PC has mind of its own !

  Dragonsteeth 20:15 17 Nov 2007
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No joke. I switched on and the usual Windows 98 with drab background was expected but instead I had a splodge of vibrant colour. It has also deleted all the shortcuts (eg to Lotus 123) from the taskbar. It refuses to change pixels (it worked before today) for a language CD-Rom. And it now claims not to know my printer.
Is it old age (the PC not me) it is a good seven years old now.
No virus detected. No alien gremlins either.
I would like to hear from anyone who has an idea what is going on.

  Technotiger 20:18 17 Nov 2007

Could be a problem with your graphics card, if you have one?

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