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Video Input Out of Range

I tried to change the screen resolution because it was hurting my eyes but now the computer has a video input problem that says "out of range" and dv1 selection. What I'm seeing:
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Adjusting screen resolution without having video card drivers

My father has an old Windows XP computer. He asked me to upgrade Windows XP to Windows 8 since windows XP ended releasing updates. I installed Windows 8, and most of hardware got installed without ...
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1answer
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Force a custom resolution

I have a no-name graphic card that Windows can't recognize, so it just shows standard VGA in the device manager list. Now it just shows 800x600 and 1024x768, but I want to force that to other ...
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Unity Web Player Fatal Resolution Error

I am trying to play an online game, namely BeGone on Windows XP in VirtualBox. After the game loads I get a fatal error notification that says, Couldn't switch to requested monitor resolution. BeGone ...
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S19A100N expanding past the end of my screen

I just bought a Samsung SA100 19" monitor (S19A100N). I set my resolution for 1366 x 768 as recommended, but my desktop is too big. Horizontally I see about 2/3 of the desktop. If I move my mouse ...
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614 views

Setting my screen resolution only affects desktop size

I have an LCD with native resolution 1920x1080. It works fine (tested with other computers). I have a computer with an MSI FX5200 (MS-8911) display adapter (i.e. nVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 NV34). When I ...
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Google Chrome resolution nonoptimal for monitor

I use Windows XP, and my monitor resolution is 1024x768 pixels, but in Chrome, the sites look too big. I tried lowering the zoom of the browser with Ctrl-, but doesn't work well because the sites ...
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1answer
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Shortcut to set screen resolution

My mom-in-law likes to have her screen set to the lowest possible resolution so that everything is bigger. When I have occasion to use her computer I have to change it to make it usable. The problem ...
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Dell D630 New LCD (NO BIOS DISPLAY, Windows display OK)

I got a replacement LCD panel for a Dell D630 and installed it. After reading some of the posts here this was a risky proposition, I know that now. The problem is that the BIOS does NOT display with ...
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345 views

Screen resolution and multiple users

Is it possible to have different screen resolution for different users logged at the moment into the system? When I switch user and change screen resolution windows changes resolution for all the ...
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Windows XP - Drag window off screen

I'm on a Windows XP notebook with a screen resolution of 1024x600. I have the problem that I can't click a button of a desktop program because it is off screen. Selecting the button through Tab+Enter ...
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Refresh rate being reset to outside monitor native resolution?

I have a 25-unit computer lab that are hooked up to Dell Optiplex 960s. It seems that every time the computer goes into standby, or is left alone for long enough, it resets the refresh rate to 85 ...
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Connecting PC to TV via HDMI/DVI: Windows XP doesn't allow the appropriate screen resolution

I have a computer that is connected to the living room TV (a Panasonic) via HDMI. There is no other monitor connected. My problem is that the computer, which is running Windows XP, does not allow me ...
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Windows XP Resolution is stuck on 800x600 Gateway LT27

So I formatted my whole netbook 256GB SSD and installed Windows XP Professional, and plan to dualboot. I first started with Windows XP, and the install went smoothly, I splitstreamed my old Windows XP ...
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How to setup oversized physical screen resolution in Windows XP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Oversized (higher resolution) virtual desktop by scaling/zooming out for Windows (XP)? Is there any way to use a display resolution higher than the max? My physical ...
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2answers
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retrieve back porch (horizontal and vertical) in windows xp

I need to retrieve specific timing properties from with windows XP modeline to use it in my ubuntu xorg.conf file I need these properties: Horiz Front Porch, Vert Front Porch, Horiz Back Porch, ...
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Is it possible to lock in a screen resolution in XP

I have an XP box connected to a KVM switch, every time the computer boots, the screen resolution gets reset to the switches maximum resolution which is different than the screens native resolution. I ...
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How to install ATI Catalyst driver on low resolution (640x440) screen?

I have used DriverSweeper to clean my OS up from all ATI drivers. Now I can only boot in safe-mode with 640x480 screen resolution. ATI Catalyst setup window is bigger then my screen and I can't see ...
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Run monitor on 1440x900 resolution when native is 1920x1200

I have a Dell Inspiron E1705 running Windows XP. It has Intel 945GM graphics. When I bought the computer, I got it with a native resolution of 1920x1200. However, this resolution is far too small to ...
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Dell Inspiron 9300 Laptop forgets External monitor (Westinghouse LCD TV) resolution setting on reboot

When I hook my laptop up to my LCD TV via the VGA cable it always starts off with a resolution of 1280x1024. I change it to my desired setting 1920x1080 and all is well until I reboot the computer and ...
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Windows XP Increase screen resolution beyond maximum

My Windows XP computer uses a 1440px by 900px monitor. I find myself wishing it was bigger... but is there a way to set the screen resolution to larger than 1440by900?
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How do I keep windows XP from automatically changing the screen resolution?

