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When sole monitor, HDMI TV reverts to 720x480 on boot (WinXP)

I finally managed to get my HD TV hooked up to my computer, but only once I attached an old monitor to the VGA port of my Radeon 5450 video card as the "primary" monitor and the HD TV (Haier ...
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What effect does not uninstalling an old video card have on installing a new one?

Windows XP SP3 32-bit, AMD 3800+ 2x core 64bit CPU at 2GHz, PCIe graphics slot, SB Live!, 4GB RAM (with the usual 3GB cap thing going on; too busy/lazy to change it) Last night my XFX Radeon HD 4770 ...
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Make WinXP believe that there is a second monitor? (ATI Radeon Mobility 9000)

See the screenshot below. It shows the Windows display properties in German. I can configure a second display, although I have not connected one. So far, so good. Only it does not work: When I click ...
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DVI monitor detected only on computer startup

I've recently connected a new monitor, LG M2252D-PZ, to a rather outdated computer with Windows XP and Radeon 9600. XP has SP3 installed, video drivers are the latest version back from the times the ...
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Snapshot/Save GPU Drivers

Since I'm running XP/32-bit, my GPU drivers are quite fragile. I've spent several hours trying to back up and restore from old versions, on at least two separate occasions. Writing down the device ...
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Dual head setup for Ubuntu 10.04.1 and Windows XP Pro with same hardware configuration

I have a Dell OptiPlex 360 workstation at work, with 2 x ATI RV280 [Radeon 9200 PRO] graphics cards installed, which are attached to two identical 19" HII flat panel monitors. I'm using the open ...
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Display stretches 4:3 ratios; Adds scrolling to other ratios

I have a dual monitor setup. Normally, they both display at 1680x1050. They have been setup this way for about a year. I'm using Windows XP Professional 2003 x64 SP2. Today, out of nowhere, one of ...