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Windows 7: resolution won't change.

18 Aug 2010   #11
fishnbanjo

Vista 64 Ultimate, Windows 7 64 Ultimate, Ubuntu 9.10
 
 

What version of Catalyst are you using on your x1600?


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18 Aug 2010   #12
skinnymaniskool

windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 

doesnt say anything. it's actually not my computer, im helping put windows 7 on it for my parents.
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18 Aug 2010   #13
skinnymaniskool

windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 

fishnbanjo thats the spec on my other computer dont look at that i have no idea what this has on it
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18 Aug 2010   #14
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

YOu need to figure out what graphics card it has. You should be able to find it in BIOS, or you just open up the case and take the card out, if it's not integrated, and see what it says on the card. It definitely seems to be a driver issue.
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18 Aug 2010   #15
skinnymaniskool

windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 

i was able to get it to the right size, but now the color is all messed up.
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18 Aug 2010   #16
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

driver issue
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18 Aug 2010   #17
skinnymaniskool

windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 

i looked into it, and the computer said that it was the latest update
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18 Aug 2010   #18
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

It only looks for updates available through windows updates. 99% of the time it does not have the newest drivers and based on what you posted earlier it sounds like it did not properly recognize you video card. So, you most likely do not have a proper video card driver installed, let alone the newest one available.
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18 Aug 2010   #19
skinnymaniskool

windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 

so i have to open the computer and look at it?
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18 Aug 2010   #20
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

Or see if it says what video card it is in BIOS. TO get into the BIOS settings, restart the computer and press F2 repeatedly during the first screen the appear.
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