I have an alienware AW2210 Full HD Monitor in with a 1920x1080p resolution. For some reason every time I start windows I lose about one inch of the display on every corner of the screen. The monitor is connected to my PC by a HDMI cable. I found a partial solution to the problem in the thread http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3515/t/19317341.aspx?PageIndex=2, which shows how to solve the problem using the ATI Catalyst control center. However my settings seem to reset every time I reboot, so I have to go through the whole process again every time I start up my PC.
Any suggestions on how to fix the problem permanently are higly appreciated :).
The following is a summary of my system:
Mainboard : Alienware 04VWF2
Chipset : Intel X58
Processor : Intel Core i7 920 @ 2666MHz
Physical Memory : 6144MB (3 x 2048 DDR3-SDRAM )
Video Card : ATI Radeon HD 5600 Series
Hard Disk : Seagate ST3500418AS (500GB)
DVD-Rom Drive : PLDS DVD+-RW DH-24ABS
Monitor Type : Dell Computer Alienware2210 - 22 inches
Network Card : Broadcom NetLink BCM5784M Gigabit Ethernet PCIe
OS : Windows 7 Home Premium Home Edition Media Center 6.01.7600 (64-bit)
DirectX : Versión 11.00
Windows Performance Index : 5.9 on 7.9
An this is a summary of my display:
Current Display : 1920x1080 pixels at 60 Hz in True Colors (32-bit)
Touch Support : No
Number of monitor : 1
Monitor Type : Dell Computer Alienware2210
Number of video cards : 2
OpenCL : No
OpenGL : Yes
GDI Plus : Yes
Direct2D : Yes
It is not a hardware issue. It is a driver issue. Ati has to write a driver to correct this. Then, we have to validate that driver to make it WHQL certified. I don't see it happening for awhile.
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