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I can't get my resolution less than 640x480

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Zeferino, Dec 22, 2001.

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  1. Zeferino

    Zeferino Thread Starter

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    I installed some new drivers for my SiS 530 onboard video card in my campaq presario 5184 with 188mb RAM and a Pentium II 300. Does anyone know what settings the new drivers changed so that i can't make my resolution smaller? i want to get to 400x300 if i can so that my game runs smoothly. thank you in advance.
     
  2. cjreed64

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    I am pretty sure the lowest resolution possible is 640x480. Someone can correct me if I'm wrong, but I have never seen a computer running at a lower resolution. Hope this helps!

    -Chris
     
  3. brianF

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    cj is correct as far as I know. to get the lower resoloution you would have to use the in game options to tell it to use that setting
     
  4. MHSCodeMaster

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    I agree totally. However, some games have a lower resolution in their settings.
     
  5. Zeferino

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    ok, but i could get it in the game before... now i can't. you know what might be causing that?
     
  6. SavvyLady

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    Zef check on display properties for the refresh rate... make it default or optimize
     
  7. Bryan

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    If you can't resolve this, you can load <a href=http://hem.spray.se/doxx/> this </a>freeware program that allows you to set custom screen sizing settings.

    BTW, be careful not to set the refresh rate above the specs of your video card and monitor.
     
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