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Windows 7: Grey screen !! Quick video!!

21 Apr 2011   #11
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wuncarlitos View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
If you have no problems in safe mode, then is is something running at startup. You seem to have a gezillion programs running at startup anyhow because your boot takes forever.

I suggest you run Soluto and weed that stuff out: Soluto
For test purposes I installed fresh copy of windows on a brand new drive, there are zero programs installed aside from the logitech wireless kand m drivers and the video card drivers
Run Soluto. You will see that you have at least 50 programs running at startup. Some are required system programs, but there is also a lot of junk. Post a snip of the Soluto output and we'll have a look.

The fact that you run OK in safe mode tells me that your hardware and drivers should be OK.

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21 Apr 2011   #12

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Just checked Luke you said, everything seems to be in order. What I don't understand is why it happened before on the old install. So new drive and new graphics card( old card and drivers have never been on this new drive) it has to be another issue. Would a corrupted or failed ram module do this or even a psu not putting out enough power for this card. It's a 375watt psu and the old card asked for 400 minimum. Would running it for a year plus cause the psu to be damaged in a way that it wouldnt provide enough power anymore ( I heard psus tend to put out less power as they age )
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21 Apr 2011   #13

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Okay will run soluto right now. Will it run correctly in safe mode ? It's the only way the computer is usable right now.
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21 Apr 2011   #14
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Hmm, that may not work (never tried it in safe mode) because the buggers may not load. But you'll see. Will be interesting to see.
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21 Apr 2011   #15

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Okay so figured out that for some reason or another my graphics card thought I had two moniters plugged in. So I was looking at monitor two. Which Is why I had no cursor, icons and also makes sense why when I hit ctrl alt dlt the screen went grey. In hind sight it makes sense at least lol thanks guys I appreciate all the responses they all led me to dig further into the graphic settings so I really appreciate it !!!

Thanks again! Carlos
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