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Old 07-13-2006, 10:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I was recently playing with my monitor settings in the ATI control center. when I restarted my pc the resolution was raised and the monitor was now in wide screen mode, it starts up fine until the part where I would expect the windows XP user log in screen, instead I have a black screen, with the mouse cursor, from what I can gather I can only see 1/4 of the screen at this point,

I cant seem to click or do anything on this screen, any ideas?

I can log into linux fine, with the usual resolution, its just with windows that I get this problem.

I am using a Saphire Radeon 9200SE

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Old 07-13-2006, 11:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Power up your PC, then before the Windows XP loading splash screen, hit F8 to bring up advanced boot options, and select to boot using Enable VGA Mode.

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