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I have downloaded the driver but I cannot update it. I had to reinstall windows xp and the everything has gone back to original settings.

My PC has been having issues and the only thing I could do was to reinstall windows. The Monitor has gone back to factory settings and although I have downloaded driver when I go through the procedure to update there is no option to update driver in control panel/double click display/settings/advanced/monitor/adaptor/driver - it has no option has only VGA settings. Can anyone help me?

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Right click my computer ,go to properties ,then click hardware tab ,then go to device manager when device manager opens ,on the right pane u will find monitor listed on clicking the + mark you will find Plug & play monitor listed, right click on the monitor ,you will get a option update driver ,then locate the driver files,&that's it.

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SOURCE: Monitor nor driver acknowledged

If you just want to adjust the display settings so that they are more to your liking go to Control Panel and open Display. When the Display Properties box opens click on the settings tab. Use the slider bar in Screen Resolution to adjust to 1024x768 or whatever resolution your monitor displays best at. To the right use the pull down arrow to select the highest color quality you can select. Then click on the Advanced button on the bottom left and you should see a Monitor tab. Click on that and ensure your refresh rate is 60 Hertz. Save your settings, accept the change confirmation when it appears and your monitor should be good to go. I have about 90 Dell LCDs and the default Windows drivers for the LCDs usually work great.

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SOURCE: cannot change monitor settings

what driver do u wann install thx nick

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Dell 2407WFPb Monitor will not reset to 1920x1200

In display properties or ATI utilities, there may be an option such as 'hide modes this monitor doesn't support' or 'show all modes'. If so, you may be able to set your resolution by using this option.

Also, check in the BIOS for any settings related to display mode support. Otherwise, you will need to contact the Mboard manufacture site for possible BIOS settings probably limiting access to this resolution.

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

alfa104
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SOURCE: stuck in default monitor setting

Please reinstall the videocard+ the drivers..

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Dell Monitor in Power Save mode

Hello there:
i would refer to your users manual to see if there is a power save mode setting on the monitor it'self and to see how to adjust it or contact the manufacture of the monitor . ok ?
hope that this is helpful

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

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My problem is window xp already install in my computer.i want reinstall in my computer.how do this?


First, locate the Windows CD that shipped with your PC, along with the CDs for your application software. If you downloaded your antivirus, firewall, or other programs, copy those downloads to a CD or to some other type of removable media. (If your system didn't ship with a Windows CD, your reinstallation files are situated on your hard drive; I'll describe how to access them in just a minute.) Also, dig up the instructions that your ISP sent you for configuring your network settings, and keep them close at hand.
Copy the contents of your 'C:\Documents and Settings' folder (or whichever folder you store your personal files on) to a CD or other removable medium. Then grab any other critical data and back it up. It helps to collect the installers for the latest drivers for your PC's graphics card and other hardware, too.
Ready to ReinstallNow insert the Windows CD that came with your PC, and reboot your system. If you didn't receive a Windows disc with your machine, the files you need are sitting in a hidden partition on your hard drive. To access them, press the keys indicated on your screen when you reboot, but before Windows loads. The keys differ from vendor to vendor, so contact your PC's manufacturer if you don't see the prompt.
In many instances, the only available option is 'Return the drive to its factory condition', which destroys all documents, photos, and other data files on your PC. That's why you made a copy of your data folders.
You get more options--including the ability to preserve your files and settings--when you use Microsoft's own Windows XP installation disc. Make your selection, and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the reinstallation.
Starting OverRegardless of which option you choose, you'll have to reconfigure your network connections, reinstall some of your device drivers, and update XP and your applications manually.
To configure your Internet connection, right-click My Network Places, click Create a new connection, and follow the prompts, entering the appropriate information you received from your ISP.
Once you've re-established your Internet link, you must reinstall and update your firewall, antivirus, and antispyware programs.
Next, check to see which of your device drivers need updates: Rght-click My Computer and select Properties, Hardware, Device Manager. Look for entries with yellow question marks or red exclamation points. A question mark indicates that Windows is using a generic driver for that device instead of one specifically designed for it; an exclamation point means that the device is not working.
The drivers for graphics boards, sound cards, and printers are most likely to need an update. If you haven't already done so, visit the vendors' Web sites to download updated drivers to your PC. Run the installer for each updated driver, allowing XP to reboot when needed, or right-click the entry in Device Manager, choose Update Driver, and step through the wizard, selecting No, not this time to the Windows Update question, and choosing the specified location option when it appears. When you can navigate to the driver file, select it and click OK to install it. When you finish updating your drivers, close all open windows.
Updates GaloreYour next stop is Microsoft's Windows Update site. Click Start, Windows Update, and follow the prompts. Since you'll probably be downloading many megabytes of updates, you might want to find yourself a good book or seek some other diversion while you wait.
When the downloading is complete, you'll be ready to reinstall and update your applications. Don't forget to update your critical apps as well. Microsoft Office, in particular has some important updates. Download them at the Microsoft Office Online Downloads page.
Once you've restored your applications, begin replacing your data. The first priorities are the My Documents and Application Data folders, which you'll find in the folder with your logon name inside 'C:\Documents and Settings'. To bring back your Internet Explorer favorites, restore the contents of the Favorites folder. Also restore the Shared Data and Application Data folders inside 'C:\Documents and Settings\Shared Documents'. Once you've reintroduced all of your data, your Windows refresh will be complete.
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After reinstallation of Windows Xp , my display se...


