Graphics
Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 500 (Intel® GMA 500)
Full Screen DOS Errors with Windows XP* Graphics Driver

Symptom(s):

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.

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

Solution:

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 both 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.

This applies to:

Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 500 (Intel® GMA 500)

Solution ID: CS-030368
Last Modified: 05-Feb-2014
Date Created: 25-Mar-2009