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Windows 7: Desktop Is Anbormally Large

27 Jun 2012   #1
dlock55

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Desktop Is Anbormally Large

Hey guys, any help on this is greatly appreciated, Thanks

I try to keep my computer on as much as i can to avoid the long start up procedures and as i am on it 10/24hrs of the day i have no need to shut it down.

I recently was required to restart my computer to complete an installation process. When I turned my computer on I noticed that the desktop (Start menu, Task bar, Icons) were abnormally large. I figured that the screen resolution had changed(from the install), but it is still running at the maximum for my laptop (1360 x 768).

The start bar inst too noticeable but it has changed (see (1 - My Task Bar) and (2 - Generic - Old Bar))

I would like to have it back to the way it was and any help/ suggestions from you guys/girls would be very much appreciated




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27 Jun 2012   #2
Hanna 1

win7 home premium-64bit-SP1-IE10
 
 

Welcome to the forum
If you make a system restore prior to the installation you made, maybe you can regain your normal desktop.

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27 Jun 2012   #3
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Welcome aboard
Start > Control panel > display

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Is it your situation ? If not make it !


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27 Jun 2012   #4
dlock55

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Fixed :)

Thank you Arc And hannah for replying, Arc - that was exactly the problem although i have no ecolection of changing this.. A big thankyou for your swift reply, knoledge and for being friendly .... despite my lack of a brain
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27 Jun 2012   #5
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Most welcome, mate
it's nice to hear that your issue is fixed now ! What more ? Lol !
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