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Adjusting screen resolution

Q: Adjusting screen resolution

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.

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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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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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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:

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 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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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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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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i have laptop hp 15-ay191nia with 620 HD card & radeon r7 m440, i need to adjust the screen resolution to 1280x1024 but only the resolutions allowed is 1366x768 max. how can i do it please???also how can i adjust it to 1920x1080 please?

A:resolution adjusting proplem in 15-ay191nia

Hi, The screen of your machine supports 1366 x 768 max as shown:     39.6 cm (15.6") diagonal HD SVA BrightView WLED-backlit (1366 x 768)    Source: http://support.hp.com/au-en/document/c05363483 Number of dots is the number of dots, you can't pump it over its suppoted resolution. Regards.  

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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..
 

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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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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 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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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 decreased the brightness of my screen by pressing fn and the down arrow there are no more bars showing. when visiting some websites i feel some type of brightness sensation in my eyes. are there any updates for this type of software for brightness and light

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I am having trouble adjusting the screen display. For example, on this screen where it says Home Podcast or Forum Rules, the lines are squeezed together so the lines overlap each other. Can someone help me adjust the screen display so I get a more realistic image? It is an adjustment issue but I do not know what to adjust or how to adjust the image.

Thank you in advance for your reply.

Here are the screen image details and monitor info's.

General Information :
Product ID : ACR024E
Model : V213HL
Serial Number : LSJ0D0018513
Manufacture : Week 5of2012
Video Input Type : Analogic
Max. Horiz./Vert. Size : 48 cm / 29 cm
Monitor Size : 22.1 inches (estimated)
Aspect Ratio : 16:9
Gamma Factor : 2.2
DPMS Active-Off : No
DPMS Suspend : Yes
DPMS Standby : Yes
EDID Version : 1.3

Features :
Maximum Resolution : 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz
Horizontal frame rate : 31 - 83 kHz
Vertical frame rate : 56 - 76 Hz
Bandwidth : 170 MHz
 

A:Having Trouble Adjusting Screen Image

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I was adjusting my battery settings on my laptop and now my screen has gone much darker. I cant seem to locate a brightness adjustment in the control panel. Can anyone make a suggestion? The laptop is a lennovo ibm thinkpad.
 

A:Solved: adjusting screen brightness

actually, i think i just figured it out. I had changed the setting to maximum battery life. Just switched it back to maximum performance and issue went away
 

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Hello,

I purchased a new computer the other day and it is running Windows 10 Home. One thing that's annoying me is that when I adjust the screen brightness through Control Panel it keeps getting undone. I don't want to squint when I look at my screen. I keep having to increase the brightness all the time. How can I set the brightness and have it stick? Thanks.
 

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After upgrading the OS to windows 10, the fn keys (f9 and f10) for adjusting the screen brightness are not working. I have already updated the driver of the keyboard to the latest version and there is no problem in ajusting the screen brightness in the display setting panel. Please help.

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I decreased the brightness of my screen by pressing fn and the down arrow there are no more bars showing. when visiting some websites i feel some type of brightness sensation in my eyes. are there any updates for this type of software for brightness and light
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

A:V570 - screen still bright after adjusting the bar...

I've updated your post with the V570 model number based on your prior forum postings.  I assume that the V570 is the model you are referring to in this post?
 
As for your issue I have one suggestion.... have you tried disabling the Adaptive Brightness setting in Windows if available?  Here is a link that explains how.....
 
http://lifehacker.com/disable-windows-annoying-adaptive-brightness-feature-on-1567886994

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Hi everyone, I have a pretty weird tech problem.

What happens is, whenever I adjust my monitor's brightness (from its physical buttons) the screen turns black. However the monitor is still on, the LED is still green and the computer is still responsive, the screen just turns black.

I can use the computer just fine, as long as I don't try to adjust anything. If I do want to change something, I have to change the values a little, then restart, change them again, restart until I have the values I want. This problem appeared when I tried to adjust the brightness by keeping the + button pressed down, so it increased quickly.

