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I can only set 1400x1050 with games, while my native monitor is 1680x1050 and desktop runs perfectly with it...

Could someone explain, or give me a way so I CAN enable it ingames?

Thanks.
 

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Edit their respective cfg, ini's or resolution reg key's.
 

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Did you upgrade from something? When I upgraded from my 1280x1024 standard non-wide 19 inch to my wide 22inch some games like DMC4 did not immediately recognize the new screen and thus did not add the new rezs so I also had to do some searching.

Anyways these sound like old games so not all of them support widescreen but the widescreengamingforums may be able to help you further on some of them (not too big on MMOs though).
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Here's the report for Sacrifice including how to add widescreen support.
Widescreen Gaming Forum :: View topic - Sacrifice: Detailed Report

Here's the ini tweak required for Generals (although as the game is Vert- you may wish to instead rely on either letterboxed scaling by your graphics card's drivers or if your screen has 1:1 pixel support on that feature (LG screens for instance have a 4:3 in wide button))
Widescreen Gaming Forum :: View topic - Solution: C&C: Generals & ZH [Edit] [Hack]
 

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This will sound weird, but see if there's a monitor driver for your monitor. Not that any monitor really needs one, they're just a set of specs for your computer to follow (ie. resolutions, max refresh, etc). Usually the generic monitor driver windows provides is fine. But if you're having an issue like that it couldn't hurt to get the one from the manufacturer if there is one.
 

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new drivers can even override EDID/DDC
 

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I have an Iiyama 22 inch screen i didn't upgrade on this pc.

But I remember I used to have this problem with my old pc and then i had some kind of graphics driver i remember and then I suddenly was able to choose all kinds of resolutions... even insane ones like 2500 x1200... But i don't remember what it is....
 

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....a driver won't add resolutions to a game which the game does not support
 

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untick the hide modes this display does not support checkbox.
 

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once again that will have no effect on the res available within games.
 

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Which I linked him to.
 

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Squall it didn't have any effect...

By the way in the last remnant (new rpg game) I can choose 1680x1024...

But STILL I remember 1000% sure that I used to have warcraft 3 and I had all possible resolutions possible even ones my monitor couldn't handle, all up the way like 2500x1200 and such (whatever the exact number is).

I think this was because of a modified nvidia forceware driver or some tweak... But I forgot since im not really into it anymore... and can't find which it was.
 

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The Last Remant is a new game thus it supports Widescreen.

However old games like Sacrifice and Generals + Zero Hour don't support Widescreen, only 4:3 and 5:4 Aspect Ratios and thus require those tweaks I linked you too.
It seems you have me on ignore or something though as you're not acknowledging anything I say which is fine by me as it's your loss.
 

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But STILL I remember 1000% sure that I used to have warcraft 3 and I had all possible resolutions possible even ones my monitor couldn't handle, all up the way like 2500x1200 and such (whatever the exact number is).
That's quite strange, since I've never had Warcraft 3 (Frozen Throne) show a resolution bigger than 1280x1024...
Yes I can modify the registry just fine to have it run at 1680x1050.
Even then it only shows 1280x1024 as "max" in the game itself, if I try to change it.
 

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The Last Remant is a new game thus it supports Widescreen.

However old games like Sacrifice and Generals + Zero Hour don't support Widescreen, only 4:3 and 5:4 Aspect Ratios and thus require those tweaks I linked you too.
It seems you have me on ignore or something though as you're not acknowledging anything I say which is fine by me as it's your loss.
Sorry didn't see that part, ill check it out for sure ;) thanks.

But anyway im 100% sure I had a modified driver/ or reg tweak that adds all possible resolutions to all games in one single file.:dead:
 

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You're welcome :)
 
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