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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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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 ...