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Driver for External monitor wont display top resolution

Q: Driver for External monitor wont display top resolution

Hi
I am using Vista for business (32-bit) on a new Dell Latitude E4300 laptop. I want to use a new external monitor (Dell S2209W) with it.

The external monitor is connected and works, but I cannot get it to display at its proper top resolution of 1920 x 1080.

When I check the displays in the laptop's device manager, both the laptop and the external monitor are given as Generic pnp. Attempts to update the drivers meet with the response that they are up-to-date.When I try to change the display from the desktop, the resolution options do not go high enough for the external monitor.

The laptop display works fine; what I need is for the external monitor to work at the high resolution.
Any ideas gratefully received. Thanks

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Preferred Solution: Driver for External monitor wont display top resolution

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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I have a laptop as my main computer and I have it hooked up to an external keyboard, mouse, and monitor. Sometimes I like to unplug everything and just use it like a normal laptop. When I use the Fn+F5 key to change to the internal display, the resolution is still the same from the other display. It is still readable but there is a black space where the screen could expand to. I tried to (while hooked up to the external display) change the resolution of the secondary monitor (the internal one) but it keeps just copying exactly what is on the first display (the external one). If I change the resolution on one monitor, they both change to that. If i click "Identify" it shows a number "1" on both monitors. I could just change the resolution every time i switch monitors but then when i plug it into the external one it is a little distorted (enough that i could navigate to change the resolution back though)

Or is there a batch or vbs script that could toggle the resolution between the two?
The two resolutions are: External: 1024 x 768 Internal: 1280 x 800

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After connecting my new hdmi cable the resolution has been off. It's currently at 1920 x 1080 but is slightly too large for my monitor. Its cutting all the icons pinned to the task bar in half. When I try to customize the resolution in the NVIDIA Control Panel it says the custom resolution is not supported by my display even when I don't actually change any of the numbers.

Does anyone know how I can change my resolution to fit my monitor exactly? Thank you.

A:Monitor wont display correct resolution

Hello and welcome to the forums Clepe,

You could try re-sizing the display in Nvidia control panel (See attached image)

Paul.

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I have a dell laptop that has 1920x1080 resolution. However, i connect it to an external monitor that has 1920x1200 resolution. Basically almost everything i do is on my external monitor which acts as my main primary screen. Thus i do sometimes open some windows or drag a window or so to the other screen like youtube etc to the laptop screen which is the secondary monitor.


My issue at the moment is everything is way too big on the laptop screen. I want to have 1920x1080 resolution but its way too big. I googled what is my resolution on it and it shows 1536 x 864. Can someone tell me how to change this to 1920x1080? I googled what is my resolution on the external monitor and it does show 1920x1200 which is correct.


My external monitor which is my main monitor is fine at the moment with the 1920x1200. Its windows 10 but im assuming this should be very similar to windows 7 to fix this issue?

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I have a dell laptop that has 1920x1080 resolution. However, i connect it to an external monitor that has 1920x1200 resolution. Basically almost everything i do is on my external monitor which acts as my main primary screen. Thus i do sometimes open some windows or drag a window or so to the other screen like youtube etc to the laptop screen which is the secondary monitor.


My issue at the moment is everything is way too big on the laptop screen. I want to have 1920x1080 resolution but its way too big. I googled what is my resolution on it and it shows 1536 x 864. Can someone tell me how to change this to 1920x1080? I googled what is my resolution on the external monitor and it does show 1920x1200 which is correct.


My external monitor which is my main monitor is fine at the moment with the 1920x1200. Its windows 10 but im assuming this should be very similar to windows 7 to fix this issue?

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I have a dell laptop that has 1920x1080 resolution. However, i connect it to an external monitor that has 1920x1200 resolution. Basically almost everything i do is on my external monitor which acts as my main primary screen. Thus i do sometimes open some windows or drag a window or so to the other screen like youtube etc to the laptop screen.
My issue at the moment is everything is way too big on the laptop screen. I want to have 1920x1080 resolution but its way too big. I googled what is my resolution on it and it shows 1536 x 864. Can someone tell me how to change this to 1920x1080?
My external monitor which is my main monitor is fine at the moment with the 1920x1200.

