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September 10, 2005 9:38:04 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

hi,

i have a toshiba Tecra M2 notebook with XP Pro and a NVidia GeForce FX
Go5200 32M/64M graphics card. The complete unit came preloaded from Toshiba.

When i start the machine, the wallpaper loads up crisp and clear and then
after XP has loaded up.... and before the startup programs (Microsoft
anti-spyware and ALRoboform) starts loading the screen goes black for about
6-8 secs and gthen the wallpaer comes on.....only to have the wallpaer with
jagged lines and not crsip as it was before the black screen.

Any ideas as to why this shouild be?

Thanks for your help.

Ravi

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September 10, 2005 1:13:12 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

In news:9B215399-61F5-4AA1-95B4-92C47CA416A6@microsoft.com,
Ravi <Ravi@discussions.microsoft.com> had this to say:

My reply is at the bottom of your sent message:

> hi,
>
> i have a toshiba Tecra M2 notebook with XP Pro and a NVidia GeForce FX
> Go5200 32M/64M graphics card. The complete unit came preloaded from
> Toshiba.
>
> When i start the machine, the wallpaper loads up crisp and clear and
> then after XP has loaded up.... and before the startup programs
> (Microsoft anti-spyware and ALRoboform) starts loading the screen
> goes black for about 6-8 secs and gthen the wallpaer comes
> on.....only to have the wallpaer with jagged lines and not crsip as
> it was before the black screen.
>
> Any ideas as to why this shouild be?
>
> Thanks for your help.
>
> Ravi

Ravi

Have you been to the nVidia site and grabbed the latest driver pack for it?
Have you disabled the driver helper that loads? Beyond that - I'd check to
see if a different wallpaper looks okay or if there's some changes being set
to your resolution after you've logged into your account. For instance you
can check another account and see if the results are the same. If they're
not that gives a place to start debugging something like this.

Galen
--

"You know that a conjurer gets no credit when once he has explained his
trick; and if I show you too much of my method of working, you will
come to the conclusion that I am a very ordinary individual after all."

Sherlock Holmes
!