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Windows 7: PC starts up at 640 by 480

13 Nov 2013   #1

Windows 8.1 Pro x86 (Temporary)
PC starts up at 640 by 480

Hi guys, I have a Compaq Presario CQ5500Y with an integrated NVIDIA video card solution. Ever since I used Windows Anytime Upgrade to upgrade to Windows 7 Ultimate, my Dell E772c monitors video resolution drops to 640 by 480 when ever I boot my PC. If you know anything about this please let me know. It is really annoying! (PS: I have the latest drivers for my video card)

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13 Nov 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

check your BIOS settings, also check your graphics properties, in control panel or right click on desktop. also you can try to factory restore your monitors settings
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13 Nov 2013   #3
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Did you try another screen resolution value at
Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display\Screen Resolution
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14 Nov 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1

Verify which driver it's using, via device manager or System Info (under Components | Display).

I'd consider doing a complete wipe and reinstall of the driver probably for starters.
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14 Nov 2013   #5

Windows 8.1 Pro x86 (Temporary)

Thanks everyone! All your solutions worked without doing a factory reset! You all get a cookie.
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