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Old 08-13-2008, 04:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently built a new pc with a geforce 8800gt. Everything was working great but then I installed the drivers for the 8800gt, restarted and the display had reverted to 800x600 resolution with 256 colors and was locked so I couldn't change anything. I tried updating all the drivers for my monitor and everything but it still would not allow me to change the settings. I decided to uninstall the drivers and restart and it allowed me to change to the resolution normally but then I downloaded the latest drivers, installed and it was still locked in 800x600 again when I restarted.

WTF. Anyone have a solution?

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Old 08-13-2008, 05:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Have you checked in the manual if there is any settings that need to be changed in the BIOS, I had this Gigabyte Mobo having a similar issue, then I had to change the AGP setting in the BIOS then I was able to change the resolution.

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Old 08-13-2008, 05:41 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Nope, doesn't say anything about that. Could I have messed up somewhere during the pc building process?
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Old 08-13-2008, 12:00 PM   #4 (permalink)
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First download Driver Cleaner Pro.

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Install it and remove all drivers for your current and old video card. Then reinstall the new video drivers after a reboot.

That should resolve this issue.

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