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Resolution too high and can't change it

Q: Resolution too high and can't change it

About two days ago I was messing with my resolution in my computer whe I saw something wired that I never seen before and that was that there was some higher resolution than I change and high too Resolution can't it seen before so I set it as that Everything worked Resolution too high and can't change it fine intill I started to play swtor and when Resolution too high and can't change it I quit the game my computer screen whent blank and all it said was the resolution that my comp can hold I have a Nvidia GTX Ti I done everything I know that might solve my problem but nothing works I tried to run my computer on my onboard graphic card and it works fine and I can see everything The problem only happens when I tried to run it on my other graphic card I tried to run it on safe mode and change it through there but it still does not work I don t know if is because the graphic card is not getting enough power or something like that Can someone plese help me this problem is driving me crazy If anyone knows what to do please tell me that will really help me I have a Nvidia GTX Ti W power supply nbsp

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A: Resolution too high and can't change it

First: Try changing resolution through Screen Resolution menu (Right-click on desktop)
Second: Try changing it through Nvidia Control Panel
Third: You monitor will have an auto-calibration function, accessible by the buttons under it, or any software provided by the manufacturer.

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/resolution-too-high-and-cant-change-it.179944/
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it's a 10" netbook.. you can't expect more than 600 lines. You have to reverse to the old OS, or purchase something design for Windows 8

http://www.eightforums.com/installation-setup/16944-cant-change-resolution-high-enough.html
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A:monitor resolution issue - can I change my resolution from outside windows??

does the Nvidia card have any software which could manage screen resolutions? If so you can try that in safe mode....

Also, tap F8 on startup, but instead of safe mode chose "enable VGA mode" which should cause windows to boot normally, but in 800x600 (or something of the like, that just about all monitors and TV's support)

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/monitor-resolution-issue-can-i-change-my-resolution-from-outside-windows-496041.html
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A:How to change the monitor resolution to a custom resolution

The resolution availability can be affected due to the graphics card installed. I will have a think about any other factors which may affect the resolution.

Screen Resolution - Display Settings

The tutorial's information box explains which factors that affect your screen resolution availability.

Hope this helps,

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A:High resolution

Hello Paul, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Are you referring to your screen resolution? I'm not sure where you would have clicked "high" at since that is not an available setting to click on for this.

Screen Resolution - Set for Displays in Windows 8

Do you remember anymore details that may help to ID what this was if not the above?

http://www.eightforums.com/customization/31086-high-resolution.html
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A:High resolution in Win 7 with MBP?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by MeisterMuSk


Hey Sevenforum.

Is it possible, that I am only able to go 1024 x 764 when running Win 7 with my MacBook Pro Alu 13' from October this year? It is running 2.53 ghz, 4 GB ram, and 9400M.

Hope you can answer me. I find it very annoying that I cannot run same, or even close, to the resolution i am running in OSX. Seems like my graphic performance has been slowed down dramaticly.

Best regards, Michael Madsen


Hi michael

I suspect you just need the correct driver. open device manager by type device manager in search. go to the display tab. Is your device listed? does it have a yellow triangle on it? are there any "unknown devices"?

Ken J+

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A:Can't pick high resolution

Hello!

Have you tried updating your graphics card drivers? Go into Device Manage and click Update on you card. If it does not find new drivers, go to the card manufacturer's site and download drivers manually.

If you fill in your system specs, perhaps we can find drivers for you. Download Speccy if you don't know your hardware.

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A:Laptop resolution too high

Go to a blank place on your desktop, right click on it, go to Properties.

Click on the Settings tab and adjust the resolution to 800x600. That should bring down the resolution and make the icons bigger.

If you need things to be bigger, go to Start -> Control Panel -> Assessibility Options -> Configure Windows for Vision and other needs.

Go through the wizard to adjust Windows to your liking.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/laptop-resolution-too-high.179087/
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A:Too high resolution -- I'm an idiot

Right click on the desktop and go to "Screen Resolution".

Screen Resolution - Display Settings

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A:High screen resolution. Everything's so small!

What operating system are you using?
Your sig. shows XP and the procedures may differ.

Also what is the make and model of your laptop, specifically your graphics if possible?

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Have you tried that?
 

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How high is high?
 

