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Monitor Problem


My computer monitor recently faces a problem whereby there appears to be a greyish shade on top of its normal color. There is also blinking which affects the brightness of the greyish shade. When it's not so serious only certain colors get distorted but sometimes all the colors are distorted. Any reason why this happens? Thank you


This question was answered on November 12, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

I had the colors get distorted like this and had a heck of a time finding it, but it was a bad connection on the connector from the monitor to the video card.

this may be of help...........

Active Desktop Restrictions (Windows 9x and NT)

Features of the Windows Active Desktop can be selectively controlled by modifying options in the Windows registry Following the instructions in this tweak.

Open your registry and find the key below.

Create a new DWORD value based on the options below, and set the new value to equal "1" to enable the restriction or "0" to disable the restriction.

Note: These restrictions can be used either on a user by user basis by adding them to HKEY_CURRENT_USER or on a computer wide basis by adding them to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.

NoChangingWallpaper - Disable the ability to change wallpapers.

NoComponents - Disable components.

NoAddingComponents - Disable the ability to add components.

NoDeletingComponents - Disable the ability to delete components.

NoEditingComponents - Disable the ability to edit components.



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Posted by Christopher of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on November 12, 2004