Is this indicative of a dying monitor ? It is pretty old, it's an LG L1750SQ, 17 inch LCD, it's over 4 years old. Also, I do not believe the video card to the problem, since it stays pretty cool, it has a good heatsink on it.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3200+, x86 Family 15 Model 47 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 3071 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT , 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 30521 MB, Free - 4273 MB; D: Total - 61043 MB, Free - 37894 MB; F: Total - 61051 MB, Free - 27826 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., A8R-MVP, Rev 1.xx, MB-1234567890
Antivirus: COMODO Antivirus, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

EDIT: Now it's happening even without adjusting anything. I'll ... Read more

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A:Adjusting screen setting for poor eyes

Hey, welcome, try this. press control key and press the plus key til you see the size you want, when done, press control key and the 0 key to put back at your original setting . Post back if this works for you.

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A:my aspire v3-572-746F stopped adjusting screen bri...

Have you installed Acer Quick Access?http://global-download.acer.com/GDFiles/Application/Quick%20Access/Quick%20Access_Acer_2.00.3006_W10...

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Dear people i am in trouble!

I just installed windows XP Professional on my compaq p.c, However when i went into right click Properties and went into screen adjusting it crashed and came up on my computer screen no signal! and as i try and restart it its fine then before i come onto my desktop it goes black and says no signal!!
I dont know what the problem is or what to do?, can anyone help?
 

A:XP Professional Crashed after adjusting screen settings in property

Press and release F8 continually as soon as you power up the PC, this will get you to a menu, select 'Enable VGA mode' and press Enter.

Once at the desktop change the Display settings back to ones that worked before then reboot normally and you should be ok.
 

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Hi. I'm new here and this is my first post. I looked around a little and found one other thread with a similar question, but the question wasn't really answered. I can't find anything on the net that doesn't confuse me so bad it makes my head hurt, so I thought I'd try asking here. Thanks in advance for any answers I get.

I will try and be as thorough as possible, although the resulting question will be simple. I'll start out with why I am asking the question to begin with.

So I am trying to play a game I used to play nearly ten years ago. It's a free online game called Continuum/Subspace and there are user created "zones" or variations of the game within the game (if that makes sense). I play in a zone called Trench Wars. It's a top down game, meaning you are looking down at your ship as if from above and the screen scrolls as you move to reveal more of the area (map) you are playing in. You are in a spaceship of your choice with varying weapons for each ship. The game requires aiming at your enemies before firing at them and anticipating their moves.

Well I noticed that playing at a higher resolution allows you to see more of your immediate area and expands your view of the map. It works just like your desktop in essence. The higher the resolution, the smaller the icons, but the more space you have. In the game, the higher the resolution, the smaller the ships are, but you can see more space around you. Obviously, this would give an advantage to anyone playing ... Read more

A:Forcing Screen Resolution Higher Than Native Resolution

Simple answer is: you can not go over the native resolution of LCD panel because its physical thing for each pixel lcd panel has a cell you can not have more pixels than there is physical pixels in that panel.

smaller than native resolutions achieved by grouping more than one cell to form pixel thats why non native resolution on lcd sometimes gets blurry or edgy

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This problem started happening about a week ago and I've never had a problem like this before. The problem is that often (but not always) when I start a game, it goes into full screen and it will usually change the resolution like mosts games do, except when I either exit the game normally, or alt+tab out of it, the resolution does not change back to normal. I have my desktop resolution set at 1024x768 normally. This seems to hold true for almost all my games. Even the windows screensaver causes the same problem if it changes the resolution.

After this happens, if I go into display properties and try to change any settings whether it is resolutuon, color depth, or even the refresh rate. I get an error that says it can't be done and I probably don't have administrative rights. The only way to fix it is to reboot the computer.

My graphics card is a Nvidia GeForce4 MX 420. Around when the probelms started I updated the drivers to some beta drivers from the Nvidia site. I assumed those might be the cause so I downgraded to the latest official foreceware drivers which I had installed before. The only other things I can think of that I have installed before the problem occoured was the new Microsoft Anti-spyware but I doubt that would have caused it.

Does anyone have any idea what is causing this problem? I am out of ideas...
 

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I just bought an HP Pavillion dv6-7014nr and I love it! Except for one thing. I upgraded to the 1920x1080 screen to get the HD quality and the matte display. Everything on this screen is so tiny, its uncomfortable to read. I have increased the text size in windows to 130% dpi and I have downloaded and extension in Firefox to keep the zoom level I like. My problem is that with this increased DPI setting, the text in programs, such as iTunes gets cut off or overlaps. I was just wondering if there was a solution to this problem, or is it just something I have to live with?
Thanks very much!

