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Old 02-20-2009, 03:45 PM
Kirstin E. Bethavas Kirstin E. Bethavas is offline
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Default Huge icons/windows?

For some reason .. everything on my computer is suddenly really big, after logging on. All my icons and windows are enlarged. (No, I didn't hit FN+space by accident, I tried that already and it just made everything even more gigantic!) Any idea why/how to fix it? It's driving me nuts!
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Old 02-20-2009, 04:33 PM
Andrew G. Scheffler Andrew G. Scheffler is offline
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Sounds like you may have inadvertently changed your desktop resolution. Go to Control Panel then open up Display. Then go to the settings tab and under screen resolution move the little bar to the right, hit apply and see if that fixes it.
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Old 02-20-2009, 04:36 PM
Kirstin E. Bethavas Kirstin E. Bethavas is offline
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That's not it either, that was the first fix I attempted after fn+space. It was normal until I shut it off this morning, and when I turned it back on it was enlarged from startup, so I have no idea what it could be.
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Old 02-20-2009, 05:08 PM
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In the Display control panel, check:
  • Under the Apperance tab, Font Size is set to Normal
  • Under the Settings tab, click Advanced. Make sure DPI setting is set to Normal size (96 DPI)
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Old 02-20-2009, 05:31 PM
Kirstin E. Bethavas Kirstin E. Bethavas is offline
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It's set to 96 dpi and the font size set to normal. Ughhhh I really don't want to take my computer to CNS and be without a computer for weeks on end, and I just reimaged my computer myself over winter break .. I really don't want to spend hours reinstalling things!

Any other ideas for fixes?
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Old 02-20-2009, 07:06 PM
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I have the same problem... and it isn't the font size or DPI.
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Old 02-20-2009, 10:04 PM
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when you check the resolution, besides being all the way to the right, what does it say it is? it should either be 1400x1050 or 1440x900.
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Old 02-21-2009, 01:08 AM
Kirstin E. Bethavas Kirstin E. Bethavas is offline
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It's fixed! Thanks, Mike =]
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Old 03-06-2009, 09:18 PM
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Default myy laptop hates meee

so my laptop hates me
and it wont let me log in..
every time the log in screen should come up it doesnttt :[
it instead reads : please wait.. (forever)

..i dont know what happened to it
because it was working fine in the morning

if anyoneee knows how to fix ittt.. HELLPP!
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