How can I find out if my monitor will work with Vista 64bit Home Premium?

Discussion in 'Dell' started by William R. Walsh, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. Hi!

    Your monitor will work perfectly. It doesn't require a driver to
    function--the file provided by Dell is an "information" file that
    tells the computer what modes the monitor can support. It's rarely
    needed, as the monitor will tell the video card and its supporting
    software what is supported. Any modern video card should have no
    problem receiving that information.

    William R. Walsh, Mar 27, 2009
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  2. I have a Dell 1901FP Flat Panel Color Monitor.

    I just bought a new HP computer using Vista Premium 64bit.

    I went to the Driver Download page at Dell for my monitor and it has a
    driver listed for download for XP but none for Vista.

    Does this mean my monitor definitely will not work with Vista Premium
    64bit? OR that it simply does not need a new driver to do so?

    I need to know asap because I have the new computer sitting in the box
    and if it will NOT work with my Dell monitor then I am going to have
    to return it to BestBuy because I cannot afford to buy a new monitor.

    I just assumed that it would work with Vista because it's only a
    couple years old. But I did not consider the 64bit issue. Not sure if
    that even IS an issue but I am finding that it is an issue with a lot
    of my software, which in itself is going to cost me a lot to upgrade.

    Anyone know how I can get the answer from Dell without paying? I poked
    around their web site for an hour trying to find the answer but no

    Little Yellow Chicken, Mar 27, 2009
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  3. Thanks, Willliam, that's great news!
    Little Yellow Chicken, Mar 27, 2009
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