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GPU wont work with small monitor?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by izicmirza, Jan 13, 2013.

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  1. izicmirza

    izicmirza Thread Starter

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    Hello,

    Thank you so much in advance for any advice.

    I am not sure if this is in the correct section of the forums, so apologies if it isnt! I have a GTX 660ti. When plugged into my 1080p television, it works perfectly. However, when I plug in my 17" dell flatpanel, it says "not supported" across the screen. Is my GPU too advanced for me to use a small monitor? I have tried changing my resolution much lower, then turning the pc off, then plugging in the 17", still not supported. Is there something I have to do in bios?

    Help!
     
  2. huggie54

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    hiya,start your PC tapping F8 to get into safe mode,once in safe mode go to start and type msconfig in the search box,click the boot tab and put a tick in the "Base Video" box and click OK.reboot and everything will be big because it is t its lowest resolution,from here you can adjust the screen resolution to what you want,remember to go back to msconfig and remove the tick from Base Video
     
  3. DaveBurnett

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    Refresh rate needs to be about 60Hz and, as said, the resolution needs to be correct.
     
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