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Problem when adjusting screen resolution

Q: Problem when adjusting screen resolution

Hi everyone!
I have a problem when i start using Win7 and adjust my screen resolution...
when i adjust the resolution to 1206x682 or higher, the whole windows become larger and eventually become larger than my screen. So i can see only part of my taskbar. However, this will not happen when i use XP.
Is this normal?
At this time i can't use any video editing software as they require 1024x768 or higher resolution, what should i do?
Sorry for my poor English. I am still an English learner.
thanks!

UPDATE-----
when i set to a higher resolution in XP, the icons are smaller and the size of the windows doesnt change. But when i do this in 7, the size of icons doesnt change but the whole windows become larger.
SCREENSHOT-----
In 1820x720: (im using a Chinese Win7)

but in 1206x682:

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A: Problem when adjusting screen resolution

Hi Son, welcome to the forums Hereis a link to the drivers for you're video card NVIDIA DRIVERS 257.21 WHQL if you post a little more info on you're system we may be able to help you further

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Hey Friends,
I have Samsung Sync 15000:1 19' inch LCD Monitor with Native Resolution of 1600x900 & Windows 7 is installed in my PC.
Last time i was playing GTA & Suddenly PC Switched off Automatically due to Power cut.
After that i started PC & saw that 1600x900 Resolution is going out of screen.... & i cant even Adjust it through Monitor Buttons!!!
I Tried System Restore but even that didnt Helped
I changed Graphic Card of NVidea 9400GT to GeForce 7025 & yet 1600x900 is going out of screen
& now only 1280x1024 Resolution can be adjusted to see everything Properly........ But its not as sharp as 1600x900 was
i want that back!!! Can anyone tell me Solution?????
Even Re Installing Graphic Drivers Didn't Help me!!

A:Problem in Adjusting Screen Resolution

Do you have the latest drivers for your monitor installed?

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Until recently, I was always able to adjust my monitor's screen resolution. Now whenever I try to adjust it to 2048 by 1536 pixels (the most resolution), I get an error message that says:

OUT OF FREQUENCY

HF: 95.4 kHz
VF: 60.0 Hz

OPERATING FREQUENCY

HF: 30-70 kHz
VF: 50-160 Hz

What does all this mean? Why can't I do something simple like set my screen resolution?

Help would be appreciated... thanks.
 

A:Adjusting screen resolution

That's a pretty high resolution. Sometimes resolutions are listed that a monitor doesn't support. Where you able to set it there before?
 

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How can I change my default resolution on my monitor so it doesn't everyday

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Hey guys,
I've been looking for a program to adjust my screen resolution. I'm connecting my computer to a TV, unfortunately either my graphics card or the TV suck. I used to have a program with which I was able to set my custom screen resolution. Does anyone know of such a program?

Thanks in advance!

A:Program for adjusting screen resolution

try this one

http://www.snapfiles.com/get/qres.html

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AOC 2353 monitor, on windows 7 has a recommended resolution of 1920 by 1080

when it is set here I notice even the desktop boots up quick and efficient. opposed to when it is set at 1600 by 900. which is best on the eyes.

problem with 1920 by 1080 is that the folders and print are far too minute to see.

this is with Intel onboard video, from the processor.

is there a way to expand the text and folders? browsers can be zoomed

would having a video card help?
 

A:adjusting screen resolution - AOC monitor

If you go into the advanced display settings, you can increase the size of items and fonts and can "bold" the text.
I've got bad eyes, so I do this every time I set up one of my computers after I install the Windows operating system.

The native resolution for my 27" monitors is 1920 X 1080.
This is an example of what my desktop looks like after changing the display settings.
As you can see, the icons and text are noticeably larger and bolder than they would be from using the default settings.
(click image to enlarge and view it)

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So I bought a new netbook for work travel recently and loaded a program that I need to use. Program runs fine and all, however the prescribed screen resolution for the program is 1024x768 and the netbook (with Windows 7 HE and an Intel GMA 3150) doesn't seem to want to go past 1024x600. Does anyone perhaps have a thought or a way to get 7 to display more here? I don't mind if I even just need to scroll around to get to all the material, but right now its just cutting off part of the program making it impossible to work on some of it.

