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Re-installing Video Driver


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#1 wubzy

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Posted 21 November 2007 - 03:44 PM

windows xp pro , intel core 2 cpu , intel GMA 3000. I have been having a problem with my screen shrinking into the task bar when im gaming in full screen mode . I was told that re-instlling my video card might help, the only problem is Ive never done it and dont even know where to begin. Can anybody give me a hand . THANX

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Posted 21 November 2007 - 03:58 PM

well, do you know what make and model of video card you are using?
what do you mean the screen is shrinking into the taskbar exactly?

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Posted 22 November 2007 - 12:31 AM

Robert, it would appear that it is your turn to have missed a big hint. :thumbsup:

The Intel® GMA X3000 is the fourth generation of Intel Integrated Graphics.

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&ct=res&...LfWYjCuu0xbMcpw

wubzy, would you please tell us what the make and model of your computer is, and if is a custom build the make and model of the motherboard, the amount of RAM, and the make and model of the PSU.

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Posted 22 November 2007 - 01:20 AM

You mean like an ALT-TAB command.
I would try run with a minimum amount of background processes before I even consider a hardware relevans.
If any at all, only a keyboard or mouse problem springs to mind.
I haven't heard of a driver problem ever of that nature.
Disconnet internet/Stop mail-client,ftp,bittorent whatever.
Close down av,firewall everything you don't need.
Trial-by-error.
Maybe a sevice could cause this kind of erratic behaviour?

Just my cents. :thumbsup:

edit
Run a virus/spyware scan

Edited by nightspydk, 22 November 2007 - 01:31 AM.





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