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Monitor in default

I just done a complete wipe of my hard drive.i then installed the full version of win.xp sp2.for some reason windows put my monitor into a default mode.i can't change my screen resolution or color bits.so i went and bought a nvidia fx5200 AGP 8x 128Mb card.this took care of the default problem.but the video card is causing me a lot of problems,like>freezing my PC.unable to use my cddvdrw-rom.can't use my win, media player,images popping up all the time,just to name a few.so i think i have a heat problem or a junk video card.i need to pull out the card and figure out how to get my monitor into a no default mode.can you help????

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  • redchips57 Feb 06, 2008

    dear philster;

    Yahoooooooooooo!!!!!!!!! i put in my chipset driver in again and low and behold my vga driver was not loaded.thankyou so very very much for your excellent advice.i've been beating my head against the wall for a couple of weeks now.

    sincerly; redchips57@comcast.net

  • BluestoneCG Mar 07, 2008

    Same situation (replaced hard drive, reinstalled XP). Mitsubishi V50 LCD monitor "stuck" in default. I have installed chipsets from Dell (I have a Dimension 2350), which didn't help the monitor problem. I can't seem to get a monitor driver that will install. Is the monitor driver my problem, and if so, how do I obtain and then properly install it?



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I think the first problem was that you did not load the drivers for the on-board video. And the problems you are having now may also be due to not loading drivers - in this case the chipset drivers for the motherboard. If you go to the vendors web site for the machine or motherboard, they should have all the drivers you need to get your machine running properly. If you give us some info on the brand of machine or mobo, we can then tell you where to get them.

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