A:Adjusting Netbook Screen Resolution

Hi Orion3,

While your 1024x768 program is a standard 4:3 aspect ratio, 1024x600 is a widescreen aspect ratio (16:9) as many netbooks have. I'm pretty sure that if 600 is the maximum pixel height it can display but you still need to match the 4:3 aspect ratio program, then you'll have to go down to 800x600 rather than up. Try that and let me know how it works.

Cheers,

Walker
Windows Outreach Team

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Hi! something's really wrong with my Display Settings. In adjusting the Resolution, you can only adjust to 600x800 to 1024x768 pixels. I'm getting pissed trying everything. I think the default monitor should be turned off..
 

A:Please help me with adjusting the resolution for Windows Vista Basic Acer laptop

Please HELP ME
 

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I have had my laptop for nearly half a year now and I just recently found an HDMI cable in an old junk box that can be connected from my widescreen Samsung DLP to my Laptop. The problem is that when I set my TV to be the main display the task bar does not fit on screen and I can barely see it. Another problem is when I play my games or watch videos they also appear to be bigger then what my screen is. I cant even see the exit or minus button when I make my windows/browsers in full screen. I have tried changing the screen resolution, but that doesn't work either. I then thought it might be my TV but it does not give my the option to change its aspect ratio.

I there solution to my little problem? Like a download or a program that is naturally in the computer that can adjust the aspect ratio (not resolution) manually for extended displays? And the resolution is on its recommended settings by the way.

A:I need help with adjusting my screen.

What is the graphics card on your laptop? Both AMD and nVidia cards have overscan options in their software which should give you the capability to adjust your display size manually until it fits. Also check that you're outputting the correct resolution for your TV.

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well when my laptop is plugged in it shows maxiumum brightness, but when its not plugged in it become brighter, yet brightness setting shows in the middle, for not plugged in, how can i get the plugged in brightness to equal unplugged brightness, and I have tried changing power settings.

A:Screen Brightness adjusting help

First of all, please specify maker and model of your laptop. Some vendors could have their own third party replacements for some functions.

Also, please go to Control Panel - Power Options - on the right side of your current active power plan select "Change plan settings" - in the next window click "Change ADVANCED power settings" - then navigate to - Display - Display brightness and check percentage.

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I installed 8 on my wife's laptop, she plays several games through FB, She has to lower the screen size to 75% to play Words w Friends. There is no place to do this when FB has been pinned to the Start. Any suggestions.

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I have a HP laptop. Its screen it very bright. I want to dim the screen brightness. The keyboard keys doesnt help much it and i cant figure anything in settings section. Kindly help me with it.

A:Adjusting screen brightness

Hello Saniahasni Please tell us the full model number of your laptop and the operating system used. HP Notebook PCs - How Do I Find My Model Number

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Problem Description:
I AM RUNNING WINDOWS XP PRO WITH A MOTHERBOARD
MAKE ASROCK P4VM890
WITH ONBOARD GRAPHICS ADAPTER VIA / S3G UNICHROME PRO IGP.
THE PC COMES UP WITH A RESOULTION OF 800 x 600 FOR MY MONITOR AND AS COMES UP AS "PLUG AND PLAY" TYPE

WHEN I CHANGE RESOLUTION (TO HIGHER) I HAVE TO SCROLL LEFT OR RIGHT, OR UP
AND DOWN TO VIEW ANYTHING ON MY SCREEN.
ITS LIKE THE DESKTOP IS BIG AND THE MONTIOR IS ONLY SEEING A SECTION OF IT
ANT ANY GIVEN TIME.

MY MONITOR IS A 16:9 FORMAT 22INCH LCD
MADE BY SANYO.

