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Dell d800 no color on clone display tv

Just bought this second hand laptop and when using it I can't get the tv or projector to show color on clone mode even with all the updates and latest drivers as far as I know. What should I do now

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  • Gilles Boudreau Jun 29, 2008

    tried all that again but no results

  • Gilles Boudreau Jun 29, 2008

    I have tried the both driver offered for force 4 4200 with no success
    Here are my info Can anyone tell me if they have the same and the color work for them

    Name NVIDIA GeForce4 4200 Go (Dell Mobile)
    PNP Device ID PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0286&SUBSYS_01791028&REV_A1\4&1BFA44D4&0&0008
    Adapter Type GeForce4 4200 Go, NVIDIA compatible
    Adapter Description NVIDIA GeForce4 4200 Go (Dell Mobile)
    Adapter RAM 64.00 MB (67,108,864 bytes)
    Installed Drivers nv4_disp.dll
    Driver Version
    INF File oem9.inf (nv4_NV28_P138_WinXP section)
    Color Planes 1
    Color Table Entries 4294967296
    Resolution 1280 x 1024 x 60 hertz
    Bits/Pixel 32
    Memory Address 0xFC000000-0xFDFFFFFF
    Memory Address 0xF0000000-0xF3FFFFFF
    IRQ Channel IRQ 11
    I/O Port 0x000003B0-0x000003BB
    I/O Port 0x000003C0-0x000003DF
    Memory Address 0xA0000-0xBFFFF
    Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\nv4_mini.sys (, 2.70 MB (2,830,688 bytes), 5/13/2003 1:31 AM)

  • Gilles Boudreau Jul 04, 2008

    Ok just solved my problem by installing Nvidia 84.21 driver setup. I just guess the one that was there was the wrong one.



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Wow I have never seen this.

but check the resolution of the second screen (on Display propierties) probably the color qualiy is not assigned properly.

Something else: check if there's any other driver for the laptop. sometimes with dell they have more than 1 model of video card on each laptop model proably you installed the incorrect driver?

Posted on Jun 28, 2008

  • Eduardo Perez
    Eduardo Perez Jun 28, 2008

    Something else,

    Try decreasing the resolution on the computer, sometimes (depending of the projector) if you use a resolution that the projector does not support, 'weird' things can happen.



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