Windows 7 wont recognize my monitor

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by Seth, Oct 17, 2009.

  1. Seth

    Seth New Member

    Oct 17, 2009
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    Ive had this problem since the last windows 7 update that the OS wont recognize my screen, it is listed as a "generic non-pnp monitor" in the "screen resolution" interface, ive found different threads describing this issue on Vista and how to deal with it:

    Generic Non-PnP Monitor - Microsoft Windows Vista Community Forums - Vistaheads


    Generic PnP Monitor and Screen Resolution - Microsoft Windows Vista Community Forums - Vistaheads

    But none of these solutions has worked for me so far. im basically at my wits end. Ive tried uninstalling my former RC edition and installing an ultimate edition i got from my schools MSDN network. Ive been uninstalling and reinstalling drivers for the last few hours, but i havnt found any solutions. Is any able to help me.

    If this issue has been solved in another thread, then please link me to it, i havnt been able to find it via the search.


    i forgot to write about the problem itself appereantly >_<

    my monitor will only run low resolution, 1024x720 and below, whereas the native resolution is 1680x1050, until last night i was able to.

    - Seth
    #1 Seth, Oct 17, 2009
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2009

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