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Windows 7 sometimes boots in VGA mode

I have an Asus G50VT-x5 laptop with nVidia GeForce9800M-GS graphics. Normally, Windows boots normally, but about 20% of the time (rough estimate), it will boot with the fallback VGA driver, maxing ...
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Windows 7 installs default drivers

I'm trying to install PnP drivers and encountered some issues where Windows will scan the paths in DevicePath only if it didn't find any matching drivers in the driver store. Because I don't want to ...
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The Requirements for Plug and Play

Plug and Play can help us to discover a hardware component in a system without a need of a physical configuration or user intervention in resolving resource conflicts. But I wonder: are there special ...
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Digimate monitor listed as Generic non PnP, unable to increase resolution

Very recently my desktop decided to suddenly downgrade my lovely 1680x1050 resolution to a paltry 1024x768. The monitor in question is a 22" Digimate L-2280WD. I'm currently using it on a Windows 7 ...
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Can I disable the PNP functionality on Windows XP?

The reason I want to do this is most of the time I have the computer plugged into a 52" LCD in another room displaying information. Occasionally I need to update the software and to do so I need to ...
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Installing monitor drivers. How in Windows 7?

So I got this new Samsung monitor that came with a CD with manual and drivers. I know that for all new Plug and Play monitors installing the driver(s) is kind of moot. Nevertheless, for the heck of it ...