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Cannot lower screen resolution to 640 x 480. RRS feed

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  • I need to change my computers screen resoultion to 640 x 480. It used to work, but now the lowest it will go is 800 x 600. Ya i know how to go to display properties and change the resolution but the slider will only go as low as 800 x 600. I guess some windows update must have disabled any resolutions lower than that. (gotta love microsoft...) Is there some hidden setting or do i have to get a program to let me do it? Or will i have to reformat my computer to get rid of the microsoft update that screwed me?
    Thursday, June 12, 2008 1:14 AM

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  • I have the same problem. I need to set my TV screen (conected to my pc) to 640 x 480 but the lowest resolution available is 800 x 600. Did you find the anwer to this problem?
    Monday, June 23, 2008 9:10 PM
  • here is the answer: http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb%3Ben-us%3B286906&x=9&y=13
    Monday, June 23, 2008 9:13 PM