Wow, my stupidity never ceases to amase even myself

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alright here is the problem, I was playing around with windose XP temes and accedently enabled one that is, well all black.
So I can't see anything
Can anybody help me?

btw - Windose XP
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Left click and highlight.
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highlight colour is black to :D
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two words: safe mode
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ahh ty icy
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lmao
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lol, :) you're welcome
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grr, ok it still showed up all black in safe mode, so I used the admin aalible in safe mode to jsut create a new user. the problem is how can I move my setting and favs and stuff over.
I can still log into my old on but I caqn't see anything.
Is there a way to access the old account thorough this one?
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In the profile that you can see stuff, change the theme enough thmes using arrow keys to know how many key presses it takes to get to everything. Then logon to black profile, right click and repeat.
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You can copy the old profile relatviely easily to the new one..

c:\documents and settings\*username*

copy the favourites folder, my documents folder and the desktop folder to your new c:\documents and settings\*newUsername* folder
Clicking YES to overwrite anything that currently exists in NEWUSER

also check the "Start menu folder in *oldUserbame* just incase something is in there you need that is not installed into the *all users* profile.

once happy you have everything,
Delete old user / rename new user to old user / log in as before, or;
delete old user / login as new user forget old user ever existed!
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this sometimes works:

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format c:\
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lol at B_Heyer, supprised you didn't say

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Format c:\

Install Linux
  1. Format c:\
  2. Install Linux


I'll try your's sugestion Joebert... but I think that I'll keep a screenshot from the visible one just in case
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There's always the "get a new PC" line :D

Surely, you were just waiting for a good excuse to upgrade anyway???

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IH8Purple wrote:
lol at B_Heyer, supprised you didn't say

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Install Linux


If you were to install, you wouldn't need to format c:... Simply fdisk n' nuke the partition ;)
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Troubadour wrote:
Surely, you were just waiting for a good excuse to upgrade anyway???

Uhh well I'm always looking to upgrade... but I only update when I blow up MoBo's and stuff like that :D

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If you were to install, you wouldn't need to format c:... Simply fdisk n' nuke the partition ;)


yeah but I would format and clean first, just to make sure none of those little incriminating lil' floaters got away ;)
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IH8Purple wrote:
Uhh well I'm always looking to upgrade... but I only update when I blow up MoBo's and stuff like that :D


You're obviously not trying hard enough!!!
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once a year is more then enough for me to be spending $500 a go.
Besides I'm a teenager who doesn't have time for a job due to sports and school
where is this computer money coming from?
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You can get a good AMD set up for around 115 dollars...
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IH8Purple wrote:
once a year is more then enough for me to be spending $500 a go.
Besides I'm a teenager who doesn't have time for a job due to sports and school
where is this computer money coming from?


I don't pretend to have all the answers, now!!! just a few...
Got a rich long lost uncle???

(Personally I wouldn;t mind one of those personal super computer thingies I saw in a thread elsewhere here!!! they look really sweet!!!)

In the Greatwords of Cat Stevens "You are young, that's your fault"
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I was happy with what I got for 500 dollars as I got a dvd-rom and some toher things that needed to be upgraded from my old system...

and thats 115 dollars less I have for stuff

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