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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by Nick Scott, Dec 17, 2001.

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  1. Nick Scott

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    Here's a weird one.

    Old PC, P200MMX, with 32 MB RAM, but only running Win 95 OSR2.

    The font size for Windows is set to large (125%) of default font size, and no matter how many times you change the setting back to standard size, no matter how you do it, by either setting to normal or specifying a custom size as normal, when you reboot Windows always comes back up with the large fonts.

    Is there a registry hack that anyone knows of that will cure this?
     
  2. Mosaic1

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    Have you tried reinstalling or updating the Video Drivers?
     
  3. Nick Scott

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    Forgive my ignorance, but how would reinstalling the video driver help a font issue?

    The only reason I ask is that the VGA seems fine at the moment. I can run at 1024 x 768 in 256 colours or at 800 x 600 in 16-bit no problem at default refresh rates, which considering that this only has a 2MB PCI (integrated) VGA card seems to be pretty good.
     
  4. Rockn

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    Right click your desktop and select properties. In display properties select the effects tab and de-select the large icons checkbox...apply and see what happens.
     
  5. Nick Scott

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    I checked this and large icons wasn't selected, just the standard default size.

    The problem is now history though as in frustration I have fomatted and reinstalled with 98Se so the fonts are back to normal....sigh.

    Thanks anyway guys.:)
     
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