Display

Display specifies the display settings for the display device.

Child Elements

Setting Description
ColorDepth Specifies a valid color depth for the display device in bits per pixel.
HorizontalResolution Specifies a valid horizontal resolution for the display device.
RefreshRate Specifies a valid refresh rate for the display device.
VerticalResolution Specifies a valid vertical resolution for the display device.

Note

If the specified settings cannot be set on the display device, Windows attempts to match the requested mode as closely as possible.

Valid Passes

auditSystem

auditUser

oobeSystem

specialize

Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup | Display

Applies To

For a list of the supported Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-Shell-Setup.

XML Example

The following XML output sets the display resolution to 1024x768, with 32-bit color depth, and a refresh rate of 72 hertz.

<Display>
   <ColorDepth>32</ColorDepth>
   <HorizontalResolution>1024</HorizontalResolution>
   <RefreshRate>72</RefreshRate>
   <VerticalResolution>768</VerticalResolution>
</Display>

The following XML output sets the display resolution to 1024x768, with 32-bit color depth, a refresh rate of 72 hertz, and displays text and graphics items at a medium size.

<Display>
   <ColorDepth>32</ColorDepth>
   <DPI>120</DPI>
   <HorizontalResolution>1024</HorizontalResolution>
   <RefreshRate>72</RefreshRate>
   <VerticalResolution>768</VerticalResolution>
</Display>

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