My graphics card supports lots of different resolutions.
COULD YOU HELP ME I HAVE TRIED DIFFERENT THINGS FOR THE PAST 2 MONTHS WITH NO LUCK
 

A:Screen Resolution problem

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Unknowingly, I had reduced my screen resolution and, of course, all the icons etc were huge. I found a post here about changing the resolution back to 1024 X 768 and successfully did this via Control Panel, Display, Settings and pressed the "Apply" button and then the "OK" button and everything returned to normal. However, whenever I switch off and restart the computer again it reverts back to the lower screen resolution and I have to reset it again. How can I rectify this so that the screen resolutions settings are saved?
 

A:Screen Resolution problem

You likely have a failure of your video graphics driver, or your screen hardware is failing.
First, download a new driver. Once you have it handy and can find it again, remove or disable the old driver. Next, install the newly downloaded driver.
You could also have other hardware errors such as memory or hard drive not properly working.
 

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A friends screen does not extend to the left and right edges of his monitor. he changed the screen resolution 8 times, not all at once. It quit changing. the screen is slightly off to one side of the monitor. There is a black space on both sides of the monitor.

It is a CRT monitor, XP, 256 MB of memory and 2.53 Ghz Pentium 4.

Advice?

Thanks in advance.

A:Screen resolution problem

umm....has your friend tried adjusting the monitor settings yet?

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how to stop screen resolution from changing every time I turn on computer,using windows xp pro

A:screen resolution problem

Uninstall your 3rd party video software and let XP manage your video.

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hi
am working on windows 8 only from 2 day
the screen resolution of my computer is only show two setting
1024 * 768
1280 * 1024
and the two setting are not good for my screen 22"
how can I add more resolution
my VGA is build in ,motherboard is Intel DG31PR

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Okay so i've always ran my pc on 1920x1080 because it's the resolution of my monitor. Today i upgraded my graphic card from (5970 x2 to GTX 780ti), once i turned on my pc and install the latest driver for the gtx 780t it set the resolution to 1920x1080 which is the recommendation setting, only the resolution seem to be to big, like i can't see half of my desktop icon because it's all the way to left side, and i can't see the window start button. nor the application that is running, i have to set the reslution to 1768x992 which is apparently the next level down. I keep getting resolution notices to set my resolution to 1920x1080 when i lower it. I didnt have this problem when i ran my 5970 card, it was set at 1920x1080 and everything was visible on the screen, but now icons are missing and i can't see the window start button. I've tried to take a screen shot of the problem but when i paste it on to paint everything looks normal, i'm confuse, does anyone know what's going on?

A:Screen resolution problem?

Suspect it's just scaling issue:

Look in the Nvidia app for scaling and adjust it:

Windows 7 and NVIDIA SCALING

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People, I just bought a POV GTX 465, before i used a Radeon X1550
I'm using a VGA-DVI connector since the one on my motherboard broke.
I already installed the driver from the CD.It wasn't in the recommended resolution so I changed it from 1024X768 to 1360X768 but it says "Out of range 65.5khz/80hz
so I downloaded the latest driver but still nothing changed
Anybody help??

EDIT.::.
I'm using an LG FLATRON W1941S

A:Screen resolution problem

Did you uninstall the driver before you fitted the new gfx card?

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I just put Windows 7 on a Dell Inspiron 600m PC, and turned the resolution down all the way (800 x 600).

This is what I get. How can I fix this?

See the attached image file.

A:Screen resolution problem

hi your missing the attached file. why not put resolution that is recommended?

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I have a normal card thing that comes with a pc which has the monitor connection and speaker connections etc. I am having trouble changing the screen resolution from 600 x 800 to 1024 x 768. I have a separate card but in the device manager in the question mark section it says Video Controller ( VGA Compatible) with a ? by it. I wonder if that is it?? I have everest and it says my separate card is called VIA/S3G UniChrome Integrated Video Adapter I think that is the one.

Please Help,

Thanks
 

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Hi all,

I just turned on my computer about an hour ago and immediately I noticed there was something different about my screen resolutions. Everything appeared bigger and "pixelated." The black edges appear normal, but everything else within this frame was larger. When I change the resolution settings it isn't the default setting I've always had (although sometimes it gets close) and the black edges get messed up. When I first started up my computer, the settings were at 800 x 600, and I changed them to 1024 x 768, but the black edges are still messed up and aren't how they should be. Does anybody have any solutions? I've tried just about everything I can think of.
 

