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Windows 7: Desktop too big for screen on Netbook

10 Jan 2013   #1
Fijay10

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Desktop too big for screen on Netbook

I don't know why, but my desktop is now far too big for my screen on my HP Mini. I can't see the bottom, right or left hand side of the desktop. I've tried looking at the screen resolution, but nothing that I do there seems to have any effect. Can someone help please as I can't even access the switch off button!


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10 Jan 2013   #2
Northernsoul55

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Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Hi Fijay10,

Try this: Go to control panel, and go to Appearance & Personalization. Look for Display and click Make text or other items bigger or smaller is underscored. Select it and click the appropiate size 100% and apply. Restart the computer and it should be fixed.
Oh and return it to Native resolution after that.

Failing that you may need a Graphics Driver update or you may not have one intalled, if this is the case then some modes will not be listed.

Please post Model number HP Mini .....

cheers

Dave
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11 Jan 2013   #3
Fijay10

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Thanks for your help
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11 Jan 2013   #4
Northernsoul55

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Hi Fijay10,

No Problem, happy to help,

I take it that it worked? and your screen is now fine?

Cheers Dave
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