windows goes off the edge of my screen

  minkynink 20:59 19 Jan 2008
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Hi all .
when windows starts up , the logo now goes off the edge of the screen on the right hand side and it is like im looking at it in reverse in the background . there is also a big black bar down the middle of the screen . my pc also keeps crashing .
Can anyone help with this or at least tell me if it can be fixed somehow ?
Thanks

Nancy

  STREETWORK 21:03 19 Jan 2008

Check that the cable to the monitor has not come loose then.

The screen adjustment settings is likely a driver problem.

First download the newest driver for the monitor. On the desktop.. right click,properties,settings, advanced,monitor,properties,driver, update driver(select the location you downloaded it to)


To deselect interlaced. On the desktop.. right click,properties,settings, advanced,monitor...select 60Hz...click apply.....restart the computer.

  BigB32 21:04 19 Jan 2008

Hi
more details please like what OP are you running XP Vista or what ,have you checked the cable to your monitor is it in it,s socket

Brian

  minkynink 21:07 19 Jan 2008

im running on XP prof . All leads to monitor are in place and correct . Thanks for super fast replys .

Nancy

  DieSse 22:17 19 Jan 2008

It sounds like you've got a CRT monitor with the width setting maladjusted. If you have, using the monitor controls to correct the width setting should fix it.

Please confirm whether you've got a CRT or LCD monitor.

  DieSse 22:19 19 Jan 2008

"...with the width setting maladjusted"

or with the picture adjusted much too far to one side.

or the monitor is faulty.

  minkynink 23:11 19 Jan 2008

It only happens when it starts up , everything is fine once windows is running . Its almost like it is on a loop .
Thanks

  DieSse 23:32 19 Jan 2008

Have you got a CRT or an LCD please - it matters to help answer you.

  minkynink 23:57 19 Jan 2008

Its a CRT .

  johnnyrocker 23:59 19 Jan 2008

the line sync is off on your monitor and will require the services of a techniciaan,


johnny

  SANTOS7 00:00 20 Jan 2008

fair test and the cheapest at the moment would be to plug it into another computer, if it does the same time to buy skinny screen, if not it could be a corrupt VGA driver issue...

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