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Old 03-01-2008, 10:37 PM   #1
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Currently I have a cga monitor with the correct drivers for the video card. I was planning on downloading updated drivers for my video card for the LCD monitor to see if it had compatible contrast settings with my PC and the LCD monitor. If I do this will I be able to revert to my prior settings? I assume I can but I just wanted to be sure.

I appreciate any positive responses. OS is XP Pro.

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monitors don't need drivers.
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I'm sure you could revert by just setting it back to default and uninstalling the drivers.

But then, I never have installed any type of driver for either my old CRTs nor my current LCD monitors.
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My bad... I updated my post.
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Default Re: Driver question

what does a sound card driver have to do with a monitor?
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I guess I should pay attention to what I am typing instead of watching 48 Hours Mystery so much intense.... lol. Sorry
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It would be a good idea to use the latest video card drivers as newer versions tend to address corrections and bugs with older versions.
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The reason I ask is I want to see if the new drivers have resolution rate of 1680 X 1050 because the highest resolution rate i currently have is 1600 x 1200. Do drivers deal with this or is it the card itself?
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That may be the limitation of the monitor. You usually only get the settings the monitor will support.

What monitor are you using?
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The reason I ask is I want to see if the new drivers have rate of 1680 X 1050 because the highest rate i currently have is 1600 x 1200. Do drivers deal with this or is it the card itself?
Usually that's a mix between monitor and video card max.
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