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I have an Acer X193W monitor and the display settings in Windows 7 are not displaying the correct resolution so that I can use i. My monitor supports 1440 x 900, but it is currently using a 1280 x 720 and the option for 1440 x 900 isn't there. I am using Windows 7 Home Premium x64.

when adding my Nvidia Geforce FX5200 I had the option to use 1440 x 900 which means a problem with the onboard graphics chipset driver. Is there a way that I can update this even though it says it has the latest version?

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Resolutions supported by a monitor & resolutions supported by a video card may not necessarily coincide.

An updated video driver /may/ provide additional resolutions.

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everytime i try and update the drivers it says i have the latest version –  Arch Angel Dec 12 '10 at 18:22

Right click on the desktop, select Screen resolution, select Advanced settings, select the Monitor tab and in there you should see a check box to "Hide modes that this monitor cannot display".

Take note of the warning in the box before you decide to do it.

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not made a difference at all –  Arch Angel Dec 12 '10 at 17:11

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