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Text on Windows 8 Tablet appears distorted and missing

  1. #1


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    Windows 8

    Text on Windows 8 Tablet appears distorted and missing


    I have an Asus Windows 8 tablet pc and for a few days now the text on the screen appears messed up on certain apps but okay on others. I'm not sure if this is a hardware problem or something that can be fixed. I tried doing a hard reset but that didn't take care of the problem.

    Here are some pictures of what it looks like. The first two are instances where it looks okay, while the third one is when it's not okay.:

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  2. #2


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    Windows 8.0 x64


    Perhaps a font got corrupted. Do you have a restore point from just before the problem? If so, that is likely the easiest fix. If not I would try to find out what font the program with the garbage text is using.
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    Windows 8


    Well I did a complete system reset - shouldn't that re-install everything?
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  4. #4


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    Windows 8.0 x64


    Quote Originally Posted by jmhimara View Post
    Well I did a complete system reset - shouldn't that re-install everything?
    When you said "hard reset" to me that is the same as a cold boot or cycling the power.
    If things were good and changed but were not fixed when you reinstalled then that would indicate to me that either it is not a software problem, or you have an infection. It could hide someplace that reloading the system does not overwrite.

    I would start with a complete scan using MBAM



    If you have tried other fixes please list what you have done so far.
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