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Windows 7: Need help with Windows 7 windows size

27 Dec 2009   #31
Trocity

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by IggyAZ View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Trocity View Post
Nope, nothin that would tell us anything.
Look, it wont let me change my resolution for some reason. Know why? Its stuck on 640x480. Maybe that has something to do with the size?
DOC I have an idea.
Go into Control Panel, System, Device Manager,
And select Display Adapter and select your Graphics card and uninstall.
Make sure you are on line to the internet
Shut down your computer and reboot.
Your graphics card will be found again and hopefully find the correct driver on your HD and/or on the internet.

Sometimes this works, sometimes not but worst thing will be you ar eexactly back where you are now and we will have to figure your next step.


Iggy
Haha sounds simple enough. Ill give it a try in a little bit and let you know if it worked or not.


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27 Dec 2009   #32
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Yep, Good idea Iggy
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27 Dec 2009   #33
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Trocity View Post
Nope, nothin that would tell us anything.
Look, it wont let me change my resolution for some reason. Know why? Its stuck on 640x480. Maybe that has something to do with the size?
Click on Advanced settings and update your video card driver:

Need help with Windows 7 windows size-reso.png

Cheers!
Robert


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27 Dec 2009   #34
Trocity

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Ok, I did it and I got some info lol this is what I need


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27 Dec 2009   #35
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Did you try the Windows & Compat Center ?

" Doc "
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27 Dec 2009   #36
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Trocity View Post
Ok, I did it and I got some info lol this is what I need
OK, your Dell is using the Intel 865 chipset so the only drivers available are:

Need help with Windows 7 windows size-dell_865_driver.png

Better: Drivers and Downloads - Public Sector

Possible: Drivers and Downloads - Public Sector

These are old XP drivers for an old computer and may not work. You will need to manually install the driver like this: Dell Wireless WLAN 1390 minicard drivers won't install

Also, some Dell motherboards have a setting in the BIOS that will allow you to change the video memory from 1 MB to 4 MB, allowing a better video resolution. Dells normally use the F2 key to open the BIOS during booting if you want to check.

It is my opinion that you will be much happier with adding a newer video card and not use the onboard video. You can get a good AGP video card for $30 USD or less.

Cheers!
Robert


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27 Dec 2009   #37
Trocity

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iseeuu View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Trocity View Post
Ok, I did it and I got some info lol this is what I need
OK, your Dell is using the Intel 865 chipset so the only drivers available are:

Attachment 44070

Better: Drivers and Downloads - Public Sector

Possible: Drivers and Downloads - Public Sector

These are old XP drivers for an old computer and may not work. You will need to manually install the driver like this: Dell Wireless WLAN 1390 minicard drivers won't install

Also, some Dell motherboards have a setting in the BIOS tha will allow you to change the video memory from 1 MB to 4 MB, allowing a better video resolution. Dells normally use the F2 key to open the BIOS during booting if you want to check.

It is my opinion that you will be much happier with adding a newer video card and not use the onboard video. You can get a good AGP video card for $30 USD or less.

Cheers!
Robert
Thanks man but when I tried it I got this message


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28 Dec 2009   #38
iseeuu

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Trocity View Post
Thanks man but when I tried it I got this message
So sorry, I can't imagine what the problem was. I just downloaded both drivers from these links:

Better: Drivers and Downloads - Public Sector

Possible: Drivers and Downloads - Public Sector

Robert
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