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When running 3 externals displays 2 displays are showing 1920x1080 and one is showing 640x480. the 2 how are working correct uses displayport and the one that has low resolution is using VGA. According to the specs. I should be able to run 1920x1080 on all 3 ports. All 3 displays are Philips 231B 

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When running 3 externals displays 2 displays are showing 1920x1080 and one is showing 640x480. the 2 how are working correct uses displayport and the one that has low resolution is using VGA. According to the specs. I should be able to run 1920x1080 on all 3 ports. All 3 displays are Philips 231B 

A:Yoga 370 low resolution when using 3 external display

Did you try to install a display driver? I am not sure, if there is one for your Philips display. Generally I agree: According to Intel your config should work:https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000025673/graphics-drivers.html

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Not sure is this is the correct place to post this, but thought I'd give it a shot...

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad R500. In my office, I connect an external monitor and extend my desktop for multi-tasking. However, when I try to do the same at home (on a much better monitor, I might add)...the resolutions sucks. More specifically, it's blurry! I've tried to adjust the resolution, but doesn't do much.

Any thoughts?

I'm running Win7...not sure what other information would help.

TBaker14

 

A:External Monitor resolution

Are you able to adjust the resolution of the video output to match the native resolution of your home TV? If you are running the video controller at the native resolution and using analog video, you may get blurry text when using a long and/or cheap video cable.
 

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A:X1 2nd gen. Resolution on external monitor

I get 4 K with HDMI, but not with miniDP

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I want to attach a second monitor via HDMI port.  What is the max resolution this laptop (Thinkpad Yoga 11e) supports?

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Trying to connect my laptop to an Apple 30" cinema display that has a resolution of 2560 x 1600. I have seen a post saying the spectre can only support up to 1900x1200 However, I have seen another reference saying that the Intel 5500 can support in excess of the resolution I need to run the Cinema Display. Can you please advise, so I know which direction to go on an external monitor connection. thanks

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Hi everyone,  I am to be the lucky owner of an X1 Carbon soon. There is one thing that I can't find the answer for in the documentation and spec sheets: - what is the maximum resolution that the mini displayport can handle? The display that I'm looking to buy is running 2560 x 1080.













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A:X1 Carbon - Maximum Resolution for External Display

it can exceed 2560x1600.http://www.flickr.com/photos/lead_org/8174271221/in/set-72157631942745040/

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Hello! Just today I started using a brand new monitor for my HP laptop. It's pretty old, I'd had it for quite a while now. It's a SyncMaster 2043 SNX, and I have managed to get it to fill the screen with a bad 1280x720 resolution. My Native monitor resolution is 1600x900 on my laptop; is there any way to make it fill the external monitor with it's Native resolution?

Thanks!

A:New Monitor - Not the right display resolution!

What options do you have in your screen resolution:

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I'm not sure whether this is a Windows XP problem or a ThinkPad problem, but I need help anyway. I have a ThinkPad T60 with a 15" wide screen, and a docking station to which I have attached a 17" LCD monitor.

I also have glaucoma and some visual difficulties so it is difficult to use the maximum screen resolution.

I'd like to be able to run the ThinkPad by itself with at one screen resolution, and the ThinkPad+docking station+external monitor with another screen resolution, and know which display setting is which so that I don't accidentally set a screen setting on the ThinkPad when I think I'm setting up the external monitor.

Can anyone help?

Regards, Alex
 

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Hi, I hope someone has experience with external monitors on a y700 notebook.I want to ask if my Y700 notebook supports higher resolutions than 1920x1080 for external monitors via HDMI.My model is this one: https://www.amazon.de/Lenovo-i5-6300HQ-Quad-Core-Prozessor-Betriebssystem/dp/B016QB9HZK/ref=sr_1_2?i... I want to use a monitor with a resolution of: 2560x1080 https://www.amazon.de/dp/B00TF0X37I/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=31RP1ZDSM66ZA&colii... Is this possible with my notebook. And is it even possible to connect a 4K display? Thanks in advance for your help.

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I have a Lenovo T420 with Intel HD Graphics 3000 and Dell UP2716D connected with Display port. The maximum resolution I can select for the monitor is the same as for the laptop 1600x900. How is it possible to get the resolution to 2560 x 1440?   

