05-11-2009 10:06 PM
05-12-2009 06:44 AM
05-12-2009 05:57 PM
05-12-2009 07:07 PM
There are a couple of things.
One, download the latest driver for you system by doing a search on HP.com for your product number and choosing software and driver downloads
Second, check both the Windows display options, along with the control panel for you GPU. Some of the GPU control panels have more options than their Windows counterparts.
05-13-2009 12:46 AM
09-30-2009 05:25 PM
09-30-2009 05:26 PM - edited 09-30-2009 05:27 PM
This is not a hardware problem, it is a software restriction and is caused by the monitor driver.
Try the following,
-click on the 'START' button and then on the 'CONTROL PANEL'
-double click on the 'DEVICE MANAGER' tab
-now you are in the 'DEVICE MANAGER' window that list all your hardware.
-navigate to 'MONITORS' and expand.
-what monitor do you have loaded?
-Generic Non-PnP Monitor perhaps?
-Anyway...double click on the monitor device listed to enter the device properties window.
-click the 'DRIVER' tab and then the 'UPDATE DRIVER' button.
-do not check on-line or do a automatic searc for a driver
-choose 'BROWSE MY COMPUTER FOR DRIVER SOFTWARE'
-choose 'LET ME PICK FROM A LIST OF DEVICE DRIVERS ON MY COMPUTER'
-uncheck the 'SHOW COMPATIBLE HARDWARE' tick
-now you have a list of all monitor drivers
-select 'STANDARD MONITOR TYPES' on the left column and choose any driver on the right that will satisfy your needs.
-try the 'GENERIC PnP MONITOR' or the 'DEFAULT MONITOR' or 'LAPTOP 0000x0000' etc.
-restart your PC
-now check if you can extend your slider to a larger than 1440x900 resolution.
I am unable to try this on my PC before letting you know if it will work or not because my GPU is not working and I cannot select any monitors. I tried to activate my GPU just to test this fix but no luck....defect NVIDIA GPU chip.
Hope this works.
Let me know if you succeed.
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