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Hey guy's I recently picked up a slightly damaged dell 2407, the dvi does not work and I have to use the VGA, my video card does not have a VGA connection so I use the VGA adapter the seller included, except it seems to be the only one that works. My question is that the monitor seems to only be able to display 1600x1200 and lower, is the monitor even more broken then was revealed? or is this something to do with how VGA works? Also is there any way to force it to 1920x1200?
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you will need to manually install the dell driver, or a similar driver... as your video card isn't expecting to see a widescreen LCD at the end of that VGA cable...

once you do this, you should be able to select the native resolution and enjoy your slightly degraded picture.
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Originally Posted by LiNERROR View Post
you will need to manually install the dell driver, or a similar driver... as your video card isn't expecting to see a widescreen LCD at the end of that VGA cable...

once you do this, you should be able to select the native resolution and enjoy your slightly degraded picture.
Thanks for the quick reply. You guy's over here always get me the fastest and most helpful response. Going to look for a driver.
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Attempted to install this driver


http://support.dell.com/support/down...&fileid=158983

I followed the instructions and choose to update the drivers in properties, but when I browse for the folder that has the files in it and click it, it just says my driver are up to date. Would it be a good idea to try to uninstall the driver? or would the monitor no longer work then ?
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Any more ideas guy's? I'm stuck on 3600x1600 because of this one monitor.
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post #6 of 6
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quad post, lol.


Great news though, my second card came in today and after installing new drivers I booted up to find that I was running 3600x1920.


This is great!
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