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Old 01-23-2006, 08:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've just defragged my computer and when I rebooted after it has successfully completed, my whole desktop has gone weird.

I can't up the resolution and I can't up the colour settings from (lowest 4 bit)

Here's a screenshot:

I checked through all my drivers and it says they are all working properly.

Thanks for help.

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Old 01-23-2006, 08:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would recommend just re-installing your video card driver.

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Old 01-23-2006, 08:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yea, VC drivers are missing .......
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Old 01-23-2006, 09:03 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Happened to me once. Its defenetly the Vid Card I guess.
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Old 01-23-2006, 09:21 PM   #5 (permalink)
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if just reinstalling doesn't work, get a vid card driver cleaner (for whatever type card) and use that. Also, set the vid to 'standard PCI graphics adapter, VGA', it doesn't matter that its AGP, this is a generic driver. Restart to the ugly screen again then reinstall the drivers.
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Old 01-23-2006, 09:26 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Your video card driver may have been deleted or corrupted by the time you defragmented your machine.
Just remove the current video driver and reinstall a new one, it could be fix the problem.
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Old 01-23-2006, 09:35 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Thanks guys. It's sorted now. I don't know how they went missing. I've had nothing but trouble with these ATI drivers since the day I got my card. It insists on installing a secondary driver but when I do it makes everything go slooow so I have to uninstall it and get that "new hardware found" pop up all the time.

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