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#22476 29-May-2008 12:31
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Hi,

This may be better directed to a pure PC oriented forum, but I was recently playing around with my HTPC resolution to try to achieve 1:1 pixel mapping.  After changing the desktop resolution, I now experience a funny flickering and delay when switching between Vista Media Centre and the desktop.  Furthermore screensavers no longer function (I've always had the photo slide show screensaver enabled, but the screen just goes blank now when the screensaver is activated).

What have I done wrong?

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  #134126 29-May-2008 12:39
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could be a number of things but i'd start with your desktop resolution and refresh rate settings.



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  #134129 29-May-2008 12:48
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I've got a Sony Bravia LCD TV which is native at 1366x768.  What resolution and refresh rate should I be using?

 
 
 
 




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  #134574 31-May-2008 11:05
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I got it functioning back to where it was by reducing the resolution to 1280 x 720 @ 50Hz, so I suspect it was the refresh rate causing the issue.

But why can't I select 1360 x 768 @ 50Hz or 60Hz?  The only settings at this resolution were 25, 29, and 30Hz.

I might start a new thread asking this question.

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