display properties

Every so often when I boot up my display has changed from 800x600 to 640x480 and I have to manually change it all back....why???  I have the latest drivers for my video card (sis620)...already taken bad advice on this one IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH GAMES

help if u can
jaztimAsked:
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1cellConnect With a Mentor Commented:
run= is a command line which is located in the win.ini file.  This file runs when windows starts.  when it is run, it will read the run= line and execute any programs listed afterwards.  This is typically not utilized in Windows98 but sometimes is.  It would look like this.

run= c:\progra~1\appfoldr\app.exe

load= is an equivelant

scheduling agent is the little calendar down by your clock which you can use to schedule different tasks.  the bottom line with this is, if you are lazy and willing to sacrifice system performance because of it, use it.  If you can manage to run scandisk and defrag byu yourself every few months, don't.
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jaztimAuthor Commented:
Do you have the answer?????
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1cellCommented:
a few quick questions:

Do you ever notice the time on your system getting slow or slipping?

When the system boots does it ever say, "detected new hardware"?

Have you had any other kinds of problems which may relate to the motherboard?
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bbrinizerCommented:
What programs are you running before you shut down? Watch what programs you run or maybe what program is being loaded on startup. Probably one is changing your video display.

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larrypaloozaCommented:
Using Active Desktop?  There is a setting that will revert any changes made.  Active Desktop schtinks.  Do the colors change?  Does it revert to 640x480 at 16 colors?  This would be a driver problem.
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1cellCommented:
aha, larry is correct about this, check it and let us know.
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jaztimAuthor Commented:
not usind active desktop....thanks.
stays at 16 bit always!!  never detects new hardware..
No other motherboard probs & I am not running any different programs than normal on shutdown........I must stress that this only happens occasionaly( I could boot up 20-30times with NO problems

thanks again
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1cellCommented:
what programs are in your start up group?

go to start | run and type:  msconfig
click on the start up tab and list (everything listed there) here
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jaztimAuthor Commented:
taskbar display controls
aim (aol instant messanger)
scan registry
task monitor
system tray
load power profile
digital(mouse)
real tray
load power profile
scheduling agent
sw tray
getright monitor
load=
run=
this is ALL the items listed

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1cellCommented:
remove the checks from taskbar display controls and getright monitor
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jaztimAuthor Commented:
thanks......only time will tell
I will let u know
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1cellCommented:
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jaztimAuthor Commented:
Sorry, back again ....why getright???
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1cellCommented:
I have seen it cause other problems simliar to this though not exactly this problem.  Basically, and I'm not trying to be rude but, it's really not good for much other than using up memory.  It might not be the problem but definately isn't helping the performance of your system and could be contributng.  

Also, go back and remove the checks from run= and load=.

If you're at all interested, I would remove most of the other apps there too.
realtry
aim
scheduling agent
swtray ( i don't know what this is )
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jaztimAuthor Commented:
what is run=
load=
scheduling agent??
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jaztimAuthor Commented:
got that.....called task scheduler here
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jaztimAuthor Commented:
cheers Cya later
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