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HD Resolution & Analog Resolution: they display the same output

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

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

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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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Ok some specifics:
Aopen AK77 MB
AMD 2000+ Thoroughbred
767 effective RAM
nVidia G force 440 on AGP1
Board is 4x-8x AGP capable
Power supply 350Watt (guesstimate) Got a larger one in the wings if necessary.
Now what I need:
Just to be able to run this thing at "native" resolution in VGA mode.
Currently running 1600x900......No real gaming intended so cheap,old whatever card will do but I'm having a real hard time finding a card that lists this resolution in ANALOG (VGA) mode........ Acer and Samsung must have sold thousands of these monitors, yet the video support isn't there apparently....
Seems some just say that in analog they just won't look good but I have to see this for myself.
This has probably been asked a millon times so apologies ahead of time...

A:Analog 1680-1050 Resolution. What cards?

Check out the cards at Newegg, Zipzoomfly, Outpost, and Directron. They will be AGP 8X cards, and you will find maximum resolution output in the specifications. When they don't list it, it is not there.

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from what I've got, starting from t440, all t series are using ips display, which means it uses edp connection right? That make me wonder what is the maximum resolution of that edp connect can output. Can I swap in a 14" 4k panel with better way better color accuracy than the stock ones? or is there any type of bios blacklist that prevent me from doing that? Here is the panel that I found. http://www.panelook.com/LQ140Z1JW01_SHARP_14.0_LCM_overview_21467.html

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My wife's pc when she first hooked it up via dvi she was able to get 1080P but when she got an hdmi ( one that came with my new monitor lol) she can't get higher than 720P, any ideas how to up her resolution? She switched to hdmi so she could get sound from her TV she is using as a monitor. I didnt need the HDMI for mine even though my monitor has built in speakers I have usb speakers I prefer to use for movies, and I have turtle beach px5's I use for gaming. I digress how do we fix her resoultion issue?

A:PC resolution output issue

You're gonna have to use the built-in TV settings to change from 720p to 1080p. 720p is generally the more common resolution than full 1080 so the TV may have defaulted to it when you switched over from DVI.

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First question; VGA has an unlimited resolution out put correct? If not what is it limited too?

I'm trying to get 1920x1080 resolutions for my desktop and games, but my monitor only has VGA, Svideo, and HDMI.

With VGA it caps its self at 1680x1050, nothing I do will fix this no drivers reformatting etc. I don't know what it is.

With HDMI it wil do the 1920x1080p resolution (according to windows and the little info message built into my TV) BUT it only takes up the screen in a 4:3 ratio, so 25% black on the left, 50% of my tv is being taken up by the desktop and then 25% on the right is black. It doesn't even look like the pixels in the black area are turned on.

The HDMI works fine with an Xbox.

I'm using a xfx Radeon 6790 1gb

A:Resolution Cap on VGA? and HDMI output issues.

have you downloaded the latest display drivers for the mobo and gpu?

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Hi, I just ordered the 2015 Windows 10 version HP Stream 11 and I was thinking of using an external monitor with it at home over HDMI. I like the look of one that's 2560 x 1440 resolution, I was wondering can the Stream 11 output that resolution over hdmi? Thanks!

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A:HP Stream 11 Max HDMI Output Resolution?

Hi, No, it only supports FHD which is 1920 x 1080 (or 1200). Regards.

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Hello, My laptop specs:Yoga 720 13" - Platinum SilverPart No: 80X60067USConfiguration Details?  Processor: 7th Generation Intel® Core? i7-7500U Processor (2.70 GHz 4MB) ?  Display Type: 13.3" FHD IPS AntiGlare Multitouch (1920x1080) with integrated camera?  Memory: 16.0GB DDR4 2133 MHz (Onboard) ?  Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 620 My external monitor is BenQ ZOWIE XL2411 24" 16:9 144 Hz LCD I asked this question in intel forums about the maximum available resolution of this laptop and they refered me here.Right now I output [email protected] using the above monitor and laptop (using DVI-DL cable and adapters).The questions is can I output [email protected]?On intel website, the tech specs of the cpu/gpu describe the max res:https://ark.intel.com/products/95451/Intel-Core-i7-7500U-Processor-4M-Cache-up-to-3_50-GHz-?sf181299...but this is only for [email protected] Thanks,Alon  

A:Yoga 720 13" maximum output resolution

Hi zarka,
Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.
Looking at the Platform Specifications of Yoga 720 13" it says Max resolution: [email protected]  using DP port. And IMHO it can output [email protected] if you are using DP port only according to this. But the monitor which you have mentioned doesn't have DP input. 
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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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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Hello, please help.

I have a laptop Dell Studio connected to Hitachi HDTV. The problem is that since at least 2 weeks ago when I connect the TV as a projector I am not being able to use the full recommended resolution wich is 1920x1080 because it won't fit my TV screen as it used to do.

