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installed xp pro but display is wrong

by ron4haze / April 3, 2008 1:29 AM PDT

just installed windows xp pro, seemed to go well, however when sign in page opens its only like half the page showing, and i cannot drag it . its like the top of page is in the please

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(NT) Tell us about the video drivers you used.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 3, 2008 1:33 AM PDT
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video drivers
by ron4haze / April 3, 2008 3:51 AM PDT

sorry should have said i installed from cd rom

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And is the CD marked with...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 3, 2008 3:56 AM PDT
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xp install
by ron4haze / April 3, 2008 4:22 AM PDT

i think we are getting mixed up a little,i used windows xp pro cd rom to install to pc i presuned all drivers re on it...cheers

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Microsoft put few drivers on that CD.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 3, 2008 4:48 AM PDT
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They don't make PCs so the drivers are only good enough for the machine to work (barely) so we can install the drivers from the makers of the machine.

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