Dell :: New Studio 1737 Screen Resolution And Icon/font Size
Mar 3, 2009
had a Dell 1735..screen resolution was perfect and webpages i visited looked nice and sharp etc...purchased a new Dell studio 1737 laptop and it seems that the default setting is 1920 x 1200..this makes everything very sharp but to small to work with...the correct setting for the correct size etc...seems to be 1440 x 900..but when i change the settings to this size everything is the correct size but not as sharp...and websites i visit such as Facebook etc..the text on these pages seems different..now, when I place my old Dell studio 1735 beside my new Dell studio 1737 my old laptop which is set at 1440 x 900..my old laptop looks far sharper and superior to my new laptop! My old 1735 has the highest setting for resolution at 1440 x 900 while the new 1737 seems to have a higher setting option of 1920 x 1200. Is there a big difference between the 1735 and 1737? Am I stuck with just keeping my setting on my new 1737 at 1440 x 900 and putting up with the blurriness etc? Have tried everything from going into Catalyst center to adjusting settings in appearance in vista etc..
When I am in email, and typing along, the font size displayed will change while I am typing. It will get really big or really small and acts like it has a mind of it's own. It only happens when I am typing emails, and happens in both Yahoo and Gmail.
It just happened again when I am typing this question, so it appears to be if I am in the internet. It does not happen in a word document.
Is there a way to stop this from happening? Am I hitting some speed-key combinations and just don't know it?
P.....8"......1600 x 768 W....10.1"..1366 x 768 X.....11.1"..1366 x 768 Z.....13.1"..1600 x 900..*1920 x 1080 (*hoping someday available in US!) Y.....13.3"..1366 x 768 CW..14".....1366 x 768 E.....15.5"..1366 x 768 NW..15.5"..1366 x 768 F.....16.4"..1600 x 900..1920 x 1080
Couldn't find a comparison chart of this, so I made one just for reference.
I'm set on getting a 1080p display in my next laptop and so far, Sony has the best choices! This is coming from someone who has purchased or influenced the purchase of about 17-18 Dell laptops.
Purchased Probook 4530S. Win 7. I keep having teh screen print/size resolutiom change when using the touchpad. The pointer seems to "stick" and then when I move it, the screen will either get very smaller or larger. I continually have to hit ctrl + or - to get the screen size back to "normal". Is this something to do with the touchpad settings or pointer?
I got a brand new Studio 1737 for my 18th Birthday in July, since then I've noticed that the screen often blurs and goes fuzzy when running applications that require even the most basic graphics (Solitare for example).
I called Dell, and they picked up the laptop, only to return it a week later saying nothing was wrong with it. Its still blurry.
Since then, I've installed Windows XP, Vista, 7, and even Linux (Xubuntu and Ubuntu). XP, and both Linux work fine, but Vista and 7 dont. its getting really frustrating. Any ideas of what to do?
I installed windows 7 ultimate today on my studio 1737. I first as always install the dell drivers and update windows.
I was told by a dell tech to flash the bios. When I did this, the bios froze right near the end of being complete. I waited for about 15 mins and nothing, not even the mouse moves.
So I pressed the power button and hold it for about 10 seconds and nothing. The only thing left for me to do was to pull the power cord and the batterie so the computer will turn off which of course did happen.
I have a Dell studio 1737. And my screen won't trun on when both Ram sticks are in, when I put one ob the bottom slot the computer boots up perfectly. When I take the bottom one out a place I. The top ram slot it doesnt boot up.
I have a Dell Studio 1737 that is having problems shutting down. While it's running; if I tilt the screen slightly the power light will flicker on and off and the laptop shuts down completely. When I tilt the screen again, the laptop will power back on and start booting up without having to press the power button. I have all the power settings set to never and set the laptop to do nothing when I close the lid. Seems to be a short in a power cable somewhere in the screen? Running Vista 64 SP2. This laptop is a month out of warranty. Does the whole screen have to be replaced or can the power system be replaced?? Haven't opened it up yet to see how the power system is set in the bottom of the screen.
Hello i recently received a dell studio 1737 for Christmas and about every couple weeks the screen acts weird,
its like a bunch of green pixels just start appearing all over the screen and wont go away until i either close the laptop or restart. After I do that it will go away for a couple weeks and then it will happen again.
I've been trying to just ignore it and keep thinking it will go away but idk. Has anyone else had this problem and what could it be?
I got a Dell Studio 1558 a few days back with a full hd screen. I tried changing the resolution to a lower one n it shifted down to a lower resolution but it din cover the entire screen! it had black bars on the side! any idea how i could
I was using my inspiron 1545 the other night and it was charging the battery, then i heard a pop from the left hand side of the keyboard. At this point i noticed that the battery icon no longer had the plug icon on top showing it was charging. I then looked at my power adapter and noticed the blue light was not on on the brick.
Finding this I unplugged the brick and then plugged it back in..POP from the laptop again....and the blue light on the brick went off again. This happens everytime.
So I am guessing there is something wrong in the laptop and the brick turns off maybe activating its short circuit mode protect. Obviously, this means I can not charge the battery.
If i remove the battery and try to run it on mains adapter it POPs as soon as you plug it in and the laptop won;t boot as it has no power...
I recently took the plunge and purchased a new Studio XPS 16. I searched online to find images comparing the size difference between the two without any luck. Now that I have both systems in my posession, I took a few quick shots for any interested in seeing the physical difference. You'll have to forgive the fingerprints as I didn't bother to wipe either down.
With the configurations I have, the weights are 5.8lbs for the M1530 and 6.6lbs for the XPS 16.
