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thedarkprince

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I've just reinstalled XP and have just changed my resolution to 1280 x 1024 (or there abouts) from 800 x 600 but my monitor's now gone screwy (flashing lines, etc) and now I have a message bouncing around my screen which says

NOT OPTIMUM MODE
RECOMMED MODE
1280*1024 60 Hz.

The trouble is I don't know how to change it as it appears my desktop is non-responsive. Any ideas? I've tried booting in Safe Mode but it didn't make any difference.

Is there anything I can run to reset the resolution?
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Managed to get in using VGA settings and I think I can see the problem. In device manager I have yellow question marks and exclamantion marks against two things:

Multimedia Audio Controller and
Video Controller (VGA Compatible)

This PC is about 6/7 years old and I have no idea where the discs are, if it even came with any. Does anyone know of an application/utility which I can use that will find the correct driver?

I don't even know what graphics and sound cards I have installed so I think I might be struggling with this one.
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Computer brand, and model, please.
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