I didn't think that would be a big deal either, but when I when to my display settings, they were the same (1024x768). I tried switching back and forth between higher and lower resolution to no avail. The screen is obviously a different size than previously, but I can't figure out how to get it back to normal. I have a Geforce2 Mx200 on an Athlon 1700+ with 512 RAM Thanks!Have you
Even though I have set the screen resolution to 1024x768 pixels, selected apply, and OK, the monitor will automatically switch over to 640x480 pixels every hour on the hour for a minute or two and then return to 1024x768 pixels. When the computer is booted up it will originally show a screen of 1024x768 pixels and then finish booting up with 640x480 pixels. I then have to go into properties
had a greenish tint. My tech guy who is great couldn't correct this. I switched to another monitor AOpen, which is newer, but not an LCD. Adjusting "properties" i have to make the screen resolution at the lowest setting. Therefore, it is fuzzy still (remember it wasn't until I had to do the IE7 upgrade). Even now typing this is fuzzyish. My emails often have a greenish tint
so it won't change at Win logon?As in unpredictable, do you mean after someone else (another user) has logged on/off? If so, did they change the screen resolution to their liking? If so, then this is why, natively XP only supports one screen resolution setting per 'machine', not per 'user' as Win9x OS's did. Check out Doug Knox's page, he
changes are not kept after a new logon if the user is part of POWER USERS group. If the user change the screen resolution to 1024 x 768, after a new logon the system autoswitch to 1280 x 1024. An LCD monitor is attached to the PC. The problem do not occur if I add this user to the ADMINISTRATORS group. I updated the
. I tried downloading a monitor driver off microsoft website but I dont think it loaded in. I have a Dell 1800 flat panel. What can I do.Might try booting in to safe mode, reboot hit F8 key, next screen select safe mode, then go to display and try to change resolution or download driver. Might even be able to get support from dell since it's one of their monitors. Hope this helps.
My computer is having problems with the location of the icons and the screen resolution every time I boot up. The icons won;t save postition (they are Desktop | Arrange Icons By | UNCheck: AutoArrange AutoArrange [[Arranges the icons in columns along the left side of your screen.]] Do you have the latest XP video drivers from the manufacturer's website?I ended up just having to
Could you please advise me if this is an incorrect setting and if so, how to remedy the problem? Thank you: JerryHi Jerry, I`ve just had a similar problem and managed to restore the screen resolution by following some of the steps in help and support(open from your START button).It took a little time as I`m not very computer literate though.I know this is not much help to you
. It has been like this since I got it. Is there a driver I need to install? Is there a setting to default as with relation to screen size ( 123 x 123). Thank you,LCD). every select the settings tab, then change your screen resolution to what matches the video card and monitor which is most likely 1024X768 or try 800X600 and under that advanced button will be the refresh rate, which
, bigger icons. The tool bars are also bigger now. Everything seems to work ok but I want to return the screen to the normal view. I don't know what I did or how to change it. If anyone has an idea of what has happened and how to fix it, please respond to this posting.Right click on the desktop, click on properties, settings, and change the screen resolution back to where you want it.
i cannot get to operate anything Help !What probably happened is that the game changed your screen resolution to something like 800x400 or worse. To get back the resolution you want, RIGHT-glick on your desktop and choose Properties. On the Settings tab, experiment with the Screen Resolutionj slider. You probably had it set to something like 1024x768 or maybe greater. This should get
now refreshes totally and quite noticably at randomDid any of the updates include a display driver update. ? Did the screen resolution change after applying the updates? Check the current refresh rate control panel/display/settings/advanced/monitor What is the current monitor refresh rate set to? If its below 70Hz raise it, mine runs at 100Hz but it depends on your
how to restore to normal view.Try this: Right-click a blank spot on your desktop and select Properties from the context menu. Select the Settings tab and find the slider in the Screen Resolution box. Adjust your screen resolution until it looks normal to you. For example, if you have a 17" CRT monitor (or a 15" LCD monitor), you want a screen resolution of 1024 X 768. Tom Swift
the correct video adapter drivers for your specific notebook model. After installing a fresh set of drivers, right-click on your desktop and select Properties > Settings, change the Color Quality to "Highest (32 bit), then adjust your Screen Resolution to your liking, then click on Apply.
have a problem that is just now showing up.Thanks for your comments, CJ. Nope, it's not a legitimate BSOD screen. One way to determine that is to observe that the BSOD screensaver changes your screen resolution, which causes its text to fill the full screen rather than being in a smaller font taking up less space. The other way to determine that is simply by having seen it numerous
are better on the memory front. Not sure on the thumbnail sizes - have you changed your screen resolution/colour depth or your video card driver recently?Thanks for the reply, tried it and I& afresh, unless anyone else has any ideas. Screen res and drivers haven't changed at all. I am sure that the small icons and the memory prob is linked somehow as the issue only happensThank you
I had to reinstall windows resently, and ever since I have not been able to change the screen resolution from 640*480. I went throught the troubleshooter and tried everything short of messing with the bios. Any suggestions?Kyle; Go to the website of your video card/computer manufacturer and get the latest Windows XP drivers.
When starting up the display first shows the screen resolution I've previously set it to - 1024 x 768. Then, after getting a black screen for a few seconds it switches to the lowest resolution - 640 x 480 - and stays there. This just started a few days ago. I've been running this machine with XP for about a year. I downloaded a number of patches from Microsoft just before this began
have a pleasant experience with my new purchase, not a frustrating one. Thank you.I would call the tech help where you bought machine first, before you start messing with it. It is probably a easy fix,like display settings, screen resolution, or video drivers? It would be irresponsible for us to tell you to start messing with it when it is only 3 days old. Good luck.
support website of the manufacturer of your computer or video adapter, search for the latest Windows XP drivers for your video adapter, download and install them. Afterward, right-click on your Desktop and select: Properties > Settings and adjust your Screen Resolution. Make sure the Color Quality setting is set to Highest (32-bit).Carey, is the adjustment best done in Safe Mode? Dave