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The two screenshots below illustrate the problem. Resolution in both cases reported as being 1920 x 1080, but there's a clear difference.  Monitor is Asus 24 inch, using HDMI connection.Grateful for any assistance. Thanks. (On edit: The screenshots don't show the difference as clearly as I'd hoped, but maybe someone has had this happen and has a solution.)  Lid open Lid closed 

A:Resolution on external monitor changes when using laptop wit...

Hello @kiwi-di, Welcome to the HP Forums! I have taken a look at your post and notice the resolution on the external screen is not clear when the HP Pavilion 15-ab101ax lid is closed. I want to help you resolve this issue. What is the model number of the monitor? Please begin troubleshooting with a hard reset. Once that is complete, follow the steps in this graphics troubleshooting document: HP Notebook PCs - Green Screen and Other Video Playback Issues (Windows 10) You can also try setting the external screen to Screen 1 before closing the notebook lid. 1. Right-click on the desktop2. Select "Display settings"3. Click on "Advanced display settings"4. Set the Asus monitor to the default screen I look forward to your reply!

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Hey all, I'm having an issue with my W530 not displaying the full resolution of 2560x1440 on the external monitor.I'm running Win 10 Pro and connecting the laptop to the monitor using the Display port.  The maximum resolution I'm getting is 1920x1080. I've tried installing/reinstalling/uninstalling the latest Nvidia driver with no luck.The external monitor is Samsung ultra-wide SE790C.  Any help would be much appreciated.Thanks!

A:W530 External monitor resolution

I have no experience with Win10, so even if this is what's responsible for your issue I wouldn't know.  I only know about the W530 and Win7.
 
Do you have "discrete graphics" selected in BIOS?  Or are you running Optimus?  In theory, external monitors should be controlled by the nVidia GPU but it's still important to know if you're running Optimus or not?
 
Are you also using the laptop screen in a multi-desktop arrangement, or is that disabled and you're only using the external monitor?
 
What does nVidia Control Panel show for your multiple desktop setup? Specifically, what is (a) set up multiple displays, and (b) change resolution?
 
What does Windows show, when you right-click on desktop and select "Screen Resolution"?

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Hi to all
i just asked by chat this information to DELL support (Indian team) but the answer it sound strange : 
"Maximum resolution for external video is 1980x1080"
Now i need to know if XPS13 model support a maximum resolution of 2560x1440 pixel for
external monitor NEC PA271W (DVI port).
XPS13 is compatible for this resolution and this monitor ??

Many thanks in advance and sorry for my bad english :)
kiss
Valentina

A:XPS13 - Max resolution for external monitor

Hi,
Welcome to the community
XPS 13 can't give a 2560X1440 resolution to your External Monitor. The max that it can give is ranging 1366 x 768 to 1980 x 1080.
Let me know if further help is needed.
Regards,

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Alright, so my laptop screen has been severely cracked for over two years (so badly that I can't use the left portion of the screen and also some of the right side). I have been using external monitors or televisions with hdmi inputs since it broke and have run into few problems. I recently moved and got all new stuff including a tv. Currently the tv is the only thing I have that I can use as an external monitor. 
 
My problem lies in the resolution. There is no resolution available that will fit the screen. Most of them are far too wide and long, so much that portions of my desktop are "hanging off" of the screen, and the others are so small that I can't really see anything at all. What do I do?! I've searched the web for an answer, I tried using software to change the available resolutions. I didnt seem to have this problem when I had windows 7, so i'm wondering if it doesnt have something to do with the operating system.
 
If you have any suggestions please reply asap! I can barely use my computer and it is utterly frustrating. 

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I'm soon going to buy a new X220 and want to get an external monitor that will play nice with it.What do I need to look for as far as resolution on the new monitor (what resolution with the X220 support)? Thanks!

A:What resolution for external monitor with X220

I have a DELL U2410 IPS monitor with 1920x1200 resolution.  It is connected to the Ultrabase 3 via the displayport.Perfect picture - no problems.



/Henrik - DenmarkX220 - i7-2620, 8GB, 128GB Samsung 830 SSD (I just LOVE my X220!)