Can you help figure out what is the exact problem now?

A:Laptop to TV output screen resolution issue

Adjusted aspect ratio on TV settings to fit the full screen.

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Hi guys,

I have a Samsung Series 6 LED TV 46-inch, which fully supports 1080p. So, I am trying to output my laptop (system specs) at 1080p via HDMI. The TV recognizes my computer, and displays it. When I go to 'Screen Resolution' and select 1080p for my TV, it outputs, but it outputs a bigger screen than I can see. Meaning, a sizable portion of the taskbar and gadget space (right side of the screen) is cutoff. But, the full screen is being used so... Well, I'm just stuck. Help would be appreciated as I want to watch movies via HDMI on my TV.


A:Output 1920 x 1080 resolution to Samsung Series 6 LED TV

That's the "overscan" area being cut off..

Some TVs allow you to turn off overscan, but then on normal TV you will see the Closed Captioning data and other tweaky stuff...

So the preferred way is to have the video driver "shrink" the image area. Ususualy there is a page on the video card control panel for "sizing" the display. What it does is lower the actual display resolution by a few pixels on all sides but still outputs the full 1080P to the monitor, that way you can fit the entire screen on the TV.

So hopefully you have at least one of those options to work with.

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Alright, so I recently got a VGA cable so I can hook up my PC Laptop to my tv. It worked fine at first, but I needed to optimize the resolution to my TV. I set it to only show the screen on the TV, and accidentally chose a resolution unsupported by my TV. Now every time I plug in the VGA, that unsupported resolution is saved and outputs it, even though it doesn't work, and I cannot change it into a resolution that works because I can't see anything! How can I reset the saved resolution?

A:Trouble with resolution output from ASUS Laptop 2 TV Monitor

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Sorry if I get some of the technical terms wrong, I have a laptop (HP Probook 450) which has a display with 1366x768 max resolution, I want the graphics driver to output 1920x1080 on the screen, dont care if I lose some details,

I want something similar to what happens when you set a game to 1080p in settings and it is the downscaled to be able to show on the screen, but I want something like that on the windows interface,

Notes. I tried Custom Resolution Utility, did not work,

and tried intel advanced settings but it tells me my monitor does not support advanced settings in intel control panel

my laptop has the intel 4600 graphics and AMD HD 8750m , but I think the intel one is responsible for outputting windows

Any help will be appreciated


A:How to make my laptop output downscaled custom resolution?

You can't, the 1366x768 is actually the number of physical pixels in the screen. Thus the maximum resolution.

There is no point in downscaling 1920x1080 there is nothing to be gained. You just lose some quality and speed due to processing within the monitor (an external one).

You can use a higher resolution monitor externally via the HDMI port.

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Hello !I have a brand new L570 with Intel HD 620 Graphics only and Idon't know how to get more than 41 Hz on a brand new 27" Acer monitor.There is no option above 1920x1080 when I plugin the monitor (I'm using a Display Port to HDMI - L570 does not have a HDMI port) and I'm forced to set up a custom resolution. With that setting I'm getting the 1440p, but no more than 41Hz. Working on 41Hz is not a pleasure experience - my eyes feel tired after 1 hour. A friend of mine has a a Lenovo with 520 Intel Graphics and has no problems running the exact same monitor on 70Hz 1440p.He is achieving this setting without setting custom resolutions or anything, just with plugging the monitor and choosing the resolution. - All current drivers are installed (plus monitor)- I tried older versions of the driver-still the same thing.- I noticed that when I disable the Intel Driver from Device manager, the resolution stays at 2650x1440p at 64Hz, which is great, but it's not a fix. After installing the driver again - the problem comes back, please help!Is there a version of a driver for Intel 620 HD that works with 1440p monitors that I can use without issues or is there any other way to fix this?Thank you in advance !Best,Emil 

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Hello, I want to know what is the maximum resolution of the HDMI output for the Spectre x360 15-bl0XX ? I'm trying to connect a monitor using the HDMI plug (direct connection, no adaptater) however while it works at 1920*1080, the monitor says "no signal" when I switch to its maximum resolution of 2560*1440. Thanks for your help !

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Hi, I see from the rechnical specifications document that the HDMI version of the HP Envy 17-n107na laptop is 1.4.My question is that can I use this HDMI port to connect my laptop to a monitor with a resoultion of up to 2560x1440?Or the maximum resolution supported by this HDMI port is only 1080p? Thanks

A:Maximum resolution supported by HDMI output from HP Envy 17

Hi, No, from its   Maintenance and Service Guide  page #3:            HDMI version 1.4 supporting 1920 ×1200 @ 60 Hz Source:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-ENVY-17-Notebook-PC-series/8499288/model/8903915/manuals Regards.

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 am using a NVIDIA RIVA TNT2 model 64 display adapter on my system running Win 98SE. Resolution is set for 1024 by 768.

