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Regards, Korrupt Aug 21, 2006 #3 enciel TS Rookie Topic Starter okay thanks a lot no restore my active desktop appeared but for some weird reason i reseated the video i want to change screen resolution Press F8, and see all the options, try 'VGA Mode'. Point to Arrange Icons By. Install them and see if it resolves the problem.

generalLee28 Noob Joined: Sep 10, 2000 Messages: 18,754 Date Posted: Apr 15, 2002 #1 Advertisement I can't seem to click on most pics or it freezes the screen, then i go Thank you everyone. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Sign up for our weekly newsletter! the text seems to be overlapping or also unreadable! http://www.askdavetaylor.com/how_do_i_fix_a_messed_up_bios_on_an_xp_pc/

I also no longer can read the smartcard from my olympus smartcard reader. i don;t know what happened.. 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 Consider setting up a small home network with two PC's.

Your document folder is most likely still there. TOPICS: Miscellaneous KEYWORDS: deleted; problems; windowsxp Really need some help. Free Republic Browse · Search General/Chat Topics · Post Article FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794 FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson An error (403 Forbidden) If you never have done this before you will find tons of stuff in that directory.

See picture below. Password bug in Ubuntu 14.04 Is there a food chain in the Forgotten Realms? Use the search function to find *.doc or *.xls or *.jpg, etc... http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/246683-45-service-settings-please-help-messed Yes, my password is: Forgot your password?

Mar 29, 2007 my registry is messed up Mar 13, 2007 Something is completely messed up Aug 7, 2009 Registry is messed up Jan 1, 2008 Comodo Firewall is messed up i will post the specs later... Thanks. (Using another computer on the network which still allows me to access everything. If you can't get XP drivers for some of your devices.

To start System Restore using the Command prompt, follow these steps: * Restart your computer, and then press and hold F8 during the initial startup to start your computer in safe Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Check your video card by glb613 / September 27, 2005 8:15 PM PDT In reply to: yes... the problem its my new scanner wont work on the 640x480 setting.. Try this, navigate to the Desktop in C: Documents and Settings\ (user) and then right click on it and go to Properties.

I assume you have not in the past created recovery disks, did any backups or have gone through the trouble of creating "restore points" where one in essence has the system Click Next. 6 posted on 04/26/2011 1:05:18 PM PDT by Smogger [ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies] To: MeneMeneTekelUpharsin Right click on desktop. Similar Topics Help Windows xp is messed up on my computer Jul 6, 2008 Windows XP Antivirus messed up the Control Panel Aug 12, 2008 Windows is messed up, need to If that is the case, check you video card.

You can get a box to switch the monitor/keyboard/ mouse between the two PCs and put all the devices that do not have XP drivers on a PC running 98, or Programming is not Formal definition of perfect information Where to publish a new demonstration of an old theorem? TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. Generated Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:54:32 GMT by s_wx1219 (squid/3.5.23)

after that when it reaches the desktop everything looks messed up! Top posters in this forum6OpticsEngineer4Henry Falkner4PentaxNick4elliottnewcomb3super_claret3Greynerd3Tanga2Ken Croft2erichK1John McCormack1Michael Meissner1schaki1Liter1Kerusker1vaughanB1guamy1Andre As H1anttoo1Bob A L1Enders Shadow www.dpreview.com Follow us Mobile site About About us Work for us Advertise with us FAQ Feedback Interest-Based matter of fact..

It sounds like you've just changed the desktop settings to hide the icons.

From the start menu highlight run. Click Next. Decide if you really want to trash the file(s) forever. Due to a game? –user931 Mar 23 '13 at 1:40 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign up

im pretty sure windows is running, just the monitor isnt showing anything due to some change i have goofed up.. i want to change screen resolution It would really help if you post back the name of your video card and the other specs for your computer. The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. antfirex, Apr 16, 2002 generalLee28 Noob Joined: Sep 10, 2000 Messages: 18,754 Date Posted: Apr 16, 2002 #3 nm i fixed it.

Tweet Jump to... I downloaded the Win 2000 drivers but it doesn't seem to help.Help! Got my icons and programs back, but can't find "My Documents" and my "Favorites" are gone from my browser. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

It beeps like it's there, but doesn't doesn't show up under Windows Explorer. This is usually my first method on a system as bad as his. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - yes... Adding key-value pairs to an association.

Pluribus Unum (When and why did Steve Dunham change his name to Barack Hussein Obama? Click Next. If it's not broken, don't fix it.Roy F. Select a date to restore to.

If you upgraded from 98 to XP, then you'll have to get new drivers for most peripheral devices, except very standard ones for which the drivers are on the XP install.Before Join the community here. My wife's and my accounts were on this computer and it is the same issue with her desktop.