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Old 04-13-2009, 08:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello. My computer had been acting funny lately so i had it reformatted. I installed all the drivers and it was working fine. As i was playing Counter Strike Source it all of a sudden froze. I restarted my computer and i found that i could not change the resolution or bit color. I reformatted my computer again and reinstalled my drivers. It still hasn't changed and im wondering if theres any way i can fix it.

I have a Pentium D 2.66ghz
Windows XP Service pack 2.
Nvidia Geforce 8400 GS.
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Edit-- Found out my moniter was on VGASAVE mode if thats important.

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Old 04-13-2009, 08:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: 4 bit color 640 X 640 -CANT CHANGE.

i'd play around with the monitor driver.

boot into safe mode uninstall all monitor drivers.

p-np should reinstall on next boot.

update if necessary

tweak settings

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Old 04-13-2009, 09:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I have a korean XP so its a bit hard for me to navigate around. Could you tell me where to get to the moniter drivers? Is it in the add/remove or the device managers?
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Why exactly do you have a Korean version of XP when you don't know Korean?

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I know korean its just i dont understand most of the korean meanings.
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Your video card or your monitor is almost dead. Try a different monitor and see if you can change the resolution. Or you can try a different video card, either or will work for troubleshooting.

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