Tip & How-To about Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Most users have either a 17" TFT montior OR an older CRT of the same size which works really well on the default 96 DPI and a screen resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels OR the default 1024 x 768
However if you have a larger HD Monitor that will allow for a much higher pixel definition in line with 1080i and 1080p Televisions you might need to increase the DPI to 120 or some other custom setting to do this you need to right click the desktop and navigate to;
Display Properties > Settings > Advanced > General and you will see the pulldown menu to change it to Large Size.
It may ask you for the Windows CD however the files that are required should already be there unless you installed the Operating system from a minimized set of cabinet files on a slipstreamed CD.
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In the left pane, click Adjust font size
you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the
password or provide confirmation.
In the DPI Scaling dialog box, do one of the
To increase the size of text and other items on the screen, click
Larger scale (120 DPI)-make text more readable, and then
To decrease the size of text and other items on the screen, click
Default scale (96 DPI)-fit more information, and then
To see the changes, close all of your programs, and then restart
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