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Everything has gone large on my screen

I think a combination of buttons have been pressed simultaneously on my compaq presario laptop resulting in everything being oversized like it has been magnified.

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Right click on desktop and go to properties, select the Appearance Tab and click the EFFECTS button and be sure the Large icons isnt checked.

then go back and to the settings tab and make sure the resolution isnt set really low, adjust it to whatever works for you.

Try this and get back to me if that didnt work and we can try afew other things.

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This will only work for VISTA . Click personalize then click on display settings then click on the monitor icon. Put your resolution on 1280 by 800 then press then click on colours HIGHEST (32 BIT) then press ok ....

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