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Hi, are you having fun yet?

I am new to windows 7 and was planning on control of it, and then I met up with it, and it said no, bent me over and kicked me out of my own computer. (various swearing at OS system maker ensued) I need assistance to beat the system back into user control and restricted operation.

Never believe that I have any idea what is going on, I am stumbling over this junk everyday, and it all amases, confuses and befuddles me. I can only Try.

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction. ~E.F. Schumacher


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comment Sixteen PCs connected to one monitor?
It sounds like you are looking more for a broadcast switcher $$$ , especially it being a broadcast company. with one (or2) of those you could view smaller , and even select to pip or full a particular one. Check out the pro video sales location, they would be happy to tell you what they have. There are consumerish versions of such things for security, sold (again) by the same people.
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comment HDMI to DVI (and viceversa)
They are the same signal, but I think some ID information gets passed on DVI, so it does not always work as expected via the recognition things. Side notes: not to forget that HDMI is passing audio, and most DVI and adaption is not.
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comment Why is my 3200x1800 laptop delivering a blurry image to my 1080p external monitor? (HDMI, Win 7)
while your waiting for a proper answer, a search of this type superuser.com/search?q=underscan+overscan+hdmi might get you some info.
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comment Nvidia Control Panel keeps preferring integrated graphic processor
Your question is being seen by some as unclear what your asking. This could be improved a lot by supplying much more information, or even pictures. What is the computer and model? What is the OS? What are the 2 chips? What programs or activity is it happening in? What is the level of battery, or AC? What even is the output device being used (external)? How you see/observe this happening? And any other relevant info. Please edit much more information into the original question.
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comment Diagnosing RAM being damaged by other hardware
A me-2. I have recently had the same issue, perfect operation for years, then tiny intermittent fail when run at speed. Things to note: The cpu is now the ram controller, cpu socket pin connection way more critical, and power is regulated by the motherboards, even interference issues are said to be possible. All I have so far is the ram (mine) itself does not work the same as it did , in the new motherboard even, same PSU, the replacement ram is working fine today, and in either motherboard. This is what I found only for me, after never having a ram chunk go bad in 20years before.
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comment Checksum error while booting
The checksum problem is usually a bad battery, some tiny corrpution in the flashing or even the eprom, or a memory problem. The Overclocking problem , is when the bios is able to run (hardware is operating), but it was not able to post with the Settings that are made in the bios, so it drops back to defaults. my first comment was only about getting into the bios. Once you get into the bios itself, you could make changes (possibly) that would get it to post ok.
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comment Troubleshooting LCD vertical+horizontal lines/freezing
This looks like when your trying to get the ribbon cable lined up and stuffed in on a LCD pannel. odd for it to work when warmed up, but that is one of the things I would want to check. so it could be the signals to the pannel, or pannel power. (not backlight power)
Oct
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comment Checksum error while booting
The most simple, you dont press Del, and you do not hold Del, you attack it. Especially with a bios that races by quickly, you press delete over and over and over starting from the first post beep or keyboard lock light flash until you get in. Possibly try a different keyboard a PS2 one. Try that if you have not first. . . The only other thing I could think of is re-flash the exact same flash anyway. Use the memtest86 usb or cd boot method to test memory (for both cpu pin issue and memory). Some bioses will also respond to a F2 F8 or F12 not just del, check the manuel.
Oct
22
comment Force-reset laptop battery statistics
Take a look at the answer here superuser.com/questions/248065/calibrating-a-battery "calibrating" none of these methoda are likely to work given the information you supplied though. It is more likely the cells in the battery are very "weak" and are dropping in voltage under load, are also probably not fully charging , and in battery spec terms your battery was in need of replacement long before this point. Some methods for battery charge state would not only be fooled by the cells weakness, but would be pretty much right about it even if you keep dragging it out :-)
Oct
21
comment The screen resolution of a window is too large
You might be able to search the web for what configuration type file the game uses to see and make that change, Games more often have that data stored in a fairly simple to edit (in notepad even) file stored in the users area, or the games own folder. It could also be found in the windows registry, and if it was in the registry under the name of the game or company that made it, making it easier to search. A game may also have a seperate configuration or launcher utility that is specific for that purpose, often found in the same folder as the games executable or binary.
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revised Youtube videos become out of sync with chrome
minor Defined the issue better in the title , the program used.
Oct
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comment Graphics Card Dying?
that sounds more like a slowdown, or running in a mode that is slower? Is the laptop the style that has both on-cpu-die gpu and a extra gpu processing that is used for "speed"? because this style of fail is layering , screenbuffering looking type from what you also added. could be cooling of even the cpu (which could be hard tested by itself) or possible memory problem of the shared grafics memory. While it looks bleak, it might be fixable, clean and insure proper cooling, test seperated components, check for the operations and software of switching grafics engines. No Pat answer.
Oct
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comment Graphics Card Dying?
The picture is very useful , but it would help if you would also describe what you see when it happens, and how it manifests itself as you observe it. How often does it happen, what areas of the screen it effects, what operations(programs) cause it more. Any relevent information you observed would add to the picture provided.
Oct
18
comment Windows 7 background still black after activation?
^ every detail, yes even the one about: What are you trying to put back there? Did you try putting simple patterns in instead? Did you previously have a 3rd party theme (that change) ? and ANY other possible details all being important, because we do not know what you did, or what you saw when doing it. We cant see your computer and did not follow you through it all, so details are important to aquiring an answer.
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