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small windows in xp-HELP PLEASE

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  1. matthew123

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    I wiped my computer yesterday and started again. Now, when i load the internet,(face book for example) the information is displayed only half the size of the screen(boarders of white on each side). How can I fix this so the info takes up the full screen like it used to?
    I am running xp professional , thanks for your time and assistance:confused:
     
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    Is all the information displayed, just smaller?
     
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    yes all displayed but very small now, do not know how to resize to fill screen
     
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    Go to your desktop.

    Right-click and select Properties.

    Click the Settings tab.

    Move the slider to various points on the line until you get back to where you want it.

    I advise that it be left all the way to the right, as this is your monitor's native display resolution, but feel free to select whatever resolution you like.
     
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    and all the fonts are resized as well, not bold and crisp, ragged letters,
     
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    done that, it is all the way up, still no change, it was all the way up before i started lookin for help
     
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    Sounds to me like you need to install video drivers then.

    What's the make and model of the problem PC?
     
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    gateway, duo core, what else do i need as info?
     
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    Gateway ____________ <== I'm looking for a model number.

    (e.g. my computer is a Dell Inspiron 530s).
     
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    Clientpro E4620 (D) S
     
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    Your ComputerModel: Gateway/ClientPro E4620D (S) Motherboard: ECS Q35T-GB vPro(Q35T BTX w/VPRO - 4006237R) CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo(2.33Ghz, Model: Conroe/E6550). Memory/RAM: 2GB(Two Corsair XMS2 PC6400 - CM2X1024-6400. Corsair = DUAL CHANNEL).Computers Operating SystemWindows XP Professional Service Pack 3
     
