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Can i upgrade my screen resolution for g50-80. Currently max resolution is 1366×768.

Q: Can i upgrade my screen resolution for g50-80. Currently max resolution is 1366×768.

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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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Hi ,
Since upgrading to Windows 8 my monitor screen resolution has altered and I can't get it back using the usual method.

My monitor manufacturer recommends a setting of 1440x900 at 60HZ

Of the options offered by windows the nearest is
1152x864 at 64HZ although it recommends 1024x768 at 64HZ
It seems to recognise my monitor (LG L194WT)

Its driving me mad

Any suggestions welcome


A:Screen resolution since upgrade

What Video driver are you using?

Actually what video card do you have?

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Hi, I'd like to upgrade my screen from an 1366x768 to an 1920x1080, is it possible?


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A:Screen resolution upgrade

Not possible. The video-circuitry on your notebook computer is designed to be compatible with the original screen, not an "upgrade".    

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I just upgraded my Dell 4300 XP Home Edition to SP2. When it rebooted, the welcome screen was in blue and white instead of its usual color rich format and the background resolution was really poor quality.

A window popped up and informed me that my settings were set too low and asked whether I wanted Windows to auto correct the problem. I clicked "yes", but nothing was resolved.

Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.


A:Screen Resolution Set Too Low After SP2 Upgrade

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I am looking at a new LCD monitor. One of the widescreen variety.

I've noted that many have a resolution of 1440 X 900. My system only upgrades to 1280 X 1024.

I am running an Intel 82845G Graphics Controller.

I assume I need to somehow upgrade this if I am thinking of a new monitor.

Any suggestions?

A:Solved: Screen resolution upgrade

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present machine has 1366x768

i am looking at replacement screen with 1920x1080

will it work?  do i need to do anything special?

A:E6540 screen: is it possible to upgrade to higher resolution?

Sizing is only part of the issue - the rest is compatibility.  You can't just drop in a screen by size - notebooks are coded in BIOS to work with the screens they ship from the factory with.
You may want to look up the specifications of your system (support.dell.com; use the service tag) - or call Dell Spare Parts -- or  contact a third-party Dell reseller like parts-people.com.  You can upgrade but will need to find out what you have in the system now in order to decide on the parts you'll need.

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I just upgraded to Win 7 64 bit from 32 bit. Have a few problems now.

#1 is trying to install Windows7-USB-DVD-tool so I am able to burn a copy of Win 7 64 bit w/SP1 to a DVD. I get the error shown in the image. I follow the path and the file is there. Now what?

#2 is every time I reboot, the screen resolution has changed to 256 color. I have to change it to True Color 32 bit (highest shown to change). How to fix?

Thanks for any help.

A:Win installer & screen resolution after upgrade to 64bit

Did you do a Windows Update after the install to get the latest device drivers? That often helps.

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Hey there. I just recently freshly installed windows 7 on this pc and installed the latest driver for my video card on it. (Ati Radeon 2400 HD) And I cant get the screen resolution to go over 1024x768. When I had vista I used 1440x900 resolution. Can anyone please help me fix this problem?


A:Screen Resolution problem since Windows 7 upgrade

What is your monitor listed as under device manager? Simply installing drivers for your monitor may fix this.

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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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Hi TG Crew..

I have a basic HP laptop (no frills) the maximum screen resolution (1920 x 1080) it's incapable of fully displaying dialog boxes! for instance in order to Ok 'Preferences' on my latest cool Adobe CC subscription, i have to put the Screens Orientation on Portrait mode, sideways? And toggle the mouse through numerous awkward commands...

Bringing me on to the reason i started this thread, Is it possible to upgrade the screen resolution on this HP laptop, to something higher that the Recommended 1920 x 1080, i.e. would like to keep the system running nicely at the same time, no pushing the limits...

Thanks in advance, I'm planning a move over to IOS just wanted to round my PC usage up on this first...

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I recently upgraded to windows10 from win7. post upgrade I am facing issues related to display. 1600X1200 mode is available, but it cuts a portion of the screen. 1400X1250 works fine, but unable to utilize the whole screen-space. here is what i tried:
1) upgrade drivers
outcome: unable to get drivers changed from Microsoft basic display adapter after uninstalling the Microsoft basic display adapter in device manager.
unable to change or update dell drivers downloaded from dell.com (R68954)
Trued reinstalling nvidia drives. failed
I am using a Asus A7V(MB). unable to install from MB drives as they are pretty old ones.
logged on to Asus account and updated the VIA AGP Driver for Win9x/2000 andVIA AGP Driver v4.03 for Win9x and Win2000.
All working fine. Display 1600X1200 without any cut...
you can try if required for Dell 2001fp monitors...

