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Windows 7: Video Driver installed but limited resolutions??

19 Jan 2010   #1

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Video Driver installed but limited resolutions??

Hi all,

I recently installed Windows 7 Pro 64 bit on my HP dv9000 laptop and everything is good except my display. I have searched and searched and cant seem to find something that matches up with my symptoms. Ive tried installing the nvidia drivers multiple times from multiple "suppliers" and nothing works.

Basically, i can get the driver to install correctly but I am still limited to the 1024 x 768 resolution. Nvidia control panel works and everything but still cant change the resolution. I installed the driver using "compatibility mode" in vista x64 and ran as administrator and it still doesnt work. I cannot find a windows 7 driver for my nvidia geforce go 6150 so i used the vista version.

Any help is greatly appreciated and if you need any other info please let me know!


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19 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1

The latest drivers that I see for the Go 6150 are at the Microsoft Update Catalog:

Microsoft Update Catalog

(version 179.67, dated March 6, 2009). You may have trouble with getting them to install if HP gave your adapter a custom device ID. (That's all too common.)

I don't know whether they'll help, even if they install correctly. If it was a desktop system, I'd suggest getting the proper monitor .inf file, but I've not seen any for notebooks.
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