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Huge font and scroll bar problem

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by Everway9, Jan 30, 2017.

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  1. Everway9

    Everway9 Thread Starter

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    Hi everyone.

    Hope y'all doing good today. :)

    I have an annoying problem which I have no idea how to fix.

    When I hover my mouse cursor over icons on my task bar the font of the text is huge. This also applies to text in some some of windows title bars but not all. It's quite sporadic. Also some of the scroll bars have doubled in size.

    I have not changed any of the font or appearance settings. It seems to have just suddenly changed automatically.

    I have attached a screen shot.

    Does anyone know what has happened and how I can fix it?

    Many thanks in advance.

    Andrew :)
     

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  2. Everway9

    Everway9 Thread Starter

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    Actually, in the image untitled 1 All the text is huge. :D
     
  3. davehc

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    Try this. Right click the desktop - Display settings.
    At the bottom, click "Advanced Display Settings"
    Scroll down to the bottom of the new window, and select "Advanced sizing of text and other items"

    Now, if you click the small window which shows "Title Bars", you will see several items. These should all be on the default 9

    Apply and exit
     
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  4. Everway9

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    Hi David. Thanks for your reply. I have checked this and it is set to 9.
     
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    That is the only setting, of which I am aware, that would cause the problem.

    Go back there and set all the items to, say, 7 and restart. If it solves it, then you can put them back to 9.
     
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    Thanks.

    It wouldn't have anything to do with scaling or aspect ratio settings on an external monitor would it?
    I have a laptop with the Nvidia GTX960m GPU and I'm outputting the display to a HTDV through HDMI.
     
  7. davehc

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    Most certainly!! That takes us down a different route.

    I am not using an ext, so, hopefully someone can pop in to this thread with the solution. I can only emphasize that it is most definitely the cause of the problem
     
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  8. Everway9

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    Hi again. :)

    Thanks for confirming that for me. Yes, hopefully someone who knows a fix for this will come along soon.

    Is there a different section of the forum which deals specifically with display issues that I should post my problem or would it not make any difference?

    Thanks again for your help David. :)
     
  9. davehc

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    No. Stay here and some bright lads will pop in.
     
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    OK... will do... Thanks :)
     
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    Hi David. That's perfect! I now understand why I have been getting huge text etc. Thanks so much for taking the time to find that for me. It's really appreciated. :) Thanks again.
     
  13. davehc

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    Great. Sorry about the slow response. Have fun
     
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  14. Everway9

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    No need to apologize. I'm the patient type. Everything's fine now... at least on the font and scroll bar side of things anyway. :D

    Thanks. :)
     
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    Go to Display Settings. What's the slider set to?
     
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