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Prob with screen resolution

Just a simple prob i guess with screen resolution on my samsung syncmaster 740n, it seems to be that i dont have the option to set the resolution 1024x768. I only have the options for 800x600, 960x600,1088x612 and 1280x720. I tried choosing other refresh rates but what it did is added lower screen resolution but still no 1024x768 option. Im using Nvidia Geforce 6200LE, tried updating driver still no luck

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  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2008

    we have changed the resolution

  • Raghu FTE Oct 31, 2008

    i have the same problem as mentioned above with SAMSUNG SyncMaster 740NW. I am not able to change the screen resolution to the normal mode (1024x768). I have nVidia GForce 7100 GS 512 MB graphics card. Help me with this solution

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Options listed would be correct for that monitor if you installed the drivers and inf file for the display. if it is another monitors resolution settings then you may just have the wrong monitor installed

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How to improove resolution for Monitor SyncMaster 740N?


The maximum resolution for that particular monitor is 1280 x 1024 resolution. If it is set to that resolution you cannot go higher than that on an LCD.

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I want to run a software which requires a screen resolution of 1280 x 768 but my Samsung SyncMaster 740nw supports up to 1280 x 700 screen resolution. Is there anything that I can do? Please guide.


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Normally a monitor such as Samsung LCD would be able to display a higher resolution.
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Low resolution


You will be able to increase the resolution of your desktop by going through my published guide entitled How to set your Desktop Screen Resolution?

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Red stripes on the screen when choosing a 1280 x 1024 resolution and 32-bit color depth.


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www.thescreamonline.com/technology/.../monitor_res.html

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My 2 year old Syncmaster 740N often has multiple faint images behind text in any program and multiple faint desktop icons making it look "smeared"; some days worse than others; resolution is correct at...


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I need minimum 1024X768 resolution but this resolution is not there.. can any one help me what to do... should I have to upgrade if so than where to upgrade?


Below is a site where you can get your info http://www.samsung.com/sg/consumer/detail/support.do?group=computerperipherals&type=monitor&subtype=lcdmonitor&model_nm=740N&language=&cate_type=all&mType=UM&dType=D&vType=&cttID=424827&prd_ia_cd=05020100&acc_ia_fl=&disp_nm=740N&model_cd=LS17HALKB/XSS&menu=download&menu2=detail Hope this helps. Display Screen Size 17" Resolution 1280 x 1024 Brightness 300cd/㎡ Contrast Ratio 700:1 Response time 5ms Viewing Angle (Horizontal/Vertical) 160˚/160˚ (CR>5) Features Plug & Play DDC 2B Multimedia Speakers No Dimension Product Dimension (With stand, WxHxD) 366.0 x 379.3 x 200.0mm (Simple) Weight Product Weight 3.4kg (Simple)

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Prob with screen resolutions


Hi,

May I suggest working on the monitor itself before tackling the video card.

To my understanding, your monitor came with an installation CD that contain drivers/software for your OS to recognize the LCD correctly. Should you need a downloadable copy, its filename is 20050615115516359_SM740N.exe.

If you have already installed the monitor's drivers and updated your video card's driver as well, and problem persist, you may need to work on the AGP or PCI-E of the motherboard itself. Pls post back motherboard or PC's brand and model.

Hope this be of help. Pls post back as requested, how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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