Changing Your Screen Resolution

Note:  Changing your resolution might affect the display of items on your computer screen, as well as how those items are arranged. For example, if you switch to a lower resolution, items on your computer screen will appear larger, but some items might no longer be visible on your screen.

  1. Click on the Start button, and then select Settings from the Start menu. 
  2. In the Settings window, select System
  3. in the System window, click on Display
  4. Click on the Advanced display settings link located at the bottom of the Customize your display area. 
  5. In the next screen, locate Resolution, click on the current selection. 
  6. Select your desired resolution from the drop-down list.