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wmi script to change screen resolution

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I need a script done using wmi to change the screen resolution. I know how to do it in vb. But in this case I have to use wmi for window 2003
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by:Michael Pfister
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Hm, seems to be impossible, see here: http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Q_21564956.html
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See here: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/resources/qanda/jul05/hey0721.mspx

<Quote>Well, in case you’ve forgotten, we’ll refresh your memory: “No, you cannot use a script to change the screen resolution on a computer. You can use a script to retrieve information about the current screen resolution, but that information is read-only.”</Quote>
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Hi Tuckcorp,

As far as I know, there is nothing builtin you can use from a script to change the screen resolution, even the above link says the same. But you can use

some command line freeware utilities MultiRes , Resolution Changer, Vidres that can do the job for you:

http://groups.google.co.uk/groups?selm=3F9F8B7E.9ADBCE35%40hydro.com

Regards,
Engineer_Dell
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Hi Rindi
 I'd recommend split points between engineer_dell  and me.
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