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Change Screen Resolution?


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#1 Guest_Kohana_*

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 12:23 AM

I reformated my computer today and seem to have everything running pretty good, but I can't figure out how to change my screen resolution. As of right now, it's set on 640 x 480 pixels and it's on 16 bit color quality. It has no other options for the color quality and the scale that I would typically be able to slide to change the resolution will not allow me to slide it. What do I need to do to fix this? The computer is a Dell Dimension 3000.

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#2 Allan

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 07:06 AM

After reformatting did you install all of the drivers (sound, display, NIC, etc)? If not, do so now. Start with the chipset driver.

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 08:45 AM

yep, it needs a video driver. you have to go to Dell.com to download the drivers that needed for your system. Right click on my computer and select Manage-->select Device Manager Or Control Panel-->Device Manager to see how many Yellow triangle with the exclamation points device and download driver for those devices.

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 10:57 AM

I've Downloaded a few, but as far as the video driver, it tells me ny computers software isn't high enough and exits the install every time?

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 04:04 PM

1) Did you reinstall XP SP3?

2) Are you getting the drivers from Dell Suppot?

3) Did you install the chipset driver?




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