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Windows 7: Resolution problem after windows reinstall

15 Jan 2011   #1
envy28

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Resolution problem after windows reinstall

Hey

Well i recently had to reinstall windows 7, and now when i log on the resolution seems to be much lower. When i go to Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display\Screen Resolution the higest resolution I can pick is 1400x1050, which is not as much as it use to be. I think before i reinstalled windows it was 1800x something.

Anyway, anyone got any idea how to fix this? Its been really annoying me for the last few hours.

Also got one more problem, Windows is not detecting my second monitor as a seperate screen. So basically it is showing the same thing as my first monitor.


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15 Jan 2011   #2
oldtraveler

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Resolution problems following a reinstall usually means that you need to update your video drivers.
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15 Jan 2011   #3
Wallonn7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by oldtraveler View Post
Resolution problems following a reinstall usually means that you need to update your video drivers.
Bingo!!!
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17 Jan 2011   #4
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by oldtraveler View Post
Resolution problems following a reinstall usually means that you need to update your video drivers.
And make sure that your monitors are showing up in device manager as what they are if not reinstall the monitor drivers.(.inf files)
Fabe
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17 Jan 2011   #5
envy28

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

yep, thanks for the help, once i updated my video driver everything worked fine
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