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Windows 7: Strange shadows on screen

26 Aug 2010   #1
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Strange shadows on screen

Suddenly I am seeing a "shadow" effect to the right of text, icons, heading everything on the screenwhether it is showing the desktop, Browser any programs. Did have an Aero theme running but have changed this to standard windows theme. Same problem. Hope you cann see the effect on this screenshot. The shadow is on the message box as I type!

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26 Aug 2010   #2
Carl Lawrence

Dual-boot: Windows 7 HP 32-bit SP1 & Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP2.
 
 

I am not sure what I should be looking for here?
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26 Aug 2010   #3
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Love Windows 7 View Post
I am not sure what I should be looking for here?
Can you see the grey blocks marked in the red circles?

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26 Aug 2010   #4
Carl Lawrence

Dual-boot: Windows 7 HP 32-bit SP1 & Windows XP Pro 32-bit SP2.
 
 

No.
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26 Aug 2010   #5
gladson1976

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 build 7600 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

I'm not sure I see anything there John. Even a image editing software (Paint.NET) doesn't see it. Its the same white all around.

Maybe you need to get your eyes checked
Just kidding
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26 Aug 2010   #6
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Can't see it either
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26 Aug 2010   #7
MacGyvr

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)
 
 

Nope, nothing there.
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26 Aug 2010   #8
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Well I really think I am goibg dippy. On my screen the shadows are very pronounced. On the desktop the shadow against the dark blue is pale whereas against the light blue section in is dark. Against a black background, my pictire viewer for example it is almost white but even putting a snippet file onto a memory stick and putting that in my other XP machine I can't see the shadow. It must be something specific in the monitor though if i take a screenshot one would think that would reproduce on another complaetely independent PC.
Will investigate the monitor later. Haven't tried switching the monitor so will try that first when i return from dog walking. wiil report back later!
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26 Aug 2010   #9
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

I can't see anything either John.
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26 Aug 2010   #10
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

If I'm going dippy then so is my wife as she can see the shadows!
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Seriously though, it is getting worse by the minute, think I will shut down while I'm out just in case the screen is going duff!
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