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How to use shortcut keys (Fn + F10) to change screen resolution?

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Using the shortcut keys (Fn + F10) to change screen resolution.
Users can set up picture resolution under screen resolution using the shortcut keys (Fn+F10).
In certain computer models without Auto Full Screen function, the displayed icons become larger when changing screen resolution.

When shortcut keys (Fn+F10) are used to change screen resolution, the following symptoms may occur because of the product attributes.

The problems caused by the product attributes
  1. If users use the shortcut keys (Fn+F10) to change screen resolution, only that of the liquid crystal display is changed.
    If users only change the screen resolution of the external display, it will always display full screen.

  2. If users use both liquid crystal display and external display, the images of both become smaller.(For the VAIO notebook configured with 815EM chipset or 830MG chipset).

  3. VAIO notebook configured with SXGA+ (1400x1050) LCD may not be able to display the image with the resolution SXGA(1280x1024) to full screen.
    Please refer to the related product specifications on screen resolutions of the VAIO notebook.

  4. After users restarting the computer, the size of the image may be changed.
    Please configure the settings again after Windows is started.

  5. For VAIO notebooks configured with XGA (1024x768) LCD, to display MS-DOS Tip to full screen, set up screen resolution under SVGA or VGA resolution.
    Please refer to the related product specifications on screen resolutions of the VAIO notebook.

  6. VAIO notebook preinstalled with Windows 2000 cannot display Command Prompt to full screen.