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My resolution is very low and I am unable to adjust. I have brand new monitor . Verified working great. Was told video driver could be corrupted? was great allday then just went crazy.

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Try reinstalling the video card if you have the drivers from the control panel. It will be in System then Device Manager. Look for Display Manager and right click then choose update driver and follow the prompts.

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

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