How to change monitor refresh rate in Windows 10

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Sometimes many users face problems like screen flickering, color scattering, etc. when they use their PCs / laptops. To solve this kind of problem, we can change monitor refresh rates and different screen resolutions with the help of certain compatible modes supported by the monitor and video adapter.

Choosing an allowable screen resolution and monitor refresh rate improves the quality of the text / image graphics on the screen.


In this article, we will follow some steps on how to change monitor refresh rate in windows 10:


Step 1:

Open the “Settings” application. You can open this application by simply pressing the “Win ​​Key + I” keys simultaneously.

Alternatively, you can type “Settings” into the Windows search bar located next to the Start icon. Click on the first option provided.

Step 2:

Click on the “System” settings.

Ma, Right-click on the desktop screen and click “Display Settings” to access the direct path to the secondary display settings in the “Settings” application.

Step 3:

Scroll down and click "Advanced Display Settings".

Step 4:

Scroll down again and click "View Card Properties".

Note: The monitor and graphics window will open listing the type of adapter installed on your system. It will also display statistics such as available graphics memory, dedicated video memory, system video memory, and shared system memory.



Step 5:

Click on “List all modes”.

Note: It will display all supported modes depending on the monitor and video card installed in the video hardware.

Step 6:

You can select a desired mode from the list of valid modes. After selecting the desired mode, click "OK" to confirm the changes.

Note: Changing the current display settings will rearrange icons all over the PC.

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