Rain virus??

Hello!
My screen looks like sh*t sometimes, in Windows 95 ( not in DOS though ). Check a sample at http:/hem1.passagen.se/foxeye/
Could it be some kind of virus?
How do I fix it, without re-installing Windows 95? I've had this problem before and it disappeared when i reinstalled Windows 95.
I have a S3 Trio 64V+ 2MB video-card.
I´ve run Dr. Salomons anti-virus toolkit ( ver. 7.668 ) without result. Please help!
LVL 1
foxeyeAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

foxeyeAuthor Commented:
Adjusted points to 150
0
krakenCommented:
I've looked at your sample, foxeye, and I'm afraid you have a graphics card problem.

First, try getting the latest version of the drivers.

Next, is this a new card?  If so, return it and get another one.  If not, you may need to shell out some bucks and get a new one anyway.

It could, also, be a virus as you thought, but running a virus checker with no luck tends to make that unlikely.
0
foxeyeAuthor Commented:
I find it most unlikely to be a hardware problem, since it has worked well for over a year. This problem only occure sometimes when i start Windows 95. There's no telling when. Another thing that points at this problem being a software problem is the fact that there's no problems what so ever in DOS mode. Tricky, to say the least.
0
Exploring SQL Server 2016: Fundamentals

Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft SQL Server, a relational database management system that stores and retrieves data when requested by other software applications.

krakenCommented:
Get yourself some drivers, dude.

Drivers are OS specific.
0
smeebudCommented:
UG, that is bad,
Try this foxeye and let me know if you come up with anything.
Multimedia Display Troubleshooter
(Much More *Than* TroubleShooting)
http://www.microsoft.com/support/tshoot/mmdisplay.htm
0
smeebudCommented:
Have not heard from you foxeye. Is your problem fixed?
0
foxeyeAuthor Commented:
Nope, no help there. The problem hasn't occured since i took the snapshot. I would still like to know what was wrong, it might happen again.
0
smeebudCommented:
What Snapshot? the one at the URL? Please read this, just food for thought.
I use to spend hours trying to fix my video, modem and weird happenings, all the pain went away
when I bought Matrix Mystique Video card and Asus motherboard.
If you know how you can modify the .inf to get it going.
If I missed any thing let me know.
-------------
Go to: http://www.microsoft.com/kb/default.asp
At the left side of the page is a link called
"Troubleshooting Wizard". Run thru that and tell me what you discover.
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
foxeyeAuthor Commented:
OK, I got some tips, but since my system works fine ( for now ), I cant test them, but I will the next time it occures. Thanks anyway.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Windows OS

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.