Dan

A:[SOLVED] 1920x1080 screen resolution on a 15.6" Laptop Screen

1920x1080 doesn't suit everyone on a 15.6" screen as it's really more suited to large-screen external monitors (20" or more). It's big plus of course is that it gives you much more screen space to use for multi-tasking or using apps which have many palettes (like Photoshop). Personally I think 1920x1080 is way too high for the average laptop screen size unless you've got perfect eyesight.

If you don't need all that space, you may find that setting a lower resolution (and changing DPI & zoom levels back to their defaults) is more in line with what your eyesight can deal with. It probably won't look as pin-sharp as the native 1920x1080 resolution though, but at least you shouldn't get some app Windows extending beyond the screen edges.

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hmm, this is wierd, everytime i start my bitcomet up/when it launches itself at windows start it seems to disapear of the screen, i have a 21.5 inch widescreen but my max screen resolution doesnt fit the whole screen, when i click my bitcomet comes up but going towards the right OFF the screen and i cant do anything..

I didnt knnow were to put this so.

O and btw im now on windows 7 so i can use the Right click>>move technique :( plus i cant change screen resolution because that is off screen to

A:[SOLVED] widescreen but my max screen resolution doesnt fit the whole screen

Thanks to whoever moved this post, i didnt know were to put it, also,, PROBLEM FIXED, if anyone gets this problem on WINDOWS 7 all you do is:

Step 1: right click ->> Screen Resolution
Step 2: Change the Multiple displays to Duplicate these displays.

This wont fit the whole desktop on ure screen if u have a big widescreen like mine, but this will make it unable to move items off the screen

Hope this helps

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I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 15. The problem I am facing now is The screen resolution changes by itself and after this, a blue screen error comes and computer restarts again. Please Help me on this..
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate N (32 Bit)
Processor: Core i3

A:Blue Screen Error and Change of Screen Resolution

Please upload a report so we may better assist you
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

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Hi, i really need your help this time.. I have currently downgrade my windows 8 to windows 7 ultimate. I've noticed that windows 7 can't detect second monitor in screen resolution. there's no other options available but just one screen. you cannot duplicate, extend, etc. I already have my hdmi cable connected from my nvidia geforce 635 video card to my led tv...

A:Windows 7 can't detect second screen in screen resolution

Try upgrading to latest drivers!

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Hi all i am having a problem. I changed the screen resolution on my xp machine now all i get after the login screen is a black one.

I have tried changing in safe mode but it does not change, any ideas?
 

A:Black screen after changing screen resolution on xp

Ty F8 >Last Known Good Configuration.

System restore in safe mode.
Or.
Tap F8 while your system is starting up.
Choose safe mode with command prompt.
Log on as admin.
At command prompt type
%systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exe
 

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Hey Guys,
I was reading document on my PC, but content to the right was not readable, as it was hiding in edge of browser. So I thought it is happening because of my PC resolution. Than On main screen I did Right click and select option of screen resolution and selected max. And done it. After that my screen show error of "RESOLUTION OUT OF RANGE" than black blank screen. I thought in some second it will auto retrieve to last resolution setting. But no, now my PC is ON but i can't see anything except than black screen, just like it is off. But all monitor functions are working. Help me out with this. What should I do now?

Thankyou
thenortonsetup

A:Setting Screen Resolution to Max my Screen is not responding.

Disconnect from your graphics card and plug into the motherboard port.

Uninstall the drivers for the 780 and start over.

You may or may not have to remove the card.

Unless someone comes up with a better idea.

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i was playing a game which i downloaded from msn games, when i closed the game all icons and toolbars etc were larger, when i went onto the start menu it said something about how not everything could fit on the screen and that i should try changing the screen resolution, i dont know how to do this and i dont know whether that's really the problem, help?!!
 

A:everything is bigger and nothing fits on the screen, low screen resolution?

