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Screen has blue tint and the computer is making a wierd noise

I was not able to login with my regular username and password. I had to go through a dos based section to be able to add a user as the install cd change password utility did not work. During the setup for a new user the computer would not take my MAC security login for my router but it did take the security password for a pc which was totally strange because the system was set up before using the MAC security login.

Once in the was a prompt for updates. So I decided to let the computer install the updates. After about five minutes of installing the updates the screen changed and went weird. Hard to read and there was a blue tint and very pixilated. I tried rebooting the computer but that has not helped.

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  • crhansen Jan 17, 2009

    It is a MAC OS X 10.4.6

    Originally only one. But the password stopped working. I did a search and found that if you put the install cd in and hold the option's button down you can go to utilities to reset the password. I did that but the new password would not work at all

    When the password reset did not work I found the option to hold the control and s button down to go to a dos based part and be able to add a user. I added one user and password and restarted the system as the directions stated. I was able to get in and it seemed to work fine until I started running the updates. The first update was a java update and in the middle of that one the screen went all weird. I finished running the updates and did two different virus checkers and a malware/spyware checker. All came up negative. So I added my daughter as a user to test the system and her login seems to be fine.

  • bchadra May 11, 2010

    How many users are configured for the PC? Is it checked regularly for viruses and rootkits? What type of OS is installed?

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