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Monitor has wrong resolution suddenly

I have a laptop, but the backlight burned out so I bought a L1975NW to use as the main monitor for another year, at which point I planned on buying a new computer. Everything was working fine, but today when I turned on my computer the display looked zoomed in and when i moved my mouse to the edges of the screen, it would scroll in order to be able to display that part of the screen. I checked the display settings for my computer and they were as they were before (1280 x 800). Then I looked at what the monitor itself was set to and it was 1024 x 768 for some reason. I can't change this at all.

The weird thing is that when my computer is turning on and is at the loading screen, the monitor is at 1280 x 800, but right before it gets to the user account screen it turns black for a few seconds and switches to 1024 x 768. I have an ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 graphics card by the way. Like I said, everything was working fine yesterday.

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  • u2blah Oct 31, 2008

    I should've mentioned that my computer uses Windows XP, and I'm sure that it isn't because of an option made by the computer such as a magnifier tool.

  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    I have the same res. dump problem. I even bought a new graphics card to try and fix it. Are there drivers for this monitor?

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Set cpu hertz at 60hz

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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Probably the accessibilty options are being used..look at this article:http://www.ictknowledgebase.org.uk/vistaaccessibility
in XP they are called "Accessibility Options
hope it helps!

Posted on Oct 31, 2008

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