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Windows 7: How to change screen resolution in Windows 8?

22 Sep 2011   #1
ecwfan3052

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How to change screen resolution in Windows 8?

I want to change my resolution to my native screen resolution (1680x1050 60hz) but I don't have that option. instead I have to choose from 800x600, 1024x728, 1280x1024, 1600x1200, and 1920x1440 (at 64hz). How do I change it to my native screen resolution if I don't have the options there?


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22 Sep 2011   #2
Sedril

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Sounds like a driver issue, have you installed the latest video drivers for your card, the win 7 drivers worked for my gtx580 under windows 8
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03 Oct 2011   #3
ecwfan3052

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I tried installing the monitor drivers but it keeps telling me "windows has determined the driver software for your device is up to date." My monitor is a Dell E228WFP.


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04 Oct 2011   #4
Bongo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sedril View Post
Sounds like a driver issue, have you installed the latest video drivers for your card, the win 7 drivers worked for my gtx580 under windows 8
Did you check your video card drivers As Sedril Asked you to do not your monitor drivers.
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