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Hello ssi1,

This happens when your screen resolution is set to something higher\015\012than what your monitor can display. For example, if your monitor\015\012supports resolutions of up to 1024x768 and your video card allows you\015\012to crank it up to 1600x1200, doing so will give you an error. Another\015\012reason you might get the error is if the refresh rate you selected a\015\012certain resolution is higher than what your monitor supports. The\015\012monitor can't "sync" with the video card, so it just gives you that\015\012"Out of Range" error.

However, the first thing to do is check that the cable between the monitor and PC is plugged in all the way and is secure. If possible, try using another cable and see if this helps.

Next, either change the refresh rate, or change the video adapter settings, or both.

\015\012To change the refresh rate:
1. Restart the computer, and while it is\015\012restarting, press F8 until the Startup menu appears. Press 3, and then press\015\012ENTER to start the computer in Safe mode.
2.
Right-click the desktop, click Properties, and\015\012then click Settings.
3.
Click Advanced, click Adapter, and then click Adapter\015\012Default from the Refresh Rate list.
4.
Click OK, click OK again, and then click Yes to\015\012restart the computer in Normal mode.
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You can set the colors and screen area to your\015\012preferences under Display Properties. )

To change the video adapter settings:
1.
Restart the computer, and while it is\015\012restarting, press F8 until the Startup menu appears. Press 3, and then press\015\012ENTER to start the computer in Safe mode.
2.
Right-click the desktop, click Properties, and\015\012then click Settings.
3.
Click Advanced, click Adapter, and then click Change.\015\012
4.
Click Next, and then click Display a list of all\015\012the drivers in a specific location, so you can select the driver you want.
5.
Click Next, click Show all hardware, and then\015\012click Standard display types under Manufacturers.
6.
Click Standard Display Adapter (VGA), and then\015\012click Next.
7.
Click Yes, click Next, click Finish, and then\015\012click Yes to restart the computer.
8.
After the computer starts, right-click the\015\012desktop, click Properties, and then click Settings.
9.
Click 256 colors, click Apply, and then restart\015\012the computer.
10.
After the computer starts, click Start, point to\015\012Settings, click Control Panel, and then double-click System.
11.
Click Device Manager, click View devices by type,\015\012and then click Display adapters.
12.
Click Standard Display Adapter (VGA), click Remove,\015\012and then click OK.
13.
Install all updated monitor drivers.

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