Switch the computer's display between expanded
mode and regular video mode.
Switch the video image to the next display in the
following sequence: the computer's display, an
external monitor, or both displays simultaneously.
Turn off the display. This key combination applies
only to Windows 98, and Windows NT and may not
be supported under certain conditions.
You cannot adjust contrast on your display.
Certain key combinations may not function with the Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI)
or may require configuration with the Power Management Properties window in the Control Panel. See
"Power Management and
Expanded Video Mode
When working in text mode, you can select the font used to display text. Press <Fn><F7> to toggle between
a regular serif font and a serif font with extra leading. Expanded video mode is useful if you are working in
800 x 600 resolution on a 14.1-inch XGA display.
Customizing Display Resolution
In Windows XP
1. Click the Start button, and then click Control Panel.
2. Under Pick a category, click Appearance and Themes.
3. Under Pick a task..., click the area you want to change, or under or pick a Control Panel icon,
4. Try different settings for Color Quality and Screen resolution.
In Windows 2000, Windows 98, and Windows NT
1. Click the Start button, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
2. Double-click the Display icon, and then click the Settings tab.
3. Try different settings for Colors and Screen area.
For more information, see your operating system documentation.
If you choose a resolution or color palette that is higher than the display supports, the settings adjust
automatically to the closest possible setting.
Video Drivers and Video Resolution