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Display Problems on widescreen monitor


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favero

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Hi:
I'm trying to ready a windows 98ME PC for a mate and I changed the resolution on it from 800x600 to 1600x1200 but when I rebooted it wouldn't display the desktop after the Windows 98 logo. I've got a DELL 22" widescreen monitor I'm viewing on through the D-sub connection. It just says something like optimal resolution 1650x1080. Can't view display with a black background. Obviously I'm screwed now or am I. Has anyone got any tips to get it viewing again?

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Edited by favero, 25 October 2008 - 09:29 AM.

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Boot it up in Safe Mode, then change the resolution. It then should ask you to use this resolution on the next boot.
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I booted into Safe Mode but as I went through to the desktop and set up the resolution in the usual way it (r-click BG click properties then screen settings the slider doesn't move and was on the 640x setting.)
So no fix here yet
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did you get the option 1680x1050?
i had the same Problem with my 20" Samsung,but i cant find the option 1680x1050.Now i run it as Plug&Play Monitor without installing any drivers and it works good so far.
Take a look at the Hardware-Manager,if there is more than one Monitor listed?Last step is reinstall the hole system to get the Plug&play modus to your Display.

Edited by dorsai, 29 January 2009 - 04:48 PM.

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