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I am new to the forum so be patient with me . I have been stuck in this loop with my PC for two days now ( I know it sounds painful ) , but it's doing my head in . On my spare hard drive i have done a new install of XP and an upgrade to Windows 7 , all went well until the windows update . After the update the PC would not boot in normal boot i got a black screen , booted in safe mode tried to adjust the screen resolution put it on the lowest setting . booted in normal boot , black screen . I then looked up and downloaded the correct driver for my card and installed it great so I thought , went through the loop again with the same result ,black sreen .
I am now in a position that is if I disable the driver in safe mode ,the PC will boot normally ,but if i install the correct driver and re boot as instructed ,on the re boot it go's back to the black screen , I know that the PC is booting ok as i can hear the start up sound on the speakers . Can anyone please please tell my how to change the resolution on the new driver?

My card is a nvidia gforce 7200 gt .

The driver is for the 7000 series .

A:New upgrade to windows 7 and black screen . How to change resolution.

Hi garrydog, welcome to Seven Forums
I would uninstall all Nvidia in Safe Mode. Now follow this:- Installing.pdf
p.s. are you installing both the Motherboard & Display drivers.

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HiI own Lenovo Thinkpad E450 Laptop and the model 20DDA05KIG it has Intel HD Graphics 5500 withTotal Available Graphics Memory - 4091MBDedicated Video Memory - 128MBSystem Video Memory - 0MBShared System Memory - 3963MBand my laptop has native 1366*768 resolutionand i need to know can i upgrade my laptop screen panel as to support 1920*1080 resolution with IPS displayPlease advise ThanksMahendran

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I recently upgraded to windows10 from win7. post upgrade I am facing issues related to display. 1600X1200 mode is available, but it cuts a portion of the screen. 1400X1250 works fine, but unable to utilize the whole screen-space. here is what i tried:
1) upgrade drivers
outcome: unable to get drivers changed from Microsoft basic display adapter after uninstalling the Microsoft basic display adapter in device manager.
unable to change or update dell drivers downloaded from dell.com (R68954)
Trued reinstalling nvidia drives. failed
I am using a Asus A7V(MB). unable to install from MB drives as they are pretty old ones.
logged on to Asus account and updated the VIA AGP Driver for Win9x/2000 andVIA AGP Driver v4.03 for Win9x and Win2000.
All working fine. Display 1600X1200 without any cut...
you can try if required for Dell 2001fp monitors...

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I got the inspiron 7447 i7 and apparently it only comes with 1366 resolution. I would like to know if i could upgrade the screen to 1080p, since I know that in most countries it comes with full HD.

A:Upgrade screen resolution 1366x768 to Full HD 1920x1080 inspiron 14 7447

It appears to be an option, but you should realize that a display change will void your warranty and could require the purchase of parts other than just the panel (new wiring harness, or if it's a touchscreen, the entire top half of the system).

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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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2012R2 box won't join the domain, tried reseting computer object, tried deleting it/recreating it...  
Any ideas on where to fix the currupted policy table?  







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I have a Sceptre 32-Inch LCD TV (X322BV) and I use an ASUS GeForce 440 video card. I am connected to the TV using a top of the line HDMI cable that has ethernet built in. I was using this cable to connect my computer to the TV and it displayed fine at 1360x768. This was great for my games and all other programs I was using. I attempted to install a new game called Metro 2033 and when I launched the game, it must have detected that my system is really good and set to display the resolution in 1080p. Now my TV does not support this display and now won't show anything except in safe mode, where the resolution is set to 1024x768. I am just not sure of how to get the computer to now NOT display in 1080p when I boot up windows normally. I have tried using the F8 menu to reset the resolution and everything. I am a competent computer tech who has much knowledge. However, I am just not sure how to change a resolution when you can't even see the screen and you can't see the screen because you can't change the resolution. It's a catch-22. I will never understand engineers or programmers in the least. PLEASE HELP! I have even hooked it up to a 1080p TV and turned the resolution down but when I hook it back up to the 720p TV the settings are still set at 1080p for some reason. It's like whatever display it's connected to, that's what settings it's going to use automatically. I am just out of options except for a re-format. PLEASE HELP!

