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Display is wrong - only 3 resolutions available

The screen appears stretched - it is a square resolution setting stretched to fit the rectangular screen. No correct resolution is available - it is behaving as if a different monitor is installed and the laptop's one isn't.
The screen shot shows the display options, and this is not normal - normally it shows the two available monitors for the "multiple monitor" mode and many more different screen resolutions available. The absence of adapter information does not seem to be a good thing!

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Install the display drivers, then check

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HOw to change the resoultion??

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The display properties dialogue box will appear as shown in fig 1.1 below, click on the settings tab at the top right of the box.

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