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Problem with screen resolution

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by SpellZ, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. SpellZ

    SpellZ Regular Member

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    SpellZ Regular Member

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    anyone?
     
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    it might be cable related. On a similar LCD I kept getting the same resolution with an HDMI cable and switching to DVI fixed it.
     
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    I'm using RGB cable now.

    And I have one for DVI.

    DVI better then RGB?
     
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    You might check online for the most recent driver or updates to see if it will help solve your problem. I see from your link that the monitor was first available in 2006. If your running windows 7, maybe you need an update to get the max resolution.
     
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    driver was updated recently.

    hmmm....

    is it possible that my graphics card doesn't allow higher resuluion?
     
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    which video card are you using? unless it is very old I doubt that.
     
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    Yes better. Try to re-install the graphics card AND the monitors drivers, so your pc can identify it. :)
     
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    Blakester, it's an integrated graphics card...
     
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    You are always going to run into problems with integrated graphics cards and high resolutions.

    Amazon.co.uk? You might want to head over to your local weekend computer fair and get a cheap dedicated graphics card.

    Check these in order
    * does monitor support resolution?
    * using the right connection?
    * does graphics card support resolution?
    * on your OS?
    * are you using the right drivers?
    * Updated Windows? .. (I'm assuming you are running windows).

    Invariably with windows though, it will invariably come down to a drivers issue.

    Now if you are truly stumped and everything should theoretically work, then try booting with a live linux disk. With on-board graphics, you won't need additional drivers on that. See if you can hit 1920x1080 on Linux. If you can, and you can't on Windows, it is probably a software problem. if you max out at the same spot in both Linux and Windows, then the issue is hardware ... get a 20-quid graphics card, unless you plan on gaming on your machine.