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Stuck in 640x480 and 16 colors

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by jeffdaley, Nov 12, 2001.

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  1. jeffdaley

    jeffdaley Thread Starter

    Nov 12, 2001
    i need major help i know that this question has been asked before, but i have used the answers to no avail. my computer is stuck on 640x480 res. and 16 color setting. let me tell you what i have tried. using display to change to 800x600, etc. when i restart, no luck. also..tried updating the graphic card, but i don't have the Windows 98 cd that is needed. ive tried the log in as a different user, which did nothing for me. some one please help. my email address is [email protected] if you would like to contact me there thank you very much.:mad:
  2. SavvyLady


    Oct 14, 2001
  3. jbcalg


    Oct 29, 2001
    see this thread


    and try the driver wizard method i mentioned
    - just check the windows update to connect to the interrnet as you don't have the 98 cd handy or the drivers on a floppy

    what is your grahic card?

    just so the basics are covered:
    when you tried to adjust your settings, did you click on 'apply' before 'ok'
    - if so, did it give you the 'apply without booting' or 'you must reboot' message?
  4. p5mmx10g


    Oct 6, 2001
    well if you don't have the 98 cd when it ask for it, then some file that's need to intall your graphic card will not be able to install on your system. try to get the 98 cd or you can look into your hard drive, search for some thing cabs.
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