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Dell Inspiron 1501 and Slow Text Appearance

Posted on 2009-05-12
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Hello,well today i formatted my dell inspiron 1501 and after installing all the necessary drivers i realized that whatever i type it appears slow on screen,no matter where.So i increased the page file value in virtual memory settings which resolved my issue for sometime ,but again it started appearing slow.I thought that it might be a virus or some script,so i formatted again and than after doing small research i found that if i uninstall ATI Catalyst driver ,it works normally but if i am using ATI.It starts happening again.Please guide me to resolve this issue.Thank you.
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by:Perry_IDITC
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Hi,

Sounds like video card driver issues. Get the latest drives for your card from ATI's http://ati.amd.com/support/driver.HTML web site. Also get the latest drivers for you computer from dell's web site http://support.dell.com

Cheers,
Perry
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i have checked dell website with my service tag.there are no updated drivers posted and no patches available.but still ill try on ati and ill let u know.
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by:ibrahim52
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Well i tried drivers posted on ATI official website.But unfortunately it didnt worked for me as i tried to install but the moment laptop restarts ,monitors starts shaking with improper color resolution and i have to boot in safe mode and uninstall that driver.Thank you.
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Thats why i love google and the way i search it.Problem has been solved.I should close this question.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic205772.html
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by:Sewingirl2000
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I had the same problem.  I followed those instructions.  The slow typing is resolved.  HOWEVER, the display looks like it is in safe mode or something!  I do not know what to do to get a nice screen resolution again.  Does anyone know what i should do?
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