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After upgrading my c400 to XP, the screen resolution is not right

I have tried all options and nothing looks right.

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Follow this link and download the Extreme Graphic 855 GM file under video;

The reason it does not look right is you have no graphics driver! Install the file I linked you to or alternatively the one below it and you will be set


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Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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Try logging into support.dell.com get a driver for windows 2000 for the video card you have. Sometimes that driver will work for the XP session OK (XP will gripe about loading it but continue anyway.)

Good Luck

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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