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HairyBooger

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:tazz: ;) ;)

Ok, I uninstalled windows 98 and did a clean installation on windows ME. When ME installed, my internet wasn't working and I couldn't change the display from 640 x 480 pixels and 16 colours.

Now, I have internet but I can't change the display. It is really annoying me, so can anyone :) me?

Edited by HairyBooger, 01 May 2005 - 03:33 PM.

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Right, go into control panel->system->device manager
Look under the display adapters entry & tell me what is says. Also tell me if theres a yellow splodge (!) against any of the entries in device manager.
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Under Display Adapters it says :

Standard PCI Graphics Adapter (VGA)
It says that this is working properly.

Under other devices there are 3 yellow "!" splodges :

PCI Card
PCI Ethernet Controller
PCI Multimedia Audio Device
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Please help me!
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Yep, you need to reinstall your video driver. We can worry about the splodged out stuff afterwards.

Is your video card integrated (ie built into the mobo ) or not?
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Yep, you need to reinstall your video driver. We can worry about the splodged out stuff afterwards.

Is your video card integrated (ie built into the mobo ) or not?

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:tazz: I don't know what you mean.
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If you open up the computer & look inside....is the video card (ie where the monitor plugs into) seperate from the motherboard? By that I mean, is it at a right angle to the motherboard & seated in a long brown or white slot on the mobo?

If not, then it will be integrated. This means that the monitor cable connects directly to the motherboard, on the same back panel as where the PS2 mouse & keyboard plug in.
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Well, I don't know if it's intergrated or not.
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*post edited by an Administrator

Edited by ~Kat~, 01 May 2005 - 10:34 PM.

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I got mine working. I dont know if its the same problem as I had (pages too big to fit on screen)


http://service1.syma...409420406?OpenD
ocument&ExpandSection=2&Src=sec_doc_na2

After a week of scrolling !!!! :tazz: ;) ;)

go to the address above, and use the system configuration utility method to start your computer in safe mode. It still looked like it wasnt changing the setting, but when the computer restarted again, everything was back to normal, perfect picture and size.

Hope this works for you, I'm an absolute beginner, but doing what they said worked. (I then followed: http://derekrowley.c...ktopresolution/ to change the screen resolution.

Hope this helps
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