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Scanning and resolution issue

Q: Scanning and resolution issue

I hope this is the place to post this question. The digital photography/imaging was a possibility but was not sure.

I am running Windows XP - Home. I received an HP Scanner/Printer for Christmas and yesterday I scanned in some medical reports for my mother. I then e-mailed them to her for her records.

The problem comes in when I view them on my computer the resolution is horrible. It looks very blurry. When I printed a copy out from her computer - it came out of the printer real fuzzy and not crystal clear like the original report from the doctor.

How do I rectify this problem?

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When I first bought my CanoScan 8800F and set about scanning my old slides I was a bit enthusiastic and scanned at the default resolution. The resulting images, when printed, were poor quality. I have now started re-scanning all 124 slides at 4800dpi (or is it ppi?). The trouble is that when I enhance them or change their sizes Photoshop takes ages to complete the operation. Should I scan at 4800 or 2400 then resize the images to 600 before doing any enhancing? Is there some way to scan slides so that they print at an acceptable resolution but do not involve hours of waiting? I also want to burn the scanned images to a DVD.

A:Scanning Slides: Slow when scanning high resolution

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Just a general question about scanning pictures. I am trying to archive old photographs, what is the best resolution to scan the photos in at?

Thanks for any help anyone can give me.

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Hi guys,

I understand the difference between dpi and ppi. I get the concepts of digital imaging. However, getting things to work right with my scanner is another story. So let's just see if you can't walk me through this specific problem.

I have a website where I post little drawings I do in my sketchbook. Originally, I was drawing them in my sketchbook, redrawing them with in painter with me Wacom and then posting them. Well, now I have a scanner, so I want to cut out the middle man.

My problem is this: I get the scanned images to look right. They are either too big once in IE, or I shrink them down in size and the image quality goes to hell. The images are roughly 2 inches square. I want to scan them in, have them be approx. 8 inches square when displayed in IE at 1024x768 and have them still look good (not pixel-y).

There are about 10 images to a page when I scan them in, then I just crop each one. I am trying to enhance work-flow, so I want the scanned-in image (8.5 x 11) to be the right size/resolution from the beginning, so that once cropped, the images are ready to post.

There is another issue: file size. When I was drawing them in painter, they were coming out at about 14 kb. For some reason the images I'm scanning in, even when cropped down and at the same resolution are equaling 150 kb in size.

Can anyone help, I can't seem to get it.


A:Help me get a grasp on resolution dpi and the like when scanning...

Anything you could ever want to know about scanning and images... http://www.scantips.com

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I'm running Vista Home Premium on a Dell, and when I scan an image to my pc it changes my desktop resolution to a very low setting. Thanks for any help with this problem.

A:HP All In One C309A changes my desktop resolution when scanning.

The HP software that you have installed may not be Vista compatible or you have it in Compatibility Mode. Go to Programs and Features in the Control Panel and uninstall all the related HP software, then reboot as needed. Make sure the printer is disconnected.

Then download and install the latest software from HP: http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=2093&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=ca&lang=en&product=3737195

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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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The issue is simply everytime I've used Etrust virus scan when in Internet explorer (have to be) I minimize it, and when I bring it to normal it's fine, but minimize it and bring it up when it's in the Java folder it freezes, should I do an individual scan on the Java folder to see if it has viruses or just make it a special do not scan folder and un-click it when scanning?

A:Solved: Etrust Viruscan does not like Java Program folder: not virus issue but scanning issue

Hi, Often the applets stored from Java usage will trigger either a detection or an issue as you are seeing from antivirus scanners.

I'd suggest clearing the Java cache: see the attached screenshot, your version may be slightly different but you should be able to see where to look, and what to do. (The attached pic is from a slightly older version of the Java...the steps below are up to date, though)

Control Panel> (Switch to Classic View)> open Java

Find the Settings tab/button, and open that...then find the Delete Files button and click that.
It's just deleting the temporary files left from Java applet usage.

Then, after clearing the cache, run your scan again and see if it works correctly.

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I am running Windows 10 an using MS Office 2010 to scan and store my photos of cards to sell on eBay. Lately my screen freezes up when I try to "save as". I see a little message stating "MS Office 2010 not responding" as if I didn't know it. LOL Can you suggest any help for me?

