For anyone with a 2012 Macbook Pro...

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  1. MoonlitSonata

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    I have a question. The highest resolution in Bootcamp is 1440x900. HOWEVER, on my 2011 Macbook Pro, the highest resolution is 1680x1050. Why is this and how can I possibly fix it? Windows 7 looks huge on my new computer compared to the old one and I hate it.
     
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    Scroll down to the Windows and Boot Camp support section on this page. Using a Retina display - Apple Support
    You'll have to download the Windows Support Software. You can find the Boot Camp Support Software on this page. Apple - Support - Downloads
    There are several versions on this page. Make sure you choose the right one for your MacBook Pro.
     
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    Thanks a mil, Sci!
     
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    You're welcome.

    Let us know if it works.
     
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    I'm still missing the 1680x1050 resolution. It says my display drivers are up to date, though. I don't understand this because I did the same thing (installed W7 with Bootcamp) on another machine that is 100% identical to this one and it has the 1680x1050 resolution. I'm not sure what's gone wrong.
     
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    Still struggling with this issue. No clue what's going wrong.
     
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    I figured it out. I somehow didn't wind up with the high res display, even though I ordered it. Back it goes!
     
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    It's not often that Apple ships the wrong item but when they do it's good to know that there's no problem returning it for the correct item.
     

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