monitor problem,low resolution?

  kolh 10:58 14 Jun 2003

Hi hope you can help.Problem with daughters computer.The monitor appears to be running on a low resolution.The screen almost appears as if the computer is running in safe mode(though its not)any help appreciated!!running win98 by the way.thanks.

  MichelleC 11:08 14 Jun 2003

Have a look in device manager for a yellow ! under monitor and change driver.

  woodchip 11:31 14 Jun 2003

Or adapter in Device Manager, to fin Right Click on My computer choose properties look for any yellow in there. If none come back for advice on screen colours

  kolh 19:45 14 Jun 2003 device manager there are no ! marks listed.I have a standard pci graphics adaptor and plug and play monitor.In display properties the nenu only allows me to choose betwean 2 and 16 colours.Should there be more?thanks!

  Jester2K II 19:48 14 Jun 2003

Sounds like drivers are not installed for either card or monitor hence low res and colours. Have you got drivers for either. Can you provide make and models of both??

  woodchip 21:11 14 Jun 2003

As above you need to load the Drivers from the CD you got, or download from the Site of maker of your card

  kolh 17:14 15 Jun 2003

Hello everybody! and thanks!!! the problem has been resolved.Put Belarc through machine(as i didnt have any documentation/driver disks for it) got mobo and vga details downloaded driver for vga off the net and everything works fine.Many thanks for all your time and effort.

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