Changing screen resolution in Windows 10
To get the most out of your computers monitor or screen you should aim to run it at its native or optimal resolution. Most systems will already be configured to use the best screen resolution. However, if you wish to check or change this setting you can do so at any time by following the steps below.
Firstly, right click on the desktop and choose “Display settings”.
The “Customise your display” window will now appear. Scroll to the bottom of this window and click on “Advanced display settings”.
Using the drop down box under “Resolution”, choose a screen resolution and then click on “Apply”. You should then see the following window:-
If you are happy with your new screen resolution, click on “Keep changes”. If your screen goes black or distorted, your monitor probably cannot cope with the new resolution. Wait for 15 seconds and Windows will revert back to the old screen resolution.
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