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Old 03-24-2006, 09:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, so I've got a 7800GT for a video card and if it helps my monitor is from Lite On Technology Corp. Model No. B1770NSL

When I had a Ti4200 and this monitor I could run C&C Generals just fine, now when I try to run that game I get a "frequency out of range" error. I installed First to Fight and got the same error, then I downloaded the latest drivers and it worked just fine. Then I installed SWAT 4 and got the same error.

So I guess my question is, is there any way around this without buying a new monitor.

If not what would you recommend for a nice gaming setup. CRT/LCD doesn't matter, 19" or maybe 21", less than $250
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does the error come from the os or from the monitor?
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does windows identify the monitor as "plug and play monitor" ? if so obtain its driver (will prevent games to use unsupported refresh rates/resolutions)
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does windows identify the monitor as "plug and play monitor" ? if so obtain its driver (will prevent games to use unsupported refresh rates/resolutions)
Ok, so I downloaded/installed the driver and I still have the same frequency out of range problem.
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change its refresh rate
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if u can, start the game in safe mode r whatever and set it so the refresh rate is lower, maybe about 60hz should do it. if u still cant get it, try a different monitor
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Ive seen that happen on LCDs. We have that problem with a Linux box at work. It worked fine on a CRT though.
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try using this:
http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=1547
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try using this:
http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=1547
I downloaded this and still experience the same problem. Anything I can adjust through the control panel?
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