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I plugged my U3011 with hdmi 1.4 into my yoga 12 and only got 1920 x 1200.  What is the maximum external monitor resolution Yoga 12 can run without Onelink Dock?aximum external monitor resolution Yoga 12 can run without Onelink Dock? The yoga 12 I have has 5300U and Intel 5500 graphics.   

A:What is the maximum external monitor resolution Yo...

Hi,
 
I don't have any personal experience but here's what the PSREF platform spec says:
 
http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/Think%20Tablets%20_%20Convertibles/ThinkPad%20Yoga%2012/Thin...
 
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 5500 in processor only,digital monitor support via mini HDMI?; supports dual independent displayMax resolution: 1920x1080 (HDMI)@60Hz
 
Z.
 

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Brand new Thinkpad X1 Carbon, with the 1920x1080 display. I have an external 2560x1440 monitor, but when I plug it in I can only get 1920x1080 resolution. The problem exists in both Windows and Linux. Before I waste any more time on this, can someone tell me if this hardware is even capable of driving a 2560x1440 display? Thanks in advance.

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Hi,First, it would be fantastic if I could get this all figured out before the end of Cyber Monday!  I plan to buy an external monitor to connect to my Z70-80 laptop running Windows 10. I need help understanding which monitor resolutions will be possible with this laptop, what the negative effects on image quality would be if I purchase a monitor with a higher resolution than my laptop supports, which connectors are available on my PC and which connector is the best to use. I am a photographer and need clear, crisp images and accurate color to edit my photos.  I'm looking at monitors that are 27" IPS with 2560x1440 (2k) resolution such as the BenQ PD2700Q 27" 16:9 IPS Monitor. When I look up my graphics card in the Device Manager, there are two listings and I have no idea which one controls max resolution via the HDMI port and I have no idea how to find out the max resolution either card supports:Intel HD Graphics 5500NVIDIA GeForce 840M I read somewhere that if I get a monitor with a resolution higher than my graphics card (via HDMI) will support, I will be disappointed in the image quality, which could be blurry. (Can graphics cards be upgraded in the Z70-80??) I also read that the method of connecting the monitor to the PC partly determines the quality of the image, with a VGA connector being the worst, HDMI next best, and DisplayPort being best. In looking at my documentation, I believe I have an HDMI port, but I don't believe ... Read more

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Hello,

I bought a new toshiba notebook w/ I3 and all the goodies, (I think)

I plugged in a hdmi cable and started setting up my 42 inch tv as a second monitor..

but i was having issues with changing the resolution of that monitor/TV...The monitor/tv had the black bars, but each time i would change the resolution, it would also change the size/resolution of the laptop/internal monitor...

AND THEN AT SOME POINT, i entered the wrong / UNSUPPORTED resoltion for the TV and the TV went black with the message UNSUPPORTED RESOLUTION...

And the laptop monitor also went black...

The only way i can get any view is if i unplug the hdmi cable...

But, then i cant adjust or change the resolution of the TV/second monitor...

Is there a way to reset back to default or to edit the resource file?? and if so, where is that file located???


PLEASE HELP thanks


Bill

A:resolution issues for second monitor/display

It sounds like you had cloned the notebooks display to the TV instead of Extending the desktop. In Clone mode, both the Laptops screen and TV have to have the same resolution. In extended desktop mode you can set independent resolutions for both the LCD and the TV. Which exact model of Toshiba do you have?

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Hi all,

My apologies, this is a cross post, but I am not getting anything for help really at the other post source. I'm hoping I can churn up a few more helpful eyes and brains here....

Original thread: Can't get monitor to display same resolution between 2 workspaces - Microsoft Community

Copy/paste of text in OP (posted Nov 21, 2012): Ok, so here's my setup:

HP EliteBook 6930p with ATI Radeon HD 3450 graphics card. Win 7 Pro 32 bit installed.

I have 2 workspaces, both with docking stations.
Workspace 1 (primary work site) had 24" wide (primary monitor) and 19" wide monitors. Resolutions that Windows let me set were 1920x1080 and 1440x900, respectively. These monitors were also hooked to the docking station via DVI and VGA cables, respectively.

