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Older Monitor + New PC= Driver Problem?

by Justmike / February 24, 2006 10:03 AM PST

Hello,
i'm planning on buying a new Media Center PC, the Gateway GT5032, and using my old HP crt monitor with it.I checked Hp's site for updated drivers and they were for Windows 98 and ME, no XP listed. Am I going to be able to use this older monitor with a MCE computer?
Thanks in advance everybody
Mike

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Yes
by ASBaltazar / February 24, 2006 10:14 AM PST

I have an Insignia (a Best Buy brand) CRT and it came with no drivers at all. My Windows XP sees it as a "Plug and play".

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So you can use the monitor?
by Justmike / February 25, 2006 9:00 AM PST
In reply to: Yes

It works ok with xp?

Mike

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(NT) (NT) It works fine.
by ASBaltazar / February 26, 2006 2:02 AM PST
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Most monitors, if not all
by ikjadoon / February 26, 2006 6:50 AM PST
In reply to: (NT) It works fine.

are Plug and Play. I see no reason why a monitor would require a driver, maybe for tweaks, etc. ?

~Ibrahim~

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