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Windows 7: Laptop Switches to lower resolution automatically

15 Jul 2013   #11

Win7 Home Premium 64x

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by estXcrew View Post
I have three Options In the Menu, I've already checked the "Full Screen" One, But switching to any of them makes no difference.
Also, trying to set to 800x600 resolution results in the same area as before being displayed, but just at a lower resolution.. Weird..?

Ok so you did get to Scale: full screen... I think your laptop monitor is the problem, but I don't know for sure. I would try hooking up to another monitor to see if it displays correctly.

does it look the same in safe mode? Safe Mode

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15 Jul 2013   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64 bit

Umm, the owner of the laptop just told me that a restart usually fixes it, sometimes it takes a few restarts... But it reappears here and there with no warning.. I'll try a restart right now, and see if it still states my resolution 1024x764..

Edit: Nothing has changed with normal restart, doing a safe mode boot right now.,
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15 Jul 2013   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64 bit

Okay, I just booted into safe mode with no problems, then came back to normal mode and my screen was fixed (and my resolution was back to 1280x800), but I'm afraid that the problem still persists, I'll not mark as solved quite yet.. (Im pretty sure it was the magical "restart fix" that i've been telling you about, it comes back after awhile..probably) .. +rep @you ofcourse, if it happens again I'll bump but if it doesnt occur in a while I'll mark as solved.
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16 Jul 2013   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64 bit

Looks like we are clear. Whatever fixed it has taken effect and I haven't experienced the resolution problem for the remaining day today.
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