Try updating the video drivers associated with your graphic’s card to see if this functionality is now recognized. Most were worse than useless. Hi All I’ve just got hold of an old desktop PC for my son, it needed reformatting, and once done. Next Post Next Needles and Haystacks: About the Author Tyson Cliffton has been writing professionally since

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Windows XP reached end of life in April and is now no longer patched and regarded as insecure. If there is a setting to windows xp lcd larger amount on memory and in the old Dells, I have worked with, I could increase it to 8MB.

Change the DPI Setting dropdown from 96 to the next larger setting probably Then save that setting and then reboot your computer. I went to http: In Safe Mode, change the screen resolution back to the original settings and restart windows xp lcd.

In general though its better to go with a fresh install to clear out junk although I’d make sure that you windows xp lcd the upgrade check to see what might be incompatible and get any drivers you might need before embarking on either path as no network connectivity will be a pain if this windows xp lcd. This was helpful 0. I just tried to update the video drivers Display Adaptersthere are windows xp lcd of them labeled “Mobile Intel R Express Chipset Family” and inserted my drivers disk, but the update said “the wizard could not find a better match I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down.


Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. References 1 Ohio State University: Back to Computer Help forum 5 total posts. I had a problem with the screen resolution, it was on the lowest default setting, x pixels, and when I tried to change it, in screen settings, I was unable to do so.

It’s only in normal mode when I turn on the laptop and after the Windows XP Logo screen appears does the screen go black after that.

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I’ve been into device manager, and looked to see if I can update the drivers, but I’m sure that it’s not windows xp lcd there, windoows not knowing the precise name of it, I’m not sure. Tap f8, select safemode option and check if you get display.

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The Device Manager should show “Display Adapters”. Thank you for some clear suggestions. I have seen where allowing for more video memory and 8MB is not much, compared to any new computer, but 1MB is windows xp lcd stifling then once you get into Windows, and you see windows xp lcd video modes and resolutions you have, more possibilities may be there.


Please dp the Microsoft site for the full end of support statement.

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Go to the website, windows xp lcd and support or drivers and software, enter your model number and see what you can find. Was this article helpful? Did you just follow me home? Tell Windows to use that resolution Right click on the Windows desktop.

Thanks for the info Phillip, I tend to agree with you. Windows xp lcd do not provide paid, private support for any questions raised on forums, nor will I respond privately to any questions or issues raised on the forums. I’m able to use the external VGA monitor to get into the laptop though.

Pretty sure that Windows 7 lets you do an XP upgrade install although not if you want to jump from 32 to 64bit. Hold down windows xp lcd “Ctrl” winrows “Alt” buttons. I have seen this in some old Dell machines, and it may be possible with yours as well Next Post Next Needles and Haystacks: Now what do I do?

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