Changing the Screen resolution in Windows 7







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  • Right-click on any open space on your desktop.


  • You should be presented with a menu like the one shown below.

Desktop Drop-down Menu

  • Click on the 'Screen resolution' menu item.

Screen Resolution Menu Item

  • A window similar to the one below should appear.

Screen Resolution Window

  • Click on the resolution drop-down menu and select the desired screen resolution.

Screen Resolution - Resolution Circled

  • Once you hace selected the desired resolution, be sure to click apply. Now you can close the window by clicking OK or the red X in the upper right corner of the window.

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