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Syncmaster 206 BW driver not loading regularly

Occasionly, and only very occasionally, can I access the correct 1680 x 1050 driver, which, when it does appear, gives excellent clarity and correct aspect ratio. Invariably, after a reboot, it vanishes and the 1280 x 1024 setting is the best available, and although the definition is fine, the aspect ratio is incorrect. Sometimes, especially after a long period of inactivity, it will magically re-appear.

I have tried updating drivers, and all possible adaptor etc combinations that I can find.
The monitor (I have four of them) runs perfectly on desktop units and it is only when running of a Toshiba satellite laptop does the problem occur.

Any ideas?

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Re: Syncmaster 206 BW driver not loading regularly

I have the same problem on a Mac G4. Any suggestions?


Posted on Feb 19, 2008

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Re: Syncmaster 206 BW driver not loading regularly


I had the same problem - mine was due to an automatic windows driver update.

Use this:
(should get you the file: 169.25_forceware_winvista_32bit_english_whql.exe)

and option #2 & turn off automatic updates (you'll have to periodically choose which to install)


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