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Windows 7: Why are my Window Gadgets not displaying properly?

07 Feb 2014   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.
Why are my Window Gadgets not displaying properly?


Rookie computer guy here that cannot figure this out. Can someone guide me in order to get my gadgets to display properly? I have attached a snipshot as to how it is displayed currently. Thank you in advance.

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07 Feb 2014   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

lots of discussion regarding gadget problems after IE11 came out. use forum search functions.

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07 Feb 2014   #3
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit

Read about it here:

Its a problem with IE11 and the quick fix is to change your DPI to 100%.

DPI Display Size Settings - Change

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