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All of a sudden the monitor resolution on my Gateway FPD1975W monitor is off. I am not given the option for 1440 x 900 as recommended. Icons are huge, screen saver is distorted. Was fine before.

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  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2009

    After going through some troubleshooting with a tech at Gateway,including reinstalling the video drivers, I was told I'd have to reinstall Windows (Vista). I am not about to do that. I can live with the distortion if I have to. Thanks for your responses, though.

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    caller4dance May 11, 2010

    You may be in "Safe Mode". If this is the case, something has occurred that caused the computer to crash, or create an unstable software or hardware condition that the operating system "felt" that normal oprerating conditions were not stable enough to continue "as-is". The operating system puts itself into "Safe Mode" until the problem can be fixed (by you.) Depending on your operating system, reboot your system and look for the start menu, arrow down to normal (the mouse will not work at this point) and hit the "Enter" key. It should work from here.

    If you are not in safe mode. Somehow, the monitor or video video card drive has been lost or corrupted. In that case, you simply have to re-install the drivers. I can help you, but I need to know what operating system you are using and some aditional specifics about the hardware you are using.



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Caller4 dance has the correct idea most likely the computer needs a video adapter driver installed or even an agp bridge depending on the OS and the motherboard type, it doesn't seem like a safe mode issue because windows restarts on Normal when it reboots in an error situation. let us know how it turns out.

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