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Dell 2005FPW doesn't display native resolution

I have one 2005 at home and another at work.  When I hook up my brand new Macbook Pro to my home dell, it displays at 1680x1050 no problem.  When I try the same thing on the work one, it doesn't offer the resolution at all in my displays panel. The closest I can come is 1400x1050.  Isn't that weird?

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  • faulkner72 Jul 07, 2008

    You know, I got around this problem by using a DVI cable at work. It powers up with 1680x1050 with the DVI. I'm still using the s-video converter cable at home and as I said, it works there. So I guess I'll let it go. Still very weird, though. Thanks.

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Send me the PPID Numbers of both monitors, (20 digit serial number) and I'll see if I can find out anything about the monitors that is different.

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