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Cannot change screen resolution

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#1 zzzz


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Posted 30 January 2010 - 06:12 AM

I have a new computer with a new XP Pro installation disc.

My display is a NVIDIA GeForce 7025NVIDIA nForce 630a.

The web pages are too big, mostly too wide, almost two times so I have to scroll back and forth to see all. But at the top of the screen I can just see the Minimize button. As I cannot move the page to see the other 2 buttons I cannot use them.

I have tried to alter the resolution in Display Properties(with the slider) but after clicking to keep the changes the screen goes blank (as it should) and then comes back with the resolution as before, 640x480.
Even when I start the computer I get the message, 'Your computer's resolution and color depth are set to a very low level .... would you like Windows to change it?' I click yes but it doesn't change.

In Device Manager all is well.

Any advice please to sort this out?

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 30 January 2010 - 09:14 AM

Uninstall the current display drivers....reboot the system.

Your display resolution should then be the default, since no drivers are installed.

Install the display drivers, either from your drivers CD or via download from the appropriate site.

Computer manufacturer and model?


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