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/i-chose-to-high-of-screen-resolution.319110/
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A:I set my screen resolution to high for my monitor

try booting in safe mode

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/i-set-my-screen-resolution-to-high-for-my-monitor.757778/
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/resolution-too-high-makes-monitor-unusable.75922/
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A:Windows 8.1 upgrade - high resolution issue

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A:remote access and high resolution application

you can only work with the resolucion your remote program allow you some remote control allow you 24bit but some remote programs dont work good at that resolucion
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/remote-access-and-high-resolution-application.395805/
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A:Monitor screen resolution set to high can’t see anything

Reboot in Safe mode and change setting!
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/monitor-screen-resolution-set-to-high-can%C2%92t-see-anything.345479/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/winows-size-problems-with-high-resolution.282356/
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Welcome 09009494

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A:Unable to set High Resolution on Hanns G Monitor

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http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/273472-unable-set-high-resolution-hanns-g-monitor.html
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A:remote access and high resolution application

Please do not create duplicate posts. Continue here: http://forums.techguy.org/t395805.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/remote-access-and-high-resolution-application.395800/
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A:Windows 10 upgrade identifying monitor as too high a resolution

You can try another monitor and/or T.V.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f338/windows-10-upgrade-identifying-monitor-as-too-high-a-resolution-1024834.html
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A:High Resolution Monitor Causing Fonts to Look Very Small

Which applications still have small fonts in their menu? Usually whenever I have a problem with fonts in XP I'll go to Display Properties (right click on desktop andp ick properties) then pick appearance and then pick font size and bump it up to Extra large fonts. This changes fonts under icons, fonts in application menus and fonts in the application top bar and in the start menu.... basically all over...

I feel your pain about the smaller than recommended resolution problem with LCD's mine actually looks fuzzy if I have it smaller than the recommended resolution.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/high-resolution-monitor-causing-fonts-to-look-very-small.370300/
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A:Freezes/crashes when watching high resolution video

hi

Please update your profile system specs based on what you provided here or use this tool to do so

Second please use this tool to upload all the files here ... we will have a look

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woops,

I was back at over clocking my poor PC (probably all that looking at quad core intels and 8800 cards) and to see how my graphics were doing set half life to 1600 x 1200 which my monitor doesn't like and wont display. Now I can't undo it - there is no second chance unlike windows.. and suggestions? I've tried setting the resolution to 60hz in windows but that does not help - incidentally the monitor can support 1600 x 1024 at 100 hz but not 1600 x 1200 strange - its a Mitsubishi Diamond Plus 220 CRT.
 

A:I've set half life 2 screen resolution too high for the monitor

Found this info on the steam site:

How do I set the autoconfig launch option?

The -autoconfig launch option will allow Steam to configure the game with the best settings for use on your machine.

Open Steam
Go to the "My Games" tab
Right-click the game which needs to be reconfigured
Select "Properties" from the menu
Click the "Set launch options..." button
Add -autoconfig at the end of the line, be sure to include a space before the "-" and anything before it.

If that doesn't work try and and put -w 800 instead of -autoconfig

give it a shot
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ive-set-half-life-2-screen-resolution-too-high-for-the-monitor.612839/
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Laser?
Obviously better - but how and why?

Thanks!
OM
 

A:Solved: Do I need an ultra sensitive high resolution laser mouse?

Laser is actually not better, it's just newer and cooler. And harmful, in some cases, to your eyes.
Higher resolution gives you, well, more accurately moving mouse. I'd say the best thing out there, just on general level is something like the Logitech MX518. Optical, high quality, nice resolution, back and forth (or mouse4 and 5) buttons, change of sensitivity on the fly. Nothing too fancy and extra. It is, of course a bit of a gaming mouse, something cheaper will do just perfect for office work, web browsing, photoshopping, etc etc.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-do-i-need-an-ultra-sensitive-high-resolution-laser-mouse.802016/
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A:Recording high resolution footage with fraps. What specs are needed to have no lag?(P

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A:Can't Change Resolution in XP Pro

and welcome to the Forum

If you cannot set it to 256 colors you do not have the graphic card drivers installed.

