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Resolution Problem

by nita0658 / February 24, 2005 9:08 PM PST

I have a HP 7965 computer. this morning the computer started having a resolution problem and it won't allow me to change the resolution. Also on the resolution page it shows a plug and play in lieu of a monitor. This computer is used mainly for computer games and internet.

I thought about reformatting the hard drive since playing the medal of honor game sometimes the pc locks up but I can't find my restore cds.

The pc is 4 years old. I need help. Any suggestions.

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but I can't find my restore cds.
by glb613 / February 24, 2005 9:18 PM PST
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Not good. Have you contacted HP to see if you can purchase a new set?

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Resolution Problem
by nita0658 / February 24, 2005 10:49 PM PST
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Turns out my problem was the SP2 pack downloaded. Removed SP2 and computer is working fine.

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No it's not
by Yew / February 25, 2005 12:17 AM PST
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SP2 should NOT ever be removed. Instead, you should update your video drivers so that there's no issue with SP2.

Figure out what's listed as your video adapter, then go to the website of the manufacturer of that adapter, download the latest drivers, and reinstall SP2. When that's done, install the new video drivers, and go on with life.

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TRY Dis
by mandeep2632 / February 25, 2005 2:59 AM PST
In reply to: Resolution Problem

According 2 me , ur video drivers are either corrupted or u deleted dem by mistake.
if u got ur motherboard CD den install video drivers from der or else download from internet.

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need restore cd
by pllyshum / March 2, 2007 9:09 PM PST
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hello,my name is polly
no dell restore the "harddrive and the mborad".and they gave me only one cd it was window xl.but they had me to restore on my pc but only on the date the i put wxl.i trying to find a "cd to restore" it the why i brought it and can you help me on a other problem when i start up me pc after the dell logo they a message.it said "auto adjust in progress".and i had no sound on my pc no i though i download the a. and v. so can you help me with these issue please. moble:E176FP,DEM.2400,I HAVE WINDOW XL DOWNLOAD ON IT.PC 3 YRS OLD

Message was edited by: admin to remove email address and phone number

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Not sure what you are saying
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 2, 2007 9:34 PM PST
In reply to: need restore cd

There are a number of issues with your post.

1] You must never display your email address in forums like these. Malware robots trawl forums for email addresses to spam.

2] It is very unwise you post your telephone number in forums, or anywhere else on the internet.

I have asked Admin to remove both of these.

3] Because this thread started over 2 years ago, you may not get any response to your problem. People will see the age of the first post in the message listings and bypass it. It would be best to create a new discussion.

4] Your problem is not clear. for example, what does "on the date the i put wxl.i trying to find a 'cd to restore' ", mean?

Please make sure other people can understand what your problem is when they read your post.

Mark

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Removing email and phone contacts
by Catmoves / March 3, 2007 3:36 AM PST

It doesn't seem "Administration" reads the posts in many cases. Nor does it seem likely they ever will. You gave the lady good advice though. I wonder if we could force manufacturers to give newbies a Do and Don't booklet when they buy a computer?

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