A:Resolution stuck at 1080p; Resolution changed by game

Before I re-install the OS I would try this:
Boot up in Safe Mode and log in with an Admin account.
Uninstall the Device and Driver for the Video Card (see link below).
Re-boot in Normal mode, and Windows should detect and re-install the device.
Go from there to update the driver as needed.
Uninstall Device and Device Driver - Vista Forums

If that one game is the problem, I'd uninstall it or search for answers how to configure it to not cause the problem.

I also suggest learning System Backup Imaging, so going forward you can easily recover from problems without re-installing the OS and all programs.

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup
Imaging with free Macrium

Hope this helps,

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Ok - First off Im using a 32" Dynex TV as a monitor, hooked in through a VGA port on the TV. When I start my computer the screen jumps around and it says 'detecting signal', settles on 640x480 during boot When windows 7 starts to open it jumps again for a moment and goes to 1366x768 (the right setting for it) I was playing Metro 2033 and its too slow in 1366 so I reduced it to 1024x768 which apparently the TV cant do, it just went black, so it reset to 1366. I was trying various resolutions, some were too wide too skinny etc and accidentally clicked on 1024 again, screen went black and this time didnt revert. I restarted my computer and now after the 640 phase in boot it doesnt go to 1366 like it should but at the opening to windows 7 where you put in your password it switches to 1024, after it jumps to adjust a few times it goes black like in the game.. it tells me detecting signal (normal) then no signal detected (which is what it tells me if I have it on say component 1 with my xbox 360 turned off, or video 1 with my dvd player off, or even VGA with the computer off for that matter)

What Ive tried:
I tried turning the monitor off and on to see if I could adjust the settings back while it was adjusting before going black, but it just stays black...

I started up in safe mode, which was 800x600 and it was ugly but worked, I tried resetting the resolution but it only gave the base options (640, 800, 1024, 1280) and that was only for safe mode, it didnt hold when I ... Read more

A:monitor resolution issue - can I change my resolution from outside windows??

does the Nvidia card have any software which could manage screen resolutions? If so you can try that in safe mode....

Also, tap F8 on startup, but instead of safe mode chose "enable VGA mode" which should cause windows to boot normally, but in 800x600 (or something of the like, that just about all monitors and TV's support)

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Native Resolution for my monitor is 1366 x 768. It's a 32 inch computer monitor. The reason for buying bigger screen for the computer is so that I can have more desktop display area so that I don't have to scroll horizontally to have a clear helicopter view of my subject.

Only then I was made to understand that I am actually restricted by the monitor resolution and hence though my graphic card can support higher resolution, it won't work. So my problem right now is setting the graphic card with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 is giving me blurry images and text. The desktop display area is wide enough to satisfy my need but the blurring object is not acceptable.

My general question would be:
If the graphic card higher resolution doesn't help because it does not match the monitor, is there any smart software that can give me more desktop area with clarity given that resolution constraint? What other alternatives do I have without getting rid of my new monitor?

A:Graphic Card Resolution > Monitor Resolution

What graphics card do you have? Sounds like it is not powerful enough to fill the resolution you are looking for.


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Hi all,

So I'm creating a program for a friend but we are having trouble trying to display things in a 1280 x 1024 resolution.

Is there any way to create a custom resolution on my laptop or monitor of 1280 x 1024? Our monitors don't have this resolution listed in the display settings, or is this a driver issue?


A:How to change the monitor resolution to a custom resolution

The resolution availability can be affected due to the graphics card installed. I will have a think about any other factors which may affect the resolution.

Screen Resolution - Display Settings

The tutorial's information box explains which factors that affect your screen resolution availability.

Hope this helps,


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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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Hey, recently i got a brand new GTX 1050 ti, and i knew it wouldn't have a VGA connector, so i purchased HDMI to VGA. I just installed the graphics card and installed its drivers everything. drivers seem to be working fine but max resolution is 1024x768, i even restarted the PC and tried reinstalling the graphics driver multiple times. But i'm still thinking it might be because of the HDMI to VGA adapter's fault

What are your thoughts about this?

My monitor: Samsung SyncMaster 920N 1280x1024 60Hz

Here's a pic of the adapter

A:Resolution problem (max resolution: 1024x768)

Look at the specs of the adapter or supply make and model so we can.

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I had an IP address show up in an SA today and, though the IP falls within a defined AD subnet and site, the site did not appear in the UI.
Perhaps only coincidentally, the reverse DNS lookup for the IP did not resolve either.

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my desktop resolution is 1152x864, but i play my games at 1024x768, this causes my games to not fill up the whole screen. is there any way i can make it so i dont have to change any of my resolutions, but my game fills the whole screen?