A:Scanning Issue

If you are scanning with a scanner then it would be better to scan to PDF then to Office 2010. Office 2010 as you know is getting on a bit so might not be very compatible with Windows 10.

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i have the same issue, no firewall, full controll at the sharing folder, still not working....any idea?

A:scanning issue

Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread.

I've created a new thread for your issue here.

Note: You will need to post complete details of your configuration and your specific issue in this new thread for us to help you.

Thanks for your cooperation.

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I face problem while scanning from Scanner of Officejet 6213

A:scanning issue

Quote: Originally Posted by mosmana

I face problem while scanning from Scanner of Officejet 6213

There's a patch to fix...:

Correctif de logiciel d'impression HP lors de la mise ? niveau vers Windows 7 Imprimante/fax/scanner/copieur tout-en-un HP Officejet 6213 - Assistance Technique HP (France - Fran?ais)

it is call "dot4patch_reboot.exe" and is 1.22Mb

Before make sure the proper software that came with is well installed.

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Due to my XPS 15 running extremely slow I was advised to run Scanning and Repair during boot up. The problem now is that the scanning and repair drive has reach 59% after an hour and is not moving any further forward.
Can anyone advise what I do next?

A:XPS 15 Scanning and Repair Issue

Run an extended diagnostic on the (hard/solid state) drive.  F12 at powerup.

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I'm having a problem with wireless scanning, which I think may be a wireless networking issue.

For about 18 months, I've been using Quicken with two HP Photosmart all-in-ones - a 6180 and a 7280 - in Windows 7. (Quicken allows you to scan documents and attach them to individual transactions.) I recently had to replace the older of the two, the 6180. I tried four devices - an Epson, a Canon and and two HP's - and found that none of them worked with Quicken wirelessly. With other software - PaperPort, MS Office Scanning - I had mixed results.

As they all had their problems, I decided to keep the device I liked best, the Canon Pixma MX882. One of the reasons is that it has a duplexing ADF; also, I found their tech support to be slightly more responsive than Epson's, and HUGELY more so than HP's (which should come as no surprise). In fact, one of Canon's senior tech people spent an hour and a half with me, but he couldn't get it to work.

Here's where I am now - I can only use Quicken with the device through a wired connection, and then only with the WIA driver. I can use the Canon driver (which allows me to use the duplexer) with PaperPort and MS Office, but, again, only wired.

The Canon tech felt it was most likely a Windows 7 security or permissions issue, but couldn't suggest how to get around it. The odd thing is that the older HP's have worked fine (the 7280 continues to do so). I remember when wireless scanning first... Read more

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I use a Lexmark X6170 for scanning. If I use tif as the setting for the fileformat there is always ONLY 1 page scanned instead of multiple pages that are ready to be scanned via the document feeder.
Any suggestion how to resolve this?

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Maybe you can scan it as another format, then find a program online to convert it to a tif file?

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I've used Avast! for at least 2 years. Beginning 2 weeks ago, I started getting the message "Some files could not be scanned" at the end of a scan. Looking at the log revealed that all the unscanned files are in the system restore folder (C:\System VolumeInformation\_restore\. . .). The error message on each file is "Error: Archive is password protected (42056)". It repeats for EVERY file in the folder, including .png, .js and .gif files as well as the actual RP files.

I tried turning system restore off, which zaps all the restore points, rebooting, then creating a new, single restore point and running a Quick Scan. Did not solve the problem; every file in the folder is still "off limits" to Avast! EXCEPT when I do a boot-time scan (which runs before Windows loads).

Posted the problem on Avast's forum, but got no explanation. I realize it does not mean anything is infected, and it's not critical that Avast be able to scan the RPs, but the fact that it started doing this on 11/14 and now does it for every scan signals that something in the OS or in Avast has changed. Or might this have something to do with the fact that I have SpywareBlaster, a program that "immunizes" some registry items so spyware can't alter them (most HOST files)? Could the last update for that program have contained a change where it now immunizes the RPs?

Anybody have a clue as to what has happened here?

A:Solved: Avast scanning issue

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The scanner has worked correctly before, but is not now.

When I place a single page on the glass on the scanner and push scan, the document is scanned twice and the image appears as 2 seperate docs. Why is it doing this? I want it to remain 1 page like the original. Any ideas?

