SEARCH

The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse

How-To Geek Forums / Windows 8

(Solved) - reinstall windows 7 after Windows 8 beta

(23 posts)
  • Started 2 years ago by Tombaugh
  • Latest reply from Xhi
  • Topic Viewed 14278 times

Tombaugh
Tombaugh
Posts: 23

Wow, Ok I unplugged the monitors, that didn't help. I poked around online some more and tried something that worked:
Control Panel > Appearance and Personalization > Display > Change Display/Screen Resolution > (Advanced Settings) > Monitor tab > uncheck "hide models that this monitor cannot display". Update drivers, restart computer IT WORKS!

and the fan is quiet as a mouse again.

Thank you Xhi, Sarah, germ-x, and VistaMike! everything was helpful

Posted 2 years ago
Top
 
SarahJames
SarahJames
Posts: 6581

Super! Glad you got it working :)

Posted 2 years ago
Top
 
Xhi
Xhi
Posts: 6298

Glad you got 'er go'in!

Posted 2 years ago
Top
 



Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.