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QX5 with Vista Changes screen resolution display settings, others

It changes the screen setting from high to low screen resolution. This is permanent i have to go into the settings menu to change it back. After restarting the computer i cant get to it while the program is running.

The program also comes up half off the screen and there is no way to center the program on the screen. Half the buttons are missing because of this shift. So while i can take snapshots and movies with the microscope i can't view them.

There is also no way to turn the program off without pushing in and holding the start button on the computer itself, even escape wont work.

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  • cooolid Jan 22, 2009

    I have the same problem.When ever I restart my computer the resolutions sets back to low.

  • jdot1943 Feb 28, 2009

    Have HP laptop that does the same thing. I go back into Vista settings and reset resolution setting to correct number and follow correct procedures and it still comes up periodically with resolution setting at lowest level. It does not happen 100% of the time, but it is frustrating and I would like to be able to solve the problem.

  • UnseenU Mar 11, 2009

    I don't think it's Vista. I have exactly the same screen resolution change problem with XP & it is maddening!

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bluegreenash
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SOURCE: Qx5 microscope is shutting down.

Does this device run from USB power.. (no plug in power supply) if so, the problem may just be that this device (not limited to microscopes) is trying to draw too much power, as not all USB ports are born equal (a common problem in laptops). the solution is to either buy a power supply for the microscope or get a "powered" USB hub (a usb hub with it's own plug top power supply) I hope this helps

Posted on Sep 15, 2007

bluegreenash
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SOURCE: Qx5 is not responding

the microscope may be trying to draw too much current from your USB ports, your computer will disable the device if it does this. When this happens one of the easiest (and cheapest) solutions is to acquire a Powered USB Hub (with it's own Plug top power supply). This should aleviate any extraneous current draw to the Power supply.

Posted on Sep 15, 2007

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SOURCE: QX5 Problem with Windows Vista

Do not plug the QX5 in until the software is installed.

I got mine to work on Vista 32bit. Insert the cd, cancel autorun, view files on the cd. locate setup.exe, right-click on the setup and go to properties; then compatibility; then put a check in "run this program in compatibility mode for windows xp" AND put a check mark in "run this program as an administrator; the click Apply and click OK.

Right-click on the setup.exe again, this time choose, Run as Administrator.

Install away from the default. My recommendation is c:\users\(your user name\digitalblue.

Plug in the QX5, then go to Start, Programs, Digital Blue, click on QX5

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

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SOURCE: I am trying to download or locate a driver for the

You can download the drivers directly from Dital blue website. Just choice the driver for you operating system and follow the instruction:

http://www.digiblue.com/customer-service/downloads/

Posted on Jan 01, 2011

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Here are the links to the available downloads from Digital Blue:


QX5/Smithsonian Computer Microscope Drivers for WIN ME, 2000, XP, Vista 32-Bit

Download Drivers



QX5 V2 Computer Microscope Drivers for Windows Vista 64-Bit

Download for Windows Vista 64-Bit



QX5 V2 Computer Microscope Drivers for Windows 7

Download Windows 7 32-Bit

Download Windows 7 64-Bit



QX3, QX5 V1, QX5 V2 Computer Microscope for Mac OSX 10.4-10.6

Visit Webpage for Download



QX5 Computer Microscope V1 Video Codecs for 32 bit versions of Vista/Windows 7

Download Codecs

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Screen Resolutions My resolutions changed to very small, when I clicked on the monitor.


Hi,
Your operating system?
For Windows XP,
  • Right click in an open area on the desktop.
  • On the window that opens select properties.This opens the Display Properties window.
  • Click on settings.
  • On the screen resolution option,set to around 800x600 pixels.
  • Click O.K to save.
For Windows 7,
  • Click on the start button.
  • Click on the control panel and under Appearance and Personalization,select Adjust screen resolution.
  • On the list next to Resolution,move the slider to the resolution you want.e.g 800x600 pixels.
  • Click on keep to save the changes.
For Windows Vista,
  • Click on start button.
  • Click on the control panel and then on Appearance and Personalization.
  • Click on Personalization and then on Display settings.
  • Under Resolution,select the resolution you want.
  • Click Apply to save the changes.
Hope this helps.Thanks!
Please rate this answer.

Oct 28, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How to change your Windows 7 display settings In Windows 7 there are serveral...


How to change your Windows 7 display settings

In Windows 7 there are serveral ways to get to your display settings. I have detailed them below in options so that you can access them as needed.

Option 1

Right click on your desktop and select "Screen Resolution"
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Option 2

1. Right click on your desktop and select "Personalize"

2. Next click on "Display"

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3. Click on "Adjust resolution"

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Option 3

1. Click the Start button and click Control Panel

2. Next click on "Display"

3. Click on "Adjust resolution"
Once you are in the Screen Resolution you can set the resolution you want.

Note the resolution that is set now is a wide screen resolution. If you have a standard monitor the equivalent resolution would be 1280 x 1024.

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After you have made the needed changes click on Apply then OK to save your changes.

Note if you are still have trouble with your monitor displaying right you may need to install the monitor drives. Windows is not going to have the actual drivers for all monitors. So in picture below you will see where is shows "Generic PnP Monitor" this means that the computer is using a generic driver. You can access this screen by clicking on "Advance Setting".

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If you need to install the monitor drivers the link below will take you through the steps of installing the monitor drivers.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4290666-install_monitor_drivers_in_windows_7

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on Mar 08, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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After being on a few minutes, the text becomes very blurry I lowered the resolution, which makes the text bigger and helps some. There is an internal adjustment, but I don't know where??


