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Cannot change screen resolution-driver not installed

I do not have access to fix the screen resolution on my pc i noticed that the driver was not installed how can i access this to work

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    I am unable to change the resolution on my Dell laptop. I think I might have an old driver and not sure which one or where to download. I have a Dell Inspirion E1505. The screen looks stretched out and awkward.

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If right clicking on your desktop and choosing properties does not work for adjusting your screen resolution, Click HERE to go to the Dell driver download site for your pc model to update your video driver.

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How to change your Windows 7 display settings

In Windows 7 there are serveral ways to get to your display settings. I have detailed them below in options so that you can access them as needed.

Option 1

Right click on your desktop and select "Screen Resolution"
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Option 2

1. Right click on your desktop and select "Personalize"

2. Next click on "Display"

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3. Click on "Adjust resolution"

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Option 3

1. Click the Start button and click Control Panel

2. Next click on "Display"

3. Click on "Adjust resolution"
Once you are in the Screen Resolution you can set the resolution you want.

Note the resolution that is set now is a wide screen resolution. If you have a standard monitor the equivalent resolution would be 1280 x 1024.

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After you have made the needed changes click on Apply then OK to save your changes.

Note if you are still have trouble with your monitor displaying right you may need to install the monitor drives. Windows is not going to have the actual drivers for all monitors. So in picture below you will see where is shows "Generic PnP Monitor" this means that the computer is using a generic driver. You can access this screen by clicking on "Advance Setting".

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If you need to install the monitor drivers the link below will take you through the steps of installing the monitor drivers.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4290666-install_monitor_drivers_in_windows_7

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on Mar 08, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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How do i change the screen resolution


Click on Start - Control Panel - Display - Settings tab then click on the slider in Screen resolution and move the silder to the right to increase the screen resolution.
If you cannot increase the screen resolution then most likely the incorrect video driver is installed. In this case install the correct video driver.

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After turning on the computer the screen resolution changes to the minimum quality and I fix it., but if you restart it, the resolution changes again to the minimum.


you fix it by installing the video driver? if you do so, then try to check if your computer is in a deep freeze or you happen to install deep freeze and activate it. try to deactivate it first so your changes will be save.

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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

Mar 12, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Screen resolution not changing even i changed it in the display properties. it is remaining same.When i was starting my desktop it is saying that your screen resolution is too low and colour depth is too...


Hello Friend,

Please visit below URl and download display drivers from "Video" section. If your computer having intel graphic card then please download intel driver or if your computer is having ATI graphic card then please download ATI driver

After downloading the driver install and reboot your system once.

This might fix your resolution problem.

http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid&SystemID=PLX_PNT_P4_GX260

Thanks & Regards,

Viju

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Graphics accelerator cannot set the graphics to the fullest resolution after a system restore


This problem is fixed by installing the latest graphics card driver. You will then be able to change the higher screen resolution and 32 bit color.

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In XP right clcik on Desktop and go to properties. Go to the last tab of the display properties and set the screen resolution to a higher resolution. Make sure you have the latest video drivers installed.
In Vista Right click on the desktop and go to Personalize and change the screen resolution.

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