Right click on an empty place on the desktop and choose properties then settings then change the screen resolution up higher by using the slider
 

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Hi guys,

I'm new to the forum, just joined actually, and I had a quick question. When I set my resolution to any other res other than the highest possible i get a black outline around my screen due to the resolution not stretching to fit my entire screen. This is fairly recent, as it never used to happen. I'm figuring it might be a driver problem, but I'm not sure. Any help would be great.

A:When lowering screen resolution, screen does not stretch to fit

Hi SevenUltimate welcome to the forums

I see you have a Geforce 220, I have the 210, the model down from you and have exactly the same issue.

Firstly, yes it's a driver issue. I have had to roll back to 258 edition to get it working properly again.

Take a look at my post about it here: Make Full screen actually look full screen maybe the suggestions will work for you, although they didn't for me.

Failing that, I'm willing to upload the 258 edition drivers to my Skydrive if you want? (mods/admins: please let me know if this is against the rules, don't think it is, but you never know)

Hope it helps

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Hello All- When starting my pc-screen is ok-after the computer has settled down- the screen resolution reduces to 640X480 pixels- I'm having to right click-settings-reconfigure screen resolution to 1024X768 pixels, this happens every time I start the pc----HELP
Regards David

A:Screen Resolution

Try re-installing your graphics driver and let us know if that fixes the problem. The tutorial link given below is for updating the graphics driver. I think for now you just need to re-install the same one, but the tutorial still gives a lot of relevant information if you've never installed a driver before.How to update a Windows hardware driver

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So I was messing around with my resolution and got onto one which looked nice in thepreview.
I chose it, tv/monitor went blue and big 'mode not supported'

No problem, I rebooted in safe mode and was in 600x480 or something, so I changed to another and it was also zNot supported.

Whenever I load up regular or safe mode iget 'mode not supported.' and cannot see or do any thing.

I tried booting from windows disk and it said to do a system restore I need to
'specify which windows Installation' i wish to restore, and then asks me to restart - I HAVE ONE I STALLATION!

someone help me ): tried on a different monitor too,ut doesn't support it either.


Anyone? Got some very important files on there :\


Lastly, sorry for any mistakes, sent hastily from my phone.

A:screen resolution help (help!)

Nobody? X...X

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Hi all,

Just bought a new computer, 2 22" monitors that I know can go up to 1680x1050 resolution and the following graphics card: Nvidia Quadro FX570.

Only problem is I can't seem to get a screen resolution larger than 1280x1024, surely that can't be right??

Can someone please help?

Many thanks!

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hi i am trying to install some software but it wont install because it needs 1280 x 1024
my screen is 1280 x 800 does anyone know a way i could get this installed

thanks

A:screen resolution help

Originally Posted by lucyislay


hi i am trying to install some software but it wont install because it needs 1280 x 1024
my screen is 1280 x 800 does anyone know a way i could get this installed

thanks



Hi

Not sure about the software installation but you should be able to change the screen resolution of your monitor from the control panel. You should have a section there labelled "monitor" or the name of your graphic card.
Mine says "Control panel for NVIDIA" along with the graphic card icon but yours may be different.

Open this option and there should be a page on which you can change your screen resolution.
Mine is a slider but it could equally be a selection list. eg

800 x 600
960 x 600
1024 x 768
1162 x 864
1280 x 768
1280 x 800
1280 x 960
1280 x 1024
1360 x 768
1440 x 900
1680 x 1050

Pick the one you want and retry the software.

Best of luck

Penphill

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Not sure the best section to put this... but here it goes...

My resolution is set to 1680x1050. But, any time I play a game in a different resolution (bf1942 in 800x600 for example), after done playing the desktop resolution is fine. I start my computer back up the next day and my desktop resolution is set to 800x600...

I'm not sure how to fix this at the moment... but it is pretty annoying having to arrange my desktop icons every time I restart after playing a game.

A:Screen Resolution Changes

Hello Green Machine.
You will need to give us a bit more information for us to be able to help you.
PC type, laptop or desktop ?
What graphics card do you have.
Can you please fill in you system specs and we will try to help you, thanks.

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My three year old son was messing with the computer and has some how changed the resolution. I tried readjusting through the controls on the monitor, even taking it back to the factory settings. However, it did not seem to help. It is so light it is hard to find the text boxes and search boxes to type in.

Does anyone know of any other options I might try. Please keep in mind that I am just an average user with out any major knowledge of computers. So I need it explained in layman's terms.

