Having problems with your Dell XPS M1710 Notebook ?

The screen resolution will not change. One some computers this happens on, it is stuck at 800x600. Others, 640x480. Some are even stuck at 1024x768. The slider is movable and shows all available resolutions, but as soon as you hit apply, the resolution stays the same and then it asks you if you want to keep the 'new' setting. You click OK and the slider moves back right away. We have tried driver updates, chipset update, using the graphic driver's control panel, updating the monitor drivers (tho


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Seems to be a common problem: Here's one possible solution: http://ask.metafilter.com/76449/Dell-notebook-Vista-and-Screen-Resolution

I recommend you search the Dell forums, as they are likely to have received the most complaints and if there is a workaround someone will have posted it there....
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