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Hey guys...i have a 8800GT 512mb and i have connected it to a LCD Monitor 20" and i can't put more than 1024x768 of resolution....It doesn't let me. I connected it through VGA cable and i have the latest drivers installed. What can i do??
post #2 of 21
Are your monitor drivers installed?
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post #3 of 21
Try reinstalling drivers:
http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

Make sure you restart after uninstall and restart again after installing to make sure it goes cleanly.
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post #4 of 21
VGA cable is the problem, you need to use a DVI cable, does your monitor support DVI?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mtbiker033 View Post
VGA cable is the problem, you need to use a DVI cable, does your monitor support DVI?
I ran my monitor at 1920x1200 with a VGA cable for 5 months.
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post #6 of 21
My stepson got a new 226BW and hooked it up with the VGA cable, and then he was having trouble setting it to 1680x1050 in games, I saw he had used the VGA and was like *** this monitor came with a DVI cable lol. I hooked up the DVI and it then worked perfectly. Maybe it has something to do with the monitor and yours allows it to work that way.
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post #7 of 21
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well, it has a VGA with a DVI adapter, cuz S-Video was a problem and i reinstalled the drivers and still, ssame thing...i read it was something about PnP option but i dont know... LCD monitor didnt bring any drivers...
post #8 of 21
Shouldn't have anything to do with the cable. I'm running an old rig at 1680x1050 on a 205bw (VGA) right now.

Personally, I had nothing but problems with it until I installed the drivers that came with it... Go figure
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post #9 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by abe_joker View Post
well, it has a VGA with a DVI adapter, cuz S-Video was a problem and i reinstalled the drivers and still, ssame thing...i read it was something about PnP option but i dont know... LCD monitor didnt bring any drivers...
Find the model of your LCD and google the drivers for it.
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post #10 of 21
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no drivers...is a LCD TV
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