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Fix the problem manually
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To fix this problem, you have to modify the Windows registry to use a monitor resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels. To do this, follow the appropriate steps for your operating system:
Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.