There are have been quite a few occasions when I've turned on my computer and found that the screen s darker than it should be. In preferences, when I click on Display I find that the brightness level as, for some reason unknown to me, gone all the way to my left, to the darkest, and I have to readjust it to the level I want--which in my case is the brightest. G.Cindy On Sat, 7/5/08, Estelnalissi <airadil@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > From: Estelnalissi <airadil@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Help, my computer took a turn for the worse > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Date: Saturday, July 5, 2008, 10:51 AM > Dear Booksharian Friends, > > Last night, inspired by Jakes announcement that we have > 39,000 books, I couldn't make myself stop validating > one of my current projects, Agatha Raisin and the Day The > Floods Came At four A. M. when I finally shut down, I > realized the computer screen had gotten darker. The picture > of the grassy hill under a blue sky with white clouds looked > to my eyes like a blue sky with white clouds over black > volcanic sand in Hawaii, where I've never been. > > Then I couldn't get to sleep. I restarted the computer > and it did everything in very slow motion. I shut down and > tried again and though it was slow, I got to Agatha Raisin > and stubbornly validated about four pages. When I went to > the options menu, I had to wait forever to be able to arrow > to the paragraph choice. Then there were long periods > between each move of the tab. Finally I got some message > about JAWS having trouble working with microsoft word. I > shut down again, but was back at the computer at eight this > morning. The screen is still darker, like twilight, but JAWS > and commands were back up to speed. > > Then I opened Agatha Raisin and these dark half lollipop > shapes were at the ends of lines. Jaws is also saying extra > things like hard return. > > I've been puttering in the word menus for over an hour > and can't find a way to get rid of all of these extra > designs in my file. > > My virus protection is Norton and it says my computer is > clear of viruses and stuff. > > I'd really appreciate help with this. > > Oh, and if you tell me to check or uncheck stuff, would you > please tell me where to find it as in which choice in which > menu?. > > I'm using Word 2003. > > Thanks. > > Always with love, > > Lissi To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.