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Icons on computer are very large after closing a program; restart doesn't fix

When I play HP games on my computer, if I minimize it without closing the program, then my desktop icons, windows, font, and everything are much larger than normal. When I actually exit the program, everything is normal. I accidentally closed a game without going to the menu and selecting exit so now my computer icons and everything are LARGE. I shut down and restarted and it didn't help.

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Yes, it is normal because your game is running in a lower resolution. When the game is exited properly, then your normal resolution is restored but since it didn't exit properly, it forgot to change your resolution back.

Assuming this is windows xp, right click anywhere on the desktop that does not have an icon and select properties. There you can change the resolution to what it was; since I don't know what it was, you'll have to test a few to see which one looks the way it did before. Then once you find it, press okay and it will save.

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As stated above, if this does not work which it should, try running the game again and exit it correctly, that should also revert to default settings.

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