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Windows 8 very slow boot & can't change screen resolution!

  1. #1

    Windows 8 very slow boot & can't change screen resolution!


    Can anyone advise me how to solve this problem?
    Windows 8 is literally taking 2 minutes to Boot!

    I am also having an issue with not being able to change the screen resolution. I tried updating drivers. Resolution is set to 1024 x 768. There are no other choices.

    Computer information is as follows:
    Windows 8 Professional with Media Center (build 9200)
    Hewlett-Packard Presario V2000 (ET931UA#ABA) Rev 1
    1.80 gigahertz AMD Mobile Sempron
    1920 Megabytes Usable Installed Memory
    BIOS: Hewlett-Packard F.52 01/20/2007

    Very grateful for any solutions.

    Thanks a million!

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  2. #2


    Posts : 6
    Windows 8


    Maybe there are no Windows 8 compatible drivers for your laptop. Also, it may be a bit lightweight for Windows 8. Did you ever have Windows 7 on it, or are you coming straight from XP?
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  3. #3


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8


    had same problem..all u hv to do is update the driver
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  4. #4


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8


    Yep gordsolo are right, you need to update your drivers and after that it should work again.
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