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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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Video is sporadic. Will work at first but if any


This Presario uses the 256 MB dedicated ATI Mobility Radeon X600 Video Display card according to the manufacture's website. Also this system came from HP with Windows XP or Windows Vista.

This may be a driver issue. Dealing with video driver issues can be difficult, but there are tools that can help.

If you are using Windows, boot into Safe Mode by pressing the "F8" key during initial startup. You will be presented with the option screen with many choices. Pick Safe Mode without networking.

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Go to Softpedia and download Driver Cleaner to finish removing the drivers as they are still cached in the system. The link is here at http://drivers.softpedia.com/get/Other-DRIVERS-TOOLS/Others/Driver-Cleaner-Professional-15.shtml

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After completing the installation, restart the machine again.

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NOTE: If you are using Vista, please make sure to obtain the correct driver for the 32 bit or 64 bit operating systems. This information can be found by right clicking on "Computer" in the Start Menu, then selecting "Properties". Once this is up there will be displayed the related information on your system. Look specifically for "System Type" and it will read "32-bit Operating System" or "64-bit Operating System"

(Windows XP) http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/windows/Legacy/Pages/radeonaiw_xp.aspx?type=2.4.1&product=2.4.1.3.19&lang=English

(Vista 32 Bit)
http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/windows/Legacy/Pages/radeonaiw_vista32.aspx?type=2.4.1&product=2.4.1.3.19&lang=English

(Vista 64 Bit)
http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/windows/Legacy/Pages/radeonaiw_vista64.aspx?type=2.4.1&product=2.4.1.3.19&lang=English

Select the Catalyst Software Suite. It is a large file and will require time to down load. Save the file to the computer. Once you have it you will need to run it. Installation will run then ask to reboot.

Reboot your system.

You may notice again the screen flickers. This is normal and the machine may also be slow for the first few mins after reboot. After a few minuets have passed you can adjust the screen resolution by right clicking on empty space on the desktop and selecting "Properties" (XP), then the "Settings" tab or "Screen Resolution" (Vista). The factory specs for the Presario are WXGA+ (1440x900) max resolution.

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