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itsupport4friends

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Hey everyone,

I have a bit of a problem. I´m trying to fix my friend´s PC but I seem to get nowhere.
The problem is that some friend of hers adjusted the display settings and the screen refresh rate so that
now the whole PC refuses to start up properly!
It opens in "safe mode" but not normally...at all!

In display settings, there is only one option, which is 30hz! Earlier there has been several options.
What could be the solution for this?? The platform is Windows Home Edition and the machine is
Compaq Presario 6000 (with original hardware)

I agree that some people, shouldn´t adjust any settings, if they don´t know what they´re doing..although
they may try to be helpful... :whistling:

Thanks,

Jani
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You should be able to use system restore to go back to an earlier time when the pc was working properly.
But if this fails,, try this,,



A freind of mine recently boogied up the refresh rate on his sony lcd monitor whilst installing a new graphics card. After 2 days of messing around, i eventually gave him my spare crt monitor which as lying around unused.
With the crt monitor connected up, he was able to boot into windows normally, and return the refresh rate to what it should have been. Once he had the proper refresh rate sorted out, he put back his sony lcd monitor and all was well.

I wasnt there when he managed to sort it out, but it seems that by using another monitor he got his pc back to normal again.
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You should be able to use system restore to go back to an earlier time when the pc was working properly.
But if this fails,, try this,,




Does Windows Home Edition have a system restore..? I have only used Windows XP Pro so I´m not sure about it..?



Jani
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There are a few 6000's, select yours, select XP, download and install the graphics card software

http://h10025.www1.h...d...c=uk&dlc=en
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