Regarding the monitor, download the newest video drivers and you'll have more options for screen res, refresh rate, etc. IMO, Nvidia cards are better than ATI cards for the amount of options and 'cool stuff' you can do.
Hi, if someone has upgraded your version of windows the only way to go back to a older version is installing your windows xp home edition cd, only problem with that is when you downgrade you lose everything, so you will have to make sure its all backed up. in regards to the monitor, different monitors can support different resolutions, if you cant change it up any its quite possible you got a more basic one, All the best John
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