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How can I make "Solitaire" cards bigger on my laptop?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by hotskates, Sep 12, 2003.

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  1. hotskates

    hotskates Thread Starter

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    I have a new laptop with a 16" screen. When I open up the solitaire game the cards are so tiny, the cards are about l l/2 inches tall.
    I have tried enlarging the text and all other obvious enlargements but for some reason solitaire cards stay small.

    Could this be that the game is just smaller with Windows XP, or maybe on a laptop?

    MY home computer runs on WIndows ME and solitaire cards are much bigger on the same size screen.
     
  2. adambailey

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    try to change you screen resolution on your main windows screen and then play but to be honest if that dont work play it on a desktop!
     
  3. hotskates

    hotskates Thread Starter

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    Yeah, I already thought of that. I think i'm stuck with the teeny weeny cards.
     
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    hotskates Thread Starter

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    Today I changed the dpi to 120 and went into the icon size and raised that to large, Still the solitaire cards are tiny? THis is on my laptop with windows xp.
    ( My home pc the cards are twice as big. Thats the look I'm after.)
     
  5. PC_Wiz

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    Test in safe mode and Vga mode to see if the cards display correctly.

    Tab on the F8 key after the memory count
     
  6. hotskates

    hotskates Thread Starter

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    The displays are correct. Its a problem with XP on laptops only. I think the size is permanent for solitaire.
     
  7. Rockn

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    Not dpi, desktop size. It's probably set at 1024 x 768 or larger. Set it to 800 x 600
     
  8. PC_Wiz

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    If changing the video resolution as Rockn suggested does not resolve the issue, then try to update the video drivers.
     
  9. hotskates

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    I've done all of that and solitaire is still small - I think thats the only option for its size.
     
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