Analog Input: Cannot display this video mode error and solution

Q. I am getting following error:
Analog Input: Cannot display this video mode.


What is the meaning of this error and How do I fix it?

A. This error indicates that current monitor refresh rate is not correct i.e out of monitor range. You need to consult monitor manufacturer to get correct refresh rate values (visit web site or read manual). Once you got the correct values, reconfigure your monitor (X windows) using any one the command (as per your Linux distribution) mentioned here.

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36 comments… add one
  • abdull May 1, 2016 @ 10:29

    when i start gta sanandreas the message appears with black screen analog input…..mode

  • abdull May 1, 2016 @ 10:30

    analog input ………mode solution?

  • Livurlife Oct 3, 2017 @ 17:29

    Well after browsing through tons of ideas and proposed solutions to this problem ??
    This is what I came up on my own to solve it and it worked.
    So this is it:
    My previous monitor was 20″ (20 inches) which had it’s resolution set at (1600*1200) and my current monitor is 14″. So since it started giving me the Analog input cannot display this video mode message and I couldn’t do anything like even go to the control panel,
    I simple fixed back my 20″ monitor just to set the monitor to (1024*768) which was suitable for my 14″. I then fixed back my 14″ monitor and wuala it worked. So my tip for u is…
    Try different resolutions or simply google to find out which resolution is best for ur montior and change it.
    Hope this helps. Wish u all the best.

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