A:resolution in games vs desktop resolution

Press the buttons in-front of your monitor and stretch the screen until it's full.
Otherwise, you can set your games to 1152x864 if your graphic card if powerful enough.

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OS is WIN98. I cannot change the color resolution or screen area size on my computer. When I do I get the message:

"The display control panel is unable to change the display settings. Please check your display hardware in device manager."

Currently it is in 256 colors and screen area is 640x480. Display adapter is STB Velocity 128. Monitor is Gateway EV700. Downloaded most recent drivers from Windows Update today but I still get the message.

Please help me. I'll be up all night waiting. Thanks.

A:{RESOLVED}Resolution problem needs resolution.

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I upgraded an emachines t2542 from xp home to pro. Now I can't fix the resoluyion past 4 bits. Did the advanced settings, but all that is listed is "default monitpr" with no option to click on 'properties'. Went into device manager and there is no 'display' tab. The only items with ???? on them are an audio and a 'vga' device. I tried to update driver for vga, but it says it cannot be found even though I have the HP 17vs disk in. Any ideas? Loading in safe mode yields same results.

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A:4 bit resolution after xp pro upgrade

You want this download link: http://downloads.emachines.com/drivers/video/Intel_845GE_6_13_1_3510.zip

That is your video card driver, which you need to have installed in order to do any sort of resolution adjustments. Windows is really bad at finding drivers by itself, you usually have to go online to your computer manufacturer's website to find the drivers.
PS: This is the link for your audio card driver: http://downloads.emachines.com/drivers/audio/RealTek_AC97_5_10_0_5250.zip

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Hi all,

I upgrade my Win7 Pro to Win10 Pro last night and lost my 3840x2160x30 setup, being reduced back to 1980x1200.

I've since done a clean install and reinstalled the latest drivers for my Samsung U28D590D and My ATI Radeon HD 5770.

Nothing i have done has given me back my 4K resolution.

Does anyone know a solution?

A:No 4K resolution after upgrade

I have the same monitor.

No problem here getting 3840X2160 @ 60 Hz (DisplayPort interface). My graphics card is from nVidia, though.

I was still able to get the UHD resolution without the monitor "drivers" installed.

Are you sure that the Radeon drivers are installed? (Check Device Manager.)

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I just upgraded from Vista to Win 7 32 bit. Everything went fine except that the resolution is all messed up. Its like my screen is stretched out.. In my display options I only have 2 choices.. 1024x768 and one thats way smaller and makes everything huge. Ive spent hours online trying to find the solution and cannot find anything. I THINK maybe I need to download a new graphics driver but I have no clue which one to get?

Here are some screenshots.. One is of the resolution and one is of my screen so you can see how stretched and blurry it looks.



A:Upgrade to Win 7 messed up resolution

It is probably your drivers, update them, if your not sure how I will find them for you if you do as I ask

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Hi there,

I know there have been a lot of posts regarding this issue but I have yet to find a solution for my problem.

I upgraded from Windows Vista 32bit to Windows 7 64bit ( I checked the system previously and it said it was 64 bit compatible). Previous to the upgrade, my resolution was 1200 x 800. Since the upgrade, the screen resolution is maxed out at 1024 x 768. I presumed this was a graphics card driver issue. I went into Device Manager and saw my graphics card was called "Standard VGA adapter" instead of the Nvidia GeForce Go 7400 series.

I tired updating the driver for the VGA adapter and it told me everything was up to date. I then went to Nvidia website and downloaded the latest drivers. (Here's where the fun started!) I downloaded the latest version for Windows 7 64bit, tried to install but it keeps telling me that it is a Vista driver and therefore cannot install. I tried running it in Compatibly mode, same thing again. It also tells me I'm running a 32bit version of Nvidia installer even though I downloaded Win 7 x64 version!?

I then downloaded the latest Windows 7 drivers for my version of the Sony Vaio, that failed to install.

I cannot find a windows 7 driver anywhere that will work! I've tried every possible driver / update for the laptop and graphics card but to no avail! I updated all the Windows updates, no difference either.

It was the correct version of display driver also "179.48 beta". I had read online if I uni... Read more

A:Low resolution since upgrade to Windows 7


Try uninstalling your graphic driver with DRIVERSWEEPER, now install REVO and in advanced mode detect & uninstall all related applications. Once uninstalled, run CCLEANER to fix up you registry, remember to do your registry. Now download the latest PhysX & Driver from the manufacturers website & store them to your desktop. I know Nvidia should have an auto detect option that works like a driver detection app, this should allocate you the correct driver for your card. Don't install yet. Now download & install Auslogics defragger & run a slower but more intense defrag on your machine. Restart your machine & install both the graphic driver & PhysX..

