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Windows 7: Size of display

27 Apr 2011   #1
30Strathmore

Windows7 Home Premium
 
 
Size of display

Whenever I am away from the system for some time, the icons and text doubles in size and I am unable to read the text without scrolling back and forth. Why does this happen and how can I correct it?


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27 Apr 2011   #2
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

It never happens when you are there? Only when you leave the system alone for some time?

Regards....Mike Connor
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27 Apr 2011   #3
30Strathmore

Windows7 Home Premium
 
 

That is correct.
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27 Apr 2011   #4
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 30Strathmore View Post
That is correct.
Normally, Windows can not change display sizes without a specific command to do so, which also involves selecting the sizes desired.

What programs do you leave running when you leave the system?

Regards....Mike Connor
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27 Apr 2011   #5
30Strathmore

Windows7 Home Premium
 
 

I frequently have Word, Quicken, Windows Live Mail, and MSW Calendar running. Sometimes also Excel and MSW Data Base. Does this help?
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27 Apr 2011   #6
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Welcome to the forum

Erm, do you believe in ghosts....?
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27 Apr 2011   #7
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Sorry to be facetious Strathmore. This sounds very strange. Have you never seen it happening when you are just sat there? If not try sitting there and not touching anything for a few minutes.
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27 Apr 2011   #8
pillboxhunter

64 bit windows 7 home premium
 
 

Change the screensaver and see if it still happens. Some switch resolution and fail to switch back.
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27 Apr 2011   #9
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 30Strathmore View Post
I frequently have Word, Quicken, Windows Live Mail, and MSW Calendar running. Sometimes also Excel and MSW Data Base. Does this help?
Not really. Do you use a screensaver?

Regards....Mike Connor
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27 Apr 2011   #10
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Good thought pillboxhunter and welcome to the forum to you as well
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