Originally Posted by fjtorres
Uh, Windows has long had the ability to change screen metrics.
If text seems too small on a high-resolution display, instead of switching to a lower resolution you can change the display metrics to a higher dpi setting.
On Windows XP:
I've done so on my Toshiba Libretto, Windows 7.
But result is the very same: You have a high resolution, but text is too small for your display size. Whatever way you solve it, eventually you don't have any advantage of the high resolution. Some may say, text looks sharper. But does this really matter (or is it even obvious) if the text is big enough?