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monitors need to be refreshed when left for a while

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Hi. My problem is when i leave my computer and come back i have to wiggle the mouse, right click and refresh the desktop. Its getting annoying is there any way to fix this thanks
post #2 of 7
What exactly is the issue? Are the icons not showing up until you refresh the desktop? Also what version of windows are you using? You may need to uninstall and re install your video drivers or rollback to a previous version
Edited by gelatin_factory - 1/29/12 at 5:23pm
post #3 of 7
set your monitor/HDD sleep time to longer?
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post #4 of 7
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basically no icons load up and i have to move the mouse for the desktop to appear
oh and windows 7 ultimate 64bit
post #5 of 7
I googled up this: http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/84300-desktop-does-not-refresh-automatically.html

It's not the same problem but it also involves icons not showing up on the desktop automatically. The solution in this case was to rollback to a previous version of the video drivers. I'd recommend giving this a try as it's pretty painless and won't hurt anything.
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thanks +rep problem fixed
post #7 of 7
Glad I could help, thanks for the rep biggrin.gif
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