the the highest systme usage settings. Can you guys think of any work arounds? I've tried saving the icon positions but then firefox still opens in the main monitor. I really would like to swap monitors on the fly with a hotkey and restore icons later.

Answer:Some Help With Dual Screens

I'm not sure this is what you mean but have you tried holding down the windows key and hitting the P key?

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Question: Black screens

My son has a computer with the following:

Windows XP SP 2
Intel Core 2 Quad CPU Q8200 @ 2.33GHz, 3.25 GB of RAM
850 Power supply
Nvidia 280 GTX OC1

He keeps getting black screens and has to restart it. It seems to have started after we updated the processor, card and membory. We got a new case, after the graphics card was updated, it's bigger. My nephew is very handy with computers and this is baffling him. He updated the BIOS. He swapped his graphic card with my son and neither of them had trouble. We thought it was the graphics card, but that doesn't appear to be the problem.

They are wondering if it could be the motherboard or the power supply? I don't mind replacing this stuff, but I would like to identify the problem before we replace things we don't need to. I hope I gave enough info, if not, let me know what else to post.

He has two Yellow question marks with an exclamation point over it under PCI Device and unknown device. I don't know if that makes a difference.



Answer:Black screens

I haven't any replies, so I am hoping with this update, someone might have some ideas. We unplugged everything he didn't need (DVD drive, extra sound card), took the case of and have a fan running on the pc continually. His card has only gotten to 30 Celcius and he hasn't restarted for over 5 hours.

Do you think this is a card issue or power supply? We got the card in early October, so it would be under warranty. I am wondering if I should call BFG and get their input.

Any help would be appreciated.



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Hello guys,

I've HP dv2700 laptop which i bought last year.It was cool laptop with awesome features but now it's getting too much overheat.
Anyway my laptop started behaving in crazy way like

When i turn on laptop it is showing 6 small symmetric screens from the booting screen to windows loading screen.
Then after it turns into blue screen.

Is this because LCD dead?
Is this because Graphics card dead?
or any other hardware issues?

Please help me to resolve this problem. I cannot afford to go to professional hardware engineer to fix this.

Thanks in advance,

Answer:6 symmetric screens on lcd

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Question: identical screens

Hi yesterday i turned on my computer and i have 4 identical screens one in each corner each screen does the same thing
they are seperated by a black bar in the middle i want to know how to get only one screen again

Answer:identical screens

You have probably installed some new software or changed some display settings. Please provide more details.

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Whilst browsing some of the seedier side of the web the other day, come on we all do it, a pop up web page appeared that i couldn't shut down. There was no red cross to remove it and right click on tool bar wouldn't shut it down either. I've come across a few of these in the past, no pun intended. Only way to get rid is to shut down. Any suggestions other than, don't surf in bad places. Everyone has to have a hobby.....

Answer:pop up screens that u can't turn off

Try the Google Toolbar which has an excellent pop-up stopper click here

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I'm trying to find a switch that allows me to switch a DVI output from my monitor, to my tv.

I'm looking for this box, only for DVI, 2-Port HD15 VGA Manual Switch Box - Cables To Go

I can't seem to find anything. Sorry if this is the wrong section, I'm kind of stuck here.


Answer:DVI, switch between 2 screens???

This may work
For only $26.33 each when QTY 50+ purchased - 2X1 Enhanced Powered DVI Switcher | Auto/Powered DVI Switches

It is for 2 sources and 1 screen, but may work for your application of 2 screens with 1 source.

you can try a cable,

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Question: Multipe Screens

I have a 19 and 24 Acer. I set up multiple screens with NVDIA control panel and it works until the power saver shuts them off. When I hit Enter or move the mouse to get the screens back on, only ONE comes on.
Then I used Windows Control Panel to set up Multiple Screens. Same thing. I never know when it goes to one screen, and sometimes the mouse is on the blank screen and I must reboot completely... which, thankfully, comes back normal multiple.

Answer:Multipe Screens

Try the latest drivers from Nvidia's website.

NVidia has notoriously shoddy drivers in my experience, alot of times functionality changes drastically from one release to the next.

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Question: split screens

what device is needed to enable two screens to run on one base unit???

Answer:split screens

most graphics cards have two or more outputs.vga,dvi and svideo.if you have two monitors with vga connections the just buy a dvi to vga adapter.for a tv use the svideo.