Once done you should have only the downloaded driver in device manager under your display.
Let me know..

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With Win98SE I was able to work at a resolution of 1920 x1440, 70Hz with the aid of a third party application called Powerstrip.
Since upgrading to XP, I am not able to do this. Is there away around this?

A:Loss of resolution with XP upgrade

Maybe you need to download and install the latest upgrade driver from your video display card vendor's website. Or check with the vendor for Powerstrip.

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I have an IBM Thinkpad 755C. I would like to upgrade my monitor resolution (16 bit),
is that possible on this machine. I am running Win95, will Win 98 upgrade help at all?

A:Upgrade Monitor Resolution

the OS upgrade ain't worth it just to bump your monitor to 16-bit, it won't do a thing. Check your system control panel and see what driver its using for your monitor

You may also wanna check out IBM's site, you'll get to the right page eventually, would provide URL, but it won't hyperlink correctly. I'm not sure if the rigth file's there, but there's next to no harm in keeping your drivers updated (so many ppl neglect this point)

And in acse anyone's wondering why i edited this post 5 times, its 'cause of the URL code, pain in the (fill-in-the-blank-here)

Just remember, i could be wrong.

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Hi All you experts, I am new to the forum, I have just been given an X1 Carbon Gen 1 - very happy I would like to upgrade the unit to allow for a higher res then the 1600 x 900, i was using an elitebook that gave me a ridiculous res of 2560 x 1440, the only thing i prefer on the HP... Any suggustions? thanks

A:X1 Carbon Gen 1 resolution upgrade

Hi marcods1908,
Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.
I don't think so it is possible as X1 Carbon 1st Gen was never released with FHD resolution or higher, the highest it can go is 1600x900 which is currently equipped with your system. 
I hope the above information helped you.
Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!
Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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I just upgraded to WinXP and can no longer get my monitor set to 2048 x 1536 - which was my resolution in Win2K prevoiously.

The most I can do now is 1920 x 1440 - and that is only 16 bit color.

I have a 21" Sony Trinitron G500 monitor and an Nvidia Riva TNT2 (pro?) vid card. I have the newest driver installed. I've also made sure that my display settings recognize my monitor and that the right one is selected.

performance has been a little slow since the upgrade, but it's only a 700 MHz Athlon in there. I did find performance to increase significantly when I dropped hardware acceleration a notch (under: Display properties - settings - advanced - troubleshoot)

Anyone have any ideas? It seems that XP should be getting all the drivers right, but I don't know what else could be going on. Could XP require more VRAM to do the same job?

Many thanks for any help.

A:maximum resolution dropped with XP upgrade

How high do you have your Refresh rate?, according to sony, that monitor will run at Up to 2,048 x 1,536 resolution at 75 Hz...

And as far as driver, you downloaded it from www.nvidia.com correct?

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Background: Built a different system with new M/B, CPU, and case (Win7). Transferred GeForce 7300 video card over and put in new PCi-e bus....NO video, even with embedded video disabled and bios set for it....the only video I can get is using embedded ATI Radeon 4200.

However, I have loaded and reloaded drivers for the Radeon and for the monitor (Samsung T220). Device manager shows monitor and display adapter to be correct. But when I try to set display resolution in control panel, the monitor native display resolution of 1650 X 1080 is not available, and the monitor just shows "VGA". Closest I can get is 1600 X 1200. So, I am stuck having to use only the embedded video and a resolution that my monitor doesn't exactly like.......ANY HELP APPRECIATED! I am not a gamer, but use this for a lot of Photoshop CS5 work.

p.s. I have an Radeon 5670 on order....will this even work?

A:Help with monitor resolution/setup after upgrade?

Hi, I always get the same problem with my onboard graphics card on windows 7, I personally install the right drivers and it works, but sometimes it fails so i use the closest like what you have there and i apply i don't click ok, so that if it doesn't work, it will bring me back to that screen in 15secs.
However now that you are going to get the new Radeon 5670, that will solve the equation.
If u still want to use you old card, then you have to get new versions of the drivers or you may have to install them manually.
Hope that helps

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Recently my HP Pavilion dv6500 Notebook PC upgraded to window 7 which is much better than Windows Vista. I been trying to change my resolution more than what the computer have for me. I try using regedit trick (finding Display_). I just trying to find more option to my resolution, having 1024 x 768 is just a little too small for my eyes.

