Windows Display Showing as Safe Mode?

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  1. leggy

    leggy New Member

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    Hi,

    I'm having a problem with my display, it's showing as if it were in safe mode, with the icons stretched out. However, it's not in safe mode I have started it in normal mode. The resolution is showing as 1024 x 768.

    Any idea what's going wrong?

    Cheers,

    Leggy
     
  2. Elmer

    Elmer Extraordinary Member

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    Hi leggy and Welcome to The Forum.

    You're saying it displays as if in Safe Mode. To clarify, does it say Safe Mode in each corner? If not then you're difinitely not in Safe Mode, so what should your screen resolution be? And have you set it to that? If you are not using the on-board graphics but a gpu, has your bios the ability to auto switch between graphics input, or do you need to do it manually? Filling in your Computer specs under your user profile would be a great help to all. Saves the guesswork doncha know! :D

    See:
    http://windows7forums.com/blue-screen-death-bsod/71079-help-us-filling-your-system-specs.html
     
  3. Mitchell_A

    Mitchell_A Excellent Member

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    Joe S Excellent Member

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    Sounds like mine when the graphics card died.
    Joe
     
  5. leggy

    leggy New Member

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    Hi guys, thanks for the replies.

    I updated the driver software and it sorted it out.

    Cheers,

    Leggy
     
  6. Mitchell_A

    Mitchell_A Excellent Member

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    That's great news, glad we could help :) Thanks for using Windows7Forums.com, you know where we're at next time.
     

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