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Old 05-01-2008, 09:47 AM   #1
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Question desktop not refreshing

for the last 2 weeks my desktop has been acting weird. if i have a firefox window open (or any other window) and then close it, its image is still showing on my desktop.
pressing f5 (refresh) does not get rid of the ghost image.

i've run the latest norton, ad-aware, super-anti-spyware and spybot but no luck in fixing things.

is it possible my video card ram or regular ram might be faulty?
each time i restart winXP things are fine for a few days at most.

my system...
winXP pro SP 2
2.5 gigs ram
nvidia geforce 6800 gt
dual monitors vis DVI

win7 Ultimate 64bit /// 2 x 24" LG Monitors /// Intel Core i7 920 with Xigmatek HDT-S1283 /// ASUS P6T WS PRO /// 12gigs of OCZ Gold XTC Triple Channel 6x2gig DDR3 1333MHz PC12800 /// XFX Nvidia GTX 260 core 216 /// Corsair TX750W /// Cooler Master 690 /// HDD Total = FIVE TB
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Old 05-02-2008, 02:08 AM   #2
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Default Re: desktop not refreshing

well i say just do a clean install of XP again and see if it still happens.
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