What Brand/Model is this pc?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/cant-change-resolution-in-xp-pro-357179.html
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A:resolution won't change.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/105234-resolution-wont-change.html
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Thanks

A:change resolution

Start up in safe mode and set the screen to what resolution to what
you need. Start in safe mode by pressing f8 key prior to windows
loading.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/change-resolution-195866.html
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A:Resolution change (Help)

Welcome to seven forums.Your going to need to supply some more information on your systems specs to get help. first which version of 7 32 bit or 64 bit, also the make and model number of your graphics card. thanks. Fabe

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/37575-resolution-change-help.html
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A:We can't change the resolution...

720 X 480 is standard NTSC resolution for TV. I believe you should be able to find a screen adjustment (overlay) setting in your driver to get the picture displayed correctly. If you change resolutions, the TV wouldn't accept the picture.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/we-cant-change-the-resolution.299513/
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A:won't change the resolution

Hi paulatxntric
Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

To avoid confusion, I have moved your post to its own thread.
Please continue replies for your issue in this thread.
Thank you.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wont-change-the-resolution.827131/
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A:change resolution

  
Quote: Originally Posted by akathekrisc


Does anyone know if it is possible to change screen resolution by editing a settings file or via the registry or even just by using the commad line.

Is there a certian file somewhere that has the resolution setting in it i could alter.

Thanks.


Hi and welcome.
To answer your question. I sure it is possible but not sure what file .
The other question I have is why don't you let Win7 do it?
Right mouse click on desktop and select Screen Resolution.
Seems simple enough.

Also if the issue is related to your video card or computer please fill in your computer specifications undr your user account.
Thank you.

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/81265-change-resolution.html
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A:Change of Resolution

Hi have a look in device manager and see if there are any error flags for you video ie yellow ! or red Xs,also have you tried right clicking on a unoccupied area of your desktop and choose personalization then display settings
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/change-of-resolution.874183/
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A:Resolution Change?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Salil999


Hey, I am new to Win 7 Forums, ( but I was at Vista Forums until my computer was upgraded ) and I was wondering, I HAD an ATI Radeon Graphics card, but now it seems that the driver has been uninstalled... Will this work fine if I do it? I have AMD Athlon 64 ( 32-bit computer ). My graphic resolution WAS 1280x800, but after the upgrade to Win 7, now it's only 1024x768. Please help me if anyone can! Thank you!


I think thats the standard resolution for your screen.

You might be able to change the resolution via the catalyst control centre
Upgrade your drivers and download ATI ccc here
http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-c...ndows-7-a.html

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/55769-resolution-change.html
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A:can't change resolution

Either, your drivers arent installed, or inproperly installed, OR your monitor wont support any more then that
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cant-change-resolution.170678/
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A:Resolution Change

could be something loose check all connections and also video card/ memory sticks(but of course turn the PC off first)
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/resolution-change.400982/
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A:resolution won't change

Is the Monitor listed as Non Plug & Play in Device Manager ? Try installing Intels Extreme Graphics 2 Driver.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/588320/resolution-wont-change/
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Best regards...

A:Can't change my resolution...

Hello Hesso,

Welcome to Seven Forums.

What graphics card do you have? What monitor? Sure sounds like a driver issue. Is the card listed and showing as working in device manager?

Gary

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/60323-cant-change-my-resolution.html
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iv installed new drivers for the card but they dont seem to do anything.
i dont know what the problem is?
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A:resolution change

It is quite possible that it is limited by the monitor. Especially if windows installed a generic monitor. Check the PB website and see if there is a download for your monitor that will allow you to reach the resolution you want.

http://www.packardbell.com/
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/resolution-change.127312/
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A:can't change resolution

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A:cant change resolution

Hi
Do you have the correct drivers for the mobo installed? What abt the vid card?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/cant-change-resolution.34870/
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A:Portege R930 - BSOD when connecting high resolution monitor to HDMI port

Hi

Simply said: the notebook does not crash using external monitor with lower resolution than 2560x1440. Right?

Found your notebook model.
[Portege R930 PT331A-01W00101 |http://www.mytoshiba.com.au/support/computers/portege/r930/pt331a-01w00101/specifications]


and it seems that the unit supports the Intel? QM77 Express Chipset and Intel? Graphics Media Accelerator QM77

I would recommend updating the graphic card driver.
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Also you could test the version downloaded from Intel page.

