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Q: lost display resolution adjustment

either by mistake or plain stupididty, i have lost the adjustment to 800/600. in addition, my graphics are flashing all the time. what can i do?

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A: lost display resolution adjustment

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Good day all I have installed Windows 10 Pro 64-bit on an old Lenovo G550. It used to work well on Windows 7, but now I cannot install or update the display drivers in order to connect an external display (LG 49" TV) at 1920 x 1080. Windows installed its own useless drivers that obtains at least 1366 x 768 on both the laptop and the TV when displays are duplicated. Then the highest I can go is 1366 x 768. When I select "Show only on 2" (which is essentially what I want to do), it goes down to an even worse display resolution, but this also disables the Resolution drop-down.  I have downloaded every version of drivers know to God and man from Lenovo's and other sites, but all of them tells me: "This computer does not meet the minimum requirement for installing software." I have deleted the driver and reinstalled via "Scan for hardward changes" as well. I have done a Windows update as well. I have no idea what to do next. How do I fix this stupid problem? Please help me. Thank you in advance.Kind regardsRenier

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Have a GTX 560TI gpu running W10 and a Samsung S23C650 monitor
normally set to 1970 x 1080
Today a driver update program was run (Drive Booster 4) to check for driver update, and now I have only 1024 x 768 as max resolution - assume the driver update program did this. (though 'could' be coincidence)

If I go to settings it only shows 1024 x 768 (or lower)
If I go to Nvidia control panel it also only shows 1024 x 768 and lower

The adapter states driver is
Monitor is shown as Generic plug & play - there is no W10 driver on Samsung site

I tried system restore to before Driver update run - this has not cleared the fault.

A:Display resolution lost

Use System Restore to roll back before you ran that utility. Then I'd promptly uninstall that utility and never use any such utility again as they are not needed and cause these sort of issues.

You can manually choose to update the drivers at any time using the proper manufacturer's installation program from their website which is located here: http://www.geforce.com/drivers

The monitor does need a driver, only the video card.

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The slider for screen resolution adjustment will not move from the current low resolution position on two older comuters I am working on.

A:Screen Resolution Adjustment

you need to install the drivers for the display cards on those two computers

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On a 1920 x 1080 display, windows 8 looks too small, is there any way to increase it without changing the resolution ?

A:Adjustment for high resolution displays

Hello Yousaf,

If you like, you could adjust the DPI scaling in Windows 8 to a larger percentage to make things appear larger without changing the screen resolution.

DPI Display Size Settings - Change - Windows 7 Help Forums

(modern UI)
DPI - Change for Modern UI in Windows 8

Hope this helps,

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cant get an high enough resolutions adjustment to be used properly with my HP DV9700
my max is 1024 X 768 Any Ideas

A:[SOLVED] Resolution adjustment on HP DV 9700

try updating your desplay driver.

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After reformatting my PC with windows 7 it will not allow me to adjust screen resolution.

A:After system recovery, screen resolution adjustment not allowed

is it stuck at 600 x 800 or similar?
If it is then you need to install the display adaptor (Graphics card) drivers.
Let us know what model of Dell you have and we will help you out.

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I just bought a new laptop, and a glitch has developed where by lowering my resolution, the size of the screen decreases, leaving black space around the outside. This is particularly annoying in games that do not play at my computer's native resolution, and therefore run in a rectangle half the size of my screen. If anyone can help with this, I'd be very grateful. thanx

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I stumbled upon an old XP desktop appearance adjustment in Win7 which allowed me to set the spacing between desktop icons, both horizontal and vertical.

And ...

You could also choose the font and the font size and, most importantly, the icon size.

I was delighted. I could order my icons just the way I needed them for my busy desktop. But then my water-cooled processor water pump broke and spilled water in my tower. Hours later, I had an air cooler on the processor and all was right again.

Except ...

I could not remember how I came to that wonderful desktop grid adjustment box.

I searched for a long time but have not been able to track it down.

So now I wonder if any of you savvy experts could be kind enough to point the way?

Thank you for your kind attention

A:Found and lost desktop grid adjustment

How To Change Icon Spacing On Desktop

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We have just purchased a new HP desktop 510-p020, Windows 10. The brighness of the display is headache inducing. There are no physical controls on the monitor and nowhere to adjust via the control panel, hardware & sound, display, monitor, etc. No shortcut keys. Per windows, all drivers are current and up-to-date. Starting new job soon and I cannot sit in front of this screen for any length of time currently. Assitance would be appreciated!

