Changing the screen resolution in Windows 7


 

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

Desktop


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

Desktop Drop-down Menu


3. Click on the 'Screen resolution' menu item.

Screen Resolution Menu Item


4. A window similar to the one to the right should appear.

Screen Resolution Window


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

Screen Resolution - Resolution Circled


6. Once you have 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.