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Old 11-17-04, 11:22 PM
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I can't change screen resolution

I have a Dell Inspirion 1100 running Win XP
The keyboard quit working so I did a system restore to restore my computer to an earlier time and now the the keyboard works but I can't change the screen resolution from 640 x 480 and 16 bit color quality.

Any suggestions?

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Old 11-17-04, 11:29 PM
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Sounds like you need to install your video drivers again.
Old 11-18-04, 12:13 AM
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Ok, did that now but think I did the wrong ones. How do I find out which is the correct one to install?

http://support.dell.com/support/down...&os=WW1&osl=EN
Old 11-18-04, 06:13 AM
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I believe the "Intel Graphics Video" drivers from this Dell support page will lead you to the appropriate video drivers for you machine.
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Well, I can at least see the screen larger, but for whatever reason it is not like it was before. Now my choices are 1024 x 768 or 800 x 600 with either 32 bit color or 16 bit color. Or is that what it should be? It just seems like before I had more choices. I guess it doesn't really matter since it is usable. I have in on 1024 x 768 and 32 bit.
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You should use the resolution that is native to your display.

What is your screen spec'ed at?
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Ahh, that's all it is capable of. I thought there were other options. Thanks for the help.

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