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Windows 7: Standard VGA Graphics Adapter

15 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7
Standard VGA Graphics Adapter

Hello. I put Windows 7 on my friends computer since he wanted me to, so I installed it. But there was one problem. His resolution is stuck at 640x480. It said he is running from a Standard VGA Graphics Adapter. His computer is fairly old, but all of the hardware is pretty good except for the video card. I brought him my old 7700 GTS for him to use for the time being, but I cannot install the drivers for it, and the computer still says he is running Standard VGA Graphics Adapter.

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16 Jul 2009   #2

Windows 7, Linux

first try a driver uninstaller, I don't know any generic ones but i'm sure either somebody can post that or you can google it. if that doesn't work off the bat try the following....

uninstalling in devmgmt (do not delete driver files) and then run driver install as administrator. if that doesn't work try the same thing in safe mode. If that doesn't work try clearing cmos and then installing drivers. though if you clear cmos you might have to manually set it up or do optimized configuration.
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