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Can i update my old monitor driver to accommodate vista?

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You can but it depends how old it is. you might just have to buy a new video card.

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Contact Fuji customer services for help, advice and possibly the drivers and/or cable that you need. The camera is, however, eleven years old, so they may not have what you require anymore. It takes an xD media card, but you may be able to get a USB card reader that can accommodate that.

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How to install your monitor drivers in Windows 7 1. You will need to access your...


How to install your monitor drivers in Windows 7

1. You will need to access your computers display settings. This link will show you how to access the display settings

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4290529-change_windows_7_display_settings

2. Click on "Advance Settings"

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3. Click on the "Monitor" tab

Note here is where you will is if you have a generic drive installed or not. If it shows Generic or Plug & Play Monitor then you may not have the actual monitor drivers install.

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4. Click on the "Properties" button and click on the "Driver" tab

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5. Next you will want to click on Update Drive
At this point you will want to select "Browse my computer for the driver software". The reason you want to do this is because if you select "Search automatically for the updated driver software" you will most likely get the default Windows drivers that are already installed.

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6. Next you will browse to the driver CD or the place you have the drivers saved on your computer. Note if you just upgraded from Windows XP your old drivers may not work and you will need to find Windows 7 versions of the drivers. However if you have a Windows Vista version of the driver this may work.
After you get the location set click Next

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7. At this point you should get a message that states that the drives have been installed.

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8. Click Close - Close - OK - OK and you should be back at screen resolution.

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Driver acer P191W LCD Monitor windows 7


Sounds like driver related problem to me... use this software to update all of them: Driver Update Software for XP Vista 7 8 (especially monitor driver)
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Attention autoconfig please wait -- this message keeps popping up in the monitor continuously. it also adjusts the contrast anf brightness some times automatically. please help


Sounds like the "auto config " is built in to your monitor. It selects screen sizing based on the resolution, sync timing, refresh rate, etc... that your video card is adjusting on the computer.

I would suggest you to try changing the resolution in Windows and see if still receive the alert.

For more information on Screen resolution and display on monitor, check the below Microsoft Help & How-To Articles:

1:
Change screen resolution :-
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Change-screen-resolution

2: Getting the best display on your monitor :-
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Getting-the-best-display-on-your-monitor

3: Troubleshoot monitor and video card problems :-
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Troubleshoot-monitor-and-video-card-problems

If it is doing it often and you are not changing screen resolution I would say the monitor itself might have issues. It's possible your display driver may be corrupted. I would suggest you to download and install the latest drivers for the Monitor from the manufacturer's website.

For more information on Updating a Driver and fixing driver problems, check the below Microsoft Help & How-To Articles:
1: Update a driver for hardware that isn't working properly
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/Update-a-driver-for-hardware-that-isnt-working-properly

2: Tips for fixing common driver problems
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Tips-for-fixing-common-driver-problems

Check the plug and cable, look for bent pins or pins pushed in.
Are you using one of those DVI/VGA adapters? If your monitor has dual inputs (DVI & VGA) have you tried using the other input?

Anyway you could check if the issue exists when the monitor is connected to another PC? Or maybe try another monitor on your PC?


source: answers.microsoft.com

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Best wishes,
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Dell monitor p971 driver win vista


(I assume you have this monitor from your old computer as dell doesn't ship it anymore ) P971 is a CRT monitor and comparatively very old dell does not have vista compatible driver for these monitors at all.
Click on the link and you can find the list of the monitors for which dell ships the vista compatible drivers
http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/product_support/en/monitors?~ck=ln&c=us&cs=19&l=en&lnki=0&s=dhs

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