I just saw someone post something similar so starting to think it's got something to do with a windows update? Anyways, Wednesday night all of a sudden my screen resolution changed all on its own, went from the 1900 x something to what it usually looks like in safe mode. I started kaspersky full disk scan and it came back fine. I then tried system restore, couldn't get into safe mode and at that point realized my 'sleep' option is missing in my power options, I'm down to shut down and restart. Found out I can use shift and restart, so I did.
Ran first attempt at system restore, trying to restore back to the earliest restore point available on Nov. 2nd.
Get this error:
System restore failed to extract the file:
C:\windods\syswow64\activationmanager.dll from the restore point.
Let it boot, try again. Same thing. For all three restore points.
When I right click display on my desktop it doesn't show anything about catalyst center which I know was there awhile ago. My monitor is an HP 2709M. If I go through the options through the monitor it gives me the 1900 one which is what I usually have it set it. I picked that one from there and it has no effect on the resolution at all.
When I looked at the monitor settings in device manager there's 2 events: