Is everything on your screen to small, or is your computer display not taking up the full size of the monitor? This is most likely a display resolution, and it’s something that you can probably fix by changing the display resolution in Windows 10.
Our tutorial below will show you where to find the Windows 10 resolution setting so that you can choose something other than what is currently selected. There are going to be a handful of options available to you, so you can try out all of them until you find the best one.
How to Adjust the Windows 10 Display Resolution
The steps in this article were performed in Windows 10. This guide is going to show you where to find the option that controls the resolution of your monitor’s display. All monitors are different, and some resolutions will look better on some monitors. Additionally, your monitor may not support certain resolutions, so they might not be offered as options. It’s typically a good idea to use the recommended option, but certain scenarios might dictate that you use something different.
Step 1: Click the Windows button at the bottom-left corner of the screen.
Step 2: Choose the Settings option at the left side of the Windows menu. It’s the button that looks like a gear.
Step 3: Click the System button.
Step 4: Click the dropdown menu under Resolution, then choose the desired resolution. Note that the screen will change instantly to reflect this change.
If you like the changes, choose the Keep changes option. If not, click Revert to go back to the last resolution.
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