Solved

resolution

Posted on 1997-03-02
1
588 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
When switching screen resolution to 800x600(using a Phillips Magnavox 15" VGA) with Windows95, I can't get the screen centered. There's a 3/4" black margin on the left side of the screen. I have the S3 chipset with the latest drivers.
Any & all help is greatly appreciated. Please reply to:
dennyt1@earthlink.net
0
Comment
Question by:dennyt1
1 Comment
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
andyb013197 earned 100 total points
ID: 1744239
You need to use the video driver with the correct supported scan frequency of the monitor for that resolution e.g. Your monitor may support a scan frequency of 75HZ for 800x600 256 colors but 60HZ for 800x600 64k colors. You should be able to change this either in:
control panel-display-settings-'change display type'
or:
using a program found in the video card driver directory (if you have one)

Failing this check that you are using the correct video driver for the card (again in control panel) and that you are not trying to run at too high a colour depth e.g. 800x600 256 colors is generally the fastest video mode.

I hope this helps.
0

Featured Post

Free book by J.Peter Bruzzese, Microsoft MVP

Are you using Office 365? Trying to set up email signatures but you’re struggling with transport rules and connectors? Let renowned Microsoft MVP J.Peter Bruzzese show you how in this exclusive e-book on Office 365 email signatures. Better yet, it’s free!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Several part series to implement Internet Explorer 11 Enterprise Mode
NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
Windows 8 came with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from that interface was a Start button and Start Menu. Microsoft responded to negative user feedback of the Metro interface, bringing back the Start button a…
The Task Scheduler is a powerful tool that is built into Windows. It allows you to schedule tasks (actions) on a recurring basis, such as hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, at log on, at startup, on idle, etc. This video Micro Tutorial is a brief intro…

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now