A:Canon Multipass 360 - scanning issue

Have you tryed uninstalling and reinstalling? this may help

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Hi All,

I have a question about a recent Nmap scan I tried doing. The network I am trying to scan is .. (25 bit mask?)
I invoke a nmap using using nmap -sL It goes through hosts 128-255 but doesn't detect any as being 'up' or reverse their hostname. I do this all time with other subnets. Does anyone know if I am scanning the network wrong? I can ping a random host on this subnet just fine.. Any ideas??


This is a legitimate network scan, I am allowed to scan this network.

A:Nmap Issue Scanning /25 Subnet

B u m p

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I have created a very simple DLL in C# that scans (TWAIN) and saves the image to a temp file form which I read into a Picturebox.

When I use the DLL in a Windows form, it works perfectly. when I use it in an HTML page, the page scans but then everything hangs. The image is not saved to a temp file and nothing is rendered. Since it is only happening in IE, it seems to an issue with security.

The code for the scanner is below:

using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Drawing.Imaging;
using System.Data;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using System.IO;
using System.Security;
using System.Security.Permissions;
using GdiPlusLib;
using TwainLib;

namespace DotScan
/// <summary>
/// Summary description for UserControl1.
/// </summary>

[SecurityPermission(SecurityAction.Assert, Flags=SecurityPermissionFlag.UnmanagedCode)]
[FileIOPermission(SecurityAction.Assert, Unrestricted=true)]
public class DotScan : System.Windows.Forms.UserControl, IMessageFilter
private System.ComponentModel.IContainer components;
private System.Windows.Forms.Panel panel1;
private bool msgfilter;
private Twain tw;
IntPtr bmpptr;
IntPtr pixptr;
Rectangle bmprect;

private System.Windows.Forms.Button btnFile;
//private int picnumber = 0;

string imageFileName;
private System.Windows.Forms.Button button1;
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We have a Canon imageRunner 1025N multifunction printer/copier/scanner in our office. Up until today, it was directly connected to one of our office computers through a USB cable. Now it's been networked. One of the functions of this printer is that it could scan in documents to the computer. But now that it's networked, the scanner feature seems to no longer be an option. As far as I could tell with the manual, the scanner will not work if it's networked. My question is that if this is true, can a printer be connected to a networked AND connected to a computer through the USB cable at the same time (without any functionality issues) so that we can scan our documents again? Any help would be much appreciated, thank you. (And if there is no one with an answer, any help directing me to where I could find an answer would be appreciated as well since I cannot find how to get help through Canon's website.)

A:Canon imageRunner 1025N Scanning Issue

You may just need to reinstall the Canon software from the CD and configure the scanner as being Network connect rather then USB. Also the brochure suggests the unit support Scan to Email and Scan to FTP, you can configure that if its network connected, that's generally how most Xerox units are setup at the sites I visit. The Canon website seems to very lacking, you may have better manuals on the installation CD.

But there should be no reason it can't be connected both ways, however the scan to email or a network drive would be better.

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Hi, folks.

Installed the Epson WF 4740 All-in-on printer last week, added to my home wireless network and it is working fine for printing from all three laptops on the network. Copying and scanning at the printer are working as well. Also scans successfully to a USB key inserted at the printer.

Problem: Menu has option to send scan to a PC on the network. Says Document Capture Pro software must be installed to do this, which it is. But when I try to do this, menu shows "Cannot find computer". The menu has another dropdown to select a job, once the computer has been selected, and on my PC I have a couple saved jobs (scanner settings), but the printer won't detect them. I suspect if it would find my computer on the network, I could select one of my saved jobs, and the scan would end up on my computer.

I can, however, trigger a scan using the Document Capture Pro software on the laptop, and it works fine, including the scan winding up on my PC. However, if my PC is in another room, I have to go to the printer to insert the original, then go back to the PC, start the scan, than go back to the printer to grab the original.

Called Epson tech support, went through the usual steps the "tech" was reading off a script. Finally put me on hold, talked to "senior tech", said I need to make sure port 2968 is open on my wireless router, as this port is used by the printer.

We have Verizon FIOS with a Quantum Gateway wireless router; I can access th... Read more

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i Have a problem with cx11nf.let me explain to you.

