Did my new video card drivers do this?
When i go into desktop themes and pick one my mouse pointer will flash with any banner or typing and at times will dissaper, Gateway had me go in and update my viedo drivers, this did not solve my trouble, I would love to use the desktop themes.....Thank you for your time. p.s. In desktop themes i did uncheck the box for mouse pointer to no aveil.
This question was answered on January 30, 2001. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.Hello [email protected]!!
Thanks for the oportunity to assist you.
Your problem seems much like the one I'm experiencing too.
I have also recently upgraded the drivers for my video card and my
pointer has developed the 'habit' of disappearing I must tell you
that this was not unexpected as I researched the 'known issues'
(at the website) for the driver that I was updating to I think
Gateway had you on the right track, just a little uninformed as to
the consequences of using that particular video card Your request
for service regarding this matter was very likely not the first they
had received, if that makes you feel any better
In any case, please, re-visit the website for the video card
manufacturer and find the card/drivers for what you are running.
There you should also be able to locate any information they have
about the 'known issues' for your particular Win98 and card/driver
combination There could possibly be a work-around solution offered.
For example, in my case, I had to get into the Display properties and
clear the 'Smooth edges of screen fonts' checkbox to make the
screen fonts readable As I said, I knew about this possibility in
advance, which makes it a little less annoying.
Also, just to double-check, after down-loading the current drivers,
you did actually install them and reset your display properties,
Please, feel free to contact me if you have more questions or need
further assistance, and re-connect to www.computerproblems.com thru
my webpage at http://www.homestead.com/wlftrxhelpdesk/
I hope this helps and good luck....
(Bill -- [email protected])
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Posted by William of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on January 30, 2001