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Old 12-10-2006, 09:18 PM   #1
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Default My computer went crazy and now my computer is messed up.

My little sister did something while she was on the computer and now the desktop icons, the font, and windows are all big. Also, the color is screwed up, when I look at a picture I can barely tell what it is, even text is difficult to read sometimes.

When I right click on my wallpaper and go to settings, I can either choose 2 or 16 colors. Does anyone know how I can get back to normal?
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Old 12-10-2006, 09:55 PM   #2
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Default Re: My computer went crazy and now my computer is messed up.

system restore can be you best friend! heh, start>all progr.>accessories>system tools>system restore.
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Old 12-10-2006, 10:50 PM   #3
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system restore can be you best friend! heh, start>all progr.>accessories>system tools>system restore.
I got up to system tools but I can't find system restore. I have Windows 98SE if that changes anything, which it probably does.
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Old 12-10-2006, 11:37 PM   #4
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Yeah.. win98se doesn't support system restore.

It appears your display drivers aren't working correctly.. find out what your video card brand and model is, then google for drivers.
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Old 12-11-2006, 01:34 AM   #5
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Default Re: My computer went crazy and now my computer is messed up.

Check your screen resolution as well, she may have set that to something odd.
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Old 12-11-2006, 05:13 AM   #6
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Default Re: My computer went crazy and now my computer is messed up.

Sounds like she has done something to ya graphics drivers, did you get a motherboard disc with ya computer, if so the drivers will be on there. Otherwise post the make and model of ya pc, or the make model of ya motherboard, and we can point ya in the right direction. Ya could always ask her what she done to screw it up aswell, and let us know. Also check device manager and see what it says in there. Any red crosses or yellow exclamation marks?
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Old 12-11-2006, 06:54 PM   #7
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How do I find out what video card model I have and where do I adjust the screen resolution? I'm afraid I'll just make things worse.
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Default Re: My computer went crazy and now my computer is messed up.

how old is this computer?
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Old 12-11-2006, 07:34 PM   #9
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I don't know, my family bought it used at a computer shop for like $100. It's Windows 98SE, 128MB RAM, like a 9GB HDD.
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Old 12-11-2006, 07:40 PM   #10
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:O!!!


Meh, Happens to me alot, A few things that might have happened:


Changed colour and resolution, or changed to a non compatible refresh rate. (The refresh rate one is very common).

Enabled disability function in control panel.

ummmm, Yeah Just go into safe mode and fix it up.
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