Bought new Compaq Presario desktop (AMD Athalon X2 5000, Vista Home Premium w/sp1) to replace bug plagued Insignia (P4, XP Home), plugged in to same old monitor (VL173). After turning on, get message: OVERSIZE RECOMMAND MODE 1280x1024 , then monitor goes into sleep mode and wont come back. Tried to restart in Safe Mode. Computer comes up and gives message: Can Not Start In Safe Mode. Upon leaving this screen, displays OVERSIZE message again and goes to monitor sleep again. Thought I had problem with new computer. Exchanged for new. Same problem! Is monitor problem? Only a couple years old. Can it be reconfigured/updated? Been happy with this monitor and didn't plan on replacing. Thanks.
Since this was a new out of the box computer, Safe Mode was not allowed. In order to change monitor settings (resolution), I had to use another monitor, in this case a newer CRT. With the CRT, the computer booted up, no problem. Once booted, I turned down the monitor resolution and saved. Now when the Princeton LCD was plugged in and the computer restarted, everything works fine. Now the resolution could be set to limits of the monitor.
I had this same problem, also
with a Princeton monitor, on Windows 7. My solution was to reboot in
Low Resolution Mode, then go into the settings, adjust the Screen
Resolution to 1024 * 768 (this did not show as a supported resolution
for the monitor, but there is a way around this as you will see; it will
still let you adjust the resolution slider to this, but won't give you
the Apply option), then go to Advanced Settings, turn up the refresh
rate, apply it, then turn the refresh rate back down to the default for
the monitor (on mine 60hz). For some reason, even though Princeton
monitor ran 1280 * 1024 in Windows XP, it will not do so for me in
Windows 7, so I have had to keep the resolution lower than that, but at
least it works. Good luck.
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right click on the desktop and select properties. select the settings tab. rightclick on monitor 2 and select enable (if dissabled) then right click again and select extend my desktop onto this monitor. (or clone if desired.) you may have to use catalyst control center (with ati graphics) of nvidia's tool but the process is the same.
First of all check your monitor's color configurations using the buttons in the monitor. Then, if colors are set to default, go to your GPU's control panel, usually found by right clicking your desktop and finding an option that says ie. Nvidia control panel. Go to video control settings and/or desktop color settings and either restore defaults or configure them yourself if you know what you are doing. Hope that helps.
The maximum resolution for the MV540 is 1024X768 @60Hz refresh. The other monitor isn't giving you an error message because not all monitors have that feature, but both the monitors are unable to display whatever data the computer is sending. If the display is normal until you start the game, then the game itself is setting the resolution to something out of the monitors' range. You'd need to set the game up to play at a setting the monitors could handle. I've never played WoW so I have no idea if the game offers a way of selecting the resolution. The game may simply require more graphics capability than your monitor can provide. Most systems now are using 17 or 19-inch flat screens or CRT's, and they offer more resolution and refresh rate options.
The proper procedure in any router based network is to get the router on the network first. Plug it into the online cable modem and boot it up. Let it sit for a minute and then boot up wired computers one at a time. Use one of the wired PC's to get into the routers GUI (eg. 192.168.1.1) and see if WiFi is turned on and the permissions or wireless access is not being blocked by any security settings like MAC address or IP filters. It should be wide open. You dont need ANY drivers for a router on a PC unless they are USB drivers for a USB connection straight to the router, never seen one but I have seen a cable modem/router that had a USB connection. If your laptop has a USB wireless device, you need to load the drivers for that onto your laptop, but if it is using the built in ethernet port on the rear or a PC card ethernet card, you just need to plug the ethernet cable to the rear of the router and boot up. Make sure your ethernet device is enabled in windows and you should be good to go. After you gain access to the internet on the wireless device, get back into your router, prefferably on the wired computer and lock your network down with security measures like MAC address filtering, WEP, or other means.
i havent seen this question asked, and believe me i have searched. i have compaq presario, windows xp media edition 2005, 64 amd processor, model # SR2017CL, with HP 1703 17" monitor. Prob-put computer in hibernate mode other evening, without turning it off. when i woke up, screen had diagonal lines going across it. i rebooted, well manually restarted, since comp would not respond. Message comes up white with black writing, essentially, prob with active desktop, restore or turn off. i tried to turn off and screen went back to diag. lines. looks like the horizontal hold of a tv screen is asque. tried adjusting monitor to no avail. tried a few more times, was fine for a few mins then went to same thing. now when i turn monitor on it blinks red, blue, and so on. just whole screen that color. so i am at the point where i dont know if its the comp or the monitor. (i am quite a newby) ty for any help you can give ellie