Windows ME display

  Newbolt 13:15 20 Mar 2006
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Having acquired an 'old' [2001 build] computer from work I have formatted it and installed a friends copy of ME on it prior to giving the computer to him. the problem is that I can't shift the display from 640x480, or 16 colours. The slider button on settings will not move. There isn't an interned connection to that computer. Any suggestions, please?

  surfmonkey #:@} 13:23 20 Mar 2006

you are ruuning on the windows me defalt graphics drivers probably see what graphics card is in pc update the drivers

  CLONNEN 13:28 20 Mar 2006

Look for a SVGA display driver if you don't know the model of your monitor (there should be a SVGA thing somewhere in the Windows drivers list)

Go to Windows Device Manager, find the entry for the monitor / display, Update Driver

  CLONNEN 13:29 20 Mar 2006

I believe the Windows default display driver is called VGA. SVGA should be somewhere near it in the Windows list of drivers (in the same section anyway).

  medicine hat 13:36 20 Mar 2006

Do you which graphics card is in it? If its an ATI you can get the driver from click here or for nvidia click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:24 20 Mar 2006

PC inventory takers :-
Belarc click here
SIW click here
SiSandra click here

One of these will tell you all installed equipment so you can find the divers

  Newbolt 14:32 20 Mar 2006

Will try Belarc and post again. Have searched ME disk and my own XP home disk for a driver - no good

  Newbolt 14:43 20 Mar 2006

Have now got a wireles connection to the main PC - its an ill wind. What comes up from Belarc under 'Display', is Stadard PCI Graphics Adaptor [VGA] [Display adaptor]
Compaq 7500 [Monitor]15.7' vis, October 2002

  Newbolt 14:44 20 Mar 2006

Or even 'standard'!

  surfmonkey #:@} 16:30 20 Mar 2006

is it a compaq pc if it is the usally use nvidia graphics cards if its compaq what model is it

  Newbolt 20:35 20 Mar 2006

surfmonkey #:@}Sorry about the delay in response - had to go out unexpectedly. Its a Compaq desk pro ENL P800

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