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Screen Resolution Will Not Stay At 1024x768

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#1 ercornel


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Posted 23 November 2007 - 11:29 AM

I am running WinXP SP2 with an ATI radeon express 200 video card. Every time I start the computer it reverts the screen resolution to 640x480. When I change the display settings to 1024x768 it keeps it until the system is restarted. I have checked and updated display and monitor drivers and I believe I have turned off any accessability options changes that have been made. I there someplace else I need to be looking to change the default screen resolution? Every place I have searched about this problem I find safe mode stuff but not regular operation solutions. Somebody please tell me that there is something I am missing so I can correct this. (Also when the system starts the monitor displays a small box that says VGA, I'm not sure if this is the issue)

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Posted 23 November 2007 - 01:26 PM

It sounds like the new driver installation did not install. I'd uninstall/ reinstall again to make sure. Does Device Manager show any yellow exclamation points by display device or display adapters?

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#3 ercornel

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Posted 23 November 2007 - 03:19 PM

No yellow exclamations. Driver update says I have the most current driver for the vid card. This issue is starting to really tick me off. I may just dump and reload the whole darn system.

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Posted 23 November 2007 - 03:33 PM

You could try uninstalling anything to do with video in the Device Manager and rebooting, so that Windows has to find and reinstall your latest drivers. Worth a try.

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