Although Windows 11 installs display drivers during operating system installation before the user logs on, it is possible that for some reason no driver is found for the monitor or the system defaults to an incorrect resolution. Also, some users may be wondering what resolution their monitor supports and if it can be changed. This tutorial will show you how to view and change your screen resolution using Windows 11 as an example.

  1. Go to the Settings of Windows 11. Use the keyboard shortcuts for quick access: Windows + I).

How do I open Settings in Windows 11?

A few more convenient ways to go to the Operating System Settings.
  1. In the "System" section, click on the settings category named "Display".

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  1. There is also another way to quickly access the display settings. Right-click anywhere on the desktop that is free of files and select "Display settings".

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  1. Scroll through the list of available settings to the subcategory "Scale & layout".
  2. Click on the drop-down list next to the function "Display resolution" and select any monitor resolution you like. The optimal resolution for the display connected to your computer is marked with the word "(Recomended)".

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