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My Dell notebook monitor display's a small screen instead of full size. Any ideas why?

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Try changing the screen resolution (right-click on desktop->properties->settings->ok) or searching on Dell's website under the support section for display drivers for your model

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This can be because of two reasons.

1) The horizontal and vertical size in the monitor settings might be changed to shrink the visible video size.

2) The resolution settings of the system might be at a very high level which makes the screen/font size very small. Adjust the graphics settings on your system accordingly.

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There are two main causes. Your display settings are incorrect or a video driver problem.

First thing to try is right-clicking with your mouse any clear space on the desktop, then choosing properties.

From there you'll see a tab that says "settings".

Just slide the bar all the way to the right. You might have more than one choice and you can always choose again so play around with it until you find the right display ratio for your screen.

Here's a little visual guide here:

http://www.ehow.com/how_4595009_change-display-settings-xp.html


If that doesn't work then you probably need to reinstall the drivers for the video. You can try the easy way by doing visiting the "Windows Update" page and performing a custom update. If there is an updated driver then you'll see it listed under HARDWARE.

You can go that route or if you just want you download the drivers direct from Dell support site here:

http://supportapj.dell.com/support/downloads/index.aspx?c=in&l=en&s=gen

If you still have questions just ask.

Best of Luck!

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

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