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This might be nothing, but recently the buttons to adjust my brightness were not working at all on my Lenovo Yoga 710. It might have been the update to Windows 10 but I'm not sure. I don't think the laatest update was that recent and this issue is a more recent problem. I tried this: https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/yoga-series/yoga-710-11ikb/solution... I updated my driver like it's suggested at the bottom of the page. So far it's been okay. The buttons work, although I noticed that on my most recent reboot they stopped working but this was fixed by disabling and then enabling again the Generic PnP Monitor. I'm not sure if this will become a permanent issue yet. However, I noticed that when I press the button to dim my display all the way down, it turns off my screen. The computer is still on but my display is totally black. I'm quite certain that it didn't do this before. Is it supposed to do this or am I worried about nothing? It turns back on once I press the button to increase the brightness.

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Hey guys, so I upgraded to Windows 10 which caused the computer to automatically update my drivers and what not on July 29th, and here I am with a brightness adjustment that does not work whatsoever. Pretty much, whenever I press the less/more brightness buttons on my keyboard, the display will show the brightness gauge going up/down but the actual screen brightness remains constant. Yet, when I roll back the driver it manages to allow my brightness adjustment to function again, but my second monitor will not connect even though it is plugged in via HDMI. Obviously attempting to get my old Windows 8 driver will do me no good since this laptop is no longer a Windows 8. I'm pretty stumped here, especially since I'm not the best with the complex side of computers, I'd just like my brightness adjustment to work again while maintaining/keeping everything else Thank you in advance for your help

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please help, my display has become too tall ,I cannot compress the display vertically to fit the monitor screen,what can be done about this problem?thanks a lot.

A:vertical size adjustment of monitor display

Sounds like your monitor is going bad. Did the images fit on the screen before?
If so, then the internal focus control are going bad, and it will cost more to repair it than to replace it.

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When I expand programs to full screen, they're cut off slightly at the bottom of the screen. Is there a way to adjust the image to fit on the screen like you can do with ordinary monitors? Thanks.

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Question that I could not find an answer for on Google before I buy. I currently have a Dell 6420 using Win 7 SP1 with a 1366 X 768 display that I have the text set at 125% so I can read it. What display is going to look better on an X1 Carbon if I use that setting, the 2560 x 1440 WQHD IPS LED Display or the 1920 x 1080 Full HD IPS LED Display using Win 7 Pro?

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HelloPlease help me to turn off display auto adjustment on my lap topWhat should I do?

A:Lenovo 510-15IKB Laptop (ideapad) display auto adjustment Windows 10

Click Right Mouse on Battery Icon > Power Options > Change Plan Settings > Change Advanced Power Settings > Display > Enable Adaptive Brightness > Set to OFF

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i have a samsung monitor that have 2 slots, specifically for DVI & VGA
and i also have a GPU embeded: inno3d GT430 that also have 2 slots for VGA and DVI

i got this new DVI cable from a friend so i tried to upgrade my display from VGA to DVI

the problem is i cant see any differences between the two

things ive checked so far:
nvidia settings ressolution tab: converted it to 1920 x 1080, 1080p
windows resolution settings: 1920 x 1080 (Recommended)

so again, there are no differences between the two when i hooked them up, can anybody tell me any steps to make my display HD?

core i3
OS installed: win7 32bit

A:HD Resolution & Analog Resolution: they display the same output

Is it running at 1920 x 1080 ?

Why do you think you would see a difference ? VGA is analog and DVI is digital, that`s it, as far as I know.

Personally, I think Samsung monitors are terrible.


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I just purchased a Dell XPS 410/9200 computer and separately bought a Samsung 941BW 19" widescreen LCD display whose native resolution is 1440 x 900. The computer came with the NVidia GeForce 7300 graphics card and the Windows XP Home Edition operating system. When we tried to follow HitSquad's advice to PaulInAustin on 12/14/2006 there was no "Add" button in the window for screen resolutions and refresh rates.

