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    Screen Resolution

    im havin trouble with my screen resolution i cant even change it the slider wont even move i dont even know what i may have did to mess it but if anyone can help me i would appreciate it

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    Have you got the drivers for your graphics card installed properly? That's usually the first port of call.
    What graphics card do you have and what is the current settings in terms of resolution and colours?

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    ok

    i dont know nothin about all that all i know is that my settings 680x 480 and the slider to change it wont move

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    Do you know your computer model at least?
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    Sounds like you don't have the right graphics driver installed so it is picking up the default VGA one that only allows 640x480 with 16 colours. You will need to reinstall the graphics driver to fix it.
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    um how do i install it and i have windows Xp

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    Sighs. Do you even know the model of your computer? If you did we could more than likely tell you EXACTLY what drivers you would need. So again do you know the model of your computer? It should be on the front of your PC case somewhere or if its a laptop it should be around the keyboard somewhere.
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    nope not really all i know is i have a dell i got my comuter from somebody i dont exactly wha do u mean by model

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    There is a number on the front of the computer near the power button. Its the model of the system. Tell us that number.
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    It might also have a word and a number and possibly some letters.

    And if that fails, if it is a Dell, try and find the service tag sticker on it. It should be on the outside of the case some place with a short service tag string made up of letters and numbers, that'd work too.
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    you can still get Lavalys Everest Home Edition for free here:

    http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/...-Edition.shtml

    it is a Free System Diagnostics software. If and Once you install it you can go to the Display menu item and click on the PCI/AGP Video submenu item. Under "Device Type" you should find your "Video Adapter" or "3D accelerator" hardware listed. To the left of it, under "Device Description", This is most likely the make and model of your video card or onboard. My first choice would be, to go to the Manufacturer's website and find the appropriate drivers there. But if they no longer exist, or for whatever reason you cannot obtain it through them, then do a google search with the text from the description and add the keyword "driver" to the search.

    also make sure the ones you download and install are made specifically for your Operating System, windows XP is it?
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    oh it say dimension 2400 it that whatchu mean

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    http://support.dell.com/support/down...os=WW1&osl=EN#

    that's the page that has the various drivers for the Dell Dimenson 2400. Under "video drivers" (graphics card drivers) there are 4 different integrated graphics cards listed. We need to know the exact one before you download and install a driver.

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    i need the that can fix my screen resolution cuz it ont let me change it

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    Yeah we know that dude but if you install the wrong one its not going to work. Get the program that ubik told you to get so you can tell use your graphics card model.
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