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Hi, I was having a problem with my Flybook in that the screen would go dark but the computer was still on. It would work if I plugged in an external monitor. I finally went to the advanced portion of the video display and the troubleshooting tab and shut down all acceleration which seems to have fixed the problem but I tried to get back to the advanced area and now the button is disabled. I would like to get back in to set video acceleration levels so they are not completely off - how do I get back in now that the button is disabled?

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Uninstalling the drivers and then installing them again should return everything to default values.

so you can uninstall the software / drivers from start -> control panel -> uninstall programs / add or remove programs, find it from the list and uninstall. if noting related is on the listen then icnore this step and go forward to the next one.

on your desktop or on your start menu, right click on my computer or "computer" click on manage from the menu that comes up.

on the computer management window on the left side, click on device manager, then see on the right side, video adapters or display adapters or similiar, open it up from the + next to it, see your video adapter there? Right click on it and uninstall.

make sure all video adapters (most likely just one) are uninstalled, then restart the computer, it should start up in basic video settings and you may have to get the drivers for the video card from the makers website (I can look them up if you send me the brand and model of the laptop)

All the settings will return to normals and the hardware acceleration should be turned to full, and you should be able to adjust it again.


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