How to Resolve Display Issues in Windows® 7
Get to know more about the various ways to resolve display issues in Windows 7.
The Windows 7 is a stable, smooth, and highly polished operating system. Armed with new graphical features, a multifunctional taskbar, device management and security enhancements that makes it both easier to use and safer. Mainly, it won't require the hardware upgrades that Vista demanded. Microsoft is offering six versions of Windows 7: Starter, Professional, Home Premium, Ultimate, OEM, and Enterprise. Windows 7 will support both 32-bit and 64-bit systems. The minimum requirements for the 32-bit include a 1GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB available hard-disk space, and a DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1 or higher driver. 64-bit systems would require at least a 1 GHz processor, 2GB RAM, 20GB of free space on your hard drive, and a DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1 or higher driver. The most obvious changes from previous versions can be found in a redesigned user interface.
The following points discuss about Windows 7 display problems:
- Common problems
- Tips to resolve
The new Windows 7 settings may affect the software installed in your system. It may result in some display problems like display flickers or is garbled, cannot install your monitor, problem with the multiple-monitor feature, videos or animations not working correctly, you cannot set the video resolution above 640 X 480 with 16 colors poor video quality etc in your desktop. These problems could be easily rectified, if you have taken the correct step at the right time unless it will affect your system performance.
There are a number of reasons why display problems arise, and majority of them are relatively easy to rectify. When troubleshooting display issues, there are several things that you might have gone wrong. Sometimes the video card is no good, or not properly inserted. By troubleshooting your video card and monitor, which comprise your computer's display, you should be able to resolve a display issue in minutes.
You need to click on Start, and then click Help and Support, under Pick a Help Topic, click fixing a problem. In the left pane, press Games, sound, and video problems and in the right pane, click Display Troubleshooter. Click the option that describes the problem which is occurring, and then click next. Continue this process until your problem is resolved or you have reached the end of the troubleshooting path. If the problem is with the video card drivers, you have to start Windows in Safe Mode and uninstall the video card drivers in Add or Remove Programs and install older version.
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