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    Silver Lounger
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    How to change screen resolution

    An enquirer asked me how to change the screen resolution of their Win 98 PC. Evidently, one of the kids changed it or something did. <IMG SRC=http://www.the-highway.com/Smileys/giggle.gif>

    When they get to the Display Properties dialog, the resolution is so small, e.g., 640x400 or whatever? that the area where the resolution could be changed and the "OK" and "Apply" buttons is off the screen and inaccessible. Is there a way to change the resolution in this situation? These people are NOT computer literate, so Registry mods are not an option. <img src=/S/wink.gif border=0 alt=wink width=15 height=15>

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    Re: How to change screen resolution

    How about a quick and dirty: when the Display Properties dialog box is open; press Alt+Space, then M (for Move, as I think is the accelerator key in English), use the arrow keys to move the dialog box where you want, press Enter to leave move mode, then click or tab to OK button.

    As a bonus, they will learn about accelerator keys.

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    Re: How to change screen resolution

    That's not 'quick and dirty' - that's highly practical! <img src=/S/thumbup.gif border=0 alt=thumbup width=15 height=15>

    (I keep forgetting about that method myself...)

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