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Windows 7: Display adapter now listed as standard vga display

22 Dec 2015   #1
wintersflame

Windows 7 Pro
 
 
Display adapter now listed as standard vga display

I had to reinstall windows 7 on my acer aspire 5560g laptop, I installed the drivers on the Acer site. I found the legacy updates for my cards and installed them. And I am still having problems.

The monitor is not showing the native resolution of 1366 x 768, it's topping out at 1024 x 768, it's refusing to let me use the built in screen savers. It's supposed to be a duel graphics system and the device manager lists two under the display drivers. Both are listed as standard vga display. One with the little yellow exclamation mark. It's driving me nutty. Can someone help me?

On a side note, the slider for screen brightness has also gone missing, and the fn brightness control doesn't work either.


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22 Dec 2015   #2
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

You are missing the graphics drivers. To save you some time here I gave you a link:

Acer Aspire 5560G Drivers Download for Windows 10, 8.1, 7, Vista, XP
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22 Dec 2015   #3
wintersflame

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

My security software does NOT like that site. And there are warnings all over to avoid it as it's dripping with malware.
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22 Dec 2015   #4
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Strange...My A/V plugin is on and didn't detect anything. I'll search for another one.

Edit: Just went to Acer's site and found the drivers you need.

Download Drivers and Manuals | Acer Official Site

Just type 5560G on "Search by Product Model"
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22 Dec 2015   #5
wintersflame

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RoasterMen View Post
Strange...My A/V plugin is on and didn't detect anything. I'll search for another one.

Edit: Just went to Acer's site and found the drivers you need.

Download Drivers and Manuals | Acer Official Site

Just type 5560G on "Search by Product Model"
I installed all of the drivers for it on that page, that was the first thing I tried before I came here Also the Auto detect from AMD Auto detect says I need amd-catalyst-15.7.1-without-dotnet45-win7-64bit. I hit download on that, it says download complete. But nothing changes and if I run the tool again it says the same thing.
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