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Windows 7: Zoom Problem

11 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Zoom Problem

Sorry if I posted this in the wrong section, I'm new to this forum.

I got my desktop upgraded to Windows 7 and everything seems to be fine except the fact that everything is zoomed in. I really don't know much about computers but a couple of people told me it had to deal with the screen resolution. When I went to adjust the screen resolution I went to
ControlPanel>Display>ScreenResolution
But the resolution option was not highlighted so I wasn't able to adjust it. Does anybody know if I'm doing something wrong or if it's another problem its self?

This is how the forum looks.


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11 Apr 2010   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Try to right click on desktop >personalize>display>then change it the way it suits you.

If that does not work. Control panel>display>adjust resoulution and then use the drop down menu.
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11 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Try to right click on desktop >personalize>display>then change it the way it suits you.

If that does not work. Control panel>display>adjust resoulution and then use the drop down menu.
That's what I tried at first but the for some reason it doesn't give me the option to adjust it so I can't use the drop down menu.

This is what it look's like when I go to that menu

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11 Apr 2010   #4

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Windows 7 Pro 64 SP1
 
 

I think you want to check this setting, It also looks like you may want to update your graphics driver.

DPI Display Size Settings - Change


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11 Apr 2010   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Type device manager in search. Go there. Then make sure that there are not yellow warning markers. Then update the driver for the video card (video adaptors)
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11 Apr 2010   #6

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
I think you want to check this setting, It also looks like you may want to update your graphics driver.

DPI Display Size Settings - Change
It's already set on that.
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11 Apr 2010   #7

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by richc46 View Post
Type device manager in search. Go there. Then make sure that there are not yellow warning markers. Then update the driver for the video card (video adaptors)
Okay I did that. No yellow flags came up. How do I go about updating th driver for the video card?
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11 Apr 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Hello Dee1 Welcome to SF !!

Can we know what Display card are you using ?? Please post us we will find the best drivers for you. It really looks like a Drivers issue.

- Captain
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11 Apr 2010   #9

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

I am gonna make a stupid suggestion, maybe you've tried. If not give'r a go.


Hold CTRL and hit the plus or minus sign to zoom in or out. Can't hurt



***EDIT**** I know it works on FF and Chrome, not sure about IE though.
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11 Apr 2010   #10

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Capt.Jack Sparrow View Post
Hello Dee1 Welcome to SF !!

Can we know what Display card are you using ?? Please post us we will find the best drivers for you. It really looks like a Drivers issue.

- Captain

Thank you, I definetly feel welcomed. By the way I would really like to thank you guys for all of you suggestions. How can I find out?


Like I mentioned before I'm really not computer savvy so I'm not sure what display card I'm using.
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