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DOS Screen Size

In Windows,(Win98SE) the screen size is fine. In Display I have the ability to regulate the size and resolution and all functions are normal. However, when I boot into DOS Prompt only, at the start up menu, I get a screen size approx. only 2/3 the size it should be. For some reason, access to the CMOS Settings in the BIOS is not available. Holding keys down while booting does not force a BIOS event.
I cannot get into CMOS Setup to see if there is an Expanded Screen Option. HP has a Mobile Setting Disk available, although it has been difficult getting it on a floppy disk, I was able to make one copy which is rejected by the operating system as "Not a valid Win32 Bit file."

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Press alt and enter key at the same time
also you can press f2 to get into the cmos
or unplug your hdrive and start this might get u in

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My picture is larger than my screen. How do I reduce the size

Right click on screen, then hit screen resolution,change resolution there. Theres a recommended resolution that you can click.

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How to change view size in windows 8

You can change the view size in Windows 8 in the following ways:
1) By changing the size of text and other items on the desktop
You can change the size of text and other items (like icons) on your desktop without disturbing your current screen resolution settings. To do this, follow the steps mentioned ahead:a)Open Screen Resolution by swiping in from the right edge of the screen, tapping "Search" (or if you're using a mouse, pointing to the upper-right corner of the screen, moving the mouse pointer down, and then clicking "Search"), enter "Make text larger" in the search box, and then tapping or clicking "Make text and other items larger or smaller".
b) Drag the slider until the items in the preview image are the size you want them to be.
c) Tap or click "Apply".
You'll see the change the next time you sign in to Windows.
Also, you can change the text size for specific items (such as Window title bars or tooltips) without affecting the size of anything else on your desktop. Follow these steps to do this:
a) Open Screen Resolution by swiping in from the right edge of the screen, tapping "Search" (or if you're using a mouse, pointing to the upper-right corner of the screen, moving the mouse pointer down, and then clicking "Search"), entering "Make text larger" in the search box, and then tapping or clicking "Make text and other items larger or smaller".
b) Under "Change only the text size", choose the item you'd like to change and pick a text size. If you want the text to be bold, select the "Bold" check box.
c) Tap or click "Apply".
You'll see the change the next time you sign in to Windows.
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2) By changing screen resolution
You can change the view size on your desktop by changing screen resolution settings. To do this, follow these steps:
a) Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tap "Settings", and then tap "Change PC settings" (If you're using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer up, click "Settings", and then click "Change PC settings").
b) Tap or click "PC and devices", then tap or click "Display".
c)Tap or click the resolution slider and drag it until you find your desired resolution.
d) Tap or click "Apply".
To know more about the best screen resolution settings for your desktop, refer to "Set your monitor to its native resolution" section on the following link:

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I cannot increase the size of my computer screen.

Describe your problem with details, screen size or display size,
if the problem with display then reset your display resolution from display property, according to your display screen size. If the Problem related with screen size then in laptop not possible to increase. if youe need more help then hit me at

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I have an IBM ThinkPad running Windows 98 Second Edition used to program older radios so it needs the older version of Windows. The display power on showing IBM Thinkpad full size, but when windows or DOS...

Hi there,

I've seen this before, the main problem is that the resolution is set too low, so it only fills part of the screen.

two ways to solve it.

1. Adjust the resolution to the optimal setting so it fills the entire screen.

2. Find the Picture Scaling option and have it Scale the picture to the entire screen.

To adjust the resolution, now its been a long time since I used windows 98, but I think you got to it by going to your desktop with the background, right click anywhere on the empty space and select properties, now on the window that opens it was the last page, settings I think, you should get an representation of your screen with a resolution lever and color options, pull the resolution lever one point to the right and hit apply and ok, do this until the picture fills the entire screen.

If your laptop has internet connectivity, I could take a look at it over remote support and solve the problem for you.

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I need to adjuxt my screen size.

In Windows XP:
Start / Control panel / Display/ Adjust screen resolution and settings
In Vista:
Right click on desktop / Personalise /Display settings/ change display size and resolution

Not sure about Win 7 as I do not use it, but I'd think it similar to Vista

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I have HP Laptop HPG60-445DX PC Windows 7. I need to change size of letters back to original size-I dont know how

Display in Windows 7 allows you to make the text and other items, such as icons, on your screen easier to see by making them larger. You can do this without changing the screen resolution of your display. This allows you to increase or decrease the size of text and other items on your screen while keeping your display set to its optimal resolution.

Let's see how to change Display in Windows 7:

1. Click the Start and then choose the Control Panel option.
2. Control Panel window opens up. Click Display.
3. Choose one of the following:

Smaller - 100%. This keeps text and other items at normal size.

Medium - 125%. This sets text and other items to 125% of normal size.

Larger - 150%. This sets text and other items to 150% of normal size. This option appears only if your monitor supports a resolution of at least 1200 x 900 pixels.
Make your choice and Click Apply.
To see the change, Click Log off now and then Login again.

See this link:

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MPN Capture 1300 Key Features Resolution 1.3 Megapixel LCD Screen Size 1.5 in. Digital Zoom 2x Lens Interchangeable Lens Not Interchangeable Lenses Focus Type Fixed Focus Image Quality Image Sensor Type CMOS Camera Resolution 1.3 Megapixel Image Resolutions 640 x 480 • 320 x 240 • 176 x 144 Exposure Control Aperture Range f3 (w) Storage Memory Type CompactFlash Card Type I Built-in Memory Size 8 MB Compression Modes Fine • SuperFine • Normal Compression Type JPEG Flash Flash Type Built-In Flash Functions Flash Off • Auto Flash • Fill-in Flash Viewfinder / Display Viewfinder Optical LCD Screen With LCD Screen LCD Protected Position Without LCD Protected Position Interfaces Interface Type USB Power Supply Battery Type 4 x AA Batteries Included Features Built-in MP3 Player Unknown Built-in Microphone Without Built-in Microphone Built-in Speaker Without Built-in Speaker Tripod Mount With Tripod Mount System Requirements Operating System Microsoft Windows 2000 • Microsoft Windows 98 • Microsoft Windows ME • Microsoft Windows NT • Microsoft Windows XP Warranty Warranty 1 Year Miscellaneous Included Accessories 4 x AA Batteries • Software • USB Cable • Hand Strap UPC 647499779101

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Laptop screne displaying 1/2 orginal size. need to reset pls

Jak, Go to Start->Control Panel->System->Hardware->Device Manager-> Display/Monitor. Select the monitor and uninstall it. The Go to Actions and select Scan foe new Hardware. Windows will automatically detect the hardware and install the driver for it. Save it and reboot into full screen windows.

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