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Windows 7: How to force nvidia to use 1680x1050

18 Feb 2009   #11
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Doesnt your card have a dvi slot?


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18 Feb 2009   #12
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

Have you tried using that "Manage Custom Resolutions" option that shows in your screen shot?
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18 Feb 2009   #13
v0id

Windows 3.11
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
Doesnt your card have a dvi slot?
Yes. But my monitor dont have. Only VGA!
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ex_Brit View Post
Have you tried using that "Manage Custom Resolutions" option that shows in your screen shot?
Yes i have tryed that and its same. When i aplyed it back to res 1600x1200 but i want 1680x1050.
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18 Feb 2009   #14
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

ignore....will check...
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08 Mar 2009   #15
skunksmash

SEVEN x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Alija View Post
Yes. But my monitor dont have. Only VGA!

Yes i have tryed that and its same. When i aplyed it back to res 1600x1200 but i want 1680x1050.
its gotta be related to the 8500.....

ive had no resolution issues with the 3 GFX cards i tried on 7, 9600GSO, 8800GT, GTX260..

have you reseated the card now windows 7 & the Nvidia drivers are installed..??

sometimes if you install a bucket load of S/W onto ''pre-installed'' H/W it may not detect it all properly..




:)SK
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09 Mar 2009   #16
v0id

Windows 3.11
 
 

Thank you skunksmash for help, but everything its ok, only res is problem. I can change res to 1680x1050 in XP and Vista with no problem, but in Windows 7 is BIG problem for me!

Is there any program can help me to force my card to use 1680x1050 res, or i need to hack somthing to work?
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09 Mar 2009   #17
hdwalla

Windows 7 64-bit
 
 

what about using a dvi to vga adapter? doesn't the 8500 have a dvi slot onboard?
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10 Mar 2009   #18
v0id

Windows 3.11
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hdwalla View Post
what about using a dvi to vga adapter? doesn't the 8500 have a dvi slot onboard?
Hi hdwalla!

My card have DVI and VGA slots but my monitor have only VGA. I will buy this adapter to see is this is going to work.

Thank you for helping me!
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11 Mar 2009   #19
jones33

xp
 
 

I've got exact same problem with my Samsung Syncmaster 205bw and nvidia 7300 gs card on Windows Seven. DVI or VGA max resolution is 1600 x 1200 and Ican't get native resolution (1680 x1050) for my screen.
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11 Mar 2009   #20
v0id

Windows 3.11
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jones33 View Post
I've got exact same problem with my Samsung Syncmaster 205bw and nvidia 7300 gs card on Windows Seven. DVI or VGA max resolution is 1600 x 1200 and Ican't get native resolution (1680 x1050) for my screen.
We must report this Bug to nvidia to fix this!
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