Samsung technical help tells us to call Dell, and Dell tech support seems clueless about this problem. With all the widescreen displays being sold, surely they've addressed this issue!

A:Setting Display Resolution For New Widescreen Display

Hi fishinswede, welcome to BC.There should be a driver disc for the monitor itself that came in the box. Did you install it and is windows identifying the correct monitor model?And just so we're on the same page, you did also first uninstall the old drivers then re-install the upgraded drivers (forceware 93.71) for the video card itself from the Nvidia link here?You may also wish to try a somewhat older version here. It's the one I still use because it's the most stable I have found for my system.The only reason I can see that the add button wouldn't be there is that the monitor is not being identified correctly, either because of the driver or the monitor itselfIf you have done the above and have another monitor laying around, preferably a crt, temporarily hook it up and see if the "add" button is now an option. If it is, add the new resolution settings then hook up your new monitor. It's a long shot but worth a try. You also want to start in a lower resolution then the one you're trying to add. Bump it down to an ugly 800x600, then see if the add button is an option. You should altimatetly end up with a menu resembling thisLet us know what you come up with.

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I have a two PCs on the same subnet, hardwired into the same router. Every night they timeout and sleep, Every morning my KVM software Microsoft's Mouse without Borders complains (on each PC) that it cannot find the other PC.

Both PCs have fixed (not dynamic) IPv4 addrs. The mouse software (which is used to cursor/cut/paste across multiple PCs using only the mouse and keyboard of one PC, operates on IPv4. Both PCs are configured so the software has the fixed IP associated to the name as backup to any dynamic name lookup. IPconfig shows the ipv4 values are correct. Both PCs seem to web browse just fine.

Some have suggested to disable IPv6, but that causes certain other software networking issues on the web.

So, to wrap up a long story, I came across a forum that hinted at an idea. I ping -4 at a command line on each PC to contact the other PC. SURE ENOUGH! As soon as ping sorted out the IPv4 connection and started showing reply packets, Mouse without Borders started working!!

What went on on in Windows to wake up IPv4 and how do I configure Windows to keep using it without having to wake it when the PCs come out of sleep? Yeah, I might put a script in, as a work around, but what's the real fix?

I'm guessing, someone here knows enough about netsh interface ipv6 show prefixpolicies to know if protocol priorities would fix this and how to use them.

A:IPv4 name resolution - why does this get lost?

Found this https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/929852 which include a diagcab for setting IPv4 or IPv6 as higher prio. Seems to work on Win10 but not on my other Windows PCs (v7).

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I have a 64 bit HP model p6267c computer with a HP 2509m LCD monitor that needs a 1920 x 1080 resolution. My Win 10 version is build 10.0.10586. I am not offered a resolution in my Windows settings that will work here. In devise manager it says my display adopter is ATI Radeon HD 4300/4500 series and says the driver is from Advanced Micro Devices. No matter where I go I keep getting send back to Microsoft. What can I do here to get my resolution back? It is presently distorted.

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Hi all! I actually have a few things going wrong with my monitor. It's a 24" Gateway HDMI monitor (FHD2401), 1920x1200 resolution, very crisp and beautiful for gaming, etc. It's been working fine ever since it was given to me by my father (he used it for quite a while beforehand), but then I turned the monitor on this morning and the display was COMPLETELY messed up. The desktop was overlapped, with the taskbar halfway up the screen and the rest of the screen split twice on the bottom. I tried turning the screen off and back on, that changed nothing. I restarted the computer--nothing. Even the boot up logos and system readouts were all spliced across the screen. Each time I tried to reset the screen, it would just make it worse.

I tried re-downloading and installing the nvidia graphics driver for the graphics card, nothing. Rolled back the computer, nothing. I shut down the computer and checked the connector cord and pins, they all looked to be in good order. I toyed with the resolutions in the system's properties AND in the nvidia resolution settings, and both gave the same result--the more I messed with it, the worse it got, right down to wiggly bars and ghosting images mixed in with the splicing and overlapping. I could hardly use the monitor. Right now, it won't display at anything higher than 1400x900. I tried searching for a driver for my monitor at Gateway, and found nothing. I do not have any of the computer's set up CD's. Dad passe... Read more

A:Solved: Monitor lost its resolution

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Hi all,

I have a Toshiba Satellite, 1800-700. It originally came with Win ME and I have bought aditional memory and upgraded to XP Pro.

