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Reloaded Windows XP but can't read the full screen

Hope someone can help me. I have a Dell Dimension Model 4600---two years ago I replaced the monitor and bought a Dell 17" monitor when the original one went bad. Today I just loaded the Windows XP operating system disk as I was having problems for awhile now and just got a new computer---so thought I would try to fix the old one up. Now I can't read all of the screen as it is hiding over to the left. It's like it doesn't recognize the newer monitor. I tried loading the disc for the new monitor but I can't read the disk because of the screen problems. Are there other driver discs that should be loaded first????. thanks

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I'd start over again.

And since you don't have install notes, try the different install orders till you get it right.

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That's what I'm going to do.

I'm going to start from scratch again. I have a step by step instructon from Dell. I just feel the replaced monitor is causing me problems. Thanks for your help and any suggestions I'll keep checking this site.

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