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22-Nov-2009, 05:29 PM #1
Solved: Cannot get rid of extra large icons
My daughter's laptop has extra large icons that I cannot get rid of. Also, when she goes to a website, that too is also very large and will not fit on the screen. I have tried to right click and adjust the icons but that does not get them back to normal. I have checked the dpi and that is as small as can be adjusted, Any help with this will be appreciated!!
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22-Nov-2009, 05:41 PM #2
did you try holding ctrl*and then scrolling with the scrolly thingy on your mouse or touchpad
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22-Nov-2009, 06:41 PM #3
are the large icons on her desktop too ? try this go to start, control panel, appearance and themes, display properties, and font size. u have normal large and extra large. try normal and see if that helps.
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22-Nov-2009, 07:53 PM #4
I have the settings on normal and when i switch to larger they really get bigger!!
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22-Nov-2009, 08:04 PM #5
ruffmo, Right click your Desktop, choose Properties, under the Settings tab move the Screen Resolution slider a notch to the right, click Apply/OK.

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22-Nov-2009, 08:26 PM #6
Thank you, I did that just before your post and I changed the resolution and it is back to normal. I have no idea how my daughter changed it. Thanks again
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22-Nov-2009, 08:29 PM #7
ruffmo, Glad to see that the problem is corrected. You can mark this thread as solved using the Mark Solved button at the upper left of your fist post in this thread.

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