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Windows 7: Does windows 7 support 1280 x 1024

05 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Does windows 7 support 1280 x 1024

I just wanted to ask why i can't play some RTS games or any games in general in 1280 x 1024 resolution?

I use to have windows vista 64 and games could play on that resolution with out any problem but when i updated to windows 7 they stoped.

Is there something i have to install in order for this to work in windows 7?

P.S--I have already updated my drivers..
Please help, thank you.

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05 Dec 2009   #2

 

its your video card and drivers that dictate the resolution. Windows 7 will have no say in it. so it should work if it did before
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05 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7
 
 



here i cannot click the 1280x1024 resolution
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05 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7
 
 



the color of the water and grass is pixilated like weird the water has purple and the grass has red
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05 Dec 2009   #5

64-Bit W7 Ult_sp1
 
 

have you installed the Windows7-specific drivers for your GFX card..??
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05 Dec 2009   #6

Windows 7
 
 

Any suggestions on how to fix this... do you guys know where i can update my drivers, other than the ati website because they do not have the radeon 3200 video card that i have...weird
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05 Dec 2009   #7

Windows 7
 
 

Yes i updated it from the hp website
ATI Radeon Graphics Driver HP Pavilion dv6z-1100 CTO Entertainment Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)
but it does not have a specific radeon driver update im guessing its just a general one...idk if that makes a difference
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05 Dec 2009   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

Maybe if you got a newer video card it would run in higher res? I have mine at 1920x1080 (god I love HD) with no problems so you just might need a newer card.
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05 Dec 2009   #9

Windows Seven - Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Oh! Thanks for letting me know that Age of Empires II works on Windows 7. I guess I should move soon...
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05 Dec 2009   #10
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Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Turbo Turtle View Post
Any suggestions on how to fix this... do you guys know where i can update my drivers, other than the ati website because they do not have the radeon 3200 video card that i have...weird
Yes they do (and probably the same as the one from HP. Where do you think HP gets the driver from?). Start here,

Graphics Drivers & Software

select 32 bit or 64 bit Windows 7, then select Mobility Radeon, then select Mobility Radeon HD 3200 Series and download the Catalyst 9.9. That one should get you up and running.
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