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Windows 7: Stretched Out Screen, No 1920X1080

23 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
Stretched Out Screen, No 1920X1080

I have had this screen resolution problem with my Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit HP7100 Tower Computer ever since i upgraded from Windows XP. My screen has a stretched out resolution and i am stuck at 1280X1024. I am trying to figure out how to have a 1920X1080 Resolution so it is not stretched out. I really think it is my graphics card but my computer says it is updated. Although, My graphics card cant handle aero, windows glass, and it CAN'T run minecraft . if someone could please help me solve this problem, it would be GREATLY appriciated.

-Spencer



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Stretched Out Screen, No 1920X1080-screen.jpg   Stretched Out Screen, No 1920X1080-resolutions.jpg   Stretched Out Screen, No 1920X1080-dxdiag.jpg   Stretched Out Screen, No 1920X1080-device-manager.jpg  
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23 Jan 2013   #2

Windows 7 professional X64
 
 

What is the exact model of your GPU?
It might not support that resolution.
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23 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

I'm Not sure. how could i check? i was able to use 1920X1080 when i had XP perfectly fine.
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23 Jan 2013   #4

Windows 7 professional X64
 
 

You also mentioned that you installed the latest drivers for Nvidia correct?
Would you please go to the device manager and take a screenshot of what appears under display adapters?
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23 Jan 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Ok, I added a picture to the attached thumbnails. I am not sure why the computer does not display the name of my graphics card but I went to the NVIDIA website and it told me I had a PNY GeForce FX 5200. I searched the graphics card and it look just like mine on the outside.


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23 Jan 2013   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

I just open my computer and I am certain i have this graphics card
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23 Jan 2013   #7

Windows 7 professional X64
 
 

I still need the sceenshot of your device manager.
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23 Jan 2013   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

the screenshot is in the thumbnails at the top of the thread. My computer will not recognize my graphic cards name & I can not get 1920X1080. All it seems to say is Standard VGA Graphics Adapter.
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23 Jan 2013   #9

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Your card is a really old early version GeForce. I would search for a used new version Geforce card that has Windows 7 drivers available on the nVidia / GeForce websites. Your card uses a standard PCI slot, not the newer PCI-E slots.
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23 Jan 2013   #10

Windows 7 professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ZombieHipHop View Post
the screenshot is in the thumbnails at the top of the thread. My computer will not recognize my graphic cards name & I can not get 1920X1080. All it seems to say is Standard VGA Graphics Adapter.
Ah yes, my apologies. Seems my eyesight is failing me.

Make sure you installed the proper drivers from the Nvidia website.
If it's listed as a VGA adapter I am sure you don't have the correct drivers working with Windows 7
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