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changing BIOS for LCD monitor

by rhodeyes1 / April 2, 2011 8:07 AM PDT

I just got an LCD monitor and my friend said I should change the BIOS to accomodate an LCD screen.Is that true?

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(NT) No
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 2, 2011 8:15 AM PDT
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bios for monitor
by rhodeyes1 / April 2, 2011 11:19 AM PDT
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Thank you.Now I don't have to wonder in the back of my mind if I should try to do that.I don't like playing around with the bios.I think maybe laptops that want to use a crt monitor might have such a function or is that uneccessary also.

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Not necessary at all
by Jimmy Greystone / April 2, 2011 12:12 PM PDT
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Not necessary at all. CRT, LCD, or probably anything that may come out in the future. At least on this subject, your friend is full of it and shouldn't be listened to. Probably goes for anything tech related, but we'll leave open the possibility that you are simply remembering things incorrectly, and your friend actually said something else.

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