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CIM_VideoControllerResolution describes the various video modes that a video controller can support. Video modes are defined by the possible horizontal and vertical resolutions, refresh rate, scan mode and number of colors settings supported by a controller. The actual resolutions, etc. that are in use, are the values specified in the CIM_VideoController object.

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In this WMI class, all WMI properties are read-only. You can only read values but not change them.


Data type String

A short textual description (one-line string) of the CIM_Setting object.


Data type String

A textual description of the CIM_Setting object.


Data type UInt32

Controller’s horizontal resolution in pixels.


Data type UInt32

Maximum refresh rate in hertz, when a range of rates is supported at the specified resolutions.


Data type UInt32

Minimum refresh rate in hertz, when a range of rates is supported at the specified resolutions.


Data type UInt64

Number of colors supported at the current resolutions.


Data type UInt32

Refresh rate in hertz. If a range of rates is supported, use the MinRefreshRate and MaxRefreshRate properties, and set RefreshRate (this property) to 0.


Data type UInt16

Integer indicating whether the controller operates in interlaced (value=5) or non-interlaced (4) mode.

$ScanMode_ReturnValue = 
    3='Not Supported'
    4='Non-Interlaced Operation'
    5='Interlaced Operation'


Data type String

The inherited SettingID serves as part of the key for a CIM_VideoControllerResolution instance.


Data type UInt32

Controller’s vertical resolution in pixels.



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