correct sreen resolution

  charlton200 20:26 17 May 2008
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Could you tell me if my screen resolutions are correct.

Windows xp 17" monitor.
Resolution 1024 by 768


thanks.

  wis 20:31 17 May 2008

windows dont make screens ,tell us your monitor
make

  charlton200 20:35 17 May 2008

My monitor is a sharp.

  Technotiger 20:39 17 May 2008

That is the same resolution that I am using with my 17" monitor, your monitor should handle that resolution ok.

  charlton200 20:41 17 May 2008

Thanks

  Woolwell 21:27 17 May 2008

Is it widescreen or not? You should run it at its native resolution if it is a TFT monitor.

  MAT ALAN 21:31 17 May 2008

there is nothing set in stone here, run it at the resolution you are comfortable with...

  wis 22:09 17 May 2008

matt alan
very good point,it states on the box 1680x1050
but eye sight ect up or down as matt alan says
find your level

  FatboySlim71 08:41 18 May 2008

I used to use a 17 inch 4:3 TFT/LCD monitor, if my memory serves me correct it used to be 1280 x 1024 (BUT I CAN'T BE CERTAIN).

If you are not sure of the resolution then you can do what MAT ALAN suggests "there is nothing set in stone here, run it at the resolution you are comfortable with..."

Or you can alter the resolution to its highest available in the Control Panel, the below is describing the procedure in Vista (although XP should be very similar)


Control Panel\Appearance and personalization/Adjust screen resolution, in here you should see RESOLUTION and a slider with LOW-HIGH, slide this all the way over to high and this should tell you what the highest resolution that your Graphics card/monitor can handle, for example on my 21 inch Widescreen TFT/LCD monitor the highest resolution is 1680 x 1050.

  AL47 00:05 20 May 2008

yeah, ym step dad runs his 17in at 1280 but i run mine at 1920x1200

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