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Old 10-22-2005, 12:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I Reformated my computer (needed to be done anyway), now I can get ATI Catalyst to recognise 1280X1050 and display it, but when I restart my computer it goes back to the 800X600. The Rez 1280X1050 is showing up in the Display propterties menu but is not there after a reboot. I have tried applying the changes in both Catalyst and the display menu but it will not stick.

I am starting to loose hope,

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Old 10-22-2005, 12:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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check msconfig
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Old 10-22-2005, 12:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks.

What do I do in msconfig? I found it, but I dont know what to do with it.

BTW, sorry everone for the same topic with a new thread, I am still getting farmiliuar with forums. The orignal Thread was http://www.techist.com/showthread.php?threadid=75064
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Old 10-23-2005, 02:27 AM   #4 (permalink)
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i don't know what you would do in msconfig but i can suggest another way you could control this. use a program that restores graphics related settings at boot, such as powerstrip (a graphics overclocking tool) set your resolution settings there and each boot it will restore your settings.
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