A:Problem with my screen resolution.

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hello, i successfully installed Photo Impact but the problem is that it won't open due to my small screen resolution is there any way so that i can open it? i need it so badly..

thanks...
 

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hello. i have Windows XP home edition. my computer has been running at 1024 by 764 resolution since we obtained the computer many years ago. My little brother was messing around on the computer and now ther resolution is messed up. when the resolution is at 1024 by 764, the entire display seems to go "up" passed the limits of the screen, but reappears cascaded beneath the taskbar. also, the taskbar is raised up. when i try putting the computer at 800 by 600 resolution the taskbar goes back to the bottom of the screen and the display no longer extends above the top of the screen. However, many of my links are cut off at the top. I want my computer resolution to go back to 1024 by 764 and work properly, but i cant figure it out. my thinking was if i could find a way to move the entire display vertically down, much like adjusting the display on a tv, then it will solve the problem. However, i dont kno how to change the problem. much help would be appreciated, but please, dont use big words on me. im not a computer genius. only a 16-year-old boy who is addicted to his computer.

A:xp screen resolution problem

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Originally Posted by Andrew038


hello. i have Windows XP home edition. my computer has been running at 1024 by 764 resolution since we obtained the computer many years ago. My little brother was messing around on the computer and now ther resolution is messed up. when the resolution is at 1024 by 764, the entire display seems to go "up" passed the limits of the screen, but reappears cascaded beneath the taskbar. also, the taskbar is raised up. when i try putting the computer at 800 by 600 resolution the taskbar goes back to the bottom of the screen and the display no longer extends above the top of the screen. However, many of my links are cut off at the top. I want my computer resolution to go back to 1024 by 764 and work properly, but i cant figure it out. my thinking was if i could find a way to move the entire display vertically down, much like adjusting the display on a tv, then it will solve the problem. However, i dont kno how to change the problem. much help would be appreciated, but please, dont use big words on me. im not a computer genius. only a 16-year-old boy who is addicted to his computer.




Try setting the resolution you want and if your Monitor has an auto adjustment function use that :)...

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I just put Windows 7 on a Dell Inspiron 600m PC, and turned the resolution down all the way (800 x 600).

This is what I get. How can I fix this?

See the attached image file.

A:Screen resolution problem

hi your missing the attached file. why not put resolution that is recommended?

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System Specs:
Dell XPS M1710 -

80gb HDD
Intel Core Duo T2600 (2.16 GHz)
2 gb RAM
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX 512 MB graphics card
WUXGA Truelife Glossy screen

I recently reformatted my harddrive with gparted. Created a primary partition (nfts) and installed vista home premium 32 bit on it. On the remaining unallocated space I installed Ubuntu 8.10. Before I did this my display in vista was beautiful, 1920x1200 resolution. Ever since I reinstalled vista and reinstalled my nvidia driver it lists the current resolution as 1920x1200, but I can definitely tell that it is not the same resolution as before. I'm very frustrated because my monitor/graphics card is definitely not running at 1920x1200 resolution, but it says that it is under my display settings.

Any ideas why this is happening?

A:Screen Resolution problem

Originally Posted by ubunturocks


System Specs:
Dell XPS M1710 -

80gb HDD
Intel Core Duo T2600 (2.16 GHz)
2 gb RAM
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GTX 512 MB graphics card
WUXGA Truelife Glossy screen

I recently reformatted my harddrive with gparted. Created a primary partition (nfts) and installed vista home premium 32 bit on it. On the remaining unallocated space I installed Ubuntu 8.10. Before I did this my display in vista was beautiful, 1920x1200 resolution. Ever since I reinstalled vista and reinstalled my nvidia driver it lists the current resolution as 1920x1200, but I can definitely tell that it is not the same resolution as before. I'm very frustrated because my monitor/graphics card is definitely not running at 1920x1200 resolution, but it says that it is under my display settings.

