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Everything on desktop is black, except for icons

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#1 thunderscore


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Posted 02 March 2009 - 04:44 PM

Firstly, I recently changed the virtual memory by increasing it. And once I did that, everything went black. Black text on black bars, black background, etc.etc. But, I can see the icons just the fine. (I was able to change the background by guessing around; same thing with the screenshot)


Okay, so, I was able to run the computer in safe-mode and change the virtual memory back to what it was before. I was also able to create another user account, which does not have the black bars or anything, but if I go to change the theme, in the little window it shows a black box on all of the themes that I have.

I've recently been having issues with viruses/malware/spyware too, so I'm not sure if this is related in any way.

Is there anyway I can get rid of the black on black, so I can use my original user account?

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 02 March 2009 - 08:25 PM

What is the make and model of your computer?
How much RAM do you have?
What was the original VM setting and what did you try to change it to?
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why won't my laptop work?

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