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Moniter Resolution keeps changing on startup

by krisminime / March 29, 2008 9:39 AM PDT

Hello all

I'm having a problem with I'm Samsung Sync Master 2032MW...
It is currently set to resolution 1680x1050. Just how I like it.
I also have my icons on the desktop sorted in a particular fashion which makes the problem even more annoying.

Almost every time I restart my PC, the resolution changes to the smallest resolution (800x600 I think). The colour quality doesn't change however.
An icon appears in the system tray with a balloon message saying that the resolution has been changed, click here to have windows change the resolution for you. This usually bumps it up to the next resolution up, then I have to change it back to 1680x1050.

This used to be a minor annoyance but it has become to happen more often. If anyone can say where the problem might be, the graphics card or the monitor itself, at least I could look into a more specific area to find a solution to the problem.
Or if someone has a straight fix that would be fantastic.

Thanks

P.S. My graphics card is an ATI Radeon 200 Xpress Series (on board)

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