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Windows 7: Can't set native resolution for Samsung 22" monitor


07 Aug 2009   #1

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Can't set native resolution for Samsung 22" monitor

I don't know whether this is a Windows 7 problem or a Catalyst problem, but here goes...


I have installed Windows 7 (clean) and the latest Catalyst drivers for my ATI HD4850 card. My monitor is a Samsung SyncMaster 2243NW, a 22" panel with a native res of 1680 x 1050. I have installed the monitor driver from Samsung's website and the monitor is now showing correctly in device manager.



When I right click on the desktop and choose "screen resolution", the "change the appearance of your display" screen offers only "display device on DVI" ion the drop down menu, not the Samsung monitor, and does not offer me the native resolution. The nearest is 1440 x 900. If I click "advanced" I'm taken to the catalyst driver screen which correctly identifies the monitor, but bizarrely still offers only the same choices of resolution as the Windows 7 screen. 1680 x 1050 just isn't there.


Can anyone help me get my monitor to run at native res in Windows 7?


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07 Aug 2009   #2

 
 

try to install Microsoft driver from windows update..
That worked for my friend who has Samsung monitor.
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07 Aug 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition x64
 
 

very bizarre as 1680 x1050 is very very common, almost all 22's and other sizes use it. Weird.
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07 Aug 2009   #4

 

Samsung monitor driver for 2243QW NW not found as a Samsung product. At keast not a currently supported one.

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