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Monitor won't display resolution properly after Windows Update

I foolishly downloaded and installed Microsoft's Driver for the VA1703wb via Windows Update. After a restart, it won't display the optimum resolution (1440x900). I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling both the Video driver (Intel 945 chipset driver) and the Viewsonic monitor driver without success. Has anyone run into this problem before?

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I was having the same problem. Believe it or not I fixed it by unplugging the monitor, and when I restarted my PC I again had the 1440 × 900 option.

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Jeff

Posted on Dec 08, 2007

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Yup i too..

This is the worst quality monitor as I found in my life
I used to work in office
This worst sonic monitor has few more problems

when u decrese contrast brightness sudenly jumps to highest value in this montor

S'illy when u increse brightness contrast goes to zero

I realised to throw it into dust bin.

Posted on Nov 18, 2007

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