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#1392033 Fixing Scrambled,Stretched, or Wrong Resolution Laptop Display Problems

Posted by CharredPC on 21 January 2010 - 08:40 PM

Most of this information I have previously posted, but was scattered throughout multiple threads. I've gathered it all here to provide a comprehensive solution in one place. I've also given the option of skipping use of SwitchResX altogether, as it's not freeware, and some people were confused about the continued need for it once the fix was in place. If you have anything you think needs adding or clarifying, please don't hesitate to reply or message me directly. Does your laptop have a 'messed up' display part or all the time? Are you missing some or all proper resolutions? Is everything stretched out, or maybe your screen is even blank*? Here's your likely solution! OSX has a horrible time trying to pick up EDID information from our LCD screens. That's the information it needs to know what timings to use, what resolutions are available, etc. Without it, a lot of us are stuck at the wrong resolution... or worse! Often the problem can be int...

#1342600 Leopard Laptops with NON-working GMA X3100

Posted by CharredPC on 26 November 2009 - 02:39 AM

CharredPC: will have a look at yours too next days, i am a little busy now. after get some sparetime, we will find a solution for sure Thanks a ton! I've continued to try DSDT changes, but not had any luck so far. One thing I have noticed is that adding your code in is what makes my System Profiler info look strange ( "X3100,,,,,,").
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