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Changing Screem Res to 1024x720


By Brother has bought a game that requires 1024x720 screen res but we cannot change it in the display properties, any ideas if we can change it?

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  • LSmitten Oct 20, 2008



    I will have to ask my brother, I dont have the laptop with me, I do know its one of those little web book laptops, if this helps?



    Thanks

  • LSmitten Oct 21, 2008

    Hi The Laptop is a webook made by Elonx, cant find a model number and he is using XP,



    At the moment we can only select the screen to either 800x600 or 1024x768, but the game is asking for 1024x720 minumum,



    Can you help?

  • William Nabaza
    William Nabaza May 11, 2010

    may i know operating system, brand and model pls.

  • A Womans Computer Man
    A Womans Computer Man May 11, 2010

    well..seems that your video would need to be capable of that, yes? got a model number to share?

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Those small ones usually have limitations on the screen resolution..my suggestion is to go to that website, where you will need the model number, and then find out. but it is clear that this one does NOT have that resolution capacity

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Glad that you have solved this issue.

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Hi LSmitten,


So your brother has laptop, and you can't change the screen resolution, I will take a guess that most likely the screen resolution right now is 800x600 or 640x480 which most games won't work with. The most likely culprit why you are not able to adjust the video resolution is that he hasn't installed the video driver of the laptop yet. You should install the video card driver for your laptop in other for you to change the resolution of your desktop. I suggest that you download the latest video driver from the computer manufacturer's website.

Also if he is using a older laptop, the LCD screen on a laptop has a set maximum resolution that you can use only. Older model laptops can only go as high as 800x600 upto 1024x768. Most of the new laptop nowadays have a minimum LCD panel of 1280x800 widescreen. Check the PC manual to see the max resolution the LCD can handle.

Hope this helps!

Peace! :)

Posted on Oct 20, 2008

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