Since then, even though the Display in Control Panel says it is on Highest (32 bit) as it was when on ME, the resolution of the display and colour has gone markedly downhill. I can't seem to get it any higher than at present and there doesn't appear to be any difference in quality between 32 and 16 Bit.

I have downloaded drivers across the board from the Toshiba site for all manner of other areas but display driver upgrades cannot be located (at Toshiba).

My display driver card is currently Trident Video Accelerator CyberBlade-Ai1 - which was for ME. I've looked around to see what could be a suitable upgrade but at this point I am floundering. I am guessing this is where the problem lies but if not please say. Otherwise if a pointer could be given from where to d/l a replacement, I would appreicate the help.

Many thanks.

A:Upgraded to XP Pro - screen has lost resolution

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I am at a loss for words. Nothing has changed (video card drivers). 1 day it was there. the next it stopped working. No windows updates happened between the time of working and not. If anyone has an idea of what internally altered itself please feel free to add useful comments. It's not the end of the world, but this shouldn't be messing up.

A:I lost my Screen Resolution weird

Dont really know the cause but two ways to attemp to fix

Run an SFC command
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Do a system restore

Try them in the order given

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I upgraded from XP to Vista (Business version), and my widescreen laptop no longer has the high resolutions it used to have. The highest it will now go is 1024 x 768 (it used to be much higher). Not only is everything way too big, but it's blurry as well. How do I get those high resolutions back??

A:lost screen resolution with Vista

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I have been considering a mini-itx build for multimedia use. On the occasions I have hooked my computer up to my TV, I've noticed that even 800x600 is a little high a resolution to ask of a TV. I was wonding if there was a way to get XP Pro or 2000 Pro to display at 320x240 or something more reasonable. I am sure that this is possible, right?

A:Getting XP Pro to display at very low resolution


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I recently bought a new computer from Dell. It's a Dell Optiplex 780. Here in the office, we run three 19" displays per computer, so I had them install an Nvidia Quadro NVS 420 graphics card. The specs on the card from Nvidia's website say that it supports up to four displays at "2560x1600 through DisplayPort, 1920x1200 through Single Link DVI-D". I actually called Nvidia and asked them specifically if the card supports 1024x1280 @60Hz resolution, and they say it does.

In setting up the computer, I connected a Dell P190Sb monitor. The specifications on the monitor say the native resolution is 1280 x 1024 @60 Hz. The problem is that I cannot select that resolution in the resolution dialog box. I get choices of 1280x720, 1024x768, and 800x600.

So, if the monitor supports it, the graphics card supports it, why can't I select the appropriate resolution for the monitor?

I have downloaded and updated the video drivers from Nvidia's website. In trouble shooting with Dell's tech support, we updated the Bios and monitor drivers, and still no resolution to the problem. Dell is ready to have us ship the systems back to them (we bought two).

I found a number of articles online complaining about the way Windows Vista and Windows 7 use the EDID data that is supposed to be supplied by the monitor. In reading this thread:

Force DVI/HDMI resolutions and refresh rates

I went so far as to download the Phoenix and Moninfo software listed, but nothing shows up when I try to ... Read more

A:Display resolution not available but should be

Give this a go. I posted it up and it worked twice in the last two weeks for others.

Just in case Click the picture below and it gets bigger.

Right click an open area of the desktop then go down the list to Nvidia Control Panel. Left click it. This takes you to Nvidia Change Resolution page. See pic below.
1)Select monitor- your new one should be outlined all ready. If more than one connected select the monitor you wish to set.

2) Select PC resolution. As you see mine is 1440x900 at 75MHz.
Almost all monitors use setting at 60MHz so yours should be 60 MAYBE 75MHz.
If your resolution is in this list you are done. Close page.
Only go to Step 3 if yours isn't listed at Step 2.
Custom Resolutions as the ones I have shown are totally unstable with MY monitor. So don't go further unless necessary.
3) If your Resolution isn't listed click "Customize"
4) Select a PC res that may work. You can always change or try others.
5) Click OKAY to accept and try.

I hope that helps and gets you fixed.

