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Windows 7: External Monitor Stuck in Unsupported Resolution

02 Jan 2010   #1
KeironLowe

Windows 7
 
 
External Monitor Stuck in Unsupported Resolution

Hi, I got a new LCD tv today and wanted to use it as a monitor as well.
I've connected it up as my main monitor so when its connected via VGA my laptop goes blank and the screen is on the tv.

I was messing with the resolutions to try get the right one and now it says its in an unsupported resolution.
The problem is, I cant change it coz the screen wont show on the tv and its not showing on laptop because i set it not too.
When I unplug the connection I cant change the settings for the external so Im stuck at what to do.


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02 Jan 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Welcome!

Try unplugging the TV and rebooting. Hopefully things will revert.
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03 Jan 2010   #3
KeironLowe

Windows 7
 
 
Kinda fixed

Got it working, I pressed FN+F4 and it changed the resolution, only problem now is...ive realised my graphics card does not support the tv resolution which is 1440 x 900, any ideas what I could do?
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03 Jan 2010   #4
ickymay

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

you should be able to force it in your gfx card control panel
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03 Jan 2010   #5
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by KeironLowe View Post
Got it working, I pressed FN+F4 and it changed the resolution, only problem now is...ive realised my graphics card does not support the tv resolution which is 1440 x 900, any ideas what I could do?
Update your card drivers. Go to the manufacturer's site and choose your card.
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03 Jan 2010   #6
KeironLowe

Windows 7
 
 

All my drivers are fully upgraded and there isnt the option in the card control panel =/
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03 Jan 2010   #7
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

What graphics card do you have? Try running Speccy if you do not know.
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03 Jan 2010   #8
KeironLowe

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks, I have a Mobile Intel 965 Express Chipset Family.
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03 Jan 2010   #9
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Try this link for drivers. I do not know what version of Windows 7 you have, so I cannot go any further.
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03 Jan 2010   #10
KeironLowe

Windows 7
 
 

I have ultimate, I think i've tried that, it doesnt work =/
Oh well
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