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Windows 7: Problem with screen resolution


19 Jul 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Problem with screen resolution

Hi

I have just had to do a clean install of Windows 7 after a disastrous couple of weeks using Windows 8.

My problem now is that I have used the recommended screen resolution, but no matter what I do, square images just are not square, they are elongated.

Can anyone help me get my square images back?

Many thanks.


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19 Jul 2013   #2

Windows 8.1 PRO
 
 

Try and find the Video card drivers you used before for windows 7, or download the newest ones of what ever website you will need the graphics card drivers so if you are with AMD or Nvidia.


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Regards,
Andrew
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20 Jul 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MrSH4RKYY View Post
Try and find the Video card drivers you used before for windows 7, or download the newest ones of what ever website you will need the graphics card drivers so if you are with AMD or Nvidia.


World Leader in Visual Computing Technologies | NVIDIA UK


Global Provider of Innovative Graphics, Processors and Media Solutions | AMD

Regards,
Andrew
Hi Andrew

Many thanks for your suggestion. I will try them out a bit later. I've tried searching for my old driver, but Win 8 seems to have deleted a load of files when I tried to back them up. Some folders I backed up, had all the saved files deleted. I am not a happy bunny - never had anything like this happen before!

Ken.
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20 Jul 2013   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Hi Andrew,

I updated the Nvidia driver, but it has made no difference, so don't know if you have any other suggestions?

Ken.
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20 Jul 2013   #5
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

My avatar is a perfect circle, does it appear as an oval?
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20 Jul 2013   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
My avatar is a perfect circle, does it appear as an oval?
Yes it does. Bit like the earth, flat at the top and bottom. Does that help?

Ken.
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20 Jul 2013   #7

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Hi Stokkers, The only drivers I can find at the present time are for XP Drivers for Packard Bell BV - ISTART F2312 (PB82119801) - Scan Result ANONYMOUS - Have you upgraded the gfx card or other devices for your PC ? If you have could you please tell us what you have upgraded and what model #s they are .I will continue looking for newer drivers for you
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20 Jul 2013   #8
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

You might try fiddling with different settings.
Screen Resolution - Display Settings
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20 Jul 2013   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
You might try fiddling with different settings.
Screen Resolution - Display Settings
SORTED!!! Thanks for your help folks. I downloaded an ATI_Radeon update from Packard Bell at ftp://ftp.download.packardbell.com/D.../Driver Vista/ and installed. I know it says Vista. I also found that the NVIDIA PhysX update I downloaded earlier, was installed incorrectly, so ran that again, restarted PC, tried it out and my squares are now square and my circles are no longer oval.

Once again folks, thanks for your help.
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20 Jul 2013   #10

Windows 8.1 PRO
 
 

Great!! glad that you got it working!!!

Regards,
Andrew
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