Workspace 2 had a 19" standard monitor (1280x1024, VGA, set as primary) and then I would open the laptop beside it for the dual monitor (1280x800).

Today I have pulled the 19" wide from workspace 1 to replace the 19" standard at workspace 2. Windows, however, will only let me set the resolution to 1280x720 (still using VGA). Even taking off the "hide modes" option or going into the ATI Catalyst Control center to try and force it does not work. I've also tried switching between which one is primary or even making it single monitor display (on the 19" wide). 1440x900 is simply not available.

What in the heck is going on???

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A:Can't get monitor to display same resolution between 2 workspaces

Just bumping it to get it back on the first page. Noticed it was moved and not sure if it even had any face time on page 1 first. :P

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Windows 7 installed without any problems, and found all the hardware devices, but the only problem I have is that the monitor will only dislplay at 1920x1080. If you lower it , the monitor will not display a full screen. Tried all resolutions, and have the latest 191 drivers. Any ideas..

A:Monitor will only display one resolution correctly'

Normal operation. When you are lowering the resolution, you are most likely also choosing a different display aspect ratio. You can tell be dividing the width by the height.

1920/1080 = ~1.77 - ~1.77 is what your monitor likes = 16:9 aspect ratio.

If you choose for instance, 1680x1050, that's 1.6 = 16:10 aspect ratio.

The difference in aspect ratio of 1.77 and 1.6 will cause the black bars on the screen.

In the driver, there may be some function to stretch the resolution out to make it full screen, but this is not what you really want to do.

Leave it as 1920x1080 and enjoy a nice screen.

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Hello, i Have an LG E2340. I just removed this from someones computer to install 4 monitors. It was running at 1920x1080. I am running it as a fifth monitor on my computer. I have intel hd 4000 onboard graphics. I also have three displaylink usb > dvi.

if I plug this in as the ONLY monitor to my docking station under intel graphics, I can get 1920x920 by creating a custom resolution... any more says it exceeds the bandwidth.

If i plug it into the displaylink, i get 1680x1050.. which is the max resolution this thing can push.

So, displaylink adapter isnt an option. How do I get the intel hd to do what its supposed to??

A:Cannot get monitor to display at native resolution

Intel claims their HD 4000 can support 3 simultaneous outputs, that's only possible when using 2 pixel clocks. This is because they only included 2 pixel clocks in the chip-set. Display Port can support the sharing of pixel clocks, otherwise you're going to have to supply matching displays for the setup.

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When I booted up my Dell Studio 540 today, it decided that 1440x900 is for some reason bad and windows display properties and the graphics driver control panel (Intel X4500HD) refuse to let me choose this as a resolution.

I have reinstalled the graphics drivers several times, as well as installing(and uninstalling) the useless "EZ Tune" software that comes with my Gateway FPD1975W monitor.

No software or hardware changes have been made except 3 weeks ago, I installed a Hauppauge HVR-1250 TV Card and its drivers, along with DScaler for viewing the input of the card.

Does anyone have a clue what could be causing this? I'm totally confused.

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I have a Dell CRT monitor P780 with XP. The monitor resolution alternates between the lowest setting (640 x 480) and the next level 800 x 600 (that is required by AOL). With the lower level the screen print becomes so large as to be difficult to use. I have little control. I change it to the higher value and it changes itself to the lower value when it wants to. The graphics is 32MB NVIDIA TNT2 M64. Is it the monitor, the adapter or what? The adapter is current as far as I can tell. It is driving me crazy. I believe the problem
is restricted to AOL and Firefox applications.
 

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Hello,

My big old bulky tube monitor died recently, so I picked up al LCD flat planel HP monitor from Best Buy.

When I hooked it up and turned it on my monitor displayed a message "Current Settings: 1280 x 1024, Recommended Settings: 1600 x 900". I noticed right away that the picture on my screen is stretched (distorted) horizontally. I went into my settings and there is no option for 1600 x 900 resolution, even under 'Advanced Settings' ('Hide Modes This Monitor Can't Display' is also unchecked). I tried updating drivers, but I'm afraid my graphics card is old and out of date and there is no updated driver that supports 16:9 resolution.

