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Unable to set 1680x1050 over vga

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I have an Viewsonic VX2262wm 22 inch screen connected via vga with a hp elitebook 8560p. Due to a thunderstorm my main pc broke even though it was on UPS. so I'm on the laptop for now. But anyway when I set the res to the native res of the screen in windows (1680x1050) the screen OSD memu sees it as 1400x1050. This is annoying. This is my 2nd screen of the same model. The first screen died unrelated to this issue but it did the same thing using a other laptop too. I always use DVI (which works fine) but my laptop doesn't have DVI. I want to know why this happens and how do I fix it.
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Are you trying to run 2 displays at the same time? Ie both the display of the laptop and the external monitor simultaneously?
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No
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you do need to install video drivers in order to set the 1680x1050 resolution....

chances are you have an intel IGP. right click desktop and select the graphic properties option.

and I KNOW VGA can do 1080P so that is not the issue here.
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Chechk the max resolution that support your integrated GPU in laptop, usually that's because the GPU doesn't support the resolution.

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guys guys... Didn't you read what I even said? (not trying to be rude) or check out my laptop specs? it is a high end top of the line laptop that has a 1 gb dedi card by ati with a high end second gen i7 quad cpu.

It shows and sets it in windows as 1680x1050 but for some reason the end result is a different res displaying on the screen
Edited by redragonx - 7/17/11 at 8:35pm
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