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My Desktop has installed a now somewhat dated Nvidia Geforce 7300G video card. I am contemplating getting a new monitor for which the normal resolution is 1920 X 1080. Can antone inform me whether this card will support this resolution and that there is no incompatibility?
Unfortunately I have had no success in endeavours to contact Nvidia with this query.

A:Display resolution

Specify the card maker.

Otherwise, generally the 7300 supports 2560x1600.

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The laptop was sold as having a Full-HD (1920x1080) touchscreen display.  (From HP online store)Even after updating windows and the display drivers, I'm unable to set the resolution to anything above 1366x768. Have I been sent the wrong machine?How do I return so it can be exchanged for the correct machine? 

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I picked up a used dell inspirion 1100 laptop (2003 model) that has XP Home installed. The display shows only one option for screen resolution, 8-bit. I have tried updating and then uninstalling and reinstalling the drivers for the Intel GI, but with no change. I have it set up on a wireless network. The GI is a chipset on the motherbord. Am I correct in thinking that I cannot replace this? Can I go and buy a USB video card and plug it in to correct this, disabling the other onboard one? I called a local computer repair shop and they said they should be able to resolve it for about $45 and that it sounds to them like a software issue, not hardware....... any thoughts ?

A:only get 8 bit resolution for display.....help !

Click on the link below and enter the service tag number (usually located on a sticker on the bottom of the laptop)


It will tell you exactly which drivers you need for your laptop. It sounds like you need to re-install your video card drivers.


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right my monitor is YURAKU 19" widescreen.

my resolution is 1440 x 900 but if i change my desktop resolution it just makes my actual desktop smaller so there is black bars all round the image. it dosent stretch it to full screen, this also happens when i use a resolution other than 1440 x 900 when i play counter-strike source.

normally id just go to the monitor osd or whatever it is and increase the V and H size, but there isnt anything that lets me do it! also even when i lower my resolution it still says 1440 x 900 on the osd ( also H 55.9KHZ and V 59.9KHZ if that helps) but i cant change it !!

so annoying!!! please help!

A:Display Resolution

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Hi I cannot get 1680 by 1050 like I did before It says i might not have permission when I try to do that
I am running my hdtv as my main and I switch them sometimes but when I try to make my moniter 1680 by 1050 it wont let me do it

A:Display resolution not the same as before

Originally Posted by lambofgod1234

Hi I cannot get 1680 by 1050 like I did before It says i might not have permission when I try to do that
I am running my hdtv as my main and I switch them sometimes but when I try to make my moniter 1680 by 1050 it wont let me do it

You have to be signed in as administrator.

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My display resolution and depth are set to the lowest setting, and I clicked on the button to fix it, but nothing happened.
My hardware info is:

WDC WD800JD-75MSA3 (Disk drives)
Floppy disk drive (Floppy disk drives)

My computer is a DELL Optiplex GX620 with a DELL 1707FP monitor.
I have Windows XP Professional.

This problem happened after I updated my software, hardware, security updates at the microsoft updates site. When I restarted the computer, my display became messed up like Swimmer's. I tried to update the drivers and rollback the drivers, but nothing changed. Please help me fix this problem.

A:Display Resolution Low

I would uninstall the current video driver (using Device Manager) and then install the appropriate, correct driver from http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&ServiceTag=&SystemID=PLX_GX620&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid


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I have a Dell 8400 with XP Pro. The monitor is a Dell 1905 FP Ultra Sharp Flat panel.connected DVI. What should the resolution be set for the display?

A:Display Resolution

1280x1024 with a maximum refresh rate of 75HZ.

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Just purchased M-900 Desktop with Windows 10 and a display port to hdmi adapter.  I have a 6' high-speed hdmi cable attached to a 4k monitor.  The maximum resolution available in the display settings is 1920 x 1080.  I do not have a video card.  Video is built into the motherboard.  I was told this computer supports 4k resolution.  What do I need to do to get 4k resolution?

