compressed my c drive now all messed up

May 30, 2011 at 17:14:57
Specs: Windows XP
i compressed my c drive now my computer is all messed up. i needed more space until i could get a new hard drive. So a friend told me to compress my hard drive and files. after i did this and rebooted my computer is now telling me that my screen resolution is running in low and i can barely read what the screen says. its like i can actually see the pixels on the screen me please

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May 30, 2011 at 18:00:05
I have not seen compression fail in a long time. I'd guess that you have more problems. What it seems to me is that your data is corrupted and it should not have been. Corrupted by some data flow in computer issue.

I might try looking at the display driver, most times you just change back to vga and reboot. It should then say it found new hardware. . Most times you ignore that and follow the video card's installer.

Guess you could boot to xp cd and try repair in worse case.

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May 31, 2011 at 13:25:36
Thank you i will give it a try when i get home

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