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ATI Stretched desktop warning

I keep getting the ATI Stretched Desktop Warning dialog box. I can't find any way to eliminate this problem. Right now, it hasn't interfered with my operation, just that it pops up continuously.

ATI replied to my email to say that they couldn't respond to it. Well, thank you ATI!!!! It's an ATI warning and the graphics card in my Toshiba laptop is an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600.

The O/S is Windows Vista, clean install to remove all the **** Toshiba Software. This was causing my defrag program, Diskeeper, conniptions as the Toshiba stuff kept the MFT in two fragments, one in a hidden partition. Now that it's gone, that problem's gone.

Any one got a solution to the "Stretched Desktop Warning" for a stretched desktop that doesn't even operation in Vista?

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  • mzinez Jul 13, 2008

    What the ? I have the same poblem and my computer is 1 month old. I am not enjoying this vista

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First go get the lastest firmware for you grafix card on the ati website then if this dousent resolve your problem lower your screen resolution

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Http://www.amd.com/us-en/Processors/TechnicalResources/0,,30_182_871_14098,00.html

try downloading the 3rd one down (you have to extract it then use the setup file). I did, and the warning hasn't shown up since. My o/s is 32-bit vista home premium.

Posted on Sep 10, 2008

  • edmcardle Sep 10, 2008

    i cant believe it.... i just got it again.



    don't listen to me, i'm wrong.

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