Shortcut to change screen settings

  johnem 19:21 11 Nov 2007
Locked

I am currently using XP Pro Sp2 and a widesreen monitor set at 1600 x 900 resolution. Some of the games that I would like to play will only work on 1280 x 1024 maximum resolution. Is there a way to create a desktop shortcut that can be used to change the viewing settings from the default to "games" mode? Just trying to be lazy and save having to alter the resolution the normal way.

  brundle 19:29 11 Nov 2007
  johnem 19:54 11 Nov 2007

Thanks Brundle. I will give that a go, although I notice that the site a nd software have not been updated since 2000, so will have to see.

  johnem 20:23 11 Nov 2007

Brundle,
Just tried your suggestion and got a bit confused.
Have found this one which works.
click here
Thanks for the help.

  brundle 20:29 11 Nov 2007

Very handy - I've used Res-switch for a machine at work, think I'll change to the one you linked to.

  johnem 21:44 11 Nov 2007

Yep, its very easy to use.

  Stuartli 22:10 11 Nov 2007

There's also QuickRes:

click here

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Honor 9 Lite review

How Social Media has Propelled Political Graphic Design and Art in the Last Decade

The best kids apps for iPhone & iPad 2018

HomePod d’Apple : date de sortie, prix et fiche technique