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Mutiple screens after startup

After I start up my dell inspiron 6000 laptop I get my desktop x 4 ( in 4 small identical screens)

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  • Lisa Musarra Jul 29, 2007

    Thank you I am still having the same problem, as I never have time to speak to dell about it I have my laptop hooked to an external monitor as my second screen and I can drag the windows that are too small to see over there and they are full size! So you could do that for the time being but it is still not a solution!

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This is a common problem for some motherboards. Its easely fix by a professional, if you have no experience on laptops hardware dont try it.

You justa have to open de laptope case and find the GPU and CPU chips. Then see were is thermal mass, then wipe it clean and apply fresh mass.

That solves the problem. its related to overheat, bad manufacture of the board.

Posted on Oct 21, 2013

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Help this doesn't solve the problem, it just changes the wallpaper on the desktop of the 4 screens. Someone said maybe I have something wrong with my video card?? Sometimes when I restart a couple of times it will restart normally but now I cannot get one screen. I have four identical squares of whatever I am running on my screen, separated vertically by a black band about 2" wide.

Posted on Jan 31, 2007

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From your description it sounds like you've got an image set as your desktop background and it set to "tile" mode. If this is the case you can change it as follows: -Click on Start, settings, control panel -Double left click on Display. -Click on the Desktop tab -If you want to remove the background image just highlight None from the list of backgrounds. If you just want to display one, small image click on pull down arrow to the left of the Position field (bottom right hand section) and select Center. Use Stretch to make the picture fill the entire field. If this solves your issue please don't forget to rate the posting, otherwise give us some additional details as to the exact nature of your issue.

Posted on Jan 29, 2007

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