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Monitor Resolution Problem when Installing Windows 8

  1. #1


    Dhaka
    Posts : 26
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit 9600

    Monitor Resolution Problem when Installing Windows 8


    Normally, I'm used to install Windows 8.1 by running setup.exe from Windows Explorer(not by boot DVD/Flash Drive). But yesterday when I tried to install it by a boot dvd, I faced a problem which's solution I couldn't find in google, when I press any key after the message appears(Press any key to boot from cd/dvd), the setup loads and my display goes black and shows a message "The current input timing isn't supported by the monitor display.Please change your input timing tp 1280x1024@60Hz or any other monitor listed timing as per the monitor applications."

    I needed to restart the PC by the button in the CPU and couldn't install Windows.

    Note : My monitor's manufacturer is Dell
    Last edited by SirDarknight; 07 Jul 2014 at 03:27.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 187
    Windows 8.1 Pro/ Windows 8 Enterprise


    Hi, please follow this tutorial to check your system Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant - Download and Run and verify that your Screen resolution is set to 1280x1024 and the Refresh rate is 60Hz.
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  3. #3


    Dhaka
    Posts : 26
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit 9600


    I've Windows 8.1 already installed, I did it by running the setup.exe directly from hard-disk not from boot DVD/Flash Drive. But when I tried to re-install Windows 8.1 by a DVD I faced that problem
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Posts : 187
    Windows 8.1 Pro/ Windows 8 Enterprise


    And did you check your Screen resolution is set to 1280x1024 and the refresh rate is 60Hz?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Dhaka
    Posts : 26
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit 9600


    Yes they are all fine, I think it gets changed when I launch the setup from DVD
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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