I am considering purchasing an XPS 1530 for both gaming and business use/travel and am having a hard time deciding which screen to purchase? I do play various simulation games and know that the 8600gt gpu is a low/mid level card that would run games and look better at lower native screen resolutions (if not now, then within the next year or two.) I am planning to keep this computer for about 3-4 years. On the other hand, I do like having more information fit unto a screen for web browsing and general typing work.
Should I go with the 1440x900 LCD/LED screen or stay with the lower 1280x800 screen?
i would really like some help in resolving a major problem I'm having with my inspiron 1520 display size/resolution.
I somehow managed to change the settings when typing in my password upon log-in and now the icons and screen text is too large for the desktop and overall appearance. Not sure which hotkey i activated but cannot revert back to the normal settings.
I'm looking for a notebook, the two things that are most important to me are screen size and performance. My computer usage is mainly websurfing, photos, music, IM'ing, that kinda stuff. I'm a huge multi-tasker, somehow I always end up with 1000 windows and programs open, I need a computer that can deal with that. I don't think I've ever played a game on a computer, so gaming is a complete non-issue.
I live a pretty mobile life, hence my desire for a laptop. I'm drawn towards computers with asthetically pleasing features ie funky colours, light-up keyboards, etc. I know their functionality is limited, just what I like.
I found this one, [url]
it's refurb which is fine by me, I don't know much about computer numbers (I'm trying to learn as fast as I can) but this one seems to be up my alley, I really dig the red too, plus the half price from OEM. Others I've looked at are the alienware m17 and the dell XPS 1730, although it doesn't look like Dell is selling that from their canadian site anymore.
I decided to redo another thread about Windows XP Pro 32-bit drivers that will work with the Studio 1737 Laptop. These drivers may work with the 1735, 1555, and 1535 lines as well (except for the Chipset).
Please note the components of the system I purchased. (Below) If you have any of the same components, then you're good to go. I'll post other drivers as well that I find along the way in this journey of getting the Studio line to function properly on Windows XP Pro 32-bit.
My Studio 1737 main components purchased in Sept, 2009. Intel Core 2 Duo P7350, 2.0GHz, 1066Mhz, 3M L2 Cache 512MB ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 Intel 5100 Wireless-N (1x2) Half Mini-Card Broadcom ethernet Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB (the particular Creative software I have will not install on XP, but the IDT Audio drivers are needed) Back-lit Keyboard (no application for this in XP. Just press the FN and RIGHT arrow)
Also, I'd like to add these observations. 1. Touch Pad (black plate above the keypad) -- The Volume, Pause, Stop, Eject controls work, but the Volume Up and Down ONSCREEN Diagram doesn't appear. BUT IT DOES WORK, JUST KEEP TAPPING THE VOLUME BUTTONS, and you'll notice the Volume fluctuates. 2. For Battery and Power Screen brightness to be the same... Press FN and the UP/Down Key. Then unplug Power cord, and repeat for the brightness to be the same when unplugged. 3. For Back Lit Keyboard to work...Press FN and the RIGHT ARROW. Repeat this action to dim, and turn off.
Picked up one at Futureshop in Toronto. Originally I wanted to go directly through Dell so I can upgrade to the 7200rpm sata harddrive, and possibly WLED display. In the end I couldn't want to wait x weeks for it to arrive (for work reasons).
Overall impression, very happy!
-I chose this mainly for the keyboard. Very simple english-only keyboard, with hardly any multi-functions on one key. No crazy labels and colors, just plain jane. Loved how all needed working keys are included like pgup/pgdn/home/end/del/backspace/etc... I find it infuriating on other laptops when any of these keys are missing, combined, too small, etc. Love the seperate numpad.
-Yes, the keyboard is 'flexy' but I don't think it warrants the amount heat ppl are giving it. I kind of like it flexy actually. Maybe they are on to something in terms of tactility or useability.
-Biggest disappointment: no backlit keyboard included !!!!! Was a shocker to me which I only discovered 5 hours later at night. If you order directly from Dell in Canada, do you get a backlit keyboard? Is there anyway this can be added or upgraded?
-Yes, it does have an eSata port! Some people have said only the 15" Studio version does does.
-Love the power and find-network buttons on either side of the display hinges. They got a rubbery touch and the placement makes sense.
-I am pretty sure I got a regular CCFL LCD with this, as Futureshop doesn't have the option to upgrade to WLED or RGB LED backlighting. I'll say I'm very happy with it, and my at home I am going to connect to a CRT anyways, which I can do colour correcting work on when I need to. I think I spent too much time worrying about upgrading the display when the regular CCFL LCD is fine.
I'm having some pretty big problems with the wireless on my 1737. It has the Intel 5300 card installed.
I have an 802.11a/n router, the AVM Fritz!Box Fon WLAN 7270. It worked perfectly fine with my previous laptop, an Acer Aspire 5920G with an Intel 4965 but with the Studio it constantly drops off.
On Wednesday it disconnected and reconnected 51 times in 5 hours! Setting the router back to 2.4 GHz seems to reduce the disconnects but not remove them entirely (2.4 is clogged in my area so that's why I'm using 5). The thing is, I tried a 4965 card in the Studio and that was dropping off too .....
I just purchased a Dell Studio 1737, my first notebook ever. Here are the specs:
Intel Core Duo T6400, 2.0 GHz, 800 MHz, 2M L2 Cache 4GB DDR2 800MHz 2 Dimm 320G 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD Integrated High Definition Audio 2.0
(All for $830 with taxes and S&H. Good deal?)
I'm pretty happy with it so far, but I was wondering about the VGA output on the left side of the model. Supposedly it's only for output, but it's a female connection and I was wondering if I could make it work as a VGA input. (My desire is to play some Xbox 360 on it.) I'm using the Vista 64bit OS. Is it possible with this integrated card, or would I have to go out and try to upgrade it? Is it possible to upgrade the video card on the Studio non-xps .....