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Windows 7: Change resolution from Safe mode?

01 Feb 2010   #1
baby fat

Change resolution from Safe mode?

I've had some problems with finding the best resolution for my monitor (which seems to lack drivers for win7 despite that it's still sold). I was trying different settings and all of a sudden the settings aren't canceled after a few seconds when choosing a resultion that the monitor doesn't support!?!? I'm quite sure I didn't accidently click "apply changes" by accident when the monitor went black.

I shut down the computer manually and can restart it in Safe mode. But if I change the resolution there and restart the computer, I still just get a black screen after restarting the computer when windows is starting (before that, of course, I can see properly on the screen).

Can someone please tell me how I can fix this? It seems like there must be a way (but I don't have a clue how to, and havent been able to find any descriptiom anywhere).

(The monitor is a LG W2253TQ)

Edit: Could it work to uninstall the drivers to my graphic card (Nividia ION) to get some basic "standard setting" or will that just f%k things up more?

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01 Feb 2010   #2
baby fat


I solved it. "Restore system settings to earlier values" or something (I don't run windows in english so not sure what it's called). I leave my post if there are any other noobs with the same problem...

Edit: I still can't set the resolution to 1680*1050 (which is what I have used on my monitor before, running XP), but I don't really know how to formulate a questions about that. It there is a way to "force" those settings? An aswer to that would be most appriciated...
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