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Generic Non-pnp Monitor - Can't Change Resolution


I installed the windows 7 nvidia drivers ( 190. 62 ) and it works fine, except i cant change my resolution to 1680 x 1050 for my v7 r22w02 22inch lcd screen ! It shows up as 'generic non-pnp monitor'. When i update the drivers it says that the non-pnp drivers are up to date. The maximum i can choose is 1600x1200 wich makes it all squeezed. My monitor is plug n play and i cant run the drivers from the v7 website because they're 32bit.

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Generic Non Pnp Monitor Issue

My installation of w7 went great, but i'm running into a graphics problem. Windows isn't viewing my monitor as pnp, classifying it instead as a "generic non-pnp monitor". This in turn (i think) is forcing my resolution to three options: 1280x720, 1024x768, and 800x600. Now, i thought this might be a driver issue, so i installed numerous versions of the drivers (including the most recent, as far back as four releases ago) for my video card, a geforce 8800 gts. Nothing worked. In fact, it seems that these drivers aren't even being installed.

I say this because when i check the driver properties of my video card after installing the most recent drivers, the driver date is "9/27/09" and the driver version is "8. 16. 11. 9107". It seems as if windows isn't even recognizing the drivers i installed myself, only the ones windows installed automatically. I've checked around for monitor drivers, but there aren't any. Newer monitors, as far as i know, come embedded with drivers in the hardware. The only disk i received with my monitor contained a user manual.

I've run windows update, gotten every file available, still nothing. I've noticed something unusual, however. If i uninstall the drivers windows attempts to load automatically and run my display with absolutely no drivers, i'm able to use resolutions as high as 1680x1050, and my display is referenced as "(default monitor)". If i try to install current drivers once i've uninstalled the automatic drivers, i receive an error, stating "the nvidia setup program could not locate any drivers that are compatible with your current hardware. Setup will now exit. ".

Rig:
Processor: amd phenom 9850
Video card: geforce 8800gts
Monitor: chimei 22"


Posted On: 2009-10-23 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Generic Non Pnp Monitor Sound Trouble

I got this dynex tv for christmas so i wanted to so i want to extend my desktop to the tv it worked fine using vista until i updated to windows 7. Now the tv screen would flicker when a windows sound goes off, it would flicker only one time for the sound like when i open a folder or something. I can disable the sounds and then the screen would stop flickering but i want to know if i can get it to work properly with the sound.

I don't have this problem with the laptop screen only the tv screen. Im also using a vga cable. The laptop is about 2 years old if that helps any. Im not sure where to put this thread it seems like a hardware problem.


Posted On: 2010-01-19 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Second Monitor As "generic Non-pnp"

Windows 7 sees my second monitor as "generic non-pnp" and won't let me set the right resolution, i have just installed windows 7 professional 64 bit on a new hard drive on my dell studio 540. The pc has an ati radeon hd 3450 graphics card, and has a samsung 226bw 22" monitor on the digital output.

This works fine, and has the resolution set to 1650x4050. When i was running vista (on the previous hard drive), i had an old 14" flat monitor on the other output, and it worked fine (albeit at a low resolution). I added an aoc f22s+ monitor on the other output, expecting to be able to set this to the recommended resolution of 1920x1080. Unfortunately, windows has set the driver for this monitor to "generic non-pnp" and won't let me set the right resolution.

The maximum it will allow is 1600x1200, which (along with all the other resolutions it allows) is not using the monitor to its maximum capability, and is the wrong ratio anyway, so the display looks stretched. I have run windows update, so have the latest drivers. I have tried installing other drivers, but nothing helps. I tried unplugging the samsung monitor and rebooting the pc, so that the aoc one was the only monitor there, and it still had it as "generic non-pnp"with the wrong resolution. Nyone any ideas?

I'm at my wits end. Aoc support didn't understand it, and could only suggest that the monitor was faulty, but the place where i bought it insist that it's working fine, and so won't swap it or let me refund (without a restocking fee, which is a rip-off). I would really like to use both monitors, and would greatly appreciate any help anyone can give. I hope i've given enough information. If i haven't, please let me know.


Posted On: 2010-06-27 . View Related Posts . . View 22 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-06-18 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-10-31 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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I had reason to reinstall my win 7 recently. Since re-installation i haven't been able to set the screen resolution to 1600x1200 despite the fact that it set to it no problem before the reinstall. If i try changing it using the "screen resolution" in appearance/display it reports that "windows could not change your display to this resolution. Try another resolution. " If i try and force it in the advance settings, despite selecting 1600x1200 it sets it to 1024x768. It also in both cases seems to set the monitor to 59hz rather than 60 or 75.

I've tried uninstalling the gfx driver (ati radeon 4800 series) but the problem still occurs. I've also unplugged the second display and am just using the primary one to try and get this sorted. I know the resolution does work with my pc and monitor and win7 as it was fine before the re-install and i use this resolution for older games that don't support wide screen gfx modes.


