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Windows 7: Screen Resolution - Display Settings


01 Nov 2008   #19
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Screen Resolution - Display Settings

How to Change the Screen Resolution in Windows 7



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13 Jun 2010   #20
enco

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

My monitor requires a 1600x900 setting, but I do not have that resolution shown in the list. My graphics card is ATI Radeon 4300/4500, and display monitor is Acer V203H (20").

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13 Jun 2010   #21
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

enco, welcome to the forums.

Looking at that you haven't installed the drivers for your video card. Before pointing you to the driver, need to know whether your card is PCI-E or AGP.

Would also help if you filled in your system specs,

http://www.sevenforums.com/profile.php?do=extra

If unsure what everything is this should help,

Speccy - System Information - Free Download
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13 Jun 2010   #22
enco

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

Now i filled in my system specs I looked in the box that came with the graphics card and my graphics card is the ATI Radeon HD 4350 (PCI-E)
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13 Jun 2010   #23
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Latest driver for your card,

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-c...ndows-7-a.html

Once that is installed, hopefully the proper resolutions will show up.
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14 Jun 2010   #24
enco

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

I have installed, but again no such resolution. is there still some way to fix the resolution?
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14 Jun 2010   #25
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Enco,

Have you installed your monitor driver as well? Here is the link below for it from Acer. Usually a monitor will work just fine with the generic drivers that Windows 7 uses by default, but sometimes (best to) you will need to install the drivers specific to that monitor for it's best operation.

(Select your V series monitor V203H, and Windows 7 32-bit for the OS)
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Hope this helps,
Shawn
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15 Jun 2010   #26
enco

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

when i want to install monitor driver, i go to option 'update driver', select folder with my Acer driver and it says:'Windows has determined the driver software for your device is up to date'! What now to do?? Can i uninstall monitor driver? i'm not sure if it work when uninstall it... whit my logic, monitor wont display picture when there is no driver...
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15 Jun 2010   #27
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Windows 7 may have already installed your latest monitor driver through Windows Update then.

I noticed in your screenshot that is has (default VGA monitor) selected in the blue bar. Do you have another option in the drop down box to select your Acer V203H monitor? If you open Device Manager (devmgmt.msc) and expand Monitors, do you have the Acer V203H monitor listed?


When you right click on the deskop and click on Screen resolution, do you still only have the same options without the 1600x900? What does it show as your display there?
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15 Jun 2010   #28
enco

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit
 
 

In ATI CCC there is no 1600x900 resolution, same as in Screen Resolution, and in combo box list is only Default VGA Monitor. In device manager is only Generic Non-PnP Monitor, no ACER. How to add monitor in device manager? Maybe that will help.
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15 Jun 2010   #29
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Using the drivers above, see if you may be able to "update" (Driver tab) the driver from within Device Manager. I would try the "Search automatically..." option to see if it may be able to find it for you. If not, then try the "Browse my computer...." option to then select the downloaded drivers to use to update with.
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