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Screen split into 8 views

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8 Evaluation Build 8400

    Screen split into 8 views

    The screen is split into 8 views immediately from when laptop starts. (2 across and 4 down)
    Odd thing though is that an external monitor connected only shows the one view.
    Also the screen will go blank (purple background) every two minutes or so for a few seconds before the screen comes back. The cursor changes to a circle as if something is about to happen just before blank (purple) screen.
    Could this simply be a graphics driver issue?
    Help please!

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  2. #2

    Posts : 1,320
    Server 2012 / 8.0

    Hello notallbad. Welcome to Eight Forums.

    My recommendation is to do a clean install on unallocated space ...
    the final version of 8 Evaluation Build 9200 ...
    and proceed from there.

    Download Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Screen split into 8 views
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