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Hey guys , for some reason windows sees my monitor as a 1600*1200 monitor , It is infact a 1920*1200 monitor....


anyways , If i click in the place where I set my resolution "display incompatible modes" it will give me the option to set my res to 1920*1200 and it then works fine....


Most games give me the option to run at any resolution soo i can run it fine....

but some games only display what it "thinks" your monitor can display , eg : Grid , Jerico to name a few ...

is their any way i can manually set a resolution for a game???


thanks

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post #2 of 5
Sounds like a driver problem. Is the correct model Number shown in the device manager for the monitor? I would link you to a driver for it but I cant access the Downloads section of the Acer website
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post #3 of 5
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Hey m8....nope...it just shows up as generic pnp monitor
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Download the attached zip file and extract it to a folder. Then go to the device manager, right click your monitor, and select "properties". Click the driver tab, click "update driver" button then click "browse my computer for driver software". Click "browse" then point windows to the folder you just extracted then click "next" and windows should take care of the rest.

After installing the driver Windows should show the correct resolutions.
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post #5 of 5
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Hey m8 , thanks for your help....this is what it says :


in the pic.....






Im using a VGA cable , is I use a HDMI cable , it recognises that the monitor can do 1920*1200 , BUT , then when i select that resolution , the desktop extends beyond the monitor , as if the vga card gives the monitor the full 1920*1200 resolution image , but the monitor stays on 1600*1200?....very strange?
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