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firedavid    0

my computer resolution is set to 1280 x 1024 which is the recommend resolution for my computer. when ever i boot up my computer the resolution is changed to 800 x 600 and i would have to right click on the desktop and go to the nvidia control panel and then it will automatically turn into the right resolution again.

os; win7

cpu; amd phenom ii

mainboard; msi k9a2 platinum

gfx card; nvidia geforce 9800 gtx+

any suggestions?

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another question that i might know the issue to but i would ask anyways. i have an amd phenom ii but whenever i click on computer properties, it does not show my processor model but instead it says "processor uknown"

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i believe it's because my bios haven't been updated since i built it, the bios version is from 2007. suggestion?

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Berserk87    49

is it booting into safe mode?

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firedavid    0

no it is not.

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nub    181

No idea about the resolution, but I also had the unknown model thing. Bios update fixed it.

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Billus    117

Bios update and re-install the graphics driver.

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firedavid    0

i'm gonna try and reintall drivers now.

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freeman1912    3

I had once that problem. Not to alert you but check your hard disk SMART values. it can be that your hard disk is has bad sectors on it.

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farmeunit    460

I would say BIOS update and do you have the newest NVidia drivers installed for that card?

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The Dark Knight    197

I had once that problem. Not to alert you but check your hard disk SMART values. it can be that your hard disk is has bad sectors on it.

Just out of curiosity, how would that affect resolution changes on boot?

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freeman1912    3

Just out of curiosity, how would that affect resolution changes on boot?

I dunno but i suppose corrupted files or something like that. I had a Maxtor Hard disk 40GB. Installed Windows 7. I noticed that the health of the hard disk is about 25 percent and when booting up the resolution was always chancing from 1024 by 768 to 800 by 600.

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firedavid    0

installed latest drivers, issue is fixed. thanks for the replies guys

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