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Turning on my laptop

When I turn it on it goes to microsoft windows 98 start up menu
I can not boot in normal only safemode
when I try normal the screen goes crazy with a bunch of collored blocks all over the screen

otherwise I can only work in safemode

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Hello Norm

This is Romeet, id like to try and help with this. Sounds a lot likely to be either Display Driver problem, System Memory or VGA Memory Problem. However we shall try and use the easiest ( Cost Friendly ) method first lols..

Start your Laptop in Safe Mode.

Right Click your " My Computer " icon and select properties.

Go to Display Adapters / VGA Controllers and right click your display adapter and restart your laptop.

WIndows should be able to pick your display drivers again on rebooting and let me know if this solves the problem

All the Best!


Posted on Dec 02, 2007

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    Romeet Barmeda Dec 02, 2007

    Sorry, Right click your display adapter and choose " uninstall " or Remove or something to that effect. sorry..



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