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Monitor nor driver acknowledged

Re-installed Windows XP due to other issues, and after the completion of the re-installation the display settings were way off. No monitor is listed in the device manager area and when I try and go thru display advanced>monitor>, etc, to update drivers (I did find the driver at DELL), but the properties button is unclickable. Anyone?

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Re: Monitor nor driver acknowledged

If you just want to adjust the display settings so that they are more to your liking go to Control Panel and open Display. When the Display Properties box opens click on the settings tab. Use the slider bar in Screen Resolution to adjust to 1024x768 or whatever resolution your monitor displays best at. To the right use the pull down arrow to select the highest color quality you can select. Then click on the Advanced button on the bottom left and you should see a Monitor tab. Click on that and ensure your refresh rate is 60 Hertz. Save your settings, accept the change confirmation when it appears and your monitor should be good to go. I have about 90 Dell LCDs and the default Windows drivers for the LCDs usually work great.

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Check your video drivers and the software that supports your video card. I recently did a complete OS reinstall and used the best and latest video drivers. My video card is an nVidia 8800GT. I downloaded and installed the latest software from nVidia. My display works great.

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It sounds like a driver/software issue. When you ran the Princeton VL173 on XP you probably had all the correct software for your video card and the correct drivers to support your video output. When you changes OS to Windows 7, the XP drivers are no longer in place. My best guess is that you need to find and install the correct drivers for your system video and for your video card that are Windows 7 compatible. The old XP drivers will not work in Windows 7.

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Several months ago my display died. It was just blank -- black. I tried using a power supply (AC adapter) from an old HP printer that died, and it worked! The plugs were identical, and the power output profiles were very nearly identical. It has been rinnung great for many months now.

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My compliments. Your description of your problem is great. I know what you've done and I understand your problem.

However, I am wondering about a few things that may help you. the video settings that you are referring to in your description are dictated by the software that drives the video card, not the monitor.

Are you sure you have the latest Manufacturer's drivers for your video card?

I don't see any mention of the video card here.

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