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How do I get my nc8430 resolution up to 1680 x 1050?

I asked for a laptop that had a 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) or higher screen resolution. I ended up getting this one, but found that the resolution was only 1280 x 800 (WXGA), not WSXGA+. I looked up on a certain site, and found that someone had pushed up the screen resolution by installing Livna fglrx. I looked this up, but I think it's only available for Linux. I saw little or nothing to do with Windows XP Pro. I have the proper ATI adapter, I think it's the drivers that I'm missing. Does anyone know where to find these drivers? It would be greatly appreciated. :)

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Re: How do I get my nc8430 resolution up to 1680 x 1050?

ATI video cards go here for the latest drivers.
Please select your operating system, product family and the product and then select Go. Radeon drivers & Catalyst Control Center as recent as 1-16-2008
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