cannot change display mode stuck at 640X430 (4:3) laptop

Asked by davidjkirkpatrick on 2018-05-09

started computer as normal but came up with a error message saying it was run in computability mode, yet the day before it was working fine the last thing was update Intel microcode,System I am using Pentium 4, 3.00 GHz x1, Linux Mint 18.3 cinnamon 64 bit, cinnamon version 3.6.7, Linux kernel 4.15.0-20-generic, Intel corporation 82945G/GZ Integrated Graphics Controller. The display is stuck Laptop at 640X430 (4:3) will not select any other display and yes I tried detect display nothing happened, booted from cd it detected 19" monitor and 19:x what ever, but I do not have the skill to return it back to it setting via that method. So HELP!

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Linux Mint is not supported by the Ubuntu community in any way.

Linux Mint has it's own community and support channels. I suggest you post here:

None of the "Ubuntu based" distributions are supported by the Ubuntu community.

Devid John (devidjohn) said : #2

Hey, I used a trick for if you want to change display then my trick which I used that is you just change the operating system then the display will change with a new face. For more just browse

peter Parker (peter121) said : #3

 This is one of the most common problems of most of the user and didn't know the proper easy way to solve out the issue, I was also facing the same issue after that I know the proper way on it's really easy and useful. I think it's also helpful to you to solve this issue quickly.

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