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monitor settings are too low

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by verystuart, Feb 15, 2003.

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  1. verystuart

    verystuart Thread Starter

    Feb 15, 2003
    How do I change the monitor resolution? It won't go above the minimum. Seems the driver is wrong! I just got a used computer and my monitor won't set-up correctly. Where do I get a compatible driver, or what do I do?
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    You first identify the video board in the machine. Since you don't have the driver, you may have to remove the board and physically inspect it for the make/model. Then, you find the manufacturer's web site and download a current driver.

    What is the board identified as in the Device Manager, that's a good place to start. You could also download AIDA32 and see what it has to say, it's pretty good about identifying hardware.
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