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Dell D177FP monitor - think it's the resolution

D177FP monitor is hooked up to dell lap top. monitor is set as primary screen and what i think is the resolution, keeps adjusting. monitor will go black and then go from 1280 x 1024 60Hz to 1024 x 768
any suggestions on how to get it to stop doing this?

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  • jo_park May 09, 2009

    Inspiron 2200

  • jo_park May 10, 2009

    that driver version is older than the version I currently have. should i do in the install regardless?

  • jo_park May 10, 2009

    will try and see what the result is. thanks for your help

  • Jon Erik Haavie May 11, 2010

    Excactly what is the model of the Dell laptop you are using? This appears to be a GPU/driver issue, so I need som specifics.

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Are you using Windows Display Properties or the Intel driver to change resolution? Anyway, you might be able to resolve the issue by installing the latest driver here, as it has fixes for several issues in previous versions.

Posted on May 10, 2009

  • Jon Erik Haavie May 10, 2009

    I might have given you direction to the wrong driver, but if you go here, you will be able to get the right one. I can't promise anything though.

  • Jon Erik Haavie May 10, 2009

    By the way, did you chose to clone the displays? If so, my guess is that you have to deactivate the internal display and only use the monitor as primary. I think it reverts to the lowest common denominator if you chose the clone mode.

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