Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Twinkle Twinkle Virus [Closed]


  • This topic is locked This topic is locked

#16
mewsick75

mewsick75

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 258 posts
the forum wont allow me to upload this kind of file. So i am going to change the extension and you can change it back.Attached File  JESSICA-PC.txt   33KB   27 downloads
  • 0

Advertisements


#17
Pyxis

Pyxis

    Trusted Helper

  • Malware Removal
  • 1,228 posts
Oops--sorry about that and thank you for finding a way to still upload the file. In this step, we'll be disabling the graphics card that appears to be causing the problem. The process would be deemed a success if after you disable the said component, your screen's resolution would revert back to normal while in low-resolution mode. Note that if it does work, it will be temporary. After you reboot it, your system will re-enable what was disabled by default. For now, we need to confirm if it is simply the driver or the card that is faulty.

  • Step 1
  • Start your computer. Press and hold the F8 key immediately. You should do so before the Windows logo comes up.
  • If successful, you will see the Advanced Boot Options screen like below. Use the arrow keys to choose Enable low-resolution video (640 x 480). Press Enter after.

    Posted Image

  • You will be allowed to log-in as usual. The screen's resolution will change, however. Please do not worry as this is intended.
  • Step 2
Press the Windows button and the R key at the same time.

  • Type in compmgmt.msc and press OK.
  • Select the Device Manager menu.
  • Double-click on Display adapters.
  • Locate ATI Mobility Radeon HD 550v and right-click on it.
  • Select Disable. Press Yes after.
  • Your computer will momentarily turn black.
  • The display can either return in the same resolution, your original resolution, or it will remain black.
  • Take note of the status and reboot your computer. If it so happens that your are left with no display, you can do this by pressing the restart button for a desktop, or holding the power button until it turns off for a laptop.

  • 0

#18
Essexboy

Essexboy

    GeekU Moderator

  • Retired Staff
  • 69,964 posts
Due to lack of feedback, this topic has been closed.

If you need this topic reopened, please contact a staff member. This applies only to the original topic starter. Everyone else please begin a New Topic.
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP