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Color is distorted screen is fuzzy moves very slowly, this is a older computer wiyh windows 98. can you recomend a fix, thanks tim

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Right click on desktop, then properties.

Go to monitor, advanced.

Click on graphics adaptor and 'update driver'.

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Colour setting keeps reverting from 32 bits to 8 bits


Turn the laptop on and hold down the "Fn" key on the laptop's keyboard.


Tap the arrow key that has a picture of an open sun to make the laptop screen brighter.

The laptop will automatically save the adjustments after you release the "Fn" key.


Tap the arrow key that has a picture of a filled-in sun to make the laptop screen darker.

The laptop will automatically save the adjustments after you release the "Fn" key.


Screen Resolution


Click the "Start" menu. Click "Settings" and "Control Panel."


Choose "Display" and "Settings" in Windows 98, ME or XP. In Windows Vista, click "Appearance" and "Adjust Screen Resolution."


Click on the resolution bar and slide it to the right to lower the screen's resolution and to the left to raise the screen's resolution.


The optimum screen resolution usually depends on the size of the laptop screen.


The recommended resolution for a 15-inch screen is 1024 x 768, 17- to 19-inch screen is 1280 x 1024, and 20-inch screens is 1600 x 1200.


However, you can adjust the resolution to your personal preference.


Click ""Apply to see how the resolution looks on the laptop's monitor.


Click "OK" to save the resolution settings.


Color Setting


Click the "Start" menu. Click "Settings" and "Control Panel."

Choose "Display" and "Settings" in Windows 98, ME or XP.


In Windows Vista, click "Appearance" and "Adjust Screen Resolution."

Click "Colors." Choose 32-bit for a high color-pixel ratio that will make the colors brighter and bring out image details.


Choose 24-bit for a medium color-pixel ratio if the screen is too bright or if images are somewhat distorted.


Some older laptops have a 16-bit color setting, but this setting is no longer recommended as it will distort images and text.


Always Click "Apply" to see how the color setting looks on the laptop's monitor.

Click "OK" to save the color settings


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Doubled colors, fuzzy


Dull Video...

Your set may have one or more of the following symptoms....

*Dull looking picture
*White looking picture
*Halos around objects
*Red/Orange looking picture

Convergence

* Screen Looks 3D, Warped, Distorted, etc
* Colors do not line up
* TV may shut off - and make a chirping sound.


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Logitech quickcam gi ves me fuzzy picture when i


A bit of fuzziness is expected especially when you move. How fuzzy depends on speed of your computer and the capture ability of the camera. I have quickcam that is 1.3 megapixel. Stationary objects are pretty clear, but all motion is fuzzy and distorted. Move slowly to help minimize the distortion. When using instant messaging or Skype, set camera to a smaller image size for faster compression and transfer.

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PICTURE IS FUZZY AND DISTORTED


Projection sets have two very common problems.

The first common problem is convergence


These sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the picture to look normal. This is called convergence.

When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired. Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony, Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer, Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
You can get more information and a DIY convergenece repair kit with instructions from the link below.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

*Screen Looks 3-D
*Colors wont align
*Screen may look distorted or warped
*No Audio/Video - TV Shuts down - May also make a constant chirping sound

Problem #2 - Another common problem is dull or washed out video.

Your set may have one or more of the following symptoms....

*Dull looking picture
*White looking picture
*Halos around objects
*Red/Orange looking picture

bb0cf99.pngYou can see some more examples and find a fix using this link on Fixya http://www.fixya.com/support/r2861467-solution_video_looking_whiteish_dull

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Toshiba laptop screen dicstorted


Loose electrical connection or its loosing its grip to hold your screen. If you can do it on warranty then try. Or have it check by a technician.

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Fix a color problem


What you want to do is degauss the tube.
I do not believe a supplier will sell a CRT to anyone thats not a TV Tech. Safety/liability issues. The CRT is vacuum sealed and will implode if broken and the tv has 25000 volts even after unplugged for several days !!!
A CRT may cost as much as a new tv.

Several methods some people have found useful are;

Soldering Gun Method (NOT soldering iron)

1. Hold the soldering gun to that the rear of the case is toward the screen (the tip is facing away from the screen at a 90 degree angle) A magnetic field is generated by the transformer in the handle.
2. Place the gun in the center of the screen and turn it on, keeping it near but not touching the screen (to prevent scratching)
3. Slowly move it to the top edge (or any edge), then slowly around the outer part of the screen (but still in front of the glass) until you return to the top (or the edge you moved out to), again slowly return the gun to the center of the screen.
4. Keeping the gun on, slowly pull it straight away from the crt until there is no more distortion visible (usually 3-4 feet), then turn the gun off.

Rigged Drill Method ( parts can fly off so take care)

1. Get a magnet and tape it to the end of a high RPM drill and make sure it is held in place very tightly, use Duct or packing tape
2. Hold the rigged drill next to the spot to be fixed, make sure it is about 1-2 inches away from the screen
3. Now pull the trigger an you'll see the screen blur fast, this is normal so do not worry
4. Whilst the drill is running, slowly pull away from the screen and you may see it is fixed
5. This process may need to be repeated due to magnet strength and drill speed but it will work
6. Due to physics the fast, random turning of the magnet/s will fix the screen's colors

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My old HP4200 scanner running on Windows 98 gave me a lot of trouble not initializing also. The easiest fix for me was to power up the unit a couple of minutes prior to plugging in the USB cord. This gave the lamp time to warm up and then the unit would (home out) or synchronize when the PC found the scanner. Also if I recall, HP had a driver update for that model. Hope this helps.
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Fuzzy/ distorted tv pic


Projection sets have two very common problems.

The first common problem is convergence


These sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the picture to look normal. This is called convergence.

When its out of alignment the video will look 3-D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired. Convergence problems are very common on all Projection TV sets including Sony, Samsung,JVC,Philip Magnavox,Panasonic,Akai,Pioneer, Hitachi,Mitsubishi,Zenith and others.
You can get more information and a DIY convergenece repair kit with instructions from the link below.

Here are some of the most common problems with these sets...

*Screen Looks 3-D
*Colors wont align
*Screen may look distorted or warped
*No Audio/Video - TV Shuts down - May also make a constant chirping sound

Problem #2 - Another common problem is dull or washed out video.

Your set may have one or more of the following symptoms....

*Dull looking picture
*White looking picture
*Halos around objects
*Red/Orange looking picture

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I also have this same problem.... I took the thing apart blew the dust out and put it back together..... no change. I was not able to fix the problem, but if you go into the color settings you can tweak back the red and green to the the heavy distortion to go away. It is almost unnoticeable now.

Good luck


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