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How to Fix: Force Screen Refresh Rate Windows 10

Infopackets Reader Michael O. writes: " Dear Dennis, I have a strange problem. Every few reboots, my laptop screen refresh rate will automatically change to 59Hz, even though I've repeatedly set it to 60Hz. On my particular laptop model (Lenovo ... T460), whenever the screen refresh rate is at 59Hz and the screen brightness is relatively low, the screen starts to flicker. The screen flickering is hard to see unless it's on a white background, but it is definitely noticeable and enough to make me want to pull my hair out. When I change it back to 60Hz, the screen flickering stops. The problem is ... (view more)

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How to Fix: Windows 10 Display Shifted; Screen Fuzzy

Infopackets Reader Mike T. writes: " Dear Dennis, I just installed Windows 10 over this past weekend, but my LCD monitor's display seems to be shifted to the right, and the fonts are fuzzy. The left side of the screen has a small black border around ... it. In fact, the clock appears to be missing the 'AM' or 'PM', and the date shows only the month and day, but not the year. Any ideas what is going on? Should I upgrade my video driver or do I need to whack my monitor? Thanks in advance for any advice you can give me, and many, many thanks for all you have taught me over ... (view more)

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How to Make Your Windows Display Easier to See

" Dear Infopackets Team, I'm having trouble adequately seeing all the content on my computer monitor, and it's causing me eye strain. Are there programs I can use or settings I can change in Windows to make it easier to see my display? " My ... response: Magnification software allows you to magnify all or part of your display without altering the monitor's resolution. Microsoft includes a display utility with Windows XP, Vista, and 7 called "Magnifier" that is useful for this purpose, though it lacks the advanced features available in some commercial magnification applications ... (view more)

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How to make the PC Screen Bigger, Easier to Read

Infopackets Reader 'Ray' writes: " Dear Dennis, Do you make or have any recommendations on ... products that would be helpful to people like myself who are getting on in age and who are becoming visually impaired? I've been using computers in some ... form since 1970, yet, I know that goes back a ways but I'm not really familiar with everything that is currently available. I'm 63 and have macular degeneration and want to keep using ... [my computer] as long as I can. Thank You. " My Response: I have a few suggestions that can help with making your screen easier to read. Off the top of my head: 1 ... (view more)

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