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MacBook Pro - Screen Fuzzy After Resolution Decreased


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Here's the deal: My 17" screen has too high of a resolution (1920x1200) and this makes fonts and everything too small. When I try to lower the resolution, (1680x1050) the quality of everything is lessened. The quality in Vista is even worse when I select a lower resolution. Is there some way to make it not do this? Also, I don't have the option of making the resolution 1680x1050 in Vista. Is there a solution for this also?

I tried posting screen captures, but the computer automatically adjusts the picture's quality distortion depending on the resolution.
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Running an LCD display at anything but the native resolution will make it look that way.
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As you've been told, anything but the native resolution will result in a poor display. Instead of lowering the resolution, why not purchase a large external monitor if your budget can afford it?

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I've got a 23" display which I'm planning on setting up soon once I get a desk in here. But then I still have the problem of using the computer away from home. I guess I can make do.
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why not just increase the font and icon sizes ?:S

that is possible in os x?
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As you've been told, anything but the native resolution will result in a poor display. Instead of lowering the resolution, why not purchase a large external monitor if your budget can afford it?

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Correct, LCD's look terrible when it's displaying anything other then its native resolution. As someone mention why not just resize the fonts and icons?

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