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Everything on my compaq presario cq50-215nr laptop got really big after i accidentally hit a couple of buttons on the keyboard and i dont know what i hit. how do i make them go back to normal size

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  • sharon_frash Jan 02, 2009

    the icons...the text...the whole display.

  • Stephen May 11, 2010

    Do you mean the desktop icons?

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On the Start menu:

  • Point to All Programs.
  • Point to Accessories.
  • Point to Accessibility.
  • Select Accessibility Wizard.
The rest is a windows wizard that will walk you through how to get things back to normal.

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Choose Screen Resolution For higher legibility of documents on screen, you can adjust the screen resolution of your monitor (for monitors that support more than one screen resolution option). The higher the number of pixels, the more information you can display on your screen and the smaller items appear. Lower screen resolution makes items appear larger and can benefit people with vision impairments. This procedure tells you how to adjust screen resolution through Display Properties in Control Panel.
Mouse actions Keyboard actions 1 On the Start menu:

  • Select Control Panel
Display the Start menu by pressing CTRL+ESC (or the Windows logo key everything on my compaq presario - winkey.gif).
  • Select Control Panel by pressing C.
2 In Control Panel:
  • Be sure you are in Classic View (all Control Panel icons are showing).
  • If not, under Control Panel in the left pane, select Switch to Classic View.
  • Select Display.
In Control Panel:
  • Be sure you are in Classic View (all Control Panel icons are showing).
  • If not, under Control Panel in the left pane, select Switch to Classic View by pressing TAB.
  • Press ENTER.
  • Press the RIGHT ARROW key, and then the LEFT ARROW key to select Display.
  • Press ENTER.
3 In the Display Properties dialog box:
  • Select the Settings tab.
In the Display Properties dialog box:
  • Move to the Settings tab by pressing CTRL+TAB.
4 On the Settings tab, under Screen Resolution:
  • Select a screen resolution value by moving the slider arrow.
  • Select OK.
On the Settings tab:
  • Move to the Screen resolution slider by pressing ALT+S.
  • Choose a screen resolution value by pressing the RIGHT ARROW or LEFT ARROW key.
  • Press ENTER.
5 To close Control Panel:
  • Select the Close button.
To close Control Panel:
  • Press ALT+F, C.

screenresolution.jpg Control Panel: Display: Settings tab: Screen resolution

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