Posted On: 2010-06-05 . View Related Posts . . View 9 Replies .

Screen Resolution When Change Creates Letterbox

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Posted On: 2010-07-05 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-12-28 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-10-31 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Please, is there any way to simply force/unlock custom resolutions for crt monitor? I know all of the monitor capabilities and settings it can handle, but i also cannot hope in a new driver update from monitor manufacturer any more. And actually i don't care if it could be damaged or so, it is out of warranty and it maximum res. /Freq. Is far higher that maximum adapter output resolution, so i simply wanna set it as i wish.


Posted On: 2010-03-28 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-10-22 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-10-27 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2009-11-03 . View Related Posts . . View 10 Replies .

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I want it the other way around. All i can do now is clone but this has it's problems. The last issue is that when i run media centre full screen my mouse pointer disappears. I've tried removing the drivers and reinstalling. No matter what i cannot change the monitor assignments. Does anyone know a way to do this?


Posted On: 2010-03-21 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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When i click on a link to send an e-mail, it won't send without clicking "sync" which is hard to find
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Posted On: 2010-07-14 . View Related Posts . . View 6 Replies .

Cannot Sync Generic Windows Phone

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I have hit the trouble shooting button and it appears to go into search mode, (looking for drivers i assume). I have allowed the system to perform a search for the drivers but after approx 45 mins it had come up with nothing. I have searched the web, xda developers etc and they all say the cell phone should sync to the media player, unfortunately it doesn't. The only thing i have found relates to downloads for vista only.


Posted On: 2010-01-17 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Raid And Generic Rndis Not Working

I have windows mobile device center 6. 1, windows 7 64 bit, and an intel dp45sg motherboard. A little while ago the raid controller has come up under "other devices" in the device manager as the drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28). That is my first problem. No updates will fix it and it never gets installed. How would i do this?

Second question is after that came up not working the microsoft windows mobile remote adapter has come up under network adapters as not working: this device cannot start. (Code 10). I assume this is the reason i cannot sync my windows mobile 6. 1 phone with my computer. I hope someone can help resolve either of these problems or both.


Posted On: 2010-05-16 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-04-13 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Mce Remote With Generic Ir Usb Receiver Pairing

I have just upgraded a box from winxp media center to win7 to be used exclusively for media center. I have a microsoft media center remote that i'd like to use with this box, but use a 3rd party ir usb receiver. The original ir transmitter is in use on a new win7 mc and uses my logitech 880. The remote that came with the ir receiver works, but is poorly designed and i'd like yo use the original mce remote (with the green button).

Does anyone have a suggestion for telling the computer to respond to the mce remote instead of the junky one? Or do i need to buy an official mce remote and usb ir receiver if i don't want to use the cheap remote? 


Posted On: 2010-03-16 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Dual Monitor Problem - 2nd Monitor Detected Black

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The strange thing is my pc thinks its working (i can drag a window from my working monitor towards the black one and it moves out of my working monitor into the black screen). I currently have both of them plugged in using a dvi to vga splitter and i have also updated the drivers by clicking the "update driver" button in the monitor properties window. Please help if you can!


Posted On: 2009-12-03 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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No taskbar, icons or anything else. On one occasion briefly the mouse cursor appeared on it instead of on the full desktop image. If i try to drag a window on to the second monitor it won't go there. The settings are landscape with two mointors "1" and "2". I have two images but how can i use the second one?


Posted On: 2010-02-10 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-06-28 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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I already re-installing the vga driver (got 8. 15. 10. 1912 version from windows update), also installing intel's newest driver yesterday (8. 15. 10. 1930) but have the same problem this morning. I never had this problem with windows vista.

In addition, in my startup program, i only load 5 applications : kaspersky av, hd audio control panel, and 3 intel's program (keyboard shortcut, tray icon and screen resolution utility).


Posted On: 2010-02-04 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

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I have now a new 10. 1" netbook running win7 starter and the maximum resolution i can select is 1024x600 and the "hide modes that this monitor cannot display" is grayed out. I am lost, any suggestions? Both netbooks have pnp monitors and intel  945 express chipset family, yet the one with xp allowed me to do the change. Is this an issue with win7 ? If so can it be fixed?


Posted On: 2010-03-31 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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When i try "make text and other items larger or smaller", i get a screen that selects smaller-100% (as default). Medium is grayed out and there is no larger. At the bottom of my screen it reads "you can't change this setting because the height of your display is less than 600 pixels. " What am i doing wrong? Everything is so big i have to scroll up and down, right and left to read anything.


Posted On: 2010-05-13 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-06-24 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-01-25 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-04-16 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Pc specs:
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Posted On: 2010-02-10 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .