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Windows 7: Using Media Centre on 50inch plasma.

17 Jul 2011   #1

Using Media Centre on 50inch plasma.


I'm using 7MC on my TV in the lounge which is great. The problem I have though is using programs like Spotifiy.

I can't see what's on screen from my settee. Can I make it suitable for viewing from a distance?

It's easy with browser based stuff by using Ctrl and +. Is there similar for programs?

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20 Jul 2011   #2

windows 7 64 bit and dual boot Pinguyos

couple of things if you have not already tried,
In screen resolution you can change the size of text and other items on the desktop(although it might change the sharpness of the image).
There is a small program in windows that is called magnifier that can be used and configured to enlarge portions or the whole screen.
To enlarge browser text ect. you can use Ctrl and scroll wheel instead of Ctrl and +
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20 Jul 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

If you are using a keyboard from your couch, you can press Windows + "+" to enable the magnifier.
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19 Feb 2012   #4


I too am using 7mc on a 50 inch.

I set my text settings to 175% works nicely. With any luck somebody will build a decent plug in now the yanks have it.

There is one, but it's rubbish.
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