A:Just upgrade computer to Windows 7, resolution problems.

Welcome to the Seven Forums

Did you install the video card drivers?


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Heya folks, my friend has a bit of a problem with her recent upgrade to Windows 8.1. Ever since upgrading, her screen has looked like this:

That is uncropped. Everything is cut off. She tried going under Personalization and changing the resolution that way, but then it just got bigger. She's got a monitor that's around 40-inches, a TV screen.
Anyone have a fix for this? It's really frustrating for her. I have her on Skype right now if you have any questions.

A:Windows 8.1 upgrade - high resolution issue

I'd recommend checking to see if there is a video driver update.

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Hi I just upgraded from XP pro to vista home basic 32 bit. Now it won't let me go higher than 640 by 480 in the resolution. People keep saying I need to update my video card. How do I do this? I have a standard vga graphics adapter, dell optiplex gx260. I can't replace my graphics card so what do I do? Details please!

A:Windows Vista Upgrade won't let me change resolution

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Interesting problem here... decided to do my first upgrade to Win 10 on my HTPC, running Win 8.1 (Home x64). During the upgrade process, the computer rebooted, and when it came back my monitor is saying "Not Support".

I'm theorizing that the problem is happening because the monitor is a 4K 30 Hz screen. If it's identifying it as a 4K monitor but kicking it up to 60 Hz, it will fail.

I did create bootable media but Startup Repair doesn't find anything. I also tried using the command prompt to use BCDEdit to set the bootmanager to display the boot menu ("bcdedit.exe /set {bootmgr} displaybootmenu yes") but I'm guessing that's editing the boot configuration on my bootable USB stick and not the OS drive... either that or it's just not doing anything.

I've tried F8, Shift-F8, F12, and holding down Shift to try and get a boot menu, but I just get the Windows logo, the circle spinning under it for a second, and then I lose it. I suppose it's possible that I'm not far enough into the install process to get a boot menu maybe? I dunno. Can't see. :(

At this point I can wipe it and reinstall 8.1, but I'm wondering if there's any hope of dumbing down the resolution on this thing if even temporarily. Your thoughts?

A:Windows 10 upgrade identifying monitor as too high a resolution

You can try another monitor and/or T.V.

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Lenovo L590 Intel(R) UHD Graphics 620 low resolutionNew Laptop have low resolution only 1366 X 768 - Lenovo L590 Intel(R) UHD Graphics 620 low resolution. Can this be upgraded to 1920 X 1080 by Lenovo? Is there a driver?MTM(Machine Type Model) = 20Q7S09W00

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Im not too sure if this is the right place to write this. but my laptop went flat, and then i charged it, and it was on the lowest screen resolution possible. i tried 2 change it, but its still horrible, theres no way to put it back to the original resolution. i tried updating drivers and stuff, and some of the stuff u guys write isnt good for ppl hu dont understand computers haha.

please help, it hurts my eyes!

A:Screen Resolution, Help!

Which laptop are you using?
For a laptop you need to use the native display of the screen. This is because the display is made up of liguid crystals and if the setting is wrong the display may look blurred.
Try 1024 x 768.

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Hey, my screen resolutions never seem to stay like they were. I had a 1440 * 900 selected which diappeared from the resolution list, so when I opned my PC this morning, my resolution was changed to something else than 1440 * 900 AND . . this resolution isn't supported anymore.

Another screen resolutions that are possible and have right dimensions, are 1680 * 1050 which is a bit too small for my eyes and 1280 * 768, which is a bit too big for my eyes. The 1440 * 900 is just about the right size, but this option seems to want to disappear every now and then. Any ideas?

Thank you!

I have Windows 7 Home Premium.

A:My screen resolution - HELP!

What graphics card are you using? We'll need that information, please fill out your system specs.

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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?

A:Screen Resolution

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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My computer is a 5-6 year old dell inspiron 5160, running Windows XP which is becoming more and more unstable with time. About 2 months ago, I had to reboot from the CD, which "repaired' the existing application. In recent days, the screen resolution has been changing by itself at random. Yesterday, it changed to a resolution configuration which has eliminated the "Start menu" and the tool bar completely from view and access. Thus, I can't find a way to access the control panel to reconfigure the screen resolution or to at least transfer my Outlook files (I don't save any other files on the hard drive) to a flash drive or another computer. I need to know how to do one of the above, because I have several extremely important email messages in the Outlook application which I now can't access. (i'm using another computer to post this message).

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