My glasses are smudged.

You’ve just purchased a new laptop computer, but everything shown on the LCD display looks just a bit blurry. What is the most likely cause of this problem?

A) The video driver is faulty

B) The LCD display is faulty

C) The LCD resolution is incorrect

D) The BIOS settings are incorrect

E) When was the last time you had an eye exam?

The answer: C) The LCD resolution is incorrect

Every LCD display has a native resolution that provides clear and crisp output. If the resolution is set to a resolution other than the native resolution, the screen will appear just a bit fuzzy or slightly blurry.

Want to know more? Watch “Installing and Troubleshooting Laptop Components.”

Laptops hardware components are unique to their smaller form factor and portability. In this video, you’ll learn how to troubleshoot laptop video, check for problems with the LCD hardware, and troubleshoot issues with antenna wire connections.