Thanks in advance!

A:Screen resolution

Hello, try a system restore : System Restore - How to

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Hi:

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop which I love, but most images seem too big for my screen. This happens in programs like Word and at just about every internet/web site. The screen won't show the full page and I have to move the bar along the bottom to the right to be able to see the right side of the page.

This began after I used my computer to show a business PowerPoint presentation and the tech there made some adjustment to my computer to get it to send the signal to their digital projector.

I have used the "properties" button on the desk top and the resolution is set at the smallest it shows, but pages still spill over beyond the display area.

Using the Microsoft Exploerer for the Internet, I have tried adjusting the "view" from the tool bar across the top, but that doesn't solve the problem either. The spill-over also happens when I use FireFox, so I'm thinking that the problem is with the computer display settings rather than with any particular browser or software program.

Thanks in advance for whatever you might be able to tell me to help me solve this.

GH
 

A:XP Screen resolution too big

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I have set my screen resolution to a setting 1440 by 900 as recommended by the new montor i just bought . now after 3 month sometime when i restart my computer,however, the screen resolution reverts
back to the default resolution! It is soo frustrating. Anyone have a
suggestion

Appreciated.
 

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Ok, so I am running Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
I have ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics & ATI Radeon HD 3400 Series
I have went to AMD official website and download their cataclyst and I have updated all my display drivers.
I am using a 36" Insignia TV for my Computer Monitor and it's connected
via a VGA cable.
Now AMD VISION Engine Control Center says:
Maximum Reported Resolution: 1920x1080
Maximum Reported Refresh Rate: 75Hz

How come I can only put my Resolution to: 1360x768

Even in the AMD VISION Engine Control Center I change the
Monitor Attributes to Maximum Resolution: 1920x1080 and Maximum Refresh rate: 75Hz
and I still can't get a higher resolution then 1360x768.

How can I fix this?

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Maximum refresh rate of 75Hz does not mean that is where it should be run or set.

Refresh rate has to be set to what the monitor uses.
If intended to use the TV as monitor you will have to find refresh rate for the TV which 99% of the time is 60Hz on TV's and monitors.

My Samsung monitor is one of the 1% which is rare.

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Hi guys

I have just upgraded my HP D530 from Win2000pro to Win XP pro SP2 and everything running perfectly. It's hooked on a LAN and I logged in as a administrator and have done everything including setting the screen resolutions to 1280x1024

However, everytime my user logged in, it will changed to 1024x768 and my user will have to change it back to 1280x1024. Strangely when the PC has been shutdown and on again, it will changed back to 1024x768. But when I logged in as administrator, it has no problem.

Is there something wrong with my setting?

Pls help. Thanks
 

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i dont know whats wrong with my screen resolution but the actual screen is fine but when i open software such as Microsoft or dr java everything is so small

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I have a older Dell computer and monitor with WIN 98 SE on it. When trying to install some printer software, i am are getting and error message telling me to adjust the screen resolution to 1024 x 78. The place to adjust it is grayed out, so I can't adjust it.

I checked to see if the driver is current, and it appears to be current. What else could be causing the resolution to be locked?
 

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try updating your display adapter driver aka "video card driver"
 

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Hello to anyone who might be able to help. I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 running on Vista. I recently had the Geek Squad provide support as my laptop was running very slow. They completed all updates and everything seemed fine. I then purchased a Logitech HD web cam and downloaded Skype. Now, every time I boot the screen resolution changes to 800 x 600 and I must go in and change it back manually. I have done a bit of research but am confused as to what the issue might be. I have completed all updates for Vista and the driver. I am only slightly computer literate and would appreciate any help I can get. Thanks.

kjinthekitchen
 

A:Screen Resolution Changes

I saw this happen once on a customer's PC. He somehow managed to change one of his desktop shortcuts for Mozilla Thunderbird email.

The shortcut properties' compatibility tab was checked off for 256 colors @ 640x480 resolution. Every time he started Thunderbird, his resolution would change and then not change back once he got out of the program.

Maybe start with Skype. You have to right-click on the desktop program shortcut, select 'properties' and look at the compatibility tab for it, and then maybe for each program that starts automatically when Windows starts. I hope that's what it is and you find the culprit
 

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