Changing the Display Settings in Windows 7

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Learn how to change the size of all items displayed in Windows, as well as the resolution and orientation on your monitor or monitors in Windows 7.

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  1. I installed windows 7 32 bit OS on Sony VAIO VGN-FS550, but the screen size became smaller. I went to display setting to make change on it, it does not change to full screen size. Can someone help me adjust it?

  2. I bought a 23 inch HP monitor and it's great but I can't seem to
    Get the best color look settings for gamjng and in gamjng mode it doesn't look quite good…

  3. Hi i have this problem that i can change only very High and very small screen i cant change average screen, there can use only they numbers 1024×768 and 800×600. How to fix it?

  4. Ā got 2 diablo 3 on my one pc but here is what's going on. the windows for both games or to big i got them as small as i can. but one is on top of the other one how do you make them smaller!! so i can see them both. at the same time with out one being on top of the other one??

  5. Hi there, I really need help from my computer. First of all when i woke up this morning my computer was shut down. When i put it back on, i saw that the screen resolution was 800×600. My recommended setting was 1366×768. So it only showed half the screen at first. When i went to Screen resolution, the options were only 4, i couldn't go in the middle it was just for options. The options were 800×600, 1024×768, 1280x 1024 and last was 2048×1536. It didn't have my recommended setting at all. So the only thing I could do was put any setting that i can see best since 800×600 showed like half the screen and so big. That setting was 1280x 1024. Ever since then i tried all these videos and all these advice but nothing worked, all videos kept saying go to your recommended setting on screen resolution. Before all of this i shut down my computer twice thinking the 800×600 setting would come off, I have windows 7. Please help me, I dont have any thing else to try

  6. Hi, I need some help, I don't know how to choose Default Aero or (something like this).When I put my click on open icons on the taskbar I don't see theirs full appearance, same when I press Alt+Tab.I just see theirs icons accompanied by the icons name. Ā  P.S. I have windows 7 and I tried to gave as many details as possible.Ā 

  7. is there a way to dont use pieces of your monitor display, so those pieces wil be black. cause my monitor is 1280 x 1024, so it have enough pixels to make it 1280 x 720. is there a way to do that?

  8. instead of "Generic PnP Monitor". I tried everything to restore my previous settings; unistalled nvidea drivers, reinstalled, updated, re-updated, restored …..still I'm unable to fix this issue. Your prompt guide for this issue is very much appreciated. Thank you!

    PS: My drivers are up-to-date.

  9. Hi. Recently I'm troubled by my monitor settings. And the answers seems to be out of my wit.
    I have an HP DV9000 Series Notebook. I had given my laptop for servicing (installing my laptop keyboard with a new set). Everything was normal after that. But found out my quickplay tap keys were not working. Then I gave it for second servicing. The tech guys did it brilliantly. But now my laptop lags very much. Especially watching video & playin' games. My monitor display is set to: mobile pc display..

  10. but from where can i download and install them i have looked for them too much but i can not find them would u plz tell me how and from where to download them i cant find the compatible graphics for my pc plzzzz helppp

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