Message Edited by emgeemg on 06-15-200607:00 PM
From the looks of things, you actually installed older drivers. I recently installed new drivers for my card and it is like 84.21 or something close to that. I upgraded from 80 or something.
Where did you get your drivers from and do you still have the disk for your card?
Message Edited by meyer6847 on 06-15-200606:57 PM
You would probably want to download the .inf file and update the monitor driver. You can find that here at . Extract it to the default folder and then open up the Display Properties, go to Settings then click on the advanced button, click on the Monitor tab and click on properties, click on update driver. Choose that you want to specify the driver in a certain location then hit next, put a check on "Include this location in this search." and then browse to the directory that was created when you extracted it. It should be C:\Dell\Drivers\R113372\2007WFPb unless you changed it. Click next and it will install the driver for that monitor and let your system and video drivers know what resolutions the monitor supports.
If, that does not work, I would recommend removing the drivers all together by first booting into VGA Mode (press F8 at the very first of your boot process) and then downloading DriverCleaner Pro from http://www.drivercleaner.net/. Once downloaded and installed, run it and make sure you add all of the nVidia filters to use. once you do that reboot and then re-install the LATEST nVidia drivers again.
And if all else fails, I would recommend format and re-installing your OS. If that option was there before, plugging in the monitor is not going to remove it when you update the video driver.
Message Edited by Crzywolf on 06-15-200607:33 PM
Message Edited by Crzywolf on 06-15-200607:34 PM
Message Edited by Crzywolf on 06-15-200607:35 PM
I don't have a nvidia card but on my ATI card I can go to display properties-->Advanced - where I installed Catalyst Control Centre (came with the ATI drivers). From there I can set any resolution I want, even if my monitor/card can't actually support it.
Well, not ANY resolution - just from the list of resolutions they make available to you. At least, you've never been able to define your own resolutions with any ATI drivers/cards I've ever used (I've used the most recent, but not the most recent cards). My only fallback with ATI cards for custom resolutions was PowerStrip (this was for a CRT - it handled the standard 2007WFP resolution just fine).
nVidia drivers, on the other hand, really DO let you define ANY resolution (within the limits of the card) - 1000x1000, for example, if you had any possible reason why THAT would be useful .