Any ideas why this is happening?



can you post a screenshot of your desktop and resolution settings? including refresh rate? example below

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This game I want to run requires my desktop resolution to be set to 32bit. But when I go to the visual settings under "properties", I can only go up to 24bit resolution. Is this a problem with my monitor or with my video card? What can I do to change it?

For your information, I am running an HP Pavilion (yuck, i know) with Windows ME (yuck) and a factory-made graphics card (yuck), some weird card called "Intel Graphics Controller 199" or something.
Thanks in advance to anyone who can help me!
 

A:screen resolution problem

It means you most likely have to update your graphics drivers...if you tell us exactly what model HP Pavilion you ahve, or what model graphics card, then we can help you more.

Oh, and what game are you trying to play?
 

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Hi,

I have been using Windows 7 since the past 2 months and it was a breeze.Yesterday my brother messed up something and formatted the windows so I had to do a re-install.
Now the problem is that I am not able to acheive the desired resolution as before, everything is showing quite stretched (as in wide than normal proportions).What I am looking for is a reslution of 1280 x 880 or 1440 x 990, but I am not able to coz there are no options though earlier it was working fine.

Quick reply would be appreciated.

Many thanks,

Monti

A:Screen resolution problem

  
Quote: Originally Posted by montiahuja


Hi,

I have been using Windows 7 since the past 2 months and it was a breeze.Yesterday my brother messed up something and formatted the windows so I had to do a re-install.
Now the problem is that I am not able to acheive the desired resolution as before, everything is showing quite stretched (as in wide than normal proportions).What I am looking for is a reslution of 1280 x 880 or 1440 x 990, but I am not able to coz there are no options though earlier it was working fine.

Quick reply would be appreciated.

Many thanks,

Monti



Monti

Probably video driver. type device manager in search. goto the display tab. Is you card listed? and working? are there any unknown drivers with have yellow triangles on them
Let us know
Ken J+

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Hello, After formatting my laptop I have got some problems with drivers, what driver should I install to fix the problem will the screen resolution, I also cannot see when making volume higher or lower on the screen ,

A:Screen resolution problem

Hi: You need this driver for the graphics...Install and restart the PC. This package provides the AMD High-Definition (HD) Graphics Driver and Catalyst Control Center for supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. For notebooks with switchable graphics modes, this package includes drivers for both graphics processing units (GPUs). Switchable graphics enable users to switch between a power-saving graphics mode (normally used under battery power) and a high-performance graphics mode. If high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) video output is supported, this package also installs the HDMI Audio Driver. File name: sp48280.exe You need this software for the brightness and audio on screen display... This package provides the HP On-Screen Display Utility for the supported notebook models and operating systems. The HP On-Screen Display Utility enables the pop-up graphic displays that are shown on the screen when certain characteristics, such as volume or brightness, are changed. File name: sp55152.exe    

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Hello,

Over the past few weeks I have been looking around and noticed that this is a very common issue across laptops that many seem to have with no definite answer. I have an Sony VAIO laptop, running windows 7 home premium , and if i use any program that causes my resolution to change to something smaller than the native 1366 x 768. After playing the game (for example, Warcraft 3), I return to my desktop with no issue, the resolution changes everytime. I close the lid or restart, it also changes the resolution. All of my windows 7 and graphics drivers are up to date, and still the issue persists. It is extremely annoying to have to change the settings every time I log in.

Any help someone can provide would be greatly appreciated.

A:Screen Resolution Problem

Do you use any secondary/external monitor for the laptop on your user profile?

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I have windows vista on my desktop. No graphics cards or anything fancy, just a 2.4 pentium with 4 gigs of ram. I run it on a 32" LG screen/monitor

OK heres the problem. Everything was working great before, But I went to the control panel/display settings. I changed the screen resolution from the 1200 x whatever it was and put it at the top one, which was something like 2100 x something else. Upon hitting thoses setteing the monitor went blank and said something like, not recognized, or unable to do...something like that. Now, I cant do ANYTHING at all, the screen is just black when I turn it back on and with the same error message. This error message is not generated by my comupter, but by the tv itself. like i said, I cant see anything to help fix it.

