I have one urgent BIG problem now.
In order to perfectly feed in 1366*768 signal, i tried powerstrip following some recommendation here. After some mess around, i accidently choosed a resolution not suitable for my CRT monitor ( the horizontal freqnency is a fraction number, used for LCD if i remember correctly under the predifined resolution). Then it said the windows needs to restart to see if the driver will accept this resolution. I cliked "OK".
Then BIG problem came. My PC cannot reboot any more, the CRT monitor ( corrected to motherboard vedeo card, by intel) is always black, showing nothing.
Since the add-on ATI vedeo card wont work before i can login to windows, no output singal at all for the ATI card.
So i reboot into "safe" mode. it took 30 minutes to get in. Then the display setting could not be changed, with only one basic relosution there. So i told the system to "recover" to yesterday's config. After this it still could only boot into safe mode. ( i am typing in this now in this low resolution) and in control panel -> device manager, no matter how i update the driver, or disable/enable the video card, the PC still cannot boot normally. It already took me 5 hours now, since each time for safe mode it took 30 minutes to get in.
I suspect powerstipe wrote something to the system registry, so that it overwrites the vedeo card setting even after the driver is re-installed. and the powerstrip's setting was used by windows each time when it boots up.
So how can i remove these powerstrip settings? i tried search registry, ( powerstrip was uninstalld by my "system recovery" approach). I also tried to run powerstrip again to set the correct setting, but safe mode does not allow powerstrip to run.
Someone/anyone pls help..... pls forvie me if this is not the right place to ask, but i am really frustrated now....