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Re: OT-ish: Win2k Display Problem

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My recommendation would be to give up your games and devote that time to
studying and preparing to pass 216.

"MikeyH" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Hiya,
> Probably not the right forum but here goes...
> On my Win2K laptop (PIII, M4 Mobility), when I start games
> (e.g. AoE, AoM, Cultures, Sim City etc) they are opening
> in a reduced active window size, something which has never
> happened before. Outside of games, the desktop is back to
> normal and it doesn't happen in 'normal' apps like Office.
> I suspect a directX thingy here but dxdiag isn't helping
> me find anything. The problem started during a battery
> failure when running the serenescreen aquarium
> screensaver - this now also runs on a reduced desktop
> display.
> Any pointers would be appreciated folks - I need my games
> fix between work and studying for 70-216 (failed once).
> Cheers
> Mike (MCP and a bit)

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