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Old 06-02-2006, 05:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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my monitor recently broke down and i have no choice but to use a small 15" (13" viewable area) monitor on my pc. the problem is that everytime i open a game or program that starts in fullscreen with a higher resolution than 1024 X 768, the monitor turns black and the control panel lights start flickering. i know it's because the program's resolution is too high, but is there a way to prevent programs from switching that high? maybe a software download or a windows xp tweak? any help will be appreciated

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Old 06-02-2006, 11:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Press F8 before windows loads and select VGA mode - change the resolution and boot normally.

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Old 06-03-2006, 12:35 AM   #3 (permalink)
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normally games have ways of configuring resolutions etc outside the game. that is what you will have to try unless you want to re-install and re-configure them
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