[Virtualacorn-list] White Screen of death or constant hour glass
cvjazz at waitrose.com
Sat Jul 9 09:57:39 BST 2016
In article <86de34976907213952feffea60b8dd35 at wingsandbeaks.org.uk>,
Jeremy Nicoll - ml VA <jn.ml.vac.83 at wingsandbeaks.org.uk> wrote:
> On 2016-07-06 17:22, Chris Newman wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > I have a Lenovo E50-70 RISCBook Windows 7 -64 bit from RComp.
> > It runs Virtual Acorn Adjust 4.39 Strong Arm.
> > Often, when I shut down VA & return to Windows, I get a constant hour
> > glass &
> > the pointer is completely unresponsive ie no folders, files or programs
> > will
> > open. I have to shut VA with the task manager &usually don't get
> > control of
> > the Windows side back.
> > Also, sometimes, while using VA it suddenly goes into a window which is
> > completely white & I have to close with the Task manager.
> > Andrew suggested stopping the CD player from the VA side as they are
> > sometimes troublesome. Done that. No joy I'm afraid.
> > All the programmes I have on this machine I've used on other instances
> > of VA
> > without any problems so I don't think there is a clash there.
> > Has anyone ever experienced this or know the cause?
> Do you run VA full-screen, or in a window?
> If full-screen, does your antivirus/malware software have a 'game mode'
> where it
> accomodates apps that are running full-screen... and if so does it treat
> VA that way?
> If you run VA in a window, does the Windows stuff happening outwith the
> VA window also
> go all-white, or does it still work?
> After you've had one of these VA shutdown problems, if you look back in
> the eventlogs,
> is there nothing indicated?
> Are your graphics card drivers uptodate? Or have they been updated
> recently and the
> problem only just started?
Thanks for that, Jeremy. I've just put Windows 10 on my little netbook so as
soon as I've got that sorted & working as I want, I'll work through your
suggestions on the Lenovo.
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