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My screen resolution is stuck at 640 X 480 and it can't be moved in the display area. Any suggestions?

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The resolution of teh screen is controlled by the computer, not the monitor.

Find your display settings in whatever operating system you are using. You will be able to change the resolution there. Easiest way would be to do a Google search for "change resolution in XXXXX" where XXXXX is your operating system. (i.e., Windows XP, Windows 7, Mandrake, etc.)

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Move task bar to bottom of page


The desktop screenshot might need reducing

Click start "Control Panel."


Click "Display" and then select the Settings tab in the Display Properties window.


Use the slider bar under in the screen resolution section of the applet to change the resolution and click "Apply."

The screen repaints at the new resolution.


Click "Yes" to keep the resolution, or answer "No" at the prompt to revert to the original settings.



The taskbar is a central user interface component within the Microsoft Windows 2000 operating system.


Located along the bottom of the screen by default, it includes the "Start" button, provides one-click access to all open programs and contains a collection of utility icons and the system clock in a section called the Notification Area.


Windows 2000 gives you the ability to adjust the behavior of the taskbar in several ways.


After you know where to find the proper menu item, performing this task takes only a few clicks.


Right-click on an empty area of the taskbar and select "Properties."


Click the "General" tab located along the top of the resulting dialog box.

Check the Always on Top box if you want the taskbar to appear above all other items on your screen.


Check the Auto Hide box if you want the taskbar to disappear into the bottom of the screen when you move the cursor away from the taskbar.


Check the Show Small Icons in Start Menu box if you want to enable this behavior.


Check the Show Clock box to show the system clock within the Notification Area at the right edge of the taskbar.


Check the Personalized Menus box if you want the "Start" menu to show the items you use regularly and hide the items you don't.


Click "OK" to confirm your changes.

They take effect immediately.


Hope this helps

Nov 09, 2012 | Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional for PC

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Screen Resolutions My resolutions changed to very small, when I clicked on the monitor.


Hi,
Your operating system?
For Windows XP,
  • Right click in an open area on the desktop.
  • On the window that opens select properties.This opens the Display Properties window.
  • Click on settings.
  • On the screen resolution option,set to around 800x600 pixels.
  • Click O.K to save.
For Windows 7,
  • Click on the start button.
  • Click on the control panel and under Appearance and Personalization,select Adjust screen resolution.
  • On the list next to Resolution,move the slider to the resolution you want.e.g 800x600 pixels.
  • Click on keep to save the changes.
For Windows Vista,
  • Click on start button.
  • Click on the control panel and then on Appearance and Personalization.
  • Click on Personalization and then on Display settings.
  • Under Resolution,select the resolution you want.
  • Click Apply to save the changes.
Hope this helps.Thanks!
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Oct 28, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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The print is so small I need a magnifing glass plus my glasses to read it. how do I enlargee the print


Change the Display screen resolution to a lower setting, I suggest 1024X768
Go to Control Panel - Display - Settings - move the slider in Screen resolution to a lower setting.

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When i turn on my dell vostro a860 the screen is black.When I plug in external monitor shows pictures on both (monitor and laptop).When I disconnect external monitor the laptop works fine.The trouble is...


Windows Vista® 1 Right-click an open area of the desktop. 2 Click Personalize. The Personalize appearance and sounds window appears. 3 Click Display Settings. 4 Select the external LCD monitor in the drop-down menu.Monitors and Displays 51 5 In the Display Settings window, move the Resolution slider bar to the left or right to select a screen resolution that matches the native resolution of the external LCD monitor. 6 Click OK. Windows® XP 1 Right-click an open area of the desktop. 2 Click Properties. The Display Properties window appears. 3 Select the Settings tab. 4 Select the external LCD monitor in the Display drop-down menu. 5 Under the Screen resolution section, move the slide bar to the left or right to select a screen resolution that matches the native resolution of the external LCD monitor. 6 Click OK.

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Monitor screen is almost completely black - i can only see the desktop very slightly. is there a light bulb that can be replaced to fix this?


Change the display resolution in Windows To change the display resolution to the highest resolution, use the following actions.
  • In Windows 7 , click Start , click Control Panel , find the Appearance and Personalization area , and click Adjust Screen Resolution . Move the slider bar until the highest resolution for the monitor is set, and click OK .
  • In Windows Vista , click Start , click Control Panel , find the Appearance and Personalization area , and click Adjust Screen Resolution . Move the slider bar until the highest resolution for the monitor is set, and click OK .
  • In Windows XP , click Start , click Settings , and then click Control Panel . Double-click the Display icon, and select the Settings tab. Move the slider bar until the highest resolution is set, and click OK .
If the screen is still blurry, please contact an HP support technician for further assistance.

Also see To troubleshoot this problem, make sure the AC adapter is connected. For specific steps, see HP Notebook PCs - Troubleshooting Black Screen Displays with No Error Messages During Startup or Boot .

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Frequency out of range


First of all press F8 key several times before window boots and then select last known good configuration otherwise go in safemode and then set the screen resolution to minimum.

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Screen will flicker a few times at random periods


Change the display resolution in Windows Change the display resolution to the highest resolution using the following actions:
  • In Windows 7 , click Start , click Control Panel , find the Appearance and Personalization area , and click Adjust Screen Resolution . Move the slider bar until the highest resolution for the monitor is set, and click OK .
  • In Windows Vista , click Start , click Control Panel , find the Appearance and Personalization area , and click Adjust Screen Resolution . Move the slider bar until the highest resolution for the monitor is set, and click OK .
  • In Windows XP , click Start , click Settings , and then click Control Panel . Double-click the Display icon, and select the Settings tab. Move the slider bar until the highest resolution is set, and click OK .
If the screen is still blurry, the notebook display might need servicing.

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I have knocked a button on my laptop the screen has gone small i can not make it bigger i have been into properties but dont know where to go next


Position your Mouse on your Desktop. Just on the background. Right click. Select Properties. Select the 'Settings' Tab. You can select the resolution of "800 x 600" for larger icons or if you want more desktop area move to the right. I am set to "1400 x900"

The other setting you should look for is the Color Quality. Generally this should be largest number. IE 32 bit.

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Try changing the resolution of the screen. Right click on an empty area of the desktop and select properties. Now choose the Settings tab and try adjusting the slider for resolution and click on APPLY. The screen will go blank for a few seconds and will show up in the new resolution. If you find it satisfactory, click OK to keep it, or click NO to go back and try a different resolution.

You can also go into Control Panel and check the monitor properties from there.

Hope that helps!

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Horizontal display size adjustment


Make sure the video resolution is set to 1024x768.
Right click on a blank area on your desktop. click properties>settings.

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