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Screen problem?


I have noticed that when things leave the screen they peel from the top to the bottom instead of leaving in one go as they used to. Any ideas? Even half the start menu was missing when I clicked start - the missing parts (eg run) appeared when I moused over them however. All virus protection etc is up to date and correct and I have xp home sp2.

The start menu returned to normal after reboot. But I have tried to run chkdsk from run twice - once with /f and once with /r. It doesn't give the normal option to do a scan once the system restarts due to it not being able to lock the drive. The command window appears with a little text in it but it disappears too fast to read. When the system is rebooted no chkdsk took place on wither reboot. What has happened to it?

I'm mainly wondering about the screen behaviour for the moment.



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Have you installed the lastest drivers for your video card as well as DirectX9c?

Is your PC free off spyware/parasite?

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Thanks for the answer.

It has largely given up doing that now.

On my other question, my xp sp2 Presario seems to have given up running chkdsk. prior to sp2 it used to come up with the command window saying "unable to lock drive - run at restart?" I said yes and it did.

Trying to run chdsk /f or chkdsk /r now brings up the command window which disappears in less than a second before I can read it. When I restart it to see if it intends to run chkdsk on restart, the computer starts xp normally. No virus or adware per McAfee and Adaware.

Why is it doing this? Do I need to care?



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