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Archive for April, 2010:

Wallpaper Broken After Vista to Windows 7 Upgrade

Windows 7I recently had the pleasure (ahem) of upgrading the operating system on a Compaq Presario C700 Laptop computer from Windows Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Ultimate. Aside from the process taking a few hours total, it went pretty smoothly, or so it seemed…

After I was finally able to log in, I found something strange; the desktop wallpaper wasn’t there. Now I have upgraded a few other computers in this manner and had not seen this before, so naturally I turned to Google.

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Dell Inspiron E1705 (9400) Display Adapter and LCD Replacement

Inspiron display adapter problems

Inspiron display adapter problems

If you’ve ever seen strange graphics artifacts on your computer screen like in the adjacent image, chances are that you have experienced the failure of a display adapter.

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