Recently I have been having a problem with the system bootin to a 640 by 480 resolution. If I reboot the system comes up with a 1024 by 768 resolution.

This problem, which requires second boot-up each time I cold start my system is a real puzzle. Can anyone suggest a cause and a fix?

A:Display Resolution Problem

Are you running any Video configuration software? Sometimes Aplications can cause this problem.
Another thing could be a problem with the windows registry or even the hard drive.

Try setting Display adapter to "Standard PCI Graphics Adapter VGA", then reboot a couple times to clear up the registry, then reload the latest video drivers and see if that resolved the problem.

Good Luck!


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I have a Dell XPS M1530 with Vista Home Premium. I bumped the display resolution down from 1440 x 900 to 1280 x 800 because being able to read the screen is somewhat important to me. Every time I boot up, though, I get a message in the notification area that my "display image quality can be improved." Is there a way to turn this off? Thanks.

A:Solved: Display Resolution

I don't know about turning it off (there's probably a setting somewhere) but you should be able to increase the size of the display items (icons, text, etc.) fairly easily at the native resolution.

On the upper left area of the Appearrance and Personalization panel there is an Adjust font size (DPI). Go into that and set it to 120 or even to a custom DPI if you want and see if that does the trick or not at the higher dpi.

Also check the color depth in display settings, sometimes that isn't as high as it can go and might be responsible for the message instead of the resolution.

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I have a Samsung laptop 64 bit operating system on which I have reinstalled windows 8.1
My problem is that the screen resolution automatically changes when I am viewing webpages.
It is constantly zooming in and out. This happens when using both IE and Firefox
I would appreciate any help or advice as to how this problem can be resolved.

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Can the XPS 13 QHD (4K) Internal Display be set to display at resolutions of 1920x1080, 1600x900 and 1366x768?  (To be clear, I'm asking about the built in 4K display, *not* an external monitor attached to the XPS 13).


A:XPS 13 QHD Display - Can resolution be adjusted?

You can do lower resolutions, but it best to choose resolutions that use the same 16:9 aspect ratio as the optimal 3200x1800. Other users should post their opinions on the clarity of lower resolutions and Windows scaling.

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All the applications are opening in the full screen mode but only the games were opening in the smaller resolution. Even the high end games are not opening in full screen mode. I am unable to changes the display settings in Graphic properties also. Please suggest how can i make the games open in full screen?

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Is it possible to override maximum resolution in windows display settings via the registry or some other way? My problem is that I'm running a PC via remote control, so there is no monitor plugged in. The maximum windows will allow me to set it at is 1280x1024 but I need to run it at 1600x1200. I tried installing a driver for a high res monitor, but xp refuses to install the driver and just uses the standard plug and play driver.

A:possible to override max display resolution in XP?

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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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One day everything was fine, the next the option to change the resolution was greyed out and stuck at 656 x 496. The name of the monitor comes up as strange symbols. I reinstalled drivers, searched google, can't seem to find a fix for this problem. As you can imagine, it's impossibly awkward to use.

I've attached pictures of what I mean.

Windows 7 home premium 36bit
Asus z87 pro motherboard
Intel i3 Processor
Corsair Vengeance 8GB DDR3 (2x4GB ram)

Let me know if you need more info.


A:Display resolution stuck at 656 x 496

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... Have you always used a 32 Bit OS ? ...
You should really Install a 64 Bit OS to make use of your Ram ...
Which Graphics Card are you using ?
Also what type of Monitor do you have ? ...

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OS: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 RC (6.1.7100)
Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce 9800GT, driver version 185.81 (the latest version on nvidia.com at the moment)
Monitor: LG Flatron F920P (CRT)

After Windows installation has completed the display resolution was set to 1600x1200, 85 Hz, 32 bpp. In this mode text is too small and blurry so I decided to lower the resolution to 1280x960 as I alwas did in Windows Vista. This also allows me to set refresh rate to 100 Hz. But the display resolution didn't chage - I confirmed this through the menu in monitor. Instead I got a smaller image with black space around it and it didn't make text any larger or sharper. 100 Hz is not available either. That is the size of desktop became 1280x960 but this image is rendered in 1600x1200 mode in the center of the screen.

How can I set real display resolution to 1280x960 and not just the size of desktop?

A:Problem with CRT display resolution

I've the same problem Do you guys have any idea ?

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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 on laptop

No, you can't connect a video adapter via USB. If you've installed the correct drivers without error, I'd suspect a hardware problem. Perhaps that's why it was sold. Did you talk to the people you bought it from?

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I installed a windows update, restarted then when i came back. All the icons where tiny, the writing tinny and internet explorers pages where squidged into the left of the screen barely readable?!?!

Any way to restore the resolution or wotever it is back to the way it was?

A:Display Resolution has gone TINY!

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