You need to download new video drivers from the computer manufacturer or go to Windows Update and let windows update all your hardware drivers. When windows finishes searching for drivers it will give you the choice of express or custom. Click on custom and look in the left pane. choose Hardware, Oprional. Download and install the selected drivers. Reboot the laptop and reset your video options.

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My motherboard for my laptap MX6025 was damage, now I am replacing them for a new one and would order via online. How do I install this to my windows xp, what requirements do i need such as drivers,...


If your hard drive is still working fine, you shouldn't need to reinstall Windows again. Most of the time your PC will perform as it did before your motherboard died by simply reinstalling the original hard drive.
If not then do this.
Reinstall windows with your restore CD, and with most gateway laptops you should have a drivers and applications CD that restores your motherboard drivers and applications to their original locations.

If you lost your drivers CD, you can download them all here.

http://support.gateway.com/support/drivers/search.asp?st=pn&param=5376

When asked, you should allow XP updates so that Service Pack 3 can install. This will add a few windows based drivers to your laptop that may be necessary for better video, audio and wireless performance.

Your restore CD may not ask for your CD Key, this is typical for a Vendors original restoration, but if for some reason it does, the number on the back of your laptop will work. Mine validated just fine.

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Intergrated sound card not working. downloaded original driver from emachine and still nothing. card not recognized by xp and cannot find. has worked before restore


run windows xp update [from within control panel - link on left-hand side]...

then run express updates from win xp updates page [web page]...

upgrade ALL optional hardware and software fixes... Any problems get back to me...

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I updated BIOs and now every thing is gone.


Okay, sounds like your BIOS upgrade went south. First off, re-install the original BIOS. Usually you back up the original before upgrading. Either that, or d/l the original BIOS from emachines.com. Once you've got the BIOS working, try starting the system. I'll need to know more to help you from there.

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Try and update the audio driver

Audio Description Realtek AC'97 Audio Driver File Type Original Driver Version 5.10.0.5990 Operating System Windows XP Read Me File Download Driver File Download (30.76 MB)

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Reinstalling Windows XP Home Edition on Gateway 500XL


Do you have access to another internet connected computer that you can use to create a "slipstream" installation disc for XP. It will make your life a whole lot easier, and save hours if not days of downloading updates. Please read this article, and if possible, follow its instructions. http://www.theeldergeek.com/slipstreamed_xpsp3_cd_final.htm
Also, be aware that you can download all the original drivers from the Gateway web site if you use the serial # to look them up. The serial number is usually on a sticker on the side of the front of the tower near the CD drive. If you don't have the original CD with Drivers written on it, you may have to download these in order to get back online, etc once you load the OS.

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Hello. Simply need XP drivers for e-machine model W4682 so XP can be reloaded from scratch. Vendor site is useless. Any info would be helpful.


here you go this should be all your drivers.


Modem Description Riesling Modem Driver File Type Original Driver Version 7.4.5.50 Operating System Windows XP Driver File Download (1.44 MB)
Chipset Description Intel Chipset Driver File Type Original Driver Version 5.0.2.1003 Operating System Windows XP Driver File Download (2.65 MB)
Video Description Intel 845GV Video Driver File Type Original Driver Version 6.14.10.3722 Operating System Windows XP Driver File Download (7.15 MB)
Media Reader Description Universal 8-in-2 Media Reader Software File Type Original Driver Version 1.08 Operating System Windows XP Driver File Download (4.40 MB)
Audio Description Realtek AC'97 Audio Driver File Type Original Driver Version 5.10.0.5320 Operating System Windows XP Driver File Download (16.70 MB)
Network Description RealTek Onboard LAN Driver File Type Original Driver Version 5.606.811.2003 Operating System Windows XP Read Me File Download Driver File Download (2.20 MB)

hope this helps if this isnt the correct series its the w-468 series drivers

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