Home » Guides » Personalization »

Published on 02.06.09 by Brent Trahan

Change the Screen Resolution

Learn how to increase or decrease your screen resolution in Windows 7.

Change Screen Resolution

  1. Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
  2. Open Display in the Control Panel.

    change-screen-resolution-1-1

    Note: If Display is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.

  3. Click Adjust resolution in the left column of the Display window.

    change-screen-resolution-2

  4. Click the button next to Resolution and slide the slider up for a higher resolution or down for a lower resolution and then click OK to save the changes.

    change-screen-resolution-3

  5. Your screen will probably blink and then you need to click Keep changes if you like the resolution or Revert if you don’t like the resolution.

    change-screen-resolution-4

Still need help? Ask your computer question now.

Related Guides:

Leave a Reply

Subscribe to this guide's comments RSS feed.

Microsoft Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft Corporation in no way endorses or is affiliated with MAXIMUMpcguides.com. All other products mentioned are registered trademarks of their respective companies. MAXIMUMpcguides IS NOT RESPONSIBLE for any damage or data loss to your computer from using this web site. All information on MAXIMUMpcguides is provided on an AS IS basis with NO WARRANTIES.

Copyright 2006-2016 Brent Trahan. All rights reserved.