Hi hamptonwhh,

Screen resolution refers to the clarity of the text and images on your screen. At higher resolutions, items appear sharper. They also appear smaller, so more items fit on the screen. At lower resolutions, fewer items fit on the screen, but they are larger and easier to see. At very low resolutions, however, images might have jagged edges. Please follow the steps below on how to adjust your screen resolution.

Windows XP
1. Click Start, click Control Panel, click Appearance and Themes, and then click Display.

2. On the Settings tab, under Screen resolution, drag the slider, and then click Apply.

3. When prompted to apply the settings, click OK. Your screen will turn black for a moment.

4. Once your screen resolution changes, you have 15 seconds to confirm the change. Click Yes to confirm the change; click No or do nothing to revert to your previous setting.

Windows Vista/7
1. Open Display Settings by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, clicking Personalization, and then clicking Display Settings.

2. Under Resolution, move the slider to the resolution you want, and then click Apply.

Notes : When you change the screen resolution, it affects all users who log on to the computer.

When you set your monitor to a screen resolution that it won't support, the screen will go black for a few seconds while the monitor reverts back to the original resolution.

Hope it helps.

Thank you for using FixYa.

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Hi, i own compaq presario CQ42 369TU laptop, how do i increase my screen resolution from 1024x768 to 1280x1024 or higher ?


For Windows XP...

1.
Open Display in Control Panel.
2.
On the Settings tab, under Screen resolution, drag the slider, and then click Apply.
3.
When prompted to apply the settings, click OK. Your screen will turn black for a moment.
4.
Once your screen resolution changes, you have 15 seconds to confirm the change. Click Yes to confirm the change; click No or do nothing to revert to your previous setting.

If you cannot set it any higher than 1024x768 and you have already installed the video drivers, that is as high as it can go for your hardware.

May 04, 2011 | Compaq Presario Notebook

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Sul monitor Acer AL1515 compare Input Not Supported


When a monitor displays "Input not supported", the display resolution is set too high. To resolve this, change the resolution to a supported resolution of the monitor. What you can do is restart your computer to safe mode first. These are the steps going into safe mode:

1. Make sure your computer is off.

2. Turn on computer then tap F8 repeatedly once per second. Similarly, Windows advanced options menu should be up on you screen.

3. use arrow keys to highlight "safe mode".

4. press enter twice.

5. log on to your user profile

6. you will get a window asking you to press "yes" or "no". CLICK the YES button.

7. perform the next steps below according to your windows version (operating system)

In Windows XP

  1. Click Start, click Control Panel, click Appearance and Themes, and then click Display.
  2. On the Settings tab, under Screen resolution, drag the slider to the desired resolution and click Apply.
  3. When prompted to apply the settings, click OK. The screen will turn black for a moment.
  4. Once the screen resolution changes, confirm the change by selecting Yes. A timer will count down for 15 seconds to ensure the change is desired.
    Click Yes to confirm the change; click No or do nothing to revert to the previous setting.

In Windows Vista
  1. Press the Start button , select Control Panel, select Appearance and Personalization, select Personalization, and then Display Settings.
  2. Under Resolution, move the slider to the desired resolution and click Apply.
NOTE: For Windows 7, it should be similar to the steps for Windows Vista.

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How do I change my screen resolution?


If you want to change screen resolution in windows vista
1.Click "Start."
2. Click "Control Panel."
3. Click "Appearance and Personalization."
4. Click "Personalization."
5. Click "Display Settings."
6. Move the slider under Resolution. The resolution changes as you move the slider.
7. Click "Apply

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How do you set it up


Downloads and install the appropriate driver software from Digital Blue:


QX5/Smithsonian Computer Microscope Drivers for WIN ME, 2000, XP, Vista 32-Bit

Download Drivers


QX5 V2 Computer Microscope Drivers for Windows Vista 64-Bit

Download for Windows Vista 64-Bit


QX5 V2 Computer Microscope Drivers for Windows 7

Download Windows 7 32-Bit

Download Windows 7 64-Bit


QX3, QX5 V1, QX5 V2 Computer Microscope for Mac OSX 10.4-10.6

Visit Webpage for Download

Nov 15, 2010 | Digital Blue QX5 Microscope

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Explain this phrase and give the solution. cyberlink youcam does not support a screen resolution smaller than 1024*768


  1. The resolution is about how many pixels are used to display images on your screen. How you change the resolution depends on what version of windows you have but they're all pretty similar. Hold the mouse pointer over your desktop (i.e. any programs that are open minimised)
  2. Press the Right mouse button and a menu will appear.
  3. In windows VISTA click "personalise" (in earlier versions click properties)
  4. Click DISPLAY SETTINGS (in windows vista, DISPLAY in earlier versions)
  5. You'll see a bar with HIGH at one end and LOW at the other end. Beside the bar it will show the resolution. If you slide the marker on the bar up or down the resolution will change. Set it at the resolution you need and click APPLY.
  6. You'll get an option to keep the new setting. Click YES if everything is displayed ok. If not click NO.

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On screen resolution issues


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It appears from researching that the native res for the Benq is too low 800x600 so I will never get a good picture even though most of the images I install are at least 10meg originals. Also the new projector will work in a bright room the Benq will not.

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Screen resolution on powerpoint cannot be locked at high res. Changes when connected to my projector. Monitor screen res. also changes everytime the projector is plugged in, In power point display (2nd...


I just checked the specs on your Benq PB 6110, which has a native resolution of 800X600 and will simulate 1280X1024. When you connect it to your computer, the computer goes to 800X600, right? That is the resolution of the BenQ. How high a resolution do you want? THe highest I have seen in projectors is 1024X760, which is not that much higher. Projectors seem to lag behind monitors and Plasma/LCD/LED TVs for resolution. They must have a very small market share therefore low developement.

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