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Old 07-21-2014, 12:44 PM   #1
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out of range on start up

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on an old xp pc. When I switch the pc on I get a black screen with a rectangular box showing 1280 x 1024 'out of range' H46kHz V86.8Hz. After a few minutes the program starts and can be used normally. I guess this might be a video driver problem but have no idea how to change things. The pc has an AMD processor and 750MB of ram. I have wiped xp and this is the only program installed on the pc. I have installed Google Chrome and can use Hotmail/ perfectly.
Old 07-21-2014, 02:47 PM   #2
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As you said that you were able to login after sometime, you might want to change the default display setting. You can change it by System Menu --> Preferences --> Monitors.
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Old 07-21-2014, 04:12 PM   #3
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Thanks T3RM1NVT0R

thanks I will try that tomorrow


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