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What are the maximum resolution settings possible for Dell PowerEdge KVM units?

On servers running a Windows OS Dell Digital KVM units are capable of a maximum resolution of 1600×1200 in Full Screen Mode or 1680×1050 in Widescreen Mode when using any USB2 SIP.  The charts below illustrate the maximum resolutions possible with the Dell PowerEdge KVM switches according to which SIP is being utilized.  The default maximum resolution is 1024×768, but this limitation can be overcome with the instructions below.


Enabling Resolutions Above 1024×768 in Windows OS’s


Control Panel > Display > Advanced Button > Monitor Tab



Uncheck the “Hide Modes that this Monitor Cannot Display” Check Box.


Resolution Charts for Dell PowerEdge KVM Units


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