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Old 02-01-2009, 06:04 PM   #1
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Pieces of dialog boxes get stuck on my screen!


Ok ill admit this is a windows problem but im really asking if this is likely a hardware or software issue?

What happens is sometimes when i use the right click menus they get stuck on my screen. They are always stuck on top of everything else and shutting off the monitor does not help.

Is this likely a software bug because i broke something in windows or is this a severe lack of RAM? system specs below.
 
Old 02-03-2009, 11:39 AM   #2
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That's just a bug and not necessarily your fault. Shutting off the monitor won't help here

It's nothing to worry about really.
 
Old 02-04-2009, 11:59 AM   #3
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Thanks, the problem started after installing AutoCAD Inventor 2009 along with AutoDesk Vault, Licensing Server and accompanying SQL Server apps. Those second two items werent an option.

I've found the only way that they go away is to either restart the computer or start Warcraft since that causes the entire screen to be rendered (its my only app not running in Windowed Mode).
 
Old 02-04-2009, 12:18 PM   #4
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The "pieces" you are talking about are called artifacts. This is usually a video driver problem, and can often be fixed by downloading and installing the latest driver for your video card.
 
Old 03-06-2009, 08:41 PM   #5
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Thank you to those who responded. Updating my video drivers fixed the issue.
 
  


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