Screen Resolution resetting

Discussion in 'Computer Help' started by boozie, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. boozie

    boozie Senior member

    Oct 12, 2006
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    My parents old desktop Compaq PC is having issues with screen resolution. It's not even 100% of the time, but very common upon reboot or resuming from sleep that the resolution extremely wrong. It's not reverting to 600x800 but some crazy vertical stretch.

    I tried reinstalling the video drivers, but that didn't do anything. One thing I find very odd is I can always fix it by going to the screen resolution and just telling the PC to detect the monitor.

    Relevant specs:
    Monitor is Compaq FS7600
    OS: Win 7 Professional
    GPU: ATI Radeon Xpress 200 Series
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  3. Bubbaleone

    Bubbaleone Golden Member

    Nov 20, 2011
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    I'd suggest updating to ATI's legacy Vista driver which works well with Windows 7, and supports the ATI Radeon Xpress 200 Series.

    Go to this page: AMD Catalyst™ Display Driver

    Look at "Option 1 - Full Software Suite" and select "Catalyst Software Suite" which includes the "10-2_legacy_vista32-64_dd_ccc.exe" Catalyst Control Center and WDM driver.

    Or look at "Option 2 - Individual Downloads" and select the "WDM Integrated Driver" which includes the "10-2_legacy_vista32-64_wdm.exe" WDM driver only.
    #2 Bubbaleone, Apr 8, 2012
    Last edited: Apr 8, 2012