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MY OLDER SON MESSED UP MY YOUNGER ONE'S COMPUTER. HE CHANGED THE DISPLAY PROPERTIES WHICH CAUSED THE SCREEN TO GO WHACKY. HE TRIED REBOOTING AND STUFF AND THE 640X480 RATE IS STILL NOT RIGHT. ANYHOW, WHICH 'WINDOWS' FILE, IN WINDOWS, WILL LET ME ACCESS HIS CONTROL PANEL OR DISPLAY PROPERTIES FROM MY COMPUTER IN THE NETWORK?

THANKS. HURRRRRRRRRRRYYY

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not sure what to tell you, did you try booting into safe mode? [press f8 as soon as windows tries to load in the prompt, at least i think thats how, depends on version]
and which version are you running?
 

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How about running "Regedit" from your computer to access his computer settings. I think it my be located in: \...\Display\Settings\. Something like that. Otherwise, just do a search on resolution. I hope this helps.
 

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Unless you know what your'e doing don't mess with the registry settings. You could end up making it alot worse. Of course, if you do know what you're doing.... :)
 

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Good point! I forgot that part! :eek: :eek:
 

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If the machine is running NT, 2000, or XP, you can copy this program over to the machine across the network and execute it remotely via the "AT" command.

For help on how to use AT, type "AT /?" at a command prompt.

If the machine is running some form of 9x (including ME), you can still copy it across the network, but you will have to launch it blindly such as:

1. Once the machine is booted press "Start+R" to open the Run line.

2. Type "command" and hit enter.

3. Type "cd \folderyouputitin".

4. Type "resswitch.exe 640 480 8 60" to set the display at 640x480 with 256 colors at 60Hz.

5. You should now be able to see your desktop and tweak it as desired from there.

6. Ground the one kid from using the computer for a week. :D

P.S. The command line in step 4 can be used as the command line with the AT command.
 

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tHANKS GUYS.

I AM GOING TO SKIN MY ELDEST. ANYHOW, THE COMPUTER IS RUNNING WIN 98 S.E
I REBOOTED IN SAFE MODE...WENT TO CONTROL PANEL...DID THE DISPLAY THING...IT AUTOMATICALLY WENT TO 640X480 16 COLOUR. REBOOTED AND IT WORKED. THEN CHANGED THE SETTING TO 16 BIT COLOIUR. WORKS.
MY KID HAS A CHEAP PCI CARD THAT'S OK BUT ONLY A 14" MONITOR. WON'T WORK PAST 640X480.

THANKS AGAIN.

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Ouch a 14" monitor? LOL you should get a new one. Monitors have really gone down in price, you can get a decent 17" for under $199 now... and its really much easier on the eyes.
 

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My father-in-law is giving the oldest his 17" Compaq monitor and the little guy is gettin' the hand me down...his big brother's 15".
As you get older, you will realize that your kids have homework to do and they cannot be distracted by all the new electronic gadgets. Hence, he has what he got!

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hehhehehe! Look at porno
 

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He's just a cute,little guy, with big eyes and little fingers and head. He manages.
The kid hates porno. Runs away when I am seeking the nude babes, yelling...mommy, mommy...daddy's looking at naked girls on the net!

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Originally posted by CapitalCity RT:
He's just a cute,little guy, with big eyes and little fingers and head. He manages.
The kid hates porno. Runs away when I am seeking the nude babes, yelling...mommy, mommy...daddy's looking at naked girls on the net!

Danny
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lol, thats just a front.... lol,

:D :D
 
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