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Resolution and Static noise

My Samsung NC10 makes a static noise from where the RAM is located. Why does it do that? Also, my screen is stretched and I can't get the resolution back to normal. Please HELP!!!

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  • schowdhury85 Dec 17, 2008

    Hey skone, thanks for trying. Unfortunately, I can't move the meter and it's fixed on 800 x 600. Also, my computer doesn't allow me to go on standby and I read that these two issues are related. Any insight would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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Right click the desktop and hit properties, then hit the settings tab and change your resolution to 1024 x 600.

can't help you much with the "static" noise other than to say that computers have moving parts and electrical current travelling through them, which generates noise.

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

  • Simon Kelly
    Simon Kelly Dec 17, 2008

    has this been resolved now? is your desktop still streched?

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    Simon Kelly Dec 18, 2008

    OK. This is usually because the video driver isn't installed. I haven't heard of a relation to the inability to go into standby, so we'll just update the graphics driver for now. Check the link below.

    Latest Graphics Driver

    All Samsung NC10 Drivers

    It might be worth updating the chipset too, but just try updating the graphics driver as above and let me know how you from there. good luck!


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