I have an Asus EEEBox (EB202, intel GMA 950) hooked up to my 1080p TV (DVI->HDMI cable). I use it to watch standard definition movies and TV shows. I prefer to run at 1280x720 so that I can see ...
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How do I stop panning on a monitor that supports a specific resolution?

I've been battling this for a few days now. Any and all help is appreciated. I have a planar monitor with a native res of 1280x1024. At one point, I had used PowerStrip to override "something" and ...
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VMWare all resolutions displayed full screen HOWTO

I installed Windows XP under VMWare. I have full HD screen. When I enter the full screen mode, the resolution will be adapted (there is a VMWARE SVGA II card) If I change the resolution to 800x600, I ...
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Windows XP doesn't remember screen resolution settings

I bought a new Samsung to replace my old CRT. I set it to work at 1900x1600 but every time I reboot it starts at 1024x768. The monitor is a Samsung SyncMaster P2070 and I already tried to install the ...
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WinXP: How to enforce 1920x1080px for LG E2350V and AXLE3D NVIDIA GF 5500 128M

I recently bought an LG Flatron E2350V, an LED Monitor with 1920x1080px. My old AGP card could not handle the resolution so I bought a new one: AXLE3D NVIDIA GF 5500 128M DDR1 128bits However I ...
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how to force 1440x900 resolution on acer al1702w lcd monitor

i have acer al1702w lcd monitor in my office.. somehow i restarted the system using the reset button as the os stoped responding.. since then the 1440x900 resolution option in the display settings ...
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1answer
893 views

Is there any way to fit wallpaper to larger monitor (has multiple monitors) resolution? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wallpaper in dual-monitors with different resolution I got 2 monitors with main one in 1280x1024 and the secondary in 1600x1200. Setting wallpaper by regular image ...
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Wallpaper in dual-monitors with different resolution

OS: WinXP I got 2 monitors with main one in 1280x1024 and the secondary in 1600x1200. When setting wallpaper in best fit, it will fit my main screen but leave a lot padding area in secondary. Since ...
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585 views

Use only external monitor at screen's native resolution

My laptop's screen lamp just died (I can see content on the screen if I point a light at it) and I was using it with an external monitor. I can switch from extended desktop to mirrored mode but, and ...
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Getting higher resolution than Monitor supports

I have DG43NB mobo, that have onboard X4500 graphics. Its supports 1900 x 1200 Resolution. But my LCD monitor is only capable of resolution 1024 x 768. I have to test some websites in resolution 1900 ...
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1answer
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Is there a way to get a larger desktop than the screen?

Is there any freeware out there that will allow me to run the desktop that is larger than the resolution of the screen? My situation: Win XP, Dell Mini 10, iirc- Intel GMA950 I need to use a netbook ...
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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 ...
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Add padding to display

I know this one is a bit weird. I need to scale down the display on my monitor like the example below: Normally, this could be done with some adjustments in monitor's OSD, but there is no OSD on ...
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1answer
999 views

Matrox Millenium g400, WinXP - How to enable 1680x1050?

It's an old computer like 2001 or so, Matrox Millenium g400. How to enable 1680x1050? Drivers updated from 2006, tried to use Powerstrip, still nothing, got some res to choose but not the needed one. ...
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Is there a way to find the native resolution of an LCD monitor (without looking up the specs)?

Is there any way to detect/default to the native resolution for an LCD monitor (on Windows XP)? (this is an older monitor and I haven't found the documentation on it)
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2answers
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Using native resolution on external display results in stretched, out of bounds image

I have an HP min 311 netbook with Windows XP, which I've connected to a Samsung SyncMaster 2043BW display via the supplied analog cable. The external display's native res is 1680x1050, which the ...
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3answers
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Is there a way to set your monitor to any arbitrary resolution and aspect ratio (like 1000x400, etc.)?

I have a customer with a very very wide screen (1366 x 768) and I can reproduce the symptom using Virtual PC because I can resize the virtual PC window to get something close to that resolution. But ...
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Monitor position moves when I reboot; any way to fix that, or dynamically set it?

I've got Windows XP running with an NVIDIA GeForce 9400GT (with two monitors) and a DisplayLink adapter for a total of three monitors. During each reboot the third (DisplayLink) monitor changes its ...
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4answers
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How do I improve my screen resolution in Windows Remote Desktop?

I'm RDP'ing into a Win2K3 machine from a WinXP machine, and I cannot stand the low screen resolution I get on the Win2K3 box. Text is too large and the graphics/colors aren't very smooth. How do I ...
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727 views

TFT Native Resolution / Visually Impaired User

I’ve been asked by a visually impaired friend whether it’s possible to improve the image quality of a TFT that’s not running at its Native Resolution. She’s recently purchased a Samsung SyncMaster ...