I ran insafe mode, and while in safe mode, i can see fine. its all in 800x600 and everythings big, but at least i can see. When i change the resolution in safe mode and apply it, it doesnt stick and do the same thing when im not in safe mode..

Is there anything I can do to reset the screen resolution when not in safe mode so that my computer is functional??? Is there a reset or something. god this really frustrates me that a simple click out of curiousity can cause such a great error.

Any help is appreciated. I dont have a computer, im at a friends house but I will check tomorrow for answers. I sincerly appreciate your time.

A:Please help me with my screen resolution problem

Try these in this order.

do you have a smaller monitor that you can try?
It may revert if you try a different one.
Not likely but worth a try.

While in safe mode try a much lower resolution and see if it sticks.
Also boot back into safe mode on the next boot to see if it will stick as it may need that to assure itself that those are the correct settings.
Not likely either.

I assume device manager shows nothing.
So at boot press F8 and boot with vga and try the settings and see if they stick.
Maybe

Then try to boot in safe mode and in device manager try to disable the driver. It should then reboot in 800X600. Try to renable and reset to the correct settings and reboot.

Another option if you had updated your video drivers would be to in device manager revert to an older driver.

If all else fails delete the driver. Make sure that you have it on a cd or something.Let windows boot and put in the new one.

If you have any questions feel free to ask

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hey guys ty for te help i turned on my pc this morning and my resolution was at 800x600 when it is normally at 1600x1024.
So i turned it back to 1600x1024 and there where these horizontal lines going across the screen so basically was wondering if u could help me get rid of the lines i have an ATI 4850 with the catalyst drivers which i updated today thinking it would help but it didint plz help

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Hello all,

I have a bit of a screen resolution problem. It just seems to be a bit sretched, and I only have two options to switch my resoltion to, neither of them helping.

My graphis card is a ATI Xpress 1150 256MB HyperMemory (Integrated graphics). I'm not sure how to fix it, I've tried seeing about updating the drive, but that doesn't seem to work.

Thanks ahead of time

A:bit of a screen resolution problem

Buy a new card, that's about all you can do (in my knowledge) to gain more resolution options. Your card, being integrated, isn't the best and doesn't have that much option.

Beyond that, what's the native resolution of your monitor? And what size is it? Is it a laptop?

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Hi! I'm running Vista Ultimate 64-bit. I have a 24" LG Flatron L246WP-BN HD widescreen monitor and an integrated Radeon HD 3300 GPU on my ASUS M3A78-T mobo. After buying the monitor I realized it wouldn't work properly with my old system so I built a completely new one. (Check out my full system specs.) The monitor's native resolution is 1920 x 1200.

The problem I'm having is that I can't set the resolution higher than 1280 x 720. If I do I lose almost one-half of my screen (everything shifts to the left so I can't even see my Start button, etc.).

Am I doing something wrong? What good is it having a widescreen 24" 1920 x 1200 HD monitor if I lose half the screen by setting it to it's native resolution?

Thanks for any help you can provide!

A:Problem with screen resolution

I have the identical problem after playing a game. My laptop is acer aspire 5920 vista home premium 15.4" graphic media accelerator 3100 2gb ddr2 CORE 2 DUO Processor 5750. My screen resolution has changed to 800x 600 while minimum requirement is 1280x 800.
I would appreciate if someone can guide how to restore the resolution.

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Help...

I was playing a game in windowed mode and after exiting the game I noticed my screen resolution was lower than what it usually is. I tried changing the resolution back to 1280 x 800 only to find that it was already set at 1280 x 800 and yet my screen is still showing a clearly larger resolution than this.

