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I changed some options in the resolution section on my laptop and now all my screen is massive, how do i get everything back to normal size????

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Restart the computer and press f8 key continously ,now you will come to advance mode > select enable vga mode 640*480..now login with your username and password and set the screen resolution ........................that's it...........
Good luck.

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2 In Control Panel:
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3 In the Display Properties dialog box:
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4 On the Settings tab, under Screen Resolution:
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5 To close Control Panel:
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Greetings.
Let us change the setting of your resolution.
step 1. at your screen monitor right click (a place where there is not icon)
step 2. select properties
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We can't get our screen resolution back to what it was (1024x768) it changed when a game being played ended. It runs on 800x600 at the moment and everything is too big.


First right-click on the desktop and then left click on Properties from the menu that appears.

The display properties dialogue box will appear as shown in fig 1.1 below, click on the settings tab at the top right of the box.

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The areas worth noting are:

Screen Resolution
This slide bar is what you use to change the resolution, the options you have will depend on your graphics card and monitor, but the standard options are 800x600, 1024x768 and 1152x864.

Normally the default (in XP) is set to 800x600 which means the display will be 800 pixels wide and 600 pixels high.

Color Quality
This pull down box will contain the current colour options available, again this will depend on your grahics card and monitor, for best results select the highest option available.Changing the Resolution
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After clicking Apply your screen will resize to the new resolution and you will be presented with a confirm dialogue box (see left), if you are happy with the way your screen looks then simply click Yes, if you would like to try a different resolution click No.

When you have finished simply close the Display properties box.

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