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Windows 7: How do I reset the screen resolution


01 Sep 2012   #1

Windows 7 64 version
 
 
How do I reset the screen resolution

back to 1280X720? The catalyst control center messed up my screen resoultion cut half off wallpaper right side of the clock icon.



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02 Sep 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Drea, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Are you able to set the screen resolution how you want in Windows 7 settings instead of CCC?

Screen Resolution - Display Settings
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02 Sep 2012   #3

Windows 7 64 version
 
 

Hi Brink

I did everything you said the screen resolution cut off left side corner. The right side corner wallpaper is fix but it still cut off at left side corner.
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02 Sep 2012   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

If it's just the wallpaper that is affected, then double check to make sure that you have Fit selected for the "Picture position" like in step 9 of the tutorial below.

Default File Type Associations - Restore
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03 Sep 2012   #5

Windows 7 64 version
 
 

The wallpaper is stretch all the way out on left side corner I can't see windows 7 start all program button. I see a black border on right corner by the way the screen resolution say 1280X720.
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03 Sep 2012   #6

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

drea,
I do not normally recommend this product due to it being over-aggressive.
But, run DRIVER SWEEPER.

Run in SAFE MODE!
Phyxion.net - Driver Sweeper

After removal:
1. Run the Registry Cleaner portion of CCleaner so that AMD doesn't find any traces there.

2. you may now install CCC if you really feel compelled to do such. Nearly always, CCC is NOT needed.
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03 Sep 2012   #7
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Drea,

You might also consider doing a system restore at boot using a restore point (if available) dated before this happened to undo it.
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03 Sep 2012   #8

Windows 7 64 version
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Drea,

You might also consider doing a system restore at boot using a restore point (if available) dated before this happened to undo it.

I will give system store a try what if doesn't work.


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03 Sep 2012   #9
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You could also try what Karl posted above as well.
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03 Sep 2012   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Might be a stupid answer, but have you tried the Function+F4 keystroke?
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