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Default Re: XP Resolution fix here - 01-14-2009, 12:28 PM

A lot of us are using astray to run a downscaled 1024x768 for flash apps and others that need the full 768 lines.

Just wish this would work in Windows 7...
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Default Re: XP Resolution fix here - 01-16-2009, 09:29 PM

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upgrade to bios A04. A04 fixes this boot resolution problem
Indeed it does. My workaround was adequate but messy. Now there is no problem at all.
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Default Re: XP Resolution fix here - 02-22-2009, 11:18 AM

Since installing this, i can no longer display a 1280x768 resolution on our 40" Sony 1080p TV via VGA without having to scroll. It used to work perfectly but now only 800x600 will display full screen.


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Default Re: XP Resolution fix here - 05-06-2009, 12:54 PM

Hi,

I have followed all the comments in this thread and cannot get this fix to work - I still get the windows welcome screen at 1024x768 and after login it jumps to 1024 x 600 (and means all icons are reset)

I have tried AStray programme - does not change the boot resolution
I have upgraded BIOS to A04 and then A05
I have upgraded to latest Intel video drivers

Any thoughts as to what I can do next?

Thanks

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Default 07-09-2009, 11:35 PM

Omg, I actually went to Dell support a while back for this, and I always saw the screen flicker.

Now, it's fixed! woot
Thanks so much.
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Default 09-18-2009, 12:44 PM

Hello..
You have given good information on XP Resolution. I will also try for this XP resolution and let's see what will happen than. Hope I don't get any problem. Thank you very much for giving this XP resolution. I think this will be useful for those whose screen resolution is not good any more.
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Default 10-17-2009, 05:43 PM

Hi. I have a dell mini 9, have read the thread, have the A05 bios, the most current Intel driver and am still having resolution problems. I installed Astray and now my computer starts in 1024x768 which still makes me scroll down to see the taskbar/other icons etc. Is there another fix I am missing? I want to start in 1024x600 but whenever I restart now it is 1024x768 (courtesy of Astray) whereas pre-Astray it was 800x600. Can someone pls help? Much thanks in advance.
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