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Screen Resolutions

by ordep1963 / May 7, 2010 3:07 PM PDT

I have problems with my HPa6457c and screen resolution.It is suppose to be 1068 x 1050 but keeps changing to 1360 x 768 by itself. And when I go to the display settings, it will not show my the option to fix it back to 1068 x 1050. I even had my monitor replace, but it still started doing it again. I have Vista 64 bit home premium in my pc and even reinstall to help fix this problem. I do a complete power drain and this will help , but I should not have to keep doing this.
Anybody have any suggestions and if I upgrade to Windows 7, do you think this might help.

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Do you mean that....
by Papa Echo / May 9, 2010 9:30 AM PDT
In reply to: Screen Resolutions

...when you drain the battery and rechaarging [plugged in], there is no problem ? What if you are on battery, fully charged power [unplugged] ?

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display resoulation
by ordep1963 / May 10, 2010 4:40 AM PDT
In reply to: Do you mean that....

I am talking about my pc tower not a laptop. I have a 20 screen display for my HP. 99% of the time, when I drain the power from my pc this problem is usually corrected. I even reloaded my os and it started acting up again...

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a 20 screen display
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 10, 2010 6:06 AM PDT
In reply to: display resoulation

"a 20 screen display"

You need professional help. This is far from a typical system and you need the machine's designers and more to get this working proper.
Bob

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