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Old 07-02-2006, 02:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default menus won't show until i move the cursor on them

hi all,

am encountering a quite odd problem and have been wondering whether any of you have ever encountered such:

whenever i try to view any "menu" in windows (right clicking something, pressing "File" in an application) I only see the "shade" of the menu and I don't see the items (New, Open, Save, Save As, etc) in the menu until I go over them with the cursor..

thanks in advance,
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Old 07-02-2006, 06:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Have you installed the proper video card driver? What version of Windows?

What's your system spec, if you could provide it would be really helpful.

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Old 07-02-2006, 06:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Also do you use StyleXP, windowsblinds? Any other kind of application that messes with the XP Themes?
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Old 07-03-2006, 03:26 AM   #4 (permalink)
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A reboot usually fixes it.
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Old 07-03-2006, 03:32 AM   #5 (permalink)
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It doesn't, however. go away with a reboot..
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Old 07-03-2006, 04:26 AM   #6 (permalink)
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...Do you get this problem when booted in Safe Mode?

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New one on me, you might try changing your current theme/appearance settings. I suppose the current set might be corrutped somehow?

You could try optimising the XP properties for performance rather than the default, might remove any fancy effects that you graphics driver might be having probelms with.

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