I have a multifunction printer cx11nf (printer, scanner, copier, fax) when i installed this printer on my computer was working good. but recently in december 2009, the multifunction had a problem (i don't know what happened) but the problem is that when i try to scan from my computer the status bar of the scanning software do not move and the page on the printer pass through ADF very fast and the image never load the status bar of the scan software never move, in addition below the status bar says it will take 1 hour to load the image. this multifunction use tcp/ip protocol, i used the scan thought network.

i'm running windows vista home premiun.

Can anybody help me with this problem.

A:Epson CX11NF Multifunction (scanning issue)

The Epson Multifunction may need to be serviced/repaired

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I had a Brother laser MFC for many years and needed to replace it so I purchased the current version (MFC-7860DW). While loading the s/w CD, an error popped up that prevents the loading of the Paperport scanning s/w. I have uploaded a screen print of the error message. In case you can not clearly read the attached, the following is the error code: Error 1935. An error occurred during the installation of the assembly. Microsoft VC80.CRT.Type="win32".version"8.0.50727.4053".publicKeyToken="1fc8b3b9e1e8e3b".processorArchitecture+amd64".

My machine is a Vista 64 bit operating system. Thank you for your help.

A:Microsoft Visual C++2005 Redristibutable x64 issue when installing scanning software

Hi do you Visual C ++ 2005 installed Download Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package (x86) from Official Microsoft Download Center do you have the service pack 1 update Download Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package MFC Security Update from Official Microsoft Download Center

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If I have a heavily infected OS and I hook it up to a working PC as an external drive and scan it, will the viruses be removed and found as well as if it was scanned directly from the infected OS?


A:Scanning an infected OS externally as good as scanning it from it's own OS? [Moved]

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.==>PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS<== unless a log is specifically requested.

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Hi I just purchased a new computer and it comes with a Radeon HD 6530D video card. On this site it says the video card can support 2560 x 1600 but its only allowing me to view 1280 x 800 as the max.

My monitor is a samsung 305t. (30 inch screen)

I've updated the drivers and not sure what else I can do to get the max res. Its connected through a Duel-link dvi cable


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I don't know if this belongs here or not, but there wasn't a problem before I installed Vista.

So, I cant seem to get my resolution above 1280'1024. I used to on XP to get 1600'1200. But when I try on Vista it says it is out of range on my moniter, going 74.5/60. I am using an LG L226WTQ( http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....#productdetail).
The specs say I am in range with 75 being the max it can go, but then again I don't know much about monitors. I am using a GeForce 8600 GTS if that helps any.

Can anyone help?

A:Resolution issue

Try to lower the refresh rate of monitor and then the resolution

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just wanted to find out, if there is a chance to somehow force an application - a PC game in this example - to adjust itself to a full screen mode.

I'm not really sure, how to describe that, since I've never met with a such thing before.

I start the game and when it launches, it is using only the middle part of my screen - so there is this game running and on its both sides, there are huge black stripes, which are filling the rest of the screen, so basically, it is running in a full screen, but I want to have it all over my screen, not only in a small square with black filler on left and right.

Also, I'm using a laptop for this, so there is no extra button for auto-adjust on the monitor.

Can this issue be even fixed via Windows? Or I should rather try to search for graphic card drivers or contact the manufacturer of the laptop?

Also, I though about this and it might be due to the so called wide-screen, but I had a wide-screen monitor before, bigger, but still, and there were no such resolution problems.

Also, no matter how I change the resolution in game, it still stays limited to that square with black background around it.

Thanks for any suggestions.

Best Regards,

A:Resolution issue.

Can you post your computer's specs?


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i have an inspiron 6000 media center edition and the native resolution is 1680 x 1050. it makes everything a little too small, although i like that it can show more. the problem with lowering the resolution to the next available size down, 1280 x 800, is that everything becomes a little too blurry and way too large.

any other options?

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So I changed my resolution higher than my monitor can support, so now the screen is BLACK. Absolutely NOTHING, besides little text in the middle of screen: "Out of range".
Restarting won't fix the problem, changing resolution in safe mode won't fix the problem. Is there some kind of a file on vista filesystem where user default resolutions are stored? I have to edit that manually, but I dont know where the file is.

