Notebook display resolution change causes blurrines
Posted on 2007-12-03
I have deployed a HP6710b notebook to a user who has lees than perfect eyesight. At the maximum resolution of 1680 x 1050 the display is crisp & sharp, but on any other resolution text etc becomes fuzzy to the point of being unusable.
Display output to an external moitor is sharp at all resolutions.
HP support has been contacted and their response indicates that this is normal behavior. The resulting problem is that the (mobile) user finds it difficult to read (Outlook) email as the text is so small.
All pertinent drivers (display/BIOS/chipset/OS HP-specific) have been updated to no avail.
My question is;
1) Is this common/accepted bahavior across all notebooks?
2) Is there a work around?
3) If common, how do we provide notebooks to an aging workforce where the norm is to provide higher & higher display resolution and/or smaller displays?
Thanks in advance,