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Windows and MSN Internet Explorer

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by EweSheep, May 6, 2009.

  1. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    I swear I am losing my eyesight!

    Somehow when hubby gets off the computer, I realized all the crisp whites on my computer and websites are muted and hard to read. More of a gray cast. He said he didnt do anything but I was on earlier and it was crisp whites. Makes my eyes strain a bit to read it!

    I tried to go control panel to adjust the Personalized section but it is still the same. How do I make all my "whites" whiter????? I had down loaded the new Internet Explorer 8.

    HELP! [​IMG]
     
  2. ivan3

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    Did you reboot it?
     
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Yes it was rebooted twice and still same effect. Will see about tomorrow if it snap back in place.
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Could be your monitor, if it has been around awhile. [​IMG]
     
  5. ivan3

    ivan3 spurredon Premium Member

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    Well, if this problem only reared its head after the install (and you've already checked your screen refresh rate), I'd go to the last good system restore point and return to pre IE8 config and see if the problem persists (could be monitor).

    Unless one needs a `new' MS product for some absolutely essential reason, I've always found it to be a safe bet that I'll be a beta tester right up until they release the final service pack for whatever they've moved out the door.

    But that's just the opinion of a force fed early adopter.
     
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    This is the brand new HP Pavilion DV-7-1285dx notebook laptop computer. Still learning how to use this thing LOL! We had it for a month without a problem!
     
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  7. ChandlersChickens

    ChandlersChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep mine at a grey cast by turning down the brightness on the monitor. Could be a possibility. [​IMG]
     
  8. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Thats the one, a greyish cast to it.
     
  9. mwdh1

    mwdh1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try holding down on the "Fn" key and pressing the up arrow in the keypad to adjust your screen brightness.
     
  10. ivan3

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    Laptop. Husband user error????
     

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