How to Change the Screen Refresh Rate in Vista
The refresh rate is the frequency at which the screen is redrawn. A flickering monitor can contribute to eyestrain and headaches. Increasing the screen refresh rate to at least 75 hertz for CRT monitors and 60 hertz for LCD monitors using the native resolution will generally produce less flicker and strain on your eyes. Changes to the refresh rate will affect all users who logon to the computer.
You may need to change your screen resolution before changing the refresh rate because not every screen resolution will support all of the same refresh rates. The available rate and resolution options are based on the video adapter and it's driver, and of course your monitor.
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