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mogli
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Re: RefreshForce?
12/11/10 01:38 AM


I know where to find it. I've been using it because in XP it is an issue in a very special case: using SDL modes in Advancemame, SVGA and XGA are some weird variant that my arcade multinsync doesn't like when the 'default monitor' is used. The refresh rates for VGA, SVGA, and XGA are reported as 240hz, so I use refreshforce to make them 60.

But the default monitor 'forcings' don't work with Advancemame. Only those of the Plug and Play monitor do, so I was trying to see if there was a way to 'erase' the default monitor option from the list. From availability. In the thread here, I was just using Refreshforce as a reference to show what I was talking about.


> If I recall correctly, RefreshForce was used back in the Windows 2000 days.
>
> There was some sort of bug in windows and/or video drivers where games wouldn't run
> at higher refresh rates, even if your video hardware and monitor was capable. This
> utility was used to "force" desired refresh rates for certain resolutions.
>
> I seriously doubt that it's needed anymore.
>
> I think this is the homepage...
> http://www.pagehosting.co.uk/rf/


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* RefreshForce? mogli 12/10/10 03:12 AM
. * Re: RefreshForce? krick  12/10/10 06:12 AM
. * Re: RefreshForce? mogli  12/11/10 01:38 AM

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