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Screen Resolution dropped since last boot - Fedora 10

I'm using an eMachines T3406 running Fedora 10. I keep it updated, and am using Desktop Effects. I shutdown the computer as normally required, and booted it up, to find my screen resolution back down to 1024x768, unable to go higher. I've also been having this problem where I get blocks of extra pixels within text as I'm scrolling through windows. If I highlight the text, then it will go away. I'm new to the whole Linux scene, so I don't know the first place to look on how to repair my graphics drivers.

Any help would be great!

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  • talyden Feb 21, 2009

    I apologize, but I don't see any link.

  • talyden Feb 23, 2009

    Okay, I tried a System Restore using the F10 Rescue CD, and that didn't seem to help. I have an Intel i810 Graphics Chipset driver currently installed, and this happened right after an update to those very drivers. I also tried loading up a LiveCD of F9 and F10b, non of them can go over 1024x768. I tried resetting my monitor as well, but that didn't seem to help.

  • talyden Mar 04, 2009

    I was using a dual-head set-up, but was unable to to get the much older Rade II 3D card to work in replacement of my other one. After I removed the non-working card, all of my OS's went back to normal resolution. Thank you for your help!

  • Anonymous Mar 09, 2009

    Fedore Core 10. Lost Gnome settings after reboot: keyboard, screen resolution, number or workspaces, etc

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I am a Fedora Ambassador for the US, and I thought I might mention that we have a great support community if you want to check it out and I gaurantee it will get fixed. Go To http://www.fedoraproject.org and click support

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Try this link but always be carefull and watch what you click.
please keep me informed.

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  • Mike Davidson
    Mike Davidson Feb 21, 2009

    Have you done a system restore?

    if not, roll back the computer to whan it ran well. Let me know results,

    Mastersage

  • Mike Davidson
    Mike Davidson Feb 23, 2009

    Roll back the video drivers...if all is well great and if not reload drivers.

    let me know.

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