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Out of range external monitor

I am trying to hook up an external monitor (Viewsonic N2751w) to my Mac Book Pro...I initially get an out of range signal but when i mess around in the NVIDIA control panel for a bit (as im running this off Windows XP pro) I can get it to clone but the picture is way off, its just blue and its not fitting everything in the screen...yes, i've checked to make sure the plug is in al the way on both ends..using a dvi to vga connector with a 15ft svga m/m, tried with a 6ft and no luck..please help!

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  • fmr888 May 11, 2010

    did the monitor come with its own driver, if it did not let me know i can find a driver for you to use.please let me know what type of pc it is running on, XP usually will install it if it new.

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The max resolution supported by that LCD HDTV is 1366 x 768. If your screen resolution in XP is set higher than that, you'll run into issues. Reduce your screen resolution first, then run the nVidia multiple display setup.

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