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Rebooted PC with Windows XP CD.

So I rebooted my PC with the Windows XP CD but now my screen resolution is messed up. I'm thinking I need to install Drivers for the PC but don't know where and how. Can anyone please help me. Thank you.

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The problem seems to like problem of Display / VGA driver so u will have install driver first . to do that
Open computer case and look at printed information that is Mother Board Model Number. it may be like this "Inter 845GL" etc or some thing else. or when u start computer on the first screen look at bootton of screen it contains model number

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