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Question: Blue Screens

Hi all,

I purchased a new desktop recently and installed Windows 7 Home Basic on it. Since then I have been receiving constant blue screens which point to Windows system processes (.dmp files attached). I took it in and they replaced the RAM, but the problem continues. Can anyone offer some insight here?

Answer:Blue Screens

I suggest testing your RAM
RAM - Test with Memtest86+

If you have a Logitech Mouse/Keyboard update its device driver from Logitech's website

BugCheck A, {fffffa802558b2b8, 2, 1, fffff8000313fb1f}

Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiIdentifyPfn+26f )

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Question: Dual Screens.

Hi i really wanted to have 2 screens , so i went an baught the Sansui SV-1750LCD
screen, i plugged it in changed the settings ,but nothing happens if tried everything ,When i change the computer Display settings the other screen refreshes ? wat could be wrong ?


Answer:Dual Screens.

Quote: Originally Posted by badclone

Hi i really wanted to have 2 screens , so i went an baught the Sansui SV-1750LCD
screen, i plugged it in changed the settings ,but nothing happens if tried everything ,When i change the computer Display settings the other screen refreshes ? wat could be wrong ?


Hi Dual Clone and Welcome,

Could you please fill in your system specs on your forum profile so we know what we're working with?

Importantly:what make/model is your graphics card?
Does it support two screens?
Have you loaded the graphics card software and drivers that came with it?
Can you see two screens in display settings (Control Panel | Display | Screen
If you see 2 screens are both enabled?

Did your new monitor come with an install disk?

I'm sure we'll be able to help you further, hang in there and get back to me.


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Question: flat screens

ivw just bought a samsung 910v lcd monitorbut when i use it with my system ( athlon 2,100, radeon 9250 and 512 of ram) to play a dvd the images seem to this normal that the lcd cant keep up ? have i wasted my money as i watch a lot of dvds.have i fallen for the admen speak thinking i would improve my setupthe text is good and photos are good but it just doesnt seem to cope well with moving video.any help or advice greatly received as i have 14 days to the way its sunny here again !!!! lololo

Answer:flat screens

sounds more like a codec problem

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HiI have a MESH PC which I bought with a screen but never used as I aquired a TFT elsewhere.When I log in to my account the screen goes blank and comes back then the icons all flicker.If I touch anything beore all that the keyboard is disabled. If I wait then all is fine.In desktop settings it shows two screens and I also spotted somewhree in a startup script that tgere us a mode change during login - probably causing the flickers/blanks etc.Any idea how I tell it there is only one screen and remove all the flickers/blanks?ThanksMike

Answer:My pc thinks it has two screens

right click blank area of desktop select properties/appearance and there should be some settings in there that you can correct this withjohnny.

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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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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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I have two screens the one with the HDMI input works fine, but the older screen with the VGA output from PC seems not to work. My other computer will drive the same screens ok. so nothing wrng wiht the screen.  Is the VGA disabled?


Go to Solution.

Answer:Aspire XC-705 I have 2 screens

Found the problem,  I down loaded updated the Navada driver, and in this it shows screen connected and a tick box to select.  this fixed it. 

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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.

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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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I just got a Qosmio F10-100.
I read somewhere that the screen on the F10-125 is XGA and the screen on the F10-100 is not XGA.
Does anyone know if there are different screens for these two models.
I'm not really sure what XGA means. Can anyone help me?

Answer:Differences between F10-100 and F10-125 screens

Hi Jeremy

As far as I know both of them have 15.4" (1280x800) TruBrite Wide XGA TFT colour display.

If you want to know what is WXGA google a little bit around or visit this site


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Question: Blue screens

I've got an HP dv6t quad edition that I got in December 2009. It's been working very well, but occasionally it will either freeze (display still on, but nothing responsive), or spontaneously restart, or spontaneously shut down. It sometimes hangs when going into standby, also - it will do everything as if it's going into standby but won't power down, and it will be non-responsive.

I'm running the factory-installed Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.

I managed to look at the .dmp file from today's blue-screen - I returned home to find my computer off; it shut down by itself. I've got the results below, but I don't know how to interpret them. Full collection info is attached too. Thanks! It would be great not to be constantly wondering when the next crash or BSOD will come.


* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {3, fffffa8004acfa20, fffff80000b9c518, fffffa8009477e10}

Probably caused by : pci.sys

Followup: MachineOwner

0: kd> !analyze -v
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Answer:Blue screens

FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x9F_3_NETw5s64_IMAGE_pci.sys

Looks like your Intel WiFi driver (NETw5s64.sys).

- download a fresh copy of the driver from the Intel Download Center ( )
- uninstall the current driver/software
- install the freshly downloaded driver
- monitor for further BSOD's

These BSOD's appear in the MSINFO32 report:

8/16/2010 1:33 PM Windows Error Reporting Fault bucket X64_0x116_TdrBCR:2_Tdr:2_IMAGE_nvlddmkm.sys

6/9/2010 1:02 PM Windows Error Reporting Fault bucket X64_0x116_TdrBCR:2_Tdr:2_IMAGE_nvlddmkm.sys

8/16/2010 1:35 PM Windows Error Reporting Fault bucket X64_0x117_Tdr:2_IMAGE_nvlddmkm.sys

10/17/2010 1:20 AM Windows Error Reporting Fault bucket X64_0x9087_iaStor+4aa7b

8/6/2010 1:46 AM Windows Error Reporting Fault bucket X64_0x9F_3_SETPOWER_IMAGE_NETw5s64.sys

8/16/2010 1:36 PM Windows Error Reporting Fault bucket X64_0x9F_3_SETPOWER_IMAGE_NETw5s64.sys

10/19/2010 6:36 PM Windows Error Reporting Fault bucket X64_0x9F_3_SETPOWER_IMAGE_NETw5s64.sys

8/16/2010 1:33 PM Windows Error Reporting Fault bucket X64_0xA_nt!MiResolveMappedFileFault+8b

12/23/2009 4:50 PM Windows Error Reporting Fault bucket X64_0xA_nt!MiResolveMappedFileFault+8b

They present a series of errors that may mean that you have a hardware problem (numerous different BSOD errors normally mean a hardware issue is present). We'll try and fi... Read more

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So I have a couple of screens on my system, run through a Dvi and Vga port on my HIS x1650 gfx card and I am wondering if I can run a DVD accross both screens, and maybe even a third. That is to say both screens act as one, instead of the DVD running in one screen, or two identical images of the DVD showing, i.e. one one each screen. Anyone know if this is possible, and if so, with what software? I cant think it is that difficult to do.

Answer:What DVD Software Can Run a DVD on Two Screens?

VideoSaver in desktop mode looks like what you want to do

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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: Laptop Screens

I have a Laptop with sticky little finger marks on I have heard one has to be careful when cleaning the screen what is the best way to do it. Thanks

Answer:Laptop Screens

There are Special Wipes for this - Your local 'puter shop or dare I say PCW!Prop/Alcohol damp tissues possibly

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What do you people use for cleaning TFTs? I know that it's really not a good idea to use chemicals on it, as they have a rather nasty habit of disolving the plastic...

Answer:Cleaning TFT screens?

Hi inigoYou could have a look here:click here

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Im working on a HP all in one touch screen computer.

The screen goes black after working on the computer for a while. It is heat related but im having trouble decideing if it is the touch screen or the built in video card. When it starts to go the screen will flicker. not the image but the lighting of the image will flicker then it just goes black. While black you can touch the screen and hear it beep faintly.

Any one ever had luck getting one of these monitors apart?

Simular to this one.

Answer:Do you know anything about touch screens


Any advice on this?

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Im currently on Windows XP And my graphics card is An Asus 9600GT, I have two monitors running at the moment but would like to add a third is it possible from my motherboard output ( DVI) to add the third monitor Or If not how can i do this ?

Answer:Solved: Three screens on my pc ?

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Question: Dual Screens?

Hi Guys,

I have a PC with DVI and VGA output.

I have a screen that is VGA and also one that accepts DVI.

Is it just a case of plugging them into their respective slots, or do I need an adapter for dual-screening?



Answer:Dual Screens?

As far as I know, you'd need a video card that would support that, because it seems like to me one is on-board graphics, and the other is your video card. Which I don't think that would work, but give it a shot. Lol.

