HTPC Ati Dongle ISSUE!!!

Discussion in 'Computers' started by Angelo_Petralba, May 7, 2004.

  1. Angelo_Petralba

    Angelo_Petralba Second Unit

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    I finally hooked up the Purple Dongle with component cables to the back of my HDTV and the picture looks awesome while booting up, BUT as soon as windows XP starts, the picture just gets all shaky..cant even click on Exit or Shut Down.

    What gives?

    System Config:

    AMD Athlon 2500
    ATI Radeon 9600XT
    Asus A7NX - Delux
    On-board Sound through S-PDIF
    40 Gig HD
    380 Watts PSU
    Windows XP Pro


    What gives?

    Angelo
     
  2. JohanD

    JohanD Stunt Coordinator

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    It could be the resolution or refresh rate? Typically when windows is booting up the splash screen is 640x480 @ 60hz. I would adjust your refresh rate to 60hz first, and see if that helps. If it doesn't then you can set your resolution to 640x480.

    But wait a minute, you can't set 640x480 in windows XP? Sure you can.

    Go to your display proporties. Select the settings tab where you can adjust the resolution. Click on the Advanced button. Locate the display adapter Tab. Click on the button "list all modes" and find 640x480 @ 60hz.
     
  3. WayneO

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    Get PowerStrip as well. Most definately needed for RPTV's.
     
  4. Mike LS

    Mike LS Supporting Actor

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    Gotta hate those purple dongle issues.
     
  5. Angelo_Petralba

    Angelo_Petralba Second Unit

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    Thanks for the replies guys..Ill check it out tonight when I get home from work.

    Angelo
     

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