How do I change my screen resolution?

Question

I cant change the Screen Resolution on my computer i tried but it wont let me. I am in 16 bit color and i dont know if I have to install any driver into my computer to let me change it.

So how do I change the screen resolution when it wont let me change it?

Answer

This question was answered on November 18, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

What you need to do is turn on the Large Fonts to improve resolution and readability. To do this, go to the desktop Icon and choose the Properties by right clicking. Then you follow the screen directions to Setting and Advanced and pick the Large Fonts. When the ok box appears, click twice to close the Advanced and Properties dialogs to get the Large Fonts activated. If you have an older version of Windows you may need to Re-boot the computer to get the Large Fonts to take effect.

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Posted by kenward of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on November 18, 2005