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Windows 7: Resolution problems

11 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7 7100 build
 
 
Resolution problems

Hey guys I have a 17" Monitor, before on XP when i changed resolution it always fit my screen completely now that i have Windows 7, when i change my resolution APART from 1280x1024 which is RECOMENDED, the screen doesn't completely fit the monitor, on every other resolution there is black space on top and bottom and somtimes side of the screen that is unused- anyone know how to fix this problem?

I downloaded the latest drivers from NVIDIA for my 9400 GT graphics card but that didn't help. PLEASE HELP!

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13 Jul 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

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13 Jul 2009   #3

Windows XP & Windows 7 Build 7600 x64 Dual boot
 
 

Perhaps i should've posted here.
Im running A 7 & XP dual boot,i can't get 1024x768 resolution,whenever i switch to that,my picture goes and my monitor says out of signal range.
Im using an ATI Radeon HD2400 Pro.
I've downloaded the driver for it,but it's not working.
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13 Jul 2009   #4

Windows 7 7100 build
 
 

Ok i posted some of the stuff I hope this can help u guys in helping me , appreciate it
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13 Jul 2009   #5

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 
resolution prob

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Solnx View Post
Hey guys I have a 17" Monitor, before on XP when i changed resolution it always fit my screen completely now that i have Windows 7, when i change my resolution APART from 1280x1024 which is RECOMENDED, the screen doesn't completely fit the monitor, on every other resolution there is black space on top and bottom and somtimes side of the screen that is unused- anyone know how to fix this problem?

I downloaded the latest drivers from NVIDIA for my 9400 GT graphics card but that didn't help. PLEASE HELP!
Hey Solnx

Is the monitor WS? what refresh rate are you running at? since 1280x1024 works have you tried something lower to see if it fits? could you tell us waht rates display what problems/ Like 1440x960gives you borders on top and bottom or on the sides or both.

Ken
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13 Jul 2009   #6

7264x64/7260x86
 
 

You monitor is set to 1:1 pixel mapping, and it's respecting it.
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13 Jul 2009   #7

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 
res prob

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Asmodai View Post
Perhaps i should've posted here.
Im running A 7 & XP dual boot,i can't get 1024x768 resolution,whenever i switch to that,my picture goes and my monitor says out of signal range.
Im using an ATI Radeon HD2400 Pro.
I've downloaded the driver for it,but it's not working.
Of courseno driver not working. You have to get the right driver (give us your computer specs and we might be able to help) and install it for the monitor to work.

Waiting for info

Ken
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13 Jul 2009   #8

Windows 7, Linux
 
 

I'm guessing it's the refresh rate, a lot of the time higher resolutions lower the refresh rate which causes displacement of the screen. Though I'm just guessing, you could try forcing a res but it's not recommended. I've got a 22" and if I use 1600x1200 it locks at 75, though I know others are supported I don't complain because it looks fine, and every other res below supports 75hz but if i change it the borders become off. I would say get Nvidia, but that's my opinion not yours
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13 Jul 2009   #9

Windows 7 7100 build
 
 

You monitor is set to 1:1 pixel mapping, and it's respecting it.



> yea i think that what it is, now i gota figure out how to set it to other pixel mapping, thnx for the help guys appreciate it, unfortunatly im gonna switch back to WIndows XP MCE, i like it better atm :c
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13 Jul 2009   #10

Windows 7 7100 build
 
 
thnx

everyone thnx for trying to hep but I no longer need the help since i switched to XP :\
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