|27 Nov 2012||#1|
| || |
Normal mode has safe mode graphics!
*** In a nutshell: imagine normal mode + normal resolution, but with safe mode colours and graphics. ***
I ran safe mode after a sudden shut down due to a power failure. I did nothing in safe mode, just restarted again, normally.
Now, everything runs normal, everything looks ok - until I type in the password at the start. After that, the keyboard selection box (top left on the startup screen) changes to white, the task bar looks like the safemode task bar and programs such as firefox do not display properly. (e.g. Facebook looks like a skeleton, consists of white background + black separator lines! no blue, no nothing apart from graphcis (images))
I've already checked display resolution, colour depth, etc. - it's all normal. My conclusion is this: There is a CHANGE imposed by Windows 7 in normal mode which changes something concerning the graphics to safe mode. I can see images, desktop background normally, everything else (task bar, skype, Firefox, etc.) looks weird.
Can anyone tell me WHERE I need to look? Thanks!
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: Normal mode has safe mode graphics!|
|BSOD only occurs in normal mode, Works fine on safe mode.||BSOD Help and Support|
|all good in safe mode, freezing in normal mode w/ occasional BSOD||BSOD Help and Support|
|Windows doesn't login properly in normal mode but fine in safe mode||General Discussion|
|Explorer running slow in normal mode, fine in safe mode.?||Performance & Maintenance|
|BSOD in normal mode (various errors), Runs fine in Safe Mode||BSOD Help and Support|
|Windows Normal Mode Crashes to BSOD and Safe Mode doesn't load||BSOD Help and Support|
|Poor upload speed in normal mode, fine in safe mode||Network & Sharing|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:58 AM.