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Topic # 57898 28-Feb-2010 13:14
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Hi I have an Asus x56V which had its WXGA+ screen cracked on so I had it repaired. However the icons are small as it seems to default to 1680 x 1050. Changing DPI or resolution (next option down is 1400 x 1050) make display look poor and a mess of mixed font sizes for windows and application, certainly not like it was before

As WXGA+ is 1440 x 900 do you think that they have fitted the wrong screen (WSXGA+?)? Shouldn't it default to 1440 x 900? I bever looked at the resolution settings before it broke but 1440 x 900 is not an option in my video card control panel.  Is the selection of available resolutions a wondows setting picked up by the video card or is it set by the video card.

If it was the right replacement screen shouldn't the display look the same without readjustment? Or am I wrong? IT definitely says WXGA+ on the laptop case.

All help appreciated!

Thanks




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  Reply # 303442 1-Mar-2010 20:28
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It may be that they replaced it with a higher spec'd screen.






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  Reply # 303473 1-Mar-2010 21:33
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CYaBro: It may be that they replaced it with a higher spec'd screen.
That's what I was thinking. Especially as the new default resolution is the same as WSXGA+.




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  Reply # 303574 2-Mar-2010 09:22
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If it will display 1680 x 1050 then it looks like you have been given a higher spec'ed screen. If things are too small for you change the font size rather then trying to change the resolution as LCD's really need to run at their physical resolution.







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  Reply # 303578 2-Mar-2010 09:30
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Nety: If it will display 1680 x 1050 then it looks like you have been given a higher spec'ed screen. If things are too small for you change the font size rather then trying to change the resolution as LCD's really need to run at their physical resolution.

It looks awful with an increased font size - it doesn't increase size for web fonts, icons, application fonts etc,equally.  I think I'll argue with the place that repaired it!




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