My computer is a HP dv5 - 1138TX

Apparently my screen should be able to higher resolution than 1280x800. New problem. I am not able to select a higher resolution than 1280 x 800

A:Problem with Screen resolution

I have the same problem. I usually put my computer on Hibernate, or Standby. Well, this time I shut it down. When I turned it back on, the resolution went to a different one. I went to personalize and display settings, raised the bar looking for 1440x900 and didn't find it. It was the highest setting at one point cause it was my native resolution. Now it's gone.
I tried "back-up and restore center" from Start>All programs>Accessories>System Tools>System Restore
Restored the system. Nothing changed and I went to furthest restore point I possibly could.
Then, I tried to update my drivers through ATI.(some people have Nvidia or something...)
That didn't work out. They said to first download it, uninstall the current driver then install the new one, then reboot.
All it did was add a resolution but didn't add the one I needed.
Then I read somewhere to just unplug my monitor for ten seconds, plug it back in and it in and what do you know. It fixed it.
Then, since I restarted from the restart point, I had to re install the Windows Updates and guess what happened the resolution sucked again.
Now I'm too lazy to restart my computer and unplug it and all that good stuff.
So give all that a try. good luck.

What I meant on that last part about "restarted from the restart point..." was "Restore point". Also, I was working with a laptop today and i have one of those '2 port KVM switches' and decided to use my 17" Gateway monitor as an extend... Read more

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So im currently running Windows 7 64 bit with a Nvidia 9500 graphics card. I installed an update for my graphics card and it failed. It changed the resolution, and when i tried to change it back it turned the screen black and didnt revert. Now whenever i
start my computer, even when in safe mode and when I tried plugging my screen into the media accelerator attached to the mobo, my screen says
D-sub
Out of Range
74.9kHz/60Hz
 
How can i get my screen res back to normal?

A:Screen Resolution Problem

Hi,
I suggest performing System Restore first.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-IN/windows7/products/features/system-restore
If it still does not work, try reinstalling the graphics card as below:
1. Click the Start button and type DEVMGMT.MSC and press Enter.
2. Find out your graphics card, right click on it and choose Uninstall.
3. Also check the uninstall driver software box if it is available.
After that, restart the computer and install driver from the manufacturer's website.Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.

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hello i have the same problem as Nentin. My screen resolution appear to has a problem.The problem happened once ( before 2 days) when i turned on my laptop and after a while ( 10 mins) it was ok,it fixed by it's shelf,but it happened again last night and until now it's still like that, even if i tuned off my laptop for 10 hours..Have you got any ideas what's the problem and what do i need to do???thanks a lot

P.S. I am using Windows 7 and my graphic card version is 8.672.1.2000.

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hello i have the same problem as Nentin. My screen resolution appear to has a problem.The problem happened once ( before 2 days) when i turned on my laptop and after a while ( 10 mins) it was ok,it fixed by it's shelf,but it happened again last night and until now it's still like that, even if i tuned off my laptop for 10 hours..Have you got any ideas what's the problem and what do i need to do???thanks a lot

P.S. I am using Windows 7 and my graphic card version is 8.672.1.2000.


There are a lot of things you can try and they may not help;

1. Remove the battery for approximately 20 minutes.
2. Try cleaning out any dust accumulation.
3. Try repositioning the top portion with the display (move it down an inch)
4. Be sure it is not overheating.
5. Take it to a local repair shop for a diagnostic.
6. Contact the manufacturer.

HTH

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Hi I recently installed Windows 7 now the screen resolution is totally different to the one on Vista I also have a new Graphics card. My old Graphics hard with Vista was ATI Radeon X1200 Series or something. The one I have now is Nvidia Ge-force 9300 GEEDIT: My monitor is 19inches.As you can see below Firefox is small, these to much white around it if you know what what i mean, before I had the Firefox search to near enough fit the screen more.

A:Screen Resolution problem

Hi there!Is it a 19" LCD-TFT monitor? HD or non-HD display? These two factors determine what display resolution it should run on.In any case, here is how you can change your display resolution on Windows 7.Do let us know if you have any questions.

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Right now my screen resolution is set to 1024x768. I don't know if thats the reason but on most web pages I have to scroll over to view the whole page. I thought it was the website but than I realized on my friends computer it shows the whole page without having to scroll all the way over. Is there a way to make it differant so I don't have to scroll all the way over? I have windows xp pro. Please help!

