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Windows 7: Windows 7 RC resolution problems

03 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1
 
 
Windows 7 RC resolution problems

Just have a big question I recently purchased an HP w2338h monitor, which is 23 inch wide screen lcd, and windows only shows up to 1600x1200 Resolution, when the monitor itself says it can get up to 1920x1080.

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03 Feb 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Akfool49 View Post
Just have a big question I recently purchased an HP w2338h monitor, which is 23 inch wide screen lcd, and windows only shows up to 1600x1200 Resolution, when the monitor itself says it can get up to 1920x1080.
Might be the graphics card. Try updating its drivers and looking for drivers for your monitor.

Also, you may want to upgrade to the Final version of Windows as RC Expiration is just around the corner.
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03 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1
 
 

I have latest ati drivers, people tell me monitor drivers dont matter, and hp doesnt even make windows 7 drivers for my monitor, I tried windows vista which is my dual boot and it cant even display the resolution i want.
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03 Feb 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Have you tried either of the programs in this link? (I'm assuming your using 64-bit Windows)

Select software and drivers HP w2338h 23 inch LCD Monitor - HP Customer Care (United States - English)
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03 Feb 2010   #5

 

Drop the RC and at least use the trial version of the RTM code. The RC is set to start shutting down every two hours (without warning) soon.
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03 Feb 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1
 
 

When RC expires i'll just revert back to windows vista, but until then i still have a few good months, according to microsoft, But yes i have tried both those, neither are drivers.
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04 Feb 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Akfool49 View Post
When RC expires i'll just revert back to windows vista, but until then i still have a few good months, according to microsoft, But yes i have tried both those, neither are drivers.
Get Build 7600, it will most likely fix your issues, the RC is not fully optimised. I can't see why anyone would go back to Vista now that 7 is here.
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04 Feb 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1
 
 

is there a way i can patch to 7600, or do i need to find a whole new windows 7 download and install it
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04 Feb 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Akfool49 View Post
is there a way i can patch to 7600, or do i need to find a whole new windows 7 download and install it
New edition, preferably a fresh clean reformat.
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04 Feb 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Akfool49 View Post
is there a way i can patch to 7600, or do i need to find a whole new windows 7 download and install it
You'll need to obtain a copy, you would be able to upgrade from RC to RTM although everyone on this forum including myself would advise you to do a clean install.
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