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  1. Kaushik Dash's Avatar
    Hey, I just downloaded the 32 bit version of Windows 10 on a PC that perfectly runs Windows 7 ultimate SP1.

    My monitor supports upto 1440x900 but Windows 10 is only able to go up to 1280x780. And it's kind of laggy when moving about windows/windowed apps. Opening the start screen is laggy too.

    Is someone facing these problems? Is it Windows 10 itself?

    I would like to point out that I don't have internet connected to that PC (ethernet port broken and no wifi card). So I am kind of assuming that its may be due to not activating windows and/or not having all the required drivers, that need to be updated if I have internet.

    Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.8 GHz and Q33/34/35 graphics chipset, 2 GB of RAM and installed Windows 10 in a 30 GB partition.. Runs Windows 7 perfectly.
    10-05-2014 01:18 AM
  2. Jakez98's Avatar
    I really don't get it why people are constantly complaining about bugs and performance issues in Windows 10. It's called a Tech Preview for a reason. It's not official, it's not meant for daily usage. None of the features that you see now is finalized.
    xandros9 and mjrtoo like this.
    10-05-2014 01:26 AM
  3. mjrtoo's Avatar
    I'm running it in a VM and I can set it to any resolution I want. Did you actually install your display drivers?
    10-05-2014 01:38 AM
  4. RichardBurt's Avatar
    Your monitor can "only" support 1440 x 900? I suggest you get a new monitor then... What you mean is your *graphics card* only supports up to 1440 x 900

    I suspect the problem is the driver for your graphics card. You'll need to update it.

    Why did you install the preview on a machine without a working internet connection? You will not be able to install the updates to it as they are released.
    10-05-2014 01:45 AM
  5. Penguwin's Avatar
    I haven't had any lag /performance /resolution issues on mine either. Wish I could be of more assistance, but as mentioned above I would check to see if the proper graphics driver is installed (or if there are any new ones available).
    10-05-2014 01:49 AM
  6. Kaushik Dash's Avatar
    I really don't get it why people are constantly complaining about bugs and performance issues in Windows 10. It's called a Tech Preview for a reason. It's not official, it's not meant for daily usage. None of the features that you see now is finalized.
    Not complaining, trying to find a solution if there is any. I know its a tech preview and its incomplete. :)
    10-05-2014 01:51 AM
  7. Kaushik Dash's Avatar
    "I'm running it in a VM and I can set it to any resolution I want. Did you actually install your display drivers?"
    I am not sure, I am assuming it needs internet. Thanks! :)

    "Your monitor can "only" support 1440 x 900? I suggest you get a new monitor then... What you mean is your *graphics card* only supports up to 1440 x 900

    I suspect the problem is the driver for your graphics card. You'll need to update it.

    Why did you install the preview on a machine without a working internet connection? You will not be able to install the updates to it as they are released."

    My graphics card supports 1080p as well (tried the system with a 1080p monitor), but my monitor is limited to 900p, which Windows 10 can't achieve. So posted this topic just to be sure its a driver issue.

    I will be getting a wifi card for it later today so I decided to install it on this one.

    "I haven't had any lag /performance /resolution issues on mine either. Wish I could be of more assistance, but as mentioned above I would check to see if the proper graphics driver is installed (or if their are any new ones available)."

    Seems like it, I will update if drivers was indeed the issue. Thanks!
    10-05-2014 01:59 AM
  8. Jazmac's Avatar
    Probably your drivers. I'm running at the same resolution that my Windows 8.1 runs. 1920 x 1080 with no problem on a rig with an AMD processor. Not even close to laggy either. Its quite beautiful actually.
    WanderingTraveler likes this.
    10-05-2014 10:20 PM
  9. Kaushik Dash's Avatar
    Yup, was my drivers. Installed my drivers and now Windows 10 works like a charm. Considering to use it as my primary OS. lol
    Jazmac likes this.
    10-06-2014 12:03 PM
  10. awilliams1701's Avatar
    This was my experience as well. Crappy performance followed by smooth as butter after driver updates. I was surprised that a medium grade gaming laptop from 2010 wouldn't have full driver support in the .iso file when the driver downloaded immediately from windows update. Clearly microsoft has that driver or I would have been forced to download it manually.
    10-06-2014 04:28 PM
  11. Jazmac's Avatar
    Yup, was my drivers. Installed my drivers and now Windows 10 works like a charm. Considering to use it as my primary OS. lol
    After a few days of using this TP, it may end up being my primary..pretty much what happened with the Windows 7 beta. I remember throwing every dang program, game utility I could find trying to bust that thing and it was like, "is that it?"
    When I saw it could deal with the crap I don't ever intend to use anyway, I began to protect my desktop and treat it like I treat my computer. I'm feeling the same about TP. I like the direction.
    10-06-2014 07:20 PM
  12. kg4icg's Avatar
    I'm running Windows 10 64bit on a ssd having full access to everything, I7-3770k with 4x8gb=32gb of ram, video 770GTX into a LG Ultrawide 29 inch monitor 2560x1080 resolution, playing BF4 and Crysis 3 on it, not experiencing one bit of lag of any kind.
    Jazmac likes this.
    10-06-2014 07:27 PM
  13. princeegli's Avatar
    I've been running it as my main os since nce it came out.....running great
    Jazmac likes this.
    10-06-2014 11:56 PM
  14. Jazmac's Avatar
    I've been running it as my main os since nce it came out.....running great
    So you allowed it to update your existing configuration?
    10-07-2014 12:24 AM
  15. BretWin10's Avatar
    I would like to point out that I don't have internet connected to that PC (ethernet port broken and no wifi card). So I am kind of assuming that its may be due to not activating windows and/or not having all the required drivers, that need to be updated if I have internet.
    why not buy a cheap Wi-Fi USB dongle ?, then you will be able to download all the updates
    Last edited by BretWin10; 10-07-2014 at 03:46 AM.
    10-07-2014 03:31 AM
  16. Kaushik Dash's Avatar
    The 3g prices dont come cheap though. But I got the port fixed, so no worries.
    10-07-2014 11:07 AM
  17. princeegli's Avatar
    So you allowed it to update your existing configuration?
    No....i did a clean install on a bootcamp partition on my 2009 mac mini

    But since I'm normally on windows....its usually my main os I use.....i play skyrim on it,runs way better on its own partition,than it would in parallels
    12-05-2014 10:05 PM
  18. mynameisaichlinn's Avatar
    *are finalised (I created an account just to write that)
    07-31-2015 04:38 PM
  19. GeekyNoob's Avatar
    Windows 10 comes with its default drivers. Go to Device Manager>Display Adapters>Update Drivers.
    After update is complete, it should run smoothly.
    08-02-2015 08:04 AM

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