A:Very Serious Resolution Issue


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Hi! First time posting here. I've been working on computers for a long time, and usually on this kind of issue I would just wipe the machine and start over. But this is a friend's laptop and she has some important programs installed that she does not have access to anywhere else, so I'm trying to resolve this with a targeted solution instead of the proverbial sledgehammer approach. This thing is being difficult :/ PC specs:Toshiba Satellite L455D-S5976Win 7 Home Premium 32-bitRealtek network cardsSo here is what I have done. SymptomsI thought it was an Internet connection issue at first, but then I was able to ping Google's DNS server at put in the IP address of a website that I know, and it came up.Tested with both automatic and manual DNS settings in IPv4 properties (used / for manual).TroubleshootingThese are the steps I went through. I tested the Internet in both IE and Chrome after each step by trying to browse to common sites like Facebook and Google. But of course I am posting here because none of it worked.At first there was a yellow triangle and no Internet connection, but the Wifi adapter had pulled an IP from my router. So I checked for an antivirus (running a horribly out of date MSE).I disabled Windows Firewall (could not find any third party FW). That didn't help, so I went ahead and re-enabled the firewall.Uninstalled the wireless adapter and rebooted. Windows automatically reinstalled the driver after the reboot.Removed / di... Read more

A:No DNS resolution issue - tried everything I could think of!

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.

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Where I live our power recently flashed. I had installed a few updates prior to the flash, but due to the fact that some were for Microsoft Office which I had recently uninstalled, some of them failed.

When the power flashed, it rebooted like normal, but took me to the screen with the different options saying "Windows did not shutdown correctly" (like usual when the power flashes). I clicked safe mode, because if you guys have seen my last thread, I had problems with Office and was told to go into safe mode. After clicking safe mode, it began booting, and the screen was huge. It told me it was configuring Windows because of the updates, but shortly after it told me it failed configuring, and that it was reverting the changes. It rebooted itself again, but didn't ask me if I wanted to go into safe mode or not. It rebooted without mentioning the configuration and I thought everything was going fine, until I got back to my desktop. The screen was huge and zoomed in. I checked the resolution, and it said it was 1920x1080 (the normal), but it sure didn't look like it. Some things stayed the normal size, however. For example, the mouse pointer is fine, but the close button in my browser is probably the size of what all three of the buttons (minimize, full window, and close) combined use to be. All of the desktop icons were huge and moved to one side (unlike they were in the first place), and the taskbar was probably double its size before this happened. Eve... Read more

A:Issue with resolution...

I would re-check the Video Drivers, make sure it doesn't say it is VGA Standard or something. I also don't believe it is really at 1920x1080 for you, but first I would definitely check the video adapter saying it is the card your system has. If it does, try playing with the resolution settings, make it go to another mode, then set it there, then try setting it back to the resolution you want.

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I have just updated to windows 7 on my hp computer and the resolution was fine then.
However after i updated and restarted, even though my computer is on its max resolution, alot of the individual features have become enlarged, making me feel like my computer has a resolution problem.
I have a picture.
I tried to get a size comparison with the meebo text on the bottom right hand corner. As you can see the date and time text are much larger than the meebo text. My resolution is like 1920x1800, but i feel like im in 1600x1400
If it helps, my graphics card is the Intel G33/31 integrated chip
Oh also, I caught a bug.
The top right hand corner, you can see that the tab is overlapping the three buttons.
If anyone can help me, I would be most grateful.

A:Resolution issue

Very interesting....
Its almost like the DPI got enlarged...
Let me try something.....
It requires a log off so im not going to try it....
try this
About to post a link up

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Ok so I have a dated graphics card X1950GT. I wanted to set my desktop to 1920x1080 and I checked the max resolution supported by both my card and monitor. The max resolution of the monitor is 1920x1080 ok perfect. The supported resolution of the card goes far beyond that good.

When I go to set the desktop resolution though I am given a maximum of 1400x1050. What is going on here? Why am I unable to set my desktop to anything higher than 1400x1050 when both devices support a higher resolution than that.

I am using catalyst 10.2 and win7 Ult 64.

A:Max resolution issue

How are you connecting the display to the computer? If its DVI this could explain things. Try with HDMI

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Hi everyone. I'm using Windows Media Player (ver 10) and having trouble with some .wmv files. These are Hi-Res files downloaded from a pay site, so I know the video is not the issue.
When I try to open the files in the player, they turn a purple colour and there's some flickering issues. I get no colours, just varied shades of purple. Yet, when I open these same files in version 6.4 of media player, they play just fine. No flickering, and the proper colours.
I wouldn't complain, except some of the videos are a bit dark, and need to have the brightness turned up a tad. Which ver 10 can do, but not ver 6.4 ... so I'd really like to be able to view the files in ver 10 player.

