Help, everything on the screen is blue!

Ashley Benton meggalen at
Thu Nov 8 12:23:15 UTC 2007

I won't need to do it as I wrote the problem was solved but thank you for
your answer. I sent another post with message solved and also mentioned it
in this post.
Thank you

On 11/7/07, Alex Janssen <alex at> wrote:
> Ashley Benton said the following on 11/06/2007 01:59 PM:
> > Hi,
> > I was trying to copy some pictures from a cd to my desktop, the
> > pictures were on the desktop but I had boxes which told me that they
> > were copying the images. After a while I tried to cancel and close the
> > boxes but nothing to do so I rebooted the computer. It usually makes
> > everything come back and close the application that I am not sure how
> > to kill. When I came back to the computer I had only a black screen,
> > so I unplug it, used the excuse to put the nvidia card back in it and
> > turn it back on. It had trouble getting to the regular desktop, long,
> > very long before it works and now everything is blue. I had this card
> > installed before and working without problem and I did exactly what I
> > did when I put it in first, so I am not sure it comes from the card, I
> > think it has something to do with the pictures I was trying to copy
> > and open as they were made by a windows machine, can somebody tell me
> > where I would need to look to find out what is messed up in the
> > computer and how?
> > The applications seem to be working OK but when I do ls -l I don't
> > have the name of the file listed anymore, only the autorization,
> > owner, group, size, date, and hours, very few files still have a name,
> > but if I open my home everything is ok, the name are still here! Must
> > have done something but I don't know what.
> > Thank you
> > Meg
> What video card did you have in before you put the nvidia card back in?
> Maybe you should try putting that other card back in and see if your
> video is Ok.
> Alex
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