Is there any way I can get it to display 16:9 without buying new hardware? This is a 10+ old desktop computer. It still works great, but the last thing I want to do is buy a new graphics card for it. It seems like there HAS to be someway to just 'force' the monitor to display the correct (native) resolution. Right?!

Hoping somebody can please help!!!

A:Cannot Get Monitor To Display Correct Resolution! Help!

Welcome to the Seven Forums

There's no way to force a graphics card to do what it can't do, your only choice would be to upgrade.

Jerry

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Hi all, My laptop is a Yoga 510-14ISK, which has an Intel HD Graphics 520 (graphics unit integrated with the Skylake processor) and an AMD Radeon R5 M330 as the PCI-E card. My issue is supporting the full resolution of my external monitor, a BenQ FP241W, which has a native resolution of 1920x1200. The max resolution offered by any of the tools (Windows, Intel and AMD) is 1920x1080. This leaves black bars on the top and bottom of the monitor, which is not only wasted space, but is contributing to the burn-in of my eight-year-old-but-still-working-as-new monitor. I originally connected the laptop via a Thinkpad USB 3.0 Ultra Dock, which uses USB-C from the laptop and HDMI to the monitor. I discovered, however, that the Intel driver would not detect the monitor this way, or at least it wouldn't list it. The monitor is now plugged directly to the laptop via HDMI. I assume this is a driver issue, since these modern graphics cards should easily support 1920x1200. If it is, it isn't trivial to solve; I spent hours yesterday trying various things:Exploring the display configurations in Windows 10 (64 bit), the Intel Graphics Control Panel (IGCP), and the Radeon Settings tool. Strangely enough, the latter does not show a ?Display? category, which, judging from online screenshots, normally should be there (see attached screenshot). The max I ever get listed is 1920x1080. Attempting to enter a custom resolution of 1920x1200 at 60p in the IGCP gives an error, ?T... Read more

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Hello, I am currently thinking about buying a 4k monitor or ultra-wide external display.Does anyone know which kind of resolution the Lenovo Yoga 700 with the 940M GPU supports? I would be interested in 4k or 3440 x 1440 or 2560 x 1080, but I don't know whether these resolutions are supported and if so at which hertz rate. I could not find any information on the Lenovo support page regarding this matter. Not even which HDMI type the notebook has... Any information would be useful. Thank you!Cheers,Mark

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I'm running an Asus EEC PC Netbook with Winows 7 Starter OS. I have this linked to an external montor screen in a boat which has a "native" resolution of 800x600.

When the monitor is connected, via VGA link, it forces the 800x600 resolution onto both itself and the netbook screen. Unfortunately I then lose part of the screen image.

Is it possible to somehow persuade the 800x600 monitor to display a quasi 1024x768 resolution, which is the usual netbook resolution? A thin black band around the image would not be a problem.

I have tried the obvious route: Control Panel - Adjust Screen Resolution -but without success; it won't let me move off the 800x600 setting.

Any help would be most appreciated.
 

A:Screen Resolution forced by external monitor

The best way to maximize your options is to check for a recent graphics driver from the card manufacturer.
 

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I'm trying to use an external Samsung TV/monitor (model LN-T2642H) through HDMI. The native resolution of the monitor/TV is 1360X768, which is also the native resolution of ASUS T100.
If I try to use the monitor/TV as the only display, the device selected is Generic PnP Monitor and the native resolution of 1360X768 is not available for selection. Intel HD Graphics Control Panel only shows 1280X720 (selected) and 1920X1080 (too high for my monitor).

Is there a way to set up the 1360X768 resolution with the existing driver (up to date)? Is there another driver that I can download and that will allow this resolution? Can I use a different version of the Generic PnP Monitor that allows 1360X768 resolution?
With the only resolution available i.e., 1280X720 the quality is bad.

Many thanks,

A:Low resolution on external TV/Monitor (ASUS T100 Win 8.1)

On the screen resolution window, click advanced settings. Then click "list all modes" under the adapter tab. Now see if what you want is listed.