Any and all help, greatly appreciated. Thanks,

A:Resolution Issue

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I know this isn't a graphics card issue, since my laptop was bought this year, and supports resolutions of 1600x900...

Now, I have some games that won't play in 1280z1024. It's any older game, and it's pretty annoying, I've tried windowed mode and most these games don't work on windowed. So, anyone have a suggestion? My ATI drivers are latest, 5650 Radeon with 10.10.

A:Issue with Resolution with Monitor?

Hello there DS, what games are we talking about? old games? new games? could you elaborate more?

Forget it, i just re-read the post.. hmm, could be the game not being able to play on a higher resolution than 1280x1024, which game is it?

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I have a Windows 7 64-bit computer and a 22" LCD monitor. I downloaded updated AMD drivers. Now it recommends resolution of 1280 x 1024. However, when I accept that setting it creates a boxy image with a wife black stripe on each side (in other words, not filling the screen). The only setting that gives me a full screen image is 1280 x 800. However, that setting gives me oversized icons and text, even though the setting is "smaller - 100%."

Can someone suggest what to do to get the text in a little more manageable size?

A:Screen resolution issue

A 22" monitor should be using 1920x1080 or something very similar. Do you not have that setting?

Next it would really help if you posted ALL of your exact system specs; ie exact video card, exact monitor, etc.

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I have a weird situation that I can't figure out.

I have a widescreen 17" Dell laptop. The resolution is 1920 x 1200.

Every time I shut my laptop screen and open it back up, all my icons are shifted into the upper left and any windows that I had open maximized are now smaller in the upper left. It is like it switches to a really low resolution when I shut my laptop screen. I updated my display drivers and still the same issue.

The only thing I've done lately is install Red Alert 3.

I can't figure out where these settings are and it's quite annoying. Any ideas?

A:Laptop resolution issue

Dunno the cause, but a lot of these issues are caused by corruptions in video drivers - so that would be the place to start.
If you don't know how to update the video drivers, post back with the exact make and model of your system and we'll figure it out.

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Hello! I am having a problem to where my screen resolution randomly changes when the computer is under pressure, like in Movie Maker. Sometimes it just does it randomly. Please help?

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I just purchased an emachines computer with Vista. I have it hooked up to an LCD screen so my son can also watch tv. My question is:

How can I get the screen resolution to change when there isn't any way to move the slider bar over to a bigger resolution(i.e. 1024 X????)? It won't let me change the settings and everything won't fit on the page.

A:Screen resolution issue

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Hi All

Not sure where to post this so I thought I would put it here and see if anyone can shed any light on the issue.

I am using a 32" HDTV for display on a 9600GT card DVI-VGA connection.
Windows 7 detects my monitor as a generic plug and play monitor and says it has a native res of 1280x1024 and wants to run in that format. It strechs the image to full screen if this monitor is the primary display. If it is secondary display the I get black bars top and bottom and image is distorted even more to to streching and squishing.

I have tried no driver, the driver that was current at the time I installed windows 7 and the latest one as of yesterday. None of them will work properly on this system.

If I change the settings to a wide screen format like say 1280x768 [this works fine under xp, win 2k and vista] in Win7 I get black bar top and bottom like it was running on a 4x3 display and picture is distorted and on top of that with the latest drivers it only gives me 60hz to choose as a refresh rate which my monitor does not like. I run 1024x768 75hz under XP, Vista and Win2K all work well Also can run 1024x720 on all 3 of them but nothing seems to give the proper result under windows 7.

The monitor is a 32" RCA HDTV 1080i
9600GT video card
AMD PII 955 processor
Windows 7 x86 Ultimate

Also tried Windows 7 X64 Pro same result.

So far have not tried it on a different box but this is really bugging me. I need to get a wide screen res working on this montior ... Read more

A:Resolution Issue In Windows 7

Install the latest drivers, run an auto adjust option if your TV has one, then force the resolution in Nvidia's Control Panel.

