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Printing size I have the Windows XP program (which came with the computer) & when I print from the internet, the print is so small that I have to use a mignifying glass to read it - can you tell me how to enlarge the print? Delores Bird

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For IE 7 you have to go to "File" -> "Print preview" -> Drop down "shrink to fit" (it's the last option on the top right) and change it to 100% or 150%

you can also.

1) use firefox
2) reinstall or uninstall ie7, back to IE6

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