Trouble with new monitor

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    Trouble with new monitor

    So my 21" monitor just died and I bought a smaller 17" one. Well, whenever I start with my video driver's previous settings (resolution 1600x1200) this new monitor cannot handle it. So, I have to start in safe mode, but nothing I do actually changes the resolution my ATI driver will start with when I start normally. Not sure what to do
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    does your mother board have a VGA slot? you could plug the monitor in there, boot up, change your cards settings, then plug the monitor back in to the video card.

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    Uninstall your drivers in safe mode, reboot in normal mode and then reinstall your drivers.

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    I just held down F8 went into VGA mode as startup and changed the settings like that, which worked.

    Thx for the replies though *thumbs up and teeth-flashing corny grin*
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    EDIT: NVM you fixed it.

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