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Re: 'default' display vs 'plug and play' display - a Win32 question
04/26/11 10:41 AM


> This is paraphrased from a great article at Ars-Technica about installing a new
> motherboard without re-installing Windows, but it applies here...
>
>
> From a command prompt start-->Run--> CMD
>
> Type this text exactly as shown:
>
> set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1
> start devmgmt.msc
>
> In Device Manager, enable "Show Hidden Devices" and have a look in the various trees.
> You may be surprised at how much stuff is faded or ghosted out.

Yeah, I found that here, on the second page of a google search called 'force plug and play display driver XP Windows':

http://www.freeopenbook.com/win-xp-hacks/chp-12-sect-3.html

I tried both approaches, and there was nothing on my system. Of course, the installation is only two days old...


Consider it high comedy....sincere tragedy....whatever...don't take it personally.

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* SOLVED (somewhat): default vs pnp display adapter mogli 04/20/11 08:26 AM
. * Re: 'default' display vs 'plug and play' display - a Win32 question StilettoAdministrator  04/23/11 08:06 PM
. * Re: 'default' display vs 'plug and play' display - a Win32 question krick  04/26/11 08:03 AM
. * Re: 'default' display vs 'plug and play' display - a Win32 question mogli  04/26/11 10:41 AM
. * SOLVED (somewhat): default vs pnp display adapter mogli  04/26/11 07:51 AM

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