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I recently (10/19/05) download MS updates. I had just read problems with the new patches. I checked my profile settings they were set as advised. Once download was complete I rebooted the computer. Now the computer is set at a low resolution that all windows are hard to navigate. When I go into Display properties all tabs are accessible accept the Setting tab. When I click on it my computer reboots. In the event log ther is a report of "Auto protect could not scan file c:\winnt\system32\vga.dll." This event is logged each time this happens. There has been another event logged saying "The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. the bugcheck was 0x000000ce (0xb76f44a, 0x00000000,0xb76f44a8, 0x00000000) MS Windows 00 (v15.2195) A dump was saved in c:\winnt\minidump\mini101905-05.dmp"

I have tried booting into safe mode. I can get into setting in this mode but the resolution setting is very limited. I have tried uninstalling the most recent updates. There was a hardware update that I downloaded but I don't see it in the add/remove program list. I have removed the display driver and rebooted and allowed the driver to be reinstalled with a new driver I downloaded. I have downloaded a vga.dll file and copied over the existing. This caused an event log reporting that the original dll file was restored.

Any suggestions.

This computer is a Compaq Evo D510s, Win 00,connected to a Novell network.

Any help is appreciated!

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by TheChas In reply to Change Resolution

I've had Windows Update suggest WRONG device drivers in the past. I NEVER use Microsoft's device drivers.

Download and install the latest system drivers for your PC from Compaq / HP.

That should get you back to where you were.


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by VCHD_IT In reply to

Your suggestion work with a slight alteration. I had to install a older version of the device driver. When I installed the most current from another site I still had the problem. Once I installed an older version the problem was solved.


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