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Windows 7: I can't change my resolution.

29 May 2017   #11
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
As long as one uses the recommended resolution I'm not sure why one would want to use a lower one unless items were blurred...
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29 May 2017   #12
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

The resolution that windows recommends is derived from data from the Monitor and should always be equal to the Panel Native Resolution, (and thus Aspect Ratio), or the best approximation that the card is capable of, (useful when a high res monitor is fed from a graphics Card/Chip which is incapable of matching the monitor )
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31 May 2017   #13
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

The Radeon HD 7540D in the APU is reported to support a maximum resolution of 2560x1600. Unless the OP is forcing a resolution that his monitor can't support then there's another problem.
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31 May 2017   #14
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

The Op has already stated that the Card is broken, also If you have a Panel with a resolution of 1366 x 768, the fact that the graphics Card/Chip can drive a resolution of 2560 x 1600 is irrelevant, as the maximum the display is capable of is fixed and any other resolution will produce degradation.

With a Digital panel it is the resolution of the panel that has to drive the choice of resolution - Cards are almost always capable of more than one resolution Digital display panels are not, If you have a card that cannot produce the same resolution and aspect ratio as the panel it may be possible to use dithering technology to produce an image but this will always be less sharp than the correct resolution, You can force the card to send the pixel information for any resolution you wish, but the panel will always display at it's native resolution, as it cannot somehow grow or shed pixels
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31 May 2017   #15
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
All I know is the op stated
Quote:
I'm really uncomfortable with this resolution.
That I'm aware of a "feeling" is not really an issue with hardware but I missed the defective gpu part

If things are blurry at the higher resolution then that would indeed be a problem.
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31 May 2017   #16
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Post #7 appears to say that the card was stated as broken
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31 May 2017   #17
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Okay yep I was thrown off by them saying they kicked the cpu = how does that happen
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31 May 2017   #18
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

I'm taking it as the CPU is the Main System case - I've heard it called that quite often

I have been wondering if the Card is broken due to lack of drivers or is actually broken the drivers should be the standard set for an AMD chip so may be worth trying that if the ones it linked to for the on board graphics fail to sort it - Obviously if the Panel is a 1366 x 768 than thats the max you'll ever get


Edit
AMD Radeon HD 7540D Drivers Download for Windows 10, 8.1, 7, Vista, XP should be the original driver for the on board graphics although they should be the same as the ones from the board manufacturer, which I would use, but you never know.

If we could know the details about the external card we could check on drivers for that - if just to rule it out

Of course we still have no info from the OP as to the result of using the onboard with the posted drivers
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01 Jun 2017   #19
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
I'm taking it as the CPU is the Main System case - I've heard it called that quite often
Ahaha...Yeah, here in country the system unit is called as CPU. I used to call it like that too until I stepped into the first year of college in the I.T. course I realize I was wrong
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09 Jun 2017   #20
MrZebwa

Windows 7 32-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
The drivers I linked to were for the onboard video so will not work with the add-on card, so you need to either source new drivers for the Add-on card or connect to the on board graphics after removing the broken card.

I would also suggest that you remove all existing Video Drivers using Display Driver Uninstaller Download version 17.0.6.5 and re-install the ones I linked to after the removal of the add-on card and connection to the on-board VGA

The 1366 x 768 is a standard default resolution for an onboard card whereas 1400x1050 looks like a higher resolution only available on the external card and only when working correctly with correct drivers
So which option is that?
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