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    New HDD, new dvd drive and look at this :(

    Hi guys, i just bought a new 1tb hdd and a new dvd writer drive for my htpc and i am in the process of installing windows 7 on it again but my screen is all messed up now.

    here is my htpc specs
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    Here are the screenshots:


    How it looks on windows 7 setup:






    How it looks when its booting up from bios

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    Re: New HDD, new dvd drive and look at this :(

    My friends display looked similar on his windows 7 setup, looked fine once installed though...

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    Re: New HDD, new dvd drive and look at this :(

    That looks like setup is being forced to use very few colours. It will probably be fine once you have got the proper graphics drivers installed and you can increase the colour depth.

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    Re: New HDD, new dvd drive and look at this :(

    Every OS installs like this if there are no standard gfx drivers that will do.

    Just install as per normal - it is fine. To be expected really

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