Graphics too big(14 posts)
if you do to device manager under computer properties, then go to display adapter, what does it tell you?
do you have any exclamation marks next to any of the devices in device manager?
when you say they are too big, do you mean the icons or everything looks enlarged?
there is the option in display to make everything smaller, have you tried that?
Thanks. I cannot display anything smaller as there is no option for that. I could display it bigger, but that option is greyed out. There is a note that says "You cannot change this setting because the height of your display is less than 600 pixels" but I think that refers to making things bigger, not smaller. When I try to adjust resolution, it shows me only one Display option (Generic Driver) with a 640x480 resolution. But the resolution is greyed out so I cannot change it.
Under Display Sdapter is says Standard VGA Graphics Adapter.
If you have not done so yet run windows update ,When I installed the upgrade method from vista to7 a month ago on my fathers laptop,
One of the first updates was the display driver.
Worth a try.Even if you have ran windows update ,try again,as my driver update came on the second round of updates..
yeah you definitely need a driver update for your integrated graphics chip.
i cant find any drivers for win7 and your graphics chip, however run this update advisor from intel, it might find the right driver update for your graphics.
What you might be able to do...
Dell has an option on support.dell.com for a "service tag". That tag is located either on the front or back of the machine. It will be 5-7 charactrers.
ie - on my inspiron laptop, the tag is hxsc2g1.
Put that it. It will show all available drivers for your machine. Under graphics, there will be a driver for the Graphics Card. You want a bigger resolution, making images on the screen smaller. So, 1024x768 is bigger, but things show up as smaller.
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