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Monitor resolution reset after restart

by mfourn21 / March 27, 2013 11:10 PM PDT


I've got a new build PC. Windows 7 Pro 64 bit, and and nvidia FX4800 using the 311.35 driver.

Everytime I restart me computer my secondary monitor defaults to 1024x768. I cannot change the resolution any higher, only lower down to 800x600. My primary monitor is unaffected by this problem.

If I reinstall the driver it fixes the problem, only to come back after a restart.

Any ideas?

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It's some driver issue
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 29, 2013 2:42 AM PDT

While it could be a security or virus issue which is way back in third or lower places I find that such is usually a driver issue. With a secondary monitor I find most will respond with Huh? when we ask about the secondard monitor driver (aka the monitor.inf file.)

There is no exact fix for this one.

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by mfourn21 / March 29, 2013 4:21 AM PDT
In reply to: It's some driver issue

This is what I figured. After re installing the driver yesterday the issue has not presented itself again luckily.

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