mexor Posted February 26, 2008 Report Share Posted February 26, 2008 I have a Dell Inspiron 8600 with a NVIDIA GeForce FX Go 5200 graphics card. I also have a Dell 2005 FPW Monitor (20.1 Inch Native Resolution 1680 x 1050). When I first got this monitor 2-3 years ago it worked fine as a second monitor for my laptop. However I started having a few weird problems with my computer and formatted it. When I reinstalled the drivers my monitor was having weird problems. It could go into 1680 x 1050, but a lot of times when I restarted it the resolution would be different, the screens DualView position would be messed up, etc. Now it won't even go into 1680 x 1050. I did Windows Updates, installed the 169 version of the Nvidia driver. No luck. I then tried downgrading to 84.25 (which I'm currently on) with a modified INF file. Now I have an option to get to 1680 x 1050 on my monitor however it doesn't work correctly. I can only see the middle of my screen (when I maximize things I can't see the top of windows). Also it is really blurry when I have it in this mode. The only resolution I can it to work with is 1280 x 1024 (not widescreen). I think the problem is the GeForce FX card does not recognize the 2005 monitor. When going to nView Display Settings it sees "Laptop Display" and "Analog Display" .. when before it used to recognize it as Dell 2005 FPW. (I have also installed the 2005 FPW driver). I'm almost positive it has to do with the Nvidia card, as I've tried a different 22" monitor whose max resolution was 1650 x 1080 also, and it also didn't work. If anyone can find a way to get my monitor back to the correct resolution this I will happily pay them $25. I can do PayPal, buy you something for $25, or transfer you $25 on any online Poker site. Let me know. Thanks -Dave Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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