dvi input for lcd messes everything up
Posted on 2004-04-11
I have a (3 years old) 18" lcd (1208x1024) - Future Power 18TF03. This lcd has both analog and digital input. I have been using analog and everything is fine. But now want to switch to digital input the problem is my card (fx5900, latest nvdia driver) recognize this lcd has a max resolution of something crazy like 2503x1120 instead of 1208x1024, as a result the picture is completely messed up. like you only see half the desktop and it is been stretched. Can barely read anything.
I have tried digital input(of the same lcd) with my old pc (geforce ti500) and had no problem with it. You just plug it in and it works. I tried many different configurations but it seems this stupid driver/video card is deadset on thinking the lcd has a resolution of 2503x1120 etc. And there is no way for me to manually override this, i tried in windows setup by changing the monitor to different types(like digital flat panel 1208x1024) but when you goto nvidia's own setup it still shows as 2503x1120 resolution. please help, thank you.