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Full Screen DOS Error with Windows XP* Graphics Drivers


Last Reviewed: 20-Dec-2016
Article ID: 000006314

What are you seeing?

Note The information below is only applicable to Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) or netbooks with Intel® Atom™ Processor Z Series with an Intel® System Controller Hub.
 

Graphics driver version PV 2.2.1.32X (6.14.10.1080) has a known issue when running full screen DOS*. The issue is that if you try running a full screen DOS window, the entire display will become black.

What is the cause?

Full screen DOS is not supported in graphics driver version PV 2.2.1.32X.

 

How to fix the issue

If your display becomes black from running a full screen DOS window, choose one of the following workarounds based upon the configuration of your MID or netbook.

Devices with Alt Enter keys:

  • Press the Alt Enter keys at the same time to return the display to a viewable state.

Devices without Alt  Enter keys:

  • Temporarily connect a USB keyboard to your device. After the keyboard has been connected, press both the Alt Enter keys on the keyboard at the same time to return the display to a viewable state.