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Monitor driver how to install a monitor driver in winxp from the command prompt

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Goto Control Panel > system > hardware > device manager and click on Monitors. Uninstall the existing one, then reboot with the monitor hooked up to the pc. Either XP will find the driver or give you the option to locate it.

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Your old monitors might have had a higher screen resolution or and incomparable resolution for your new monitors.
Probably the easiest way to get them to work is to plug the old monitors in then go to your control panel / display and set the resolution to 1366 x 768 as this is the native resolution of the e950Sw LED.

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