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I JUST DID A DISK WIPE AND A RE-INSTALL OF WINDOWS XP ON A DIFFERENT COMPUTER WITH A LCD SCREEN AND THE APPEARRANCE IS HORRIBLE. I TRIED TO CHANGE THE RESOLUTION AND IT WOULD NOT LET ME. THAT LED ME TO TRY AND CHANGE THE MONITOR DEFAULT AND THE RESOLUTION IS SO BAD I COULD NOT CLICK ON THE ’PROPERTIES’ ICON WHAT ELSE CAN I TRY?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
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Expert:  Robert replied 11 years ago.
Hello,

Restart the PC and press F8 as it starts to boot. Then choose safe mode on the menu. This will start you with a basic diplay so you can change it back to the one that did work.

Next go out to the maker of the PC's website and search for the correct display driver.

If that does not work go to the maker of the LCD's website and look for the driver.

If these both fail go to www.google.com and type in "lcd name" driver and most times you can find it that way.
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
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Hi Robert, I found the answer on my own but I am going to pay you anyway as soon as I can post the payment. I went to compaq and downloaded the graphics driver.

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