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Azure1203

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Notice the million lines going up and down over numerous parts of the screen.

What do I do to fix it?
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Go to the following Geekstogo forum post and follow the directions...

http://www.geekstogo...-Log-t2852.html
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Ummm, I don't think this is a spyware related problem.

Its a display problem, hardware, software most likely.
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Just for the record...I have un-installed, re-installed my drivers....removed the video card and put it back in again.....updated everything....same problem.
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Be honest... have you followed the instructions at this Geekstogo forum post:

http://www.geekstogo...-Log-t2852.html

If your answer is "yes" and you are still experiencing the same problem, then at least we can all agree that it's not a malware problem.

I need the specifications of your computer system. Use either Belarc Advisor or SIW (System Information for Windows).

Link for SIW... http://www.gtopala.com/

Link for Belarc Advisor... http://www.belarc.co...e_download.html

I need the make and model, motherboard, CPU, RAM, hard drive, video card, etc.

All the hardware aspects of your computer; just post it here.
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Have you checked to see what your display settings (Control Panel>Display>Advanced button) are set to yet? Possibly changed. Aside from all the questions from dr.huynh, did this just start happening on its own, after some change(s) you made on your machine? Micro$oft has issued a few updates recently. I don't think they are connected to your problem, but if problem started soon after updates were installed it's a possibility. Have you gone online to see if your driver is the latest one available? Could swap out video cable if you have a spare just to check. Some games have a bad habit of making changes which stick even after you close them.

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Have you checked to see what your display settings (Control Panel>Display>Advanced button) are set to yet? Possibly changed. Aside from all the questions from dr.huynh, did this just start happening on its own, after some change(s) you made on your machine? Micro$oft has issued a few updates recently. I don't think they are connected to your problem, but if problem started soon after updates were installed it's a possibility. Have you gone online to see if your driver is the latest one available? Could swap out video cable if you have a spare just to check. Some games have a bad habit of making changes which stick even after you close them.

Ron


Okay, this is really weird.

I did notice that it happened right after playing Enemy Territory....and I had to restart my computer for the Itunes update today, and the problem went away.

Strange.
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The game may be the culprit. Don't know if you have mode options to select from inside the game, but try running game in a smaller window and see whether or not problem returns. I have games, that when played, I get an on screen notice that my video display is being adjusted.

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The game may be the culprit. Don't know if you have mode options to select from inside the game, but try running game in a smaller window and see whether or not problem returns. I have games, that when played, I get an on screen notice that my video display is being adjusted.

Ron


I'll check that out.

Thanks!
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You're welcome. Post back if you get it pinned down. I hate the games that don't give me options about vid display and just adjust them at load time.

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You're welcome. Post back if you get it pinned down. I hate the games that don't give me options about vid display and just adjust them at load time.

Ron


Yep.

I ran the game at a slightly smaller resolution just to be sure the problem doesn't come back.

I guess we'll see from now on.

It is an OpenGL supported game(I think, correct me if I'm wrong)...and searching on Google...there were others that had the same problem.

And given that it is already 5-6 years old, I doubt it will ever be updated.
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BTW, I know this is off-topic, but how do I set my control panel so that every topic I start doesn't get an automatic subscription.

I don't really mind it that much....because it lets me know if someone has responded, but as I get involved more here, I wouldn't want an email for every thread I start.
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Go to Control Panel then scroll down to Options. Click on E-Mail Settings. Set your Options under Board preferences.

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Thanks again!
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You're welcome again. :whistling:

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