I was on the internet and windows was downloading updates in the background when suddenly, several times, the display size turned larger and then back to normal again, then eventually it stayed large. Everything is larger, icons, text etc.
I thought it would go back to normal after windows restarted after installing the updates but it didn't and I can't get it back to normal.
I contacted HP support who got me to install an Intel graphics driver (which was older than the one already installed on my laptop) and it seemed to fix the problem but when I turned on my laptop this morning, it had gone back to the large display again.
I am using Windows Vista Home Premium. Can anyone help? Thanks in advance
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Re: Compaq presario laptop display problem
Use system restore to bring back the computer to a date before the one you started to have troubles with the screen. After this you may need to reinstall display drivers, as you installed an older version after getting in troubles.
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Have you tried downloading the Display driver from HP's website and installing that? Maybe "Windows Update" updated your driver to a non-working one with your hardware... You can download the Driver here: http://goo.gl/g7Y5m - But please check your Device manager to see if you have Nvidia graphics or Intel Graphics in your machine, as it seems like the machine exsists with both variants.
If you have the internet, goto my computer and right click, then goto properties, enter device manager, goto sound,video and game controllers right click on the exclamation mark or your audio driver and click update driver, use the internet option to download the driver, it takes a few minutes so be patient. once done reboot the mechine.
You may have to install or update drivers Most of the drivers/software I get are from a web site driverguide.com you need to fill out a free registration then search for the driver you need download it in a format you can use install it and then most times reboot the computer
don't update your laptop.....kindly turn off all windows update... uninstall
all audio, hd modem, and UAA bus driver for high defination driver in
system device....restart your lpatop..go to hp.com and search following
no. for modem driver-(sp33442), for audio driver(sp35270), for UAA
driver (sp32395), download and install... and install drivers follow these steps:
Open device manager and right-click on Audio device on High definition Audio Bus. Select Install from a list of specific location (Advanced) Click Next Select Don’t Search. I will choose the driver to install. Select Sound, Game & video controller from the list of Hardware type Click on Have Disk Click on Browse and navigate to C:swsetupsp35270 and click on .ini file OK Click Next It will give you an update driver warning message. Click on yes. It will start installing the driver Click on Finish..
and u can download display driver from intel site it's depended your motherboard model.
Try Fn/F8 (function/F8). It turns the sound on/off.
If that doesn't work, try rebooting 3 times.
Lately, Windows Service Pack updates have been breaking compatibly with Compaq sound drivers.
It happened twice to me with Vista. It takes a couple of reboots before Windows gets the drivers downloaded?/installed properly.
There are several versions of the Presario C700. Pls try here and select one appropriate ti what you have. Thereafter, clicking on the exact model number would open a new page with drivers for several Operating System, pls select Windows XP. If there are no specific drivers, download and install the HP Software Update.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.
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Well what I do is, update windows. So connect to the internet, go to Start->All programs->Windows Update. You can download all updated drivers. Or if u know what u want, u can type up the name of ur driver. eg. "Sound card drivers".