[thelist] OT: Weird Windows problem

Steven Pierce steven.pierce at gmail.com
Thu Aug 17 09:49:55 CDT 2006

Instead of doing a complete reinstall, have you tried changing the video
driver to
a basic 8x6 and see if the problem goes away.  What is the app that does
this?  Have you
tried taking that specific app off the machine, and see what happens??

On 8/17/06, Dan Parry <dan at virtuawebtech.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi all
> OK so Windows problems aren't exactly rare in their nature but this one is
> a
> little odd... I've just taken delivery of an Asus Vintage 2 barebone
> system
> running XP SP2 Home... It's the second one I've had and the first was
> perfect
> With this one, however, when the machine first boots up the first window
> opened gets stuck in a loop switching between restored and maximised
> window
> size... And it does it fast too... It looks like it's trying to escape
> from
> the monitor... After closing that window (using ALT + F4 because it's
> impossible to catch the close button) everything is fine
> Wouldn't mind figuring out what's going on as I know the customer will
> raise
> issues
> As this is waaay OT i've included a tip... Those its usefulness may be
> limited :)
> <tip author="Dan Parry" type="Mobile administration">
> Ever been out somewhere away from a computer and had an emergency call to
> fix a problem on the server? Well, me neither as it happens, but it might
> happen
> For this there is PocketPutty[0]; an SSH client that runs on Windows
> Mobile
> and provides full SSH/2 and Telnet capabilities... It's also Open Source
> [0] http://www.pocketputty.net
> </tip>
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