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Screen Magnifier feature does not work on Windows 7 operating system

The Screen Magnifier feature does not work on Windows 7 operating system when users press Fn+Space to magnify the computer display.

Affected configurations

Systems with Windows 7 Operating System


To solve this problem, users need to change the monitor refresh rate to 60Hz.

To change the monitor refresh rate to 60 Hz, do the following:

  1. Right-click any blank area on the Windows desktop and select Screen resolution. The Screen Resolution window opens.
  2. Click Advanced settings. A window opens.
  3. Click the Monitor tab, and select 60 Hertz from the Screen refresh rate drop-down list box.
  4. Click OK. The monitor will take a moment to adjust. Then a dialog box will be displayed, asking you whether to keep the display settings.
  5. Click Yes within 15 seconds to save your configuration.

If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please do try the following options:
1. Lenovo Assisted Search
2. Product usage and general troubleshooting tips
3. Lenovo Support Forum
4. Technical Support Call Centre

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Document ID : HT052845
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