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#1 dc720

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Posted 27 July 2015 - 07:58 PM

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Lenovo c260 All-in-One Desktop

Windows 8.1

Machine Type: 10160

CPU: I J1800

HDD: 500G

RAM: 4G

buit in LCD 18.5

optional HDMI output

 

OK, so my landlord knocked my pc off my desk recently, and the screen is now a blue-red-black blobby mess. The HDMI output works great with a monitor, but only after Win 8.1 boots up.

 

The big problem: Win 8 likes to throttle video RAM, and has mine set to 62M instead of 256, which is causing gaming and streaming issues left and right. I have searched for hours for a layout of the BIOS in an attempt to fix it "blind," but now I am at a wall.

 

Is there ANY way I can fix this? Enable HDMI during bootup? Can someone walk me through the bios layout? can i fix my video RAM INSIDE win 8.1? Am i just screwed?

 

Any help is greatly appreciated! Thanks.



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