The choice of resolution is affected by several major factors. First of all, the size of screen elements: the higher the resolution, the smaller they are and the higher the load on the eyes. The screen resolution is also influenced by the requirements of the startup programs, many of them refuse to work at too low resolution , for example 800x600 pixels. Typically the operating system during setup chooses the most optimal screen resolution, but can be set independently.
To select the desired screen resolution in Windows XP OS, open the control Panel: "start – control Panel", select "Screen Options". Moving the slider, set the desired resolution and press "OK". You will be asked to evaluate the new settings and save them, if they suit you. Open the window screen settings and other method – right click mouse on a blank spot on your desktop and select "Properties".
The most optimal for computers with a traditional aspect ratio of the screen is the size of 1024x768 pixels. It provides a normal value of the elements of the screen, this resolution is supported by almost all programs. If you have good eyesight, you can set resolution up to 1280x1024. For laptops and monitors with an aspect ratio of 16:9 screen, the most convenient is the screen resolution of 1366x768 pixels.
If your resolution makes the objects on the screen are too small, you can change the size of text and other elements. Open "start" – "control Panel" – "Display" – "Settings" – "Advanced" – "General". Select larger scale (dots per inch). Note that if you change the scale can be broken display of system fonts. If the result of the zoom you are not satisfied, go back to the previous version.
For the operating system Windows 7 screen resolution is selected in a similar way. To open the settings window, click the mouse in a blank spot of the desktop and click "screen Resolution". Then set the parameters you need and save the changes.
Advice 2: How to change the screen resolution on the laptop
The resolution of the screen is the number of pixels that is used to fill the screen. Laptop monitors have their own specific resolution. It depends on the dimensions of the screen – height and width. To optimize image quality by setting the correct resolution for the monitor in the operating system of the laptop.
You will need
- A little attention
First you need to minimize all open Windows so that before the user was only open Desk. Then you need to call the menu by pressing the right mouse button on the free from the icons area of your desktop.
In the context menu that appears after this, you should select "Resolution screen", next to a small icon in the monitor.
After you open the control panel window called "Settings screen"will be available for display selection (in this case, should be selected "mobile PC Display"), and will also be able to change the resolution of the selected screen and the orientation of the image, which is displayed on the screen.
Next you need to choose the resolution of the screenthat you want the user in the dropdown list called "Resolution". To do this, using the mouse to move the slider up or down. The higher the user will move the slider, the higher will be the resolution of the screen. If the slider is moved below the resolution of the screen will decrease.
Now it is important not to forget to click on the "Apply" button to confirm the changes in Windows 7 or Windows Vista. Confirming changes, the user saves he has done to this action. If the user forgets to click on the "Apply" button, changes will not be saved and have to start from the beginning.
To close the window "Options screen" click "OK". You can now start operating a laptop with the changed resolution of the screen of the monitor.
This article describes how to change the screen resolution of the laptop running Windows 7 or Windows Vista. Way to change screen resolution in Windows XP differs from the said method.
Advice 3: How to find screen resolution
In order to understand how to download interesting movie, or find the appropriate Wallpaper to your desktop, you need to know what's the resolution of your screen. To learn it is very simple.
You will need
- — computer or laptop
- — operating system: Windows
Minimize all Windows to see desktop.
Right-click your mouse in the desktop space, the pop-up menu select "Properties".
Opens the properties dialog box of the screen. At the top, select the tab "customize". You will see the current screen resolution (e.g. 1280x1024 pixels) and color palette (e.g. True Color 32 bit). Thus, for your screen fit the picture format that is 1280x1024 pixels, and movie it is best to choose as 720p (1280x720 pixels).
In Windows the display properties window looks different. In Windows Vista and Windows 7 display properties accessed through the Control Panel.