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GX520 screen display message: cannot display this video mode

\015 When my dell optiplex GX520 boots the screen displays the message 'cannot display this video mode'. I have tried replacing the VGA cable. Aso, the screen works this message appears after the bios message.\015

Answers :

This means that the windows setting you have set can not display on your current monitor. There are two ways to fix this, one is to boot the computer in safe mode by pressing f8 after the POST screen and change the resolution and the other is to plug the computer into a different monitor to see if supports that resolution and then change the resolution in windows to a lower setting.

In case you don't know how to change the resolution in windows, follow below.

Right click on the desktop
Properties
Settings at the top
Move the slider to 1024x768
Click ok

Try rebooting. If that still doesn't work, try another resolution.
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