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Old 10-22-2009, 12:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey guys i have just recently fixed a pc just a simple re-install of windows

the problem is its gone from a 17" to a 15" screen and i cant seem to get the res back to normal, seems to cut off the top of programs ect

just wondering if you guys know a fix, i have already tryed the desktop propties (using windows xp pro)

thanks guys


My new pc spec's ~

Case ~ nexus caterpilla
Mobo ~ Gigabyte GA~P35~DS3R Rev 2.0
CPU ~ Intel Q6600
HDD ~ 2 x 500gb western digital drives
Ram ~ 4GB worth (4 strips) of OCZ 2GB PC2-6400 Platinum Rev 2.0
PSU ~ Corsair 750TX
GPU ~ GTX 295

OS - Windows 7 Home 64-bit
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Old 10-22-2009, 12:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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In Display properties does it tell you the size it thinks the screen is (15 or 17)?

If you go into device manager do you have any warnings?

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Display drivers installed I assume.

Some older monitors you need to access the menu on the monitor itself and resize the screen there. You can adjust height, width, stretch etc.
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