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i have an hp w2207 22 inch widescreen monitor

ive run vista on it 2 years at 1600x1200...i applied some system updates last week and it set my res to 1440x900 and i can't change it back. It's saying that 1600x1200 "signal out of range"

this is driving me nuts, i was used to all the icons being a certain size and its just bothering my apparent OCD that i cant get it back to that

the only thing i can think that might be an issue is that i just installed a manual switch. I use my monitor to play my xbox 360 in addition to just using it as a monitor, i bought a simple switch so that i didnt have to keep swapping out the cables every time i wanted to play, theres port a and b, computer is in a, xbox in b, and the other port connects the switch to my monitor

but, i was using the switch for about a week at the 1600-1200 res...no problems

this be drivin me crazy!

i appreciate any help anyone could give

A:screen resolution issue

Have you tried updating your video drivers?

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ok i have a windows 8 laptop, it recently under went some updates that added a start button in bottom left hand corner, and changed colour of screen when i turn on, im sure you guys are familiar with the updates....

unfortuntley not sure if connected or not since around this time, when iv plugged in my samsung moniter the screen resolution on the 2nd moniter no longer appears to ne 1920x1080, it looks magnified to say the least.... the resolution on my laptop is still correct and like before...

interesting one thing i did notice which might be a clue to whats wrong for you guys...when i clicked identify screens the number one appeared on my laptop screen the number 2 appeared on my 2nd moniter but only half of it and very big the rest of it was disapeared below where the tool bar would normally be....

if you think you know what problem is, please be very simple in you explenation..... im not very techy at all


A:screen resolution issue

You're probably in mirror mode. Toggle between screen, Fn+F5 to set the resolution on the 2nd one.

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I just finished reformatting my hard drive, re-installing windows, and putting all my drivers back on. Now I'm having the same screen resolution issue I had the first time I put everything together. There are no resolutions that fit my T.V. Originally I found a way to slide or pull the screen size around but now I cannot find this again. I'm using AMD VISION Engine Control Center, I'm about %80 that's where I found this last time. Does anyone have any idea what I'm talking about and where it's at.

A:Screen resolution issue

Cph645 welcome to the Seven Forums.

This should be what you are looking for,

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I hope someone can help me with this issue - because it is driving me CRAZY! I have a Dell D620 laptop that I use for work. I work both in an office and from home and I use external monitors both places. At work, I use one via a docking station and at home, I just plug it in. I have done this for about 3 years with no problems. Last week, I was in a meeting, so had just my laptop and when I went back to my desk, I had to change the resolution to make it fit my widescreen monitor (something I had done many times). That night when I got home and plugged into my monitor at home, the screen resolution was huge. I sometimes have to mess with the resolution at home when I've been using just the laptop off the docking station at work, so no big deal. However, whenI tried to adjust the resolution, it was set at 1024 x 768 and I only had one other option it would let me pick, which was 800x600. When I open the laptop, I can pick many different options from there, but none of them make my resolution any smaller. Over the course of several days, I have obviously rebooted many times. My work monitor is still fine. My home monitor is a Westinghouse 22" LCD. Please help!!

A:Please help with Monitor Resolution Issue

ok, sounds odd that the resolution wont change, i think that dell has intetgrated intel graphics chipset, and so id like to ask, when the intel graphics accelorator drivers where last updated. it maybe worth updating them, as you can use that to change the resolution from the desktop as you would using the windows program, its just a seperate tab

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Hi could anyone help me please.
computer works fine no problems,but when I go to a certain webpage error message comes up "screen resolution to low" yet my screen is set to max and have no problem with any other website

A:Web page resolution issue

What is the URL of the website?
What browser and version are you using?

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I have a Vizio TV (HDTV) that I would like to get working as a monitor off my laptop for a show, it is a 30" TV, My HP laptop has an S-Video out, and I can get a picture that is somewhat fuzzy.

The System area in XP tells me that the card is an ATI card, the properties on the desktop tell me the ATI card is a Mobility Radeon 9200. the maximum resolution it will let me set the 2nd (external) monitor is 1024x768, which frankly does not look good.

If anyone has an idea on how I might get this to work, I'd appreciate the help. I have tried HP support (laptop is an HO) and that was frustrating, and I have looked at the ATI drivers, and there is no Mobility Radeon 9200 listed on their website.

Thank you...

A:using a TV as a monitor, resolution issue

Does the TV have a VGA input on it by chance? The image quality of S-Video just isn't that sharp and won't give you very good image quality, it'll be OK for video and pictures but text will look bad.

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