Add Custom Screen Resolution in Windows using CRU

  1. Go to Desktop and right-click, choose Screen Resolution.

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2. Click the Resolution drop-down to view current available screen resolutions.

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3. Go to http://www.monitortests.com/forum/Thread-Custom-Resolution-Utility-CRU and download the latest version of CRU (Custom Resolution Utility). Extract to folder and run CRU.exe.

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4. You can see the list of current available screen resolutions. Click the Add button below Detailed resolutions.

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5. For this example, we want to add the screen resolution 1920 x 1080. For that we enter 1920 in horizontal active pixels, then 1080 in vertical lines. For basic setup, you don’t need to change anything else. Click the Ok button.

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6. The new screen resolution in now added on the list of Detailed resolutions list. But we have to restart the PC in order for the changes to apply.

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7. Once you restarted your PC. Go to Desktop, right-click and choose Screen Resolution. The added custom resolution 1920 x 1080 is now on the list.

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Custom Resolution list for widescreen (16:9):

  • 2560 x 1440
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 1600 x 900
  • 1366 x 768 (normally for laptops or 14″ monitors)
  • 1280 × 720
  • 1152 × 648
  • 1024 × 576