View Full Version : Trouble with new monitor

04-23-2005, 11:52 AM
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 :(

04-23-2005, 12:05 PM
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.

04-23-2005, 12:15 PM
Uninstall your drivers in safe mode, reboot in normal mode and then reinstall your drivers.

04-23-2005, 12:18 PM
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*

04-23-2005, 01:11 PM
EDIT: NVM you fixed it.