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A:Cant change resolution or no. of colours

Try changing one thing at a time. Change the colors to 16-bit then restart. upon reboot, change the resolution & if it asks, reboot again. That should work unless you're constantly rebooting in safe mode.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/cant-change-resolution-or-no-of-colours.22582/
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A:change resolution without monitor

Boot the system in Safe Mode (F8 before Windows loads or hold SHIFT through boot for 8 or 10).

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3515/t/19991421
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A:Monitar won't change Resolution!

There are two things that can make this happen.

1) Wrong video drivers

2) Wrong monitor type

For monitor type, you can just choose Standard on the left, then 800x600 on the right. If it works, great.

But the problem is usually number 1 - you have the wrong drivers in for your video card. You said you did a restore recently - do you know what kind of video card you have? Do have a driver disk for it?

------------------
Get free stuff and help out a poor computer tech:
LarryCore begs for money
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/monitar-wont-change-resolution.34994/
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A:Friend can't change Resolution

O wrong place...she has 98...ill post there.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/friend-cant-change-resolution.205741/
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A:Resolution Change after Locking

Hi kingamoon..... welcome to the se7en forums.

you say it defaults to something higher rather than lower..??

what is the screens native resolution / what size is the screen.

what GPU do you have, please fill out your system specs at the bottom of your post or via the userCP.


SK

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/4603-resolution-change-after-locking.html
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A:How do I change laptop resolution?

Hello hakimarx and welcome

Right click the desktop and choose Screen Resolution, change the resolution through the 2nd drop down menu

Screen Resolution - Display Settings

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Intel Core i7
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A:I can't change my resolution from 800X600

Possibly you don't have the correct 64bit driver.

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A:Resolution change nullification

Please, does anyone have any idea what is causing this problem? Has anyone else even had this problem before?
 

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A:Automatic Resolution Change

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I have had PC's since the Commodore 64 but have never seen this problem-
Your suggestions are appreciated.
Don Rhea
[email protected]

 

A:Monitor resolution - can't change !

It is either corrupt or uninstalled video drivers or more likely since the computer is new, the computer can not auto detect the capabilities of the monitor and needs drivers for the monitor installed. Check both and you should find the cause.

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Frenat
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Eagles may fly high, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines.
 

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A:display resolution cannot change

If you donít have a CD with your video driver on it you will have to download it from the manufacturerís site.

You normally install it through device manager Ė right click My Computer>Properties>Device manager and double left click on display adapters and then your card.
 

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Check on the systems drivers...no yellow icons..drivers say they are ok and working.

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A:Can't change screen resolution

http://support.dell.com/support/dow...=DIM_PNT_P4_4500S&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid=
 

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A:screen resolution does not change

Hello Sujen, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You can uninstall the newer drivers in "Programs and Features", then install the ones you had before until another new one that comes out that works better for you.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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A:can not change 1024 x 768 resolution

1024x768 is the normal size for that 17" monitor changintimes, why do you want to change to the massively large 800x600?
 

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A:Can't change resolution settings

Hi and Welcome to TSG

Download and run this program. With the info provided go to your motherboard or system web site and download the driver that you need. Post back if you need help.

http://www.lavalys.com/products/download.php?pid=1&lang=en&pageid=3
 

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here's how it looks like: http://i40.tinypic.com/fnzkvr.jpg

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A:Cannot change Screen Resolution :(

Hi I was wandering if you could tell me the following Info
Your Computers MakeAvaliable RamAvaliable Disk SpaceYour Computers ModelScreen SizeYour OS (Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 RT, Windows 8 RT Pro)

And then I would be happy to help.
Thanks

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I know this means the resolution from the game is not supported when I am on my desktop.

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Is there a way to make it so that the resolution auto-sets itself? Or some software, or registry file, or whatever that can stop this from happening?

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A:Resolution change problem

Is there a way to play these game in windowed mode, all these games are mostly old games
 

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A:Lenovo Y50 UHD Change Resolution

Hello and welcome,
 
Y50 doesn't seem to match that MT-M.  It appears to be a C20.
 
Please confirm your machine model.
 
Z.

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A:Cannot change screen resolution

Uninstall the current display drivers....reboot the system.

Your display resolution should then be the default, since no drivers are installed.

Install the display drivers, either from your drivers CD or via download from the appropriate site.

Computer manufacturer and model?

Louis

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A:can't change resolution on my notebook

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