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I am working on an HP 552W with a Pent 4 XP home system. It has 1Mb ram and 2.0 ghz proc. Every time I set the resolution to 1024 x 768, it doesn't keep the setting... Is My video card the problem? What do I need to check? Thanks

A:Display resolution changes

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Before upgrade I had a max screen size of 1280 x 800, and if I set to a smaller size, the image still filled the screen. This size is of course WXGA .
Since upgrade I have a max of 1028 x 768 which does not fill the screen, and if I choose a smaller one,e.g. 800 x 600, the image visibly shrinks still further.
I am told that I may need a new driver ; now the machine specification, and the label on the machine say the graphics is Nviidia GeForce Go 7400 GPU , but when I look at Device Manager it says that the Display adaptor is " Standard VGA Graphics Adaptor"
Have I somehow ( in the upgrade) lost the Nvidia set and gone to something else on the motherboard ?
And how can I get my full screen back ?

A:Lost screen resolution after upgrade to Win7

its because your drivers for your GPU have not been installed so its not recognized.


thats the drivers your looking for

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My R630 LCD screen had always been using HD 1366x768 resolution (16x9 aspect ratio).
But not anymore ;(

This week, after the battery went out and I had it recharged the laptod came up with 1280x800 as the top most resolution available, thus displaying black blank areas ontop and to the right of the screen.
No changes (hw+sw) have been made to the laptop for this to have happened,
I am using the updated Intel HD drivers but the option to choose the topmost HD1366x768 resolution is vanished from the menu.

I can only use 1280x800 not covering the whole screen.

Please, I can I get 1366x768 back so I can get a proper use of my Toshiba.

Thank you in advance

A:Lost HD 1366x768 resolution on Satellite R630


Did you try to reinstall the Intel display driver?
Uninstall the Intel graphic driver firstly. Then download the compatible driver from the Toshiba driver page and install this?

But before doing this try this short workaround:
- Disconnect the AC adaptor
- Remove battery
- Wait some time (3-4 hours)
- Then press power button 30 sec long
- Now insert the battery and ac adaptor and power up the unit
- Check if the resolution would be available.

Good luck

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I am at a loss for words. Nothing has changed (video card drivers). 1 day it was there. the next it stopped working. No windows updates happened between the time of working and not. If anyone has an idea of what internally altered itself please feel free to add useful comments. It's not the end of the world, but this shouldn't be messing up. And i can't use the customize taskbar thing anymore. I can't do system restore because they deleted the restore point that would have fixed this. and SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker doesn't work.


A:I lost my Screen Resolution AND taskbar customize

Hi r2dizzle,

Have you access to the Internet? If so, I'd strongly recommend running a scan with Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware. I believe you've fallen victim to a malicious attack. If you can access the Internet normally, follow the below instructions.

I'd like to ask you to download and install an application known as Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, as it will be a necessary tool for cleaning your system.Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware - Please use this link or the previous hyperlink (see above) to avoid downloading incorrect and potentially harmful software.
Please execute the following instructions:
Double-click the 'mbam-setup.exe' file to install this application.
Ensure a check mark is placed in the radio box next to 'Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware' and please also make sure that there is a check mark in the radio box next to 'Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware'
Click 'Finish'Note: If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version. Please do not interrupt this process.

Once the program has loaded, please ensure a check mark is placed in the radio box next to 'Perform Full Scan' (not Perform Quick Scan) and proceed by clicking on 'Scan'.Note: The scan may take some time, so please be patient and wait for it to finish. Please stop all current downloads while your scan is in progress, as this may corrupt the results.

When the scan is complete, click 'OK' and then click 'Show Results' to view the results.
Make sure that everything is checked, a... Read more

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I have a pc connected to a regular monitor and to a plasma tv, I would like to have the same setup on win7 as I have on winxp meanning that when I set my desktop resolution to 1920x1080 (highest res. for the TV) my monitor (the display is cloned) displays it's own max resolution (1680x1050) only you can move the mouse and 'move the screen' a bit when you touch the edges as there is more desktop space then the monitor can see in one picture.

To my dismay win7 won't allow me to set 1920x1080 but will go as much as my monitor can go (if I turn of the monitor then it will) so is there any way to make it work like on xp, I hate it when features like this get removed and the os is 10 years more advanced, at least give us an option

A:Dual display on win 7 resolution

Currently I believe the latest ATI display drivers allow for this, or will in the update next month.

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Okay, first off, I know this is a very odd question.

I have a small display I want to use with an old junky PC. The software I am going to run on it would get by with 320x240 display res, or 320x200, or if possible, 275x 232. The thing is, of course, those aren't common resoloutions for use in MS windows. I want to run either Windows 98 SE, or Windows 95b.

