on 04-03-2002 4:11, Sean Luke at sean_at_cs.gmu.edu wrote:
> 1. Does anyone know of a quick fix for this?
There are three that sometimes work:
- a hard reset (a.k.a. Brain Wipe)
- running a business card around the screen cleaning out whatever is stuck
- Opening your Newt and cleaning all contacts related to the touch screen.
> 2. If not, does anyone know of the cause of this, except for "bad
Apparently there can be something wrong with the motherboard that causes
this (apart from the muck around the screen and the corrosion)
> 3. How common is this?
Not very, though quite a few people have reported it, maybe something for
the next This Old Newt poll ?
> 4. Does anyone know of a program that will fix this?
> 5. <assuming all 1,4 are "no"> Does anyone know what the screen
> alignment API the program is using? Perhaps I can hijack it and write a
> program that's a little more sophisticated.
No info from me there, but if you managed to write something useful here you
would have a lot of happy people ;-)
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