Question about Dell Inspiron 8500 Notebook
I believe you are referring to a desktop PC.
You can press F8 repeatedly while booting to get the Boot options screen. It should contain a VGA Mode - this will boot your regular desktop with a lower resolution. Once in windows adjust the screen resolution to one that your Monitor supports.
Right click the desktop anywhere. Choose properties. Go to the right most tab "settings". Slide the screen resolution option until its where you want it. Click Apply. Do Not Hit any keys on the keyboard. Wait until it finishes changing resolution than click Ok. Close the Window.
If your screen goes black during this waiting 30 seconds should automatically revert it to the previous settings.
Posted on May 07, 2008
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