This is a sincere question and not a smart alec comment: Sign in to vote. Sunday, February 14, 9: It has nothing to do with the normal operation of Windows 7. Windows 7 IT Pro. Saturday, May 15, They also mentioned a “6.

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I’m confused and uncertain because They also mentioned a “6.

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Monday, June 21, 6: If you were then to go back to the display disply page you should have a wider choice of resolutions. Try installing the XP driver in compatability mode.

Marked as answer by Linda Yan Friday, November 6, 7: This is something I’d mess around with as a techie, but can’t figure out why anyone would buy Windows 7 only to have it run like XP when native XP performs much better. What does “x” mean? Is there a software solution? Monday, February 15, It has nothing to do with the normal operation of Windows 7.

It’s in the same place as its always been, right click driver exe and select properties, click compatibility tab, check ‘run this program in compat. The specs of the original video card say “x” which is “enough resolution” for the new x monitor, but the card has the wrong ratios, because most are 1. You forgot to look at the supported chipsets and notice the the OP’s chipset is not in the supported chipset dispay.


Try to install same windows XP driver in compatiblity mode and it will work. Sign in to vote. Friday, November 6, 1: The old card has this spec but doesn’t have x, so how do I know what the Control Panel settings will be for the new card, and whether it will include x?

Unless diaplay is a spec-listing I haven’t found, maybe there is no way to know except by installing the new driver and seeing what happens. Why would you want to run Windows 7 in XP compatibility mode permanently?

Please reply back promptly so we can answer your problem faster! Windows 7 Hardware Compatibility https: You will need to go buy a new dedicated video card if the XP driver doesn’t work Careful though, as selecting an incorrect resolution will result in no picture being displayed – if this happens don’t press anything and just wait for XP to change the resolution back. You only select the Compatibility mode for installation of the driver.

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I guess I got in a hurry and misread the numbers. I assume the set is different for LCD monitors with different native resolutions — x, x, x, etc — with the highest resolution available matching the native resolution. Proposed as answer by Rahul Seth Saturday, July 9, 9: Friday, November 12, 4: You would need to run Windows 7 permanently in Inntel compatibility mode always.


Anyone know what that is? Thursday, November 5, My GPU will only show a resolution of up to x my screen’s native res unless I go to display properties, settings, advanced, Monitor and untick the “hide modes this monitor cannot display”. Saturday, December 4, 1: Microsoft does not publish any drivers for Intel hardware. Just an opinion and looking for information. If it allowed you to choose higher then there would be a risk of someone selecting it and making the mistake of turning the graphics output into high resolution garbage that the screen can’t display.