Is there any way to tweak anything to force Windows to use any of the above mentioned display resolutions? Or are there drivers out there that I just haven't stumbled upon?

Thanks alot,


A:Tweaking Display Resolution

download powerstrip (free) it allows you to set non-windows native resolutions

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Hi all. So I turned on my laptop (Dell inspiron e1505, Vista Home ed, W/ NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300 graphics driver) and the screen was divided into 4 quadrants, with the same thing on each. After 2 restarts, its back to full screen, yet the resolution won't go above 1024 x 768.

System info on the graphics card reads "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)"

Also, there is a reported problem with Microsoft ISATAP Adapter 2, which reads "This device is not working properly because Windows cannot load the drivers required for this device. (Code 31)"

Not sure what the second thing is. Any ideas on what the problem is or how to fix it? The laptop is a couple months shy of being 4 years old. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


A:Display/ Resolution Problem

I tried re-installing the graphics card driver, but no dice.

Also, oddly, my computer has refused to hibernate today.

Seem like two unrelated problems however they both appeared on the same day.

If anyone has any ideas, I'd be much obliged.


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That's something that has been bothering me for a long time and finally I've decide to look for some comments on that from fellow Windows users...

Here's the thing: I'm using two displays with my laptop - it's own built-in display and the external monitor. The native resolution of both devices is 1920x1080 pixels, so my belief is that they should display exactly the same contents. But that's not true - see the attached pictures: they present the same webpage displayed on the external monitor (1) and the built-in display (2). As you see the built-in display "cuts off" a considerable amount of page and the visible space is smaller than on an external screen.

But why? The resolution is exactly the same, so I believe what both screens display should also match. Can anyone tell me why it's not true?

A:Display space different with the same resolution set

OK for those having similar riddle - here's the solution, simplest of all...

The thing was that for laptop the setting in Control Panel => Display (Change size of all items) was different than for the external display. For laptop the slider was in the middle and for external display it was set at the minimum (Smaller). After making them in the same position the screens are the same.

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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?


A:New Monitor - Not the right display resolution!

What options do you have in your screen resolution:

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i was wondering how do I configure firefox to better display on a 17 inch laptop screen. As of right now since the screen on my laptop is so much bigger than what im use to useing, is there any way I can make firefox display better on my larger screen.When it comes to how small text and images are by default, instead of having to constantly zoom in and out on every webpage that I open. Or how can i make it better suit my new screen display my current screen resolution is 1920x1080. This is kind of hard for me to explain so if you need more detail please ask sorry for the terrible explanation.

A:how to fix firefox display resolution

with your mouse right click on a empty spot on your desktop & click on screen resolution then click on Make text & other items smaller or larger.
smaller 100% is the default options for Medium 125% & Larger 150% and on the left you can set a custom text size.
Make the text on your screen larger or smaller
Also read this.
Getting the best display on your monitor

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I had a BAD_POOL_HEADER B.S.D., the system rebooted but the display resolution had dropped to 1024 x 768.

It is normally a lot higher than this, but no matter what I try I cannot increase the resolution beyond 1024 x 768 - it says that this is maximum

The screen is a Chimei 22" 2048 x 1436 possible resolution (this is what I normally have it set on) with a NVidia GeForce 8400 GS graphics card (I downloaded and installed latest driver just in case, but it made no difference)

Please can you help ?



A:Display Resolution Problems

Did you try to uninstall the driver for the graphic and reinstall it again? Also try to download and install the monitor driver just in case.

If it still not working, you can try to do the system restore, to restore the computer back to the previous several days where all were working fine

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Hey guys,

I just updated my windows (windows 7 home premium 64 bit) and now the resolution of my screen went down from 1600*900 to 1152*864. I cant set the resolution higher again, because my windows says that this is the highest possible resolution. All my video drivers are up to date.

I hope that you can help me, the low resolution is very annoying.

A:Display Resolution Problem

Welcome to SF astiiscool

What LCD/CRT you have? also let us know about your system specs. Try uninstalling the Display Driver and re-installing it and if you can find the driver for your LCD/CRT from the official website of the manufacturer so it can help to solve the issue at some point though Win 7 supports all kinds of display resolutions that a LCD/Monitor's has

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