Windows 10: External Monitor and Laptop Monitor Screen Resolution Issue

  1.    08 Oct 2016 #1

    External Monitor and Laptop Monitor Screen Resolution Issue


    I have a dell laptop that has 1920x1080 resolution. However, i connect it to an external monitor that has 1920x1200 resolution. Basically almost everything i do is on my external monitor which acts as my main primary screen. Thus i do sometimes open some windows or drag a window or so to the other screen like youtube etc to the laptop screen.


    My issue at the moment is everything is way too big on the laptop screen. I want to have 1920x1080 resolution but its way too big. I googled what is my resolution on it and it shows 1536 x 864. Can someone tell me how to change this to 1920x1080?


    My external monitor which is my main monitor is fine at the moment with the 1920x1200.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    09 Oct 2016 #2

    anyone can tell me?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    10 Oct 2016 #3

    Settings > System > Display > Advanced display settings (at the bottom). Select the monitor you want to change the resolution on, then change the resolution setting in the drop down list.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 12
    Windows 10 Home
       10 Oct 2016 #4

    Just go to Settings>System>Display>Advanced Display Settings
    Then choose 1920 × 1080 (Recommended)
    Hope this helped
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    12 Oct 2016 #5

    I fixed this with another method. Changing the percentage if text etc to 100 percent which is the minimum...

    Can someone here confirm this is the method?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    13 Oct 2016 #6

    100% is the normal default setting. If it was set higher, that will make things look bigger than normal. It might even distort things. Even when set to 100%, you still want the resolution set to the native resolution of the monitor for best viewing.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
Hi everyone. I have a MSI GS60 ghost pro gaming laptop which has Intel HD graphics 4600 and Nvidia GTX970M GPU, CPU i7 4720HQ, running Windows 10. I study abroad, several months ago i went back home and plugged-in my laptop to the TV via HDMI for...
Hi everyone. I have a MSI GS60 ghost pro gaming laptop which has Intel HD graphics 4600 and Nvidia GTX970M GPU, CPU i7 4720HQ, running Windows 10. I study abroad, several months ago i went back home and plugged-in my laptop to the TV via HDMI for...
I have the new Acer Aspire laptop and a TV which I use as a monitor. They have worked together very happily some time now. But yesterday I had to do a forced shutdown when the start button would not work and the TV screen shrank in size and there...
Hi all, hope someone can provide some clues as to what I need to do to get screen resolution from changing when I switch display settings from extended to duplicate screens. PC is a self built machine with on Intel HD board graphics, however I am...
Hi As the title says, I have just upgraded my laptop to windows 10 from windows 8, I usually use the laptop screen and an external monitor, for dual screen, however in windows 10, with the external monitor connected it does not detect and other...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:42.
Find Us