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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: multiple screens

I have a desktop running XP Pro - it has an NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT video card with 2 plugs . I am trying to attach a second screen for the first time - I do it all the time on laptops but not on this desktop. When I go to Display Properties (settings), there is no option for extending to a second screen. Both monitors work, both have been attached individually (both with and without the adaptor). When I try this exact same thing on my laptop the icon already exists and I either enable (or not) and it runs. I cant find how to get the option for a second screen - can anyone help please??

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hey guys, i'm still using a CRT monitor and it still works great.

i have a COMPAQ P920. how much would i need to spend to get the same response time and quality?

Answer:Opinion of CRT screens?

I'm still using the last generation of 1080i raster scan TV's made by sony before they quit it all went digital! It is a keeper! so i know what you mean!

but for computer work, the digital flat panel monitor's are pretty good. check out the GtoG time (gray to gray transition time) spec. plenty good for motion smoothness.

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I have been getting blue screens for a while now so i bought a new gpu. even with the new gpu im still getting blue screens. so do i need a new prosessor? and if i do which one should i get for a good price?

Answer:Why am i getting blue screens?


Nope, buying new hardware isn't neccesarily going to solve these issues. You need to follow the instructions in this post, so someone can help you.


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Question: record all screens

I want to record all the screens in the system set up program, after rebooting with F2.
When I see the system screen with all the "enters" in it, do I click on enter, then use the keyboard 'print screen' for each item?
I may need to record this information after I replace my coin battery for the clock. I wanted to ask before making an error and not be able to reset properly.
Thank you

Answer:record all screens


Sadly you are going to have to write down the settings or take a digital photo of the screens as the BIOS has no way to save into Windows GUI any screenshot.

You could do it in the day of serial or parallel printers, but these days afaik the screenshots of review sites are all with digital camera on tripod.

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Is it possible to attach a second screen which has a different view to my existing pc. I want to be able to look at 2 different things on the internet at one time to track the events.Thanks

Answer:Multiple screens from one pc

Do you have a dual head graphics card?

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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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could any one please adcise best way to clean tft screen

Answer:cleaning tft screens

they are cleaning tissues. you can get them at pc shops. they contain no alcohol.

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Question: Cheap screens

I am looking for an LCD screen or TV screen to go on my pc. Cheap as possible really, 15 inch. Does anybody know where i can get a cheap 15 inch black LCD monitor or TV monitor in black which is compatible with pc. many thanks in advance for your help.

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whats the best thing to use to get finger marks off the tft flat screen moniter, ive wiped it over with a duster, but they are still there!

Answer:cleaning TFT screens?

seemed the most sensible answere to me.Cleaning TFT (LCD) ScreensViglen Product Marketing give the following advice:"For cleaning TFT screens, it is important to keep moistness off the unit because surplus liquid or foam can be easily "sucked" into the screen through capillary action. Once the moisture gets in there, it isn't coming out.A bog-standard yellow duster is normally suitable. Really stubborn fingerprints and biro marks should be treated with care since pressure on the screen could damage the liquid crystal cell behind. If it's all getting too much, you can try spraying some screen cleaning fluid onto the cleaning cloth (avoiding having free liquid slopping about) and gently buff the screen."NB It appears almost every manufacturer of TFT screens has their own - different - recommended method of cleaning! All agree that care must be taken not to put pressure on the screen, that use of abrasives (eg paper towels) should be avoided and that liquids should not be applied directly to the screen. Virtually all recommend against use of ammonia-based cleaners and solvents such as acetone. Some suggest using a soft, lint-free cloth slightly moistened with just water, or dilute vinegar - but do check beforehand for cleaning instructions in the manual or on the manufacturer's web site.

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For awhile now, I've been working online and things will slowly begin to slow down. I will get alot of errors in my internet status log and then if I don't reboot, I will get the blue screen saying "driver IRQL not less of equal with the #0x000000D1. When I reboot, I sometimes can't connect again and just keep getting the errors in my internet status log. HELP!

Answer:I'm new, and I need some help with blue screens


Originally Posted by lhartig

For awhile now, I've been working online and things will slowly begin to slow down. I will get alot of errors in my internet status log and then if I don't reboot, I will get the blue screen saying "driver IRQL not less of equal with the #0x000000D1. When I reboot, I sometimes can't connect again and just keep getting the errors in my internet status log. HELP!

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