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well you could try changing the resilution to higher

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My monitor supports 2560 X 1080 and that's what I have most of the time.

Lately, if monitor goes to standby, upon coming out of it, the resolution will change to 420 X 240 ( or similar), and I have to close all browsers and go to desktop >Screen Res and change it back.

I went to Dev Mgr and clicked update driver, but said I had the latest one, which turned out to be incorrect after I went to the Intel site and they said I needed a new driver.

I installed it, but still have the same problem - intermittently.

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LG 29UM65 Black 29"

Any advice appreciated.

Thanks,

Paul

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You have the correct monitor driver installed?

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Hello,

I'm asking on behalf of my mom. She has a compaq laptop running on Windows XP. There is a problem she has recently had involving the screen resolution. Her screen resolution became very tiny; too tiny for her to play well. I tried changing it back to 800x600, but when I change the resolution, instead of making it that resolution, it actually keeps the same resolution, but instead shrinks the screen, leaving everything smaller with a black border. It won't go back to the resolution with the bigger-sized icons. It would be very helpful if someone could help me fix my problem please. She has to run it in safe-mode with networking in order for the resolution to be how she runs it in normally. Thanks for your help people. :)

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Hey guys,
I had just recently formatted my computer (had to get rid of Vista) and installed XP MCE. I am using a 32" HDTV as my monitor, and changed the resolution on my computer to a wide screen resolution using Media Center. All seemed to be working well, until i closed my Media center. Now all that shows up is "no input" after windows loads. Any help in fixing this problem would be greatly appruciated.

Thanks in advance

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Hi, can you boot into safe mode? Press f8 on boot up and once in reset your video settings.

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My monitors native resolution should be 1680 x 1050 as its a 22 inch wide screen, and it was running fine in that setting when I shut down my PC before I went to bed last night. Now I wake up turn it on and the resolution has changed to 1280 x 720 for no discernible reason, and cannot be changed to go higher.

So far I have tried to change it back via the control panel and Nvidia control panel to no avail, I tried using custom resolution in Nvidia control panel also the test fails. I have updated display drivers and updated windows 7 to try to fix the problem neither has worked.

Does anyone know how to rectify this very annoying and unnecessary problem?

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Check the cables to be sure they are not loose. Is the monitor correctly I identified on the windows screen resolution page?

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Hello,

I was wondering why i have only one device for my screen resolution called Generic PnP Monitor on Standard VGA Graphics Adapter.And can't get it back to normal.

Here's a pic.

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Well, the system apparently could not automatically find the right driver for your monitor. Go to the manufacturer's website (of the monitor) and see whether they have something more appropriate.

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I have a 9800gx2 and a syncmaster 2443bw connected via dvi.
I am using vista 64.
Here's the problem: Although my card supports 2xxx x 1xxx resolutions and my monitor supports 1920x1200 optimal; I can only reach 1920x1080 at maximum resolution.
All my drivers are up to date.
What can I do to solve this problem? Can I do anything? What is wrong?

Thanks for your help

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hi, try installing the monitor's driver, it might help. on samsung's website it doesnt say if it supports 64bit, but it's worth a try

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Hello. I'm not certain how long I've had this problem, it seems to have only recently surfaced. If I play a game or something that changes my screen resolution, after I exit out of the game my resolution won't return to normal. I have to select the right resolution and then restart my computer for the settings to work. Can anyone help? :(

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The only thing I can think of is to set the computer to where it does not have to restart after changing the resolution. To do this you right click your desktop click properties then settings then advanced. Close down to the bottom of this it says After I change my display settings. Click on the one that says apply the new display settings without restarting. Then click apply and ok as well as the other ok behind that window. Then you should be able to change your display settings without restarting. And maybe if you have a flat screen monitor with a button to press to set it up and a auto setting this might get your screen back to normal. But if not and you have a fat monitor like me which is called a CRT Monitor then you can't really do to much other than keep on changing the display setting. But it should be easier since you shouldn't have to restart it after you change the display settings.

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