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Hello, dear friends! I have G700 notebook with Intel HD Graphics 4000 and NVidia GeForce GT 720M graphic adapters.I want to use external monitor with 2560x1440 resolution by HDMI cable. Is it possible ? Have you success story about it ? Thanks a lot

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I have a lg w2243s, not the PF model, and it does not have a driver for Win7, despite that it works fine on my old laptop, which also has Win7 installed, I can use the maximum resolution, no problem.

On my newer laptop, ASUS with both integrated (intel hd graphics 3000) and dedicated (nvidia 520m) it only allows me two resoltions 800x600 and 1024x768, despite the optimal one being 1920x1080.
I have the latest drivers installed for graphic cards.
Please help.Thanks.

A:Cannot change resolution to optimal on external monitor

Try downloading the monitor driver: LG W2443T-PF Support: Find Manuals & Warranty Info | LG U.A.E Don't mind the model.

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I am having issues with external monitor resolution in my netbook with Windows 10

Monitor: HP Pavilion 22cw, (my current desktop monitor) using VGA

If I select "Extend desktop" then the monitor is set to 1920x1080 just fine and the netbook's screen shows fine.
But if I select it to output just to the external monitor, then the resolution menu is greyed out and the resolution is stuck at 800x600. Obviously, the netbook screen turns off.

AFAIK with Win 7 I hadn't any issues.

Any ideas?

Thank you.

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I have a acer 6930g laptop with nvidia 9600m gt graphics card, and a viewsonic va2213w monitor (22" and native res of 1920x1080 @60Hz).
When in windows i can't get the monitor to display at 1920x1080, it will display at [email protected] However I can select the resolution in both windows setting and the nvidia control panel, but it just display 1400x1050 even though it says its displaying 1920x1080, i know this because the screen is all wierd and the monitor's osd says its actually at 1400x1050.
When running linux on the same laptop i have no problem display [email protected]
I have tried older drivers, pstrip and a few other solutions all to no avail.

Any help folks?

A:Laptop External Monitor Resolution Problem

Managed to fix this, in the driver release notes it says 1080p is not supported on the 9600m gt (dunno why). i tryed all the older drivers none fixed iths problem but i found this Forceware 185.85 - LaptopVideo2Go Forums that works perfectly so far.

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How do I stop the screen resolution from reverting back to 800 x 600 when switching to external monitor? Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator Driver for Mobile thinks the optimal resolution is 800 x 600 when it's actually 1024 x 768. How do I make it see 1024 x 768 as the optimal resolution and make it the default for the external monitor?

A:External monitor resolution reverts back to 800 x 600

Anyone?

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E540 (HD4600) VGA port with GATEWAY FHD2401 monitor (native resolution 1920*1200. The max resolution available is 1680*1050. The resolution from HDMI port is OK.

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Hi, I got a new LCD tv today and wanted to use it as a monitor as well.
I've connected it up as my main monitor so when its connected via VGA my laptop goes blank and the screen is on the tv.

I was messing with the resolutions to try get the right one and now it says its in an unsupported resolution.
The problem is, I cant change it coz the screen wont show on the tv and its not showing on laptop because i set it not too.
When I unplug the connection I cant change the settings for the external so Im stuck at what to do.

A:External Monitor Stuck in Unsupported Resolution

Welcome!

Try unplugging the TV and rebooting. Hopefully things will revert.

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I tried to plug in a BENQ monitor with native resolution 2560x1440, but I can choose only 1920x1080. I tried VGA port and HDMI port, no matter. The specification of Intel HD 520 says, I can set 4K.

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i have a readeon 9800 256mb card i bought about 7 weeks ago

i have 2 17 inch monitors hooked up to this bad boy

i like the resolution of 1280x1024

after i turn off or restart, i have to keep resetting my second monitor to this resolution because it keeps falling to 1024x768

both monitors support the high resolution, how can i lock them in?
 

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I have a Dell XPS 13 laptop running Windows 10. I have just purchased a Dell U2515H monitor which I am waiting for delivery for as we speak. I believe the monitor has quiet a few inputs however I am not 100% sure which lead to get to connect them both and which port I use on the Dell Laptop. Looking on the left hand side of my laptop there is a port with a lightning sign next to it, is that called Thunderbolt? and is that my monitor/display port? and what lead do I need? it looks like some sort of micro socket!

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