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450 ROG LCD Display

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My gateway is a 2004 450 ROG and my LCD display is hurting my eyes. I have XP installed. Tried to tweak XP but no luck so far. Not better.

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  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    I increased the pixel size and enabled clear type for XP but the text still looks blurred. It hurts my eyes to read the sceen.

  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    Gateway 450 problem is still the same. I have checked for display driver updates and they are good. Zooming in or out made little or no differents in the clarity of the screen print.

  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    I have checked to make sure my display drivers are up to date. They are. Zooming did not help

  • May 11, 2010

    What do you mean the display is hurting your eyes? What do you want to change about it?

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At the the top of webpage hit arrow on page in tool bar then you can change text sizes or zoom in and out.
let me know if that helps
also have you gone into device manager and update your display driver
if this does'nt help i can give another solution

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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