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Everything is tiny and hard to read

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by ducati998, Dec 22, 2011.

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  1. ducati998

    ducati998 Thread Starter

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    We have Windows XP Professional installed on a Lenovo. We have some safety software installed on our drive which we have used for many years called Evidence Eliminator. We use it about once every 3-6months to clear the garbage from the drive.

    This time we used it and everything, the icons, the toolbar, the Favorites down the left side have all become tiny and difficult to read.

    Can someone please tell us how to get this back to normal size. We are very computer illiterate so can any answers be written so that idiots can understand it.

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Elvandil

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    System Restore.

    If you are desperate for disk space, so very desperate that you need to run tools that can damage the machine, you would do better to buy a lager hard drive.
     
  3. SUEOHIO

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    I have never heard of that program.On xp the disk cleanup and disk defrag should be more than enough to clean the drive.Your r-61 is an older IBM thinkpad.I used to have one.Its very possible this cleaner might have corrupted something on the display or graphics.Try going to start,control panel,appearence and themes, display,then look for the appearence tab and see if you can do a reset on the settings, then look for the settings tab and again see if you can reset anything.You also might want to try a system restore back to before you used this cleaner and see if it reverts things back to the way they were.Instead of it being a cleaner it sounds more like a program to wipe the drive which certainly isnt ever needed unless you are selling or donating the computer and have data on there you are worried about.
     
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    If you decide to get a larger hard drive which might be a good idea as was advised your computer takes an IDE and not a SATA drive since its an older model thinkpad.
     
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