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SiS Onboard Chip Doesn't Support LCD?

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Hey guys,

In my last post in the Intel General section I said I was working in the IT department of the company.. well I need help with another problem

OK so someone has a PC with a new 24" Acer Widescreen LCD monitor.

Only problem is, we check the resolution and it was running 1280x1024 which made it look squashed. I changed the resolution to 1920x1200, the monitor's native, and it wasn't having it. Then I changed it to 1680x1050, but it wasn't having that either. Nor did it work with 1440x900. We checked the SiS website and downloaded new drivers which should have worked, but they didn't. We still have troubles running resolutions over 1280x1024.

The chip in question is a SiS661FX from a Fujitsu Siemens Esprimo P2500 PC (I think, this is from my memory of yesterday.. hmm... lol)

Just wondering if any of you know a way of getting the LCD to work correctly.
    
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its SIS

Try different drivers. My cousin said that SIS drivers tend to wok or not give you an image.

He said it was the most annoying computer thing ever.

Is it wi or linux?
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Man the only thank I do is grant you God's grace because nothing else can fix SiS chipsets lol
    
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Man the only thank I do is grant you God's grace because nothing else can fix SiS chipsets lol
espically on linux like you cousin

Oh BTW my cousin had linux and windows on the laptop and neither worked well (until he got the right drivers).

With SIS don't update at all. He said 2 guys made them and so they alway add/delete things
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Lol ok.. I'll advise them to perhaps buy a really cheap PCI GPU so they can at least use widescreen res
    
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