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Setting your Display Resolution
by John Anthony


For Windows 10
  1. Right-click anywhere on your open desktop. A pop up menu appears.

  2. Select Display Resolution.

  3. Locate and click on Advanced Settings.

  4. Under Resolution is a drop-down box where you can choose the desired resolution.

  5. Click Apply to save the setting.

For Windows 7
  1. Right-click anywhere on your open desktop. A pop up menu appears.

  2. Select Screen Resolution.

  3. There are three drop down lists: Display, Resolution and Orientation.

  4. Display should contain the model of display connected to your PC.
    If you have a multiple video setup then all monitors will be listed.
    Choose the monitor you want to adjust.

  5. Resolution will contain the resolution settings available for the monitor chosen in the Display list.
    Choose the resolution you want. You may have to try a few to get the look you want.

  6. Orientation lets you choose Portrait or Landscape for the orientation of the monitor window.
For Windows XP
  1. Right-click anywhere on your open desktop. A pop up menu appears.

  2. Select Properties and ‘display properties' window opens.

  3. Select the Settings tab and in the ‘Screen Area’ (98) or ‘Screen Resolution’ (XP) section, move the adjuster to the right to get higher (better) resolution.

  4. Click OK.
Note: If the resolution for your display is set too low, text and graphics will not appear sharp and crisp.
You may have to try a few adjustments to get the resolution that provides the best viewing.
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