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Windows 7: Display settings "display" dropdown options

29 Mar 2010   #1
guest102020

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
Display settings "display" dropdown options

Hi,

Just installed 7 Pro x64 and it seems to me that previously on XP, when you go to your control panel and display settings, in the display dropdown there was an option for your monitor and another for the graphics card. However with 7, I only see the option for the monitor. Is this normal?

thanks


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29 Mar 2010   #2
guest102020

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Small correction: what I see in XP in the display options is a default card driver and then the actual video card driver. In 7, I only see the monitor name as an option. Is this just the way 7 works? I'm not sure the graphics are as they should be. They seem a little choppier than what I expected.

How can I be sure the video driver is being used?

Thanks
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29 Mar 2010   #3
ThePizzaMan

Windows 7 Ulitimate Beta 32 Bit, Windows Vista 32 Bit, Ubuntu 9.10 32 Bit
 
 

first off what is your card?
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29 Mar 2010   #4
guest102020

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

ATI Radeon HD 4800 series
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29 Mar 2010   #5
Rik55

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) SP1 RTM
 
 

They're in a different place. Right Click Desktop - Screen Resolution - Advanced. Is this the page you are looking for. Install the latest graphics drivers and that should give you some more options.
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29 Mar 2010   #6
guest102020

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Rik55 View Post
Is this the page you are looking for
I guess. Just thought it there may have been some issue with the graphics card driver.

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