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How-to: Configure Dual Monitors With Different Resolutions in Windows 10

You can configure your dual-monitor setup to have different resolutions for each monitor.

To change resolution, right-click the desktop and then click Display Settings on the menu that appears.

windows 10 display settings

In the Display settings window, you will see a preview of two monitors, numbered 1 and 2, as shown in the following screenshot:

dual monitor setup
Dual monitor setup

Now, for example, if you want to change the resolution of the second monitor, select the second monitor in the preview pane, as shown in the following screenshot:

dual monitors with different resolutions windows 10

Then, scroll down to the Scale and layout section and click on the Display resolution drop-down menu to change resolution.

change display resolution

Note that you can use the preview pane to drag and rearrange displays to match their actual physical alignment.

rearrange dual monitors

You can also choose whether the taskbar should appear on both monitors or not.