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I just Re-formatted my Dell Computer but the

I just Re-formatted my Dell Computer and the screen setting is at 640 by 480 pixels but the resolution is not clear. I cannot change the resolution from the settings. What can I do?

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You need to reload the drivers for your video adaptor, or the video hardware of your motherboard.The OS is defaulting back to VGA mode because it can't optimize your display settings without the right driver. It's not the monitor that is the problem, but the signal being fed to it. Not all video cards are recognized and loaded by reinstalling Windows.

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You need to install the correct video drive. If you go to support.dell.com they will ask you for the tag number from the top or back of the computer case. This will take you to a page that has all the drivers you need for your particular computer. Download and install them and you will be good to go!

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