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What is my screen resolution and how to change it?

How to change your screen resolution (Windows)

Do you know what your Screen Resolution is set at? Tired of looking at tiny little writing on your screen when you view websites…? Customising things to be the way you want can really help you use your computer better! In this article we will show you how to change your screen resolution in Windows 7 and Windows 10.

What is screen resolution

A computer screen uses millions of pixels to display images. These pixels are arranged in a grid horizontally and vertically. The number of pixels horizontally and vertically is shown as the screen resolution.

Windows 7 Insructions

You can reset this on a PC by going to your [Desktop], right-click and choose [Screen Resolution].

How to Change Screen Resolution Windows 7

Then, there should be a dropdown menu called [Resolution] that you can use to make your screen use more or less pixels. When you reset it and click okay, your screen will flash blank as it readjusts – don’t panic. Then, it will be reset to the different size and give you the option to keep it that way. If you don’t like it, you can always put it back the way it was too by repeating these steps!

Windows 10 Instructions

Change screen resolution Windows 10
Change screen resolution Windows 10
How to change screen resolution Windows 10

Try it and see if changing the settings on your Screen Resolution makes it better to view things on your computer!

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