Posted on 1998-03-20
This is actually a three part question.
I recently reinstalled Win95 on a friend's Techmedia Laptop (p133, I believe). Now we're having the two following problems: First, the actual display is darker than it used to be. There are no apparent contrast/brightness controls. Could it be the driver? Is there a way to change this in Win95? Second, he's actually using a different keyboard with the laptop (doesn't like the small keyboard of the laptop). He also uses an attached serial mouse (instead of the mouse pad installed). However, if he doesn't use the laptops peripherals (mouse and keyboard), the screen blacks out. The screen saver is set to None, but it still just blacks out and doesn't come back on until you hit the actual laptop's mouse or keyboard. Any ideas? Oh, and even if there is a way to disable this "screen saving" property, is there a way for the laptop to identify the serial mouse and keyboard as activity on the laptop?
Last question: My friend also seems to like small icons. He doesn't want to have to change every single folder/directory to small icons manually. Is there a global setting in Win95 to do this with?
I know this is a long question(s), but they don't seem to be very difficult (the answers just seem to be evading me in particular). Please gimme some answers. Thanks!