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- inspiron 1100 Small screen at 640x480
February 6, 2005, 9:22 am
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starcraft, but it only display at 640x480. and dell inspiron 1100 doesn't
support screen expansion thus showing only small screen in the center
boxed in large blank area. So what i'm looking for is this. Is there any
utility that converts 640x480 native resolution software to 1024x768 when
it's being run?
Thanks in advance
Re: inspiron 1100 Small screen at 640x480
Another option is a $20-$30 KVM (keyboard, video, monitor) switch.
Make sure the cables are of sufficient length to reach deep inside
your desk. You'll only need to reach deep into the desk once to hook
it up; after that, it'll be easy to connect the monitor to the laptop
and switch computers.
You can hook up both your desktop and laptop to the same CRT monitor
(as well as use your full size keyboard and mouse to control the
Here's an eBay auction that closes on 2/5/2005 with no takers so far
($10+$13 US shipping) so you can see what it may like:
(My KVM doesn't have a big box, just wires, & it's switched by a
Because your LCD on the laptop has fixed physical characteristics, any
software that will expand a 640x480 screen to your Inspiron 1100
screen size will result in a very blocky image.