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Old 12-19-2008, 06:48 PM   #1
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My computer resolution randomly switches to 800 x 600 usually happens when i click on a link or open a program dont know what it is, started after i installed object dock, but ive already uninstalled it
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Old 12-20-2008, 10:55 AM   #2
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Confuzzling...please expound
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Old 12-20-2008, 05:01 PM   #3
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OK I have my resolution set to 1440 x 900, when ever i click on a link or open a program the screen turns black and then it switch everything to 640 x 480, then i have to go to catalyst control center and switch it back to 1440 x 900
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Old 12-20-2008, 06:49 PM   #4
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sounds like you need to update your drivers
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Old 12-20-2008, 06:56 PM   #5
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Yup, good call Holysky. I would also suggest installing the latest drivers and maybe even run a program called CCleaner to get rid of any leftover crud from the object dock program
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Old 12-21-2008, 03:49 AM   #6
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Install The Drivers For What?
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Old 12-21-2008, 04:02 AM   #7
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Your graphics card. Uninstall your current drivers, run Ccleaner, then install the newest drivers.
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Old 12-21-2008, 04:06 AM   #8
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ok i just installed new Ati Drivers like 2 days ago
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Old 12-21-2008, 04:33 AM   #9
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Hmm.....Did you completely uninstall the previous drivers before you installed the new ones?
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Old 12-21-2008, 04:46 AM   #10
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This is not something mainstream users would think of. The guys are right though. If you install new drivers over the old ones the device manager creates a ghost device which under the right circumstances will over run the current drivers. The OS gets confused and drops to the default resolution.
Uninstall the drivers and run Ccleaner. Use the reg cleaner built in to CCleaner.
Then go back and install the drivers.
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