Desktops forum

General discussion

On startup windows displays in 800X600px

by TNeedy / November 21, 2006 1:01 AM PST

I have a Dell Dimension 8300 w/ XP Home, 75g, 1000ram, Pent 4. When I boot up in the AM, Windows displays in 800 X 600px like it's in safe mode. I've run Norton's Anti-virus, Ad-Aware, Spybot SD and get nothing. What could be the problem?? T

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: On startup windows displays in 800X600px
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: On startup windows displays in 800X600px
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
(NT) Just an idea. Install the video card's driver.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 21, 2006 2:52 AM PST
Collapse -
or delete the video card from the device manager...
by Mojo_58 / November 22, 2006 12:35 AM PST

Uninstall the card from the device manager. Reboot your machine. Feed it the video drivers upon restarting. Reboot again and the drivers should be loaded.

Joe Fox

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Help 51,912 discussions
icon
Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions
icon
Laptops 20,411 discussions
icon
Security 30,882 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 21,253 discussions
icon
Windows 10 1,672 discussions
icon
Phones 16,494 discussions
icon
Windows 7 7,855 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 15,504 discussions

REVIEW

Meet the drop-resistant Moto Z2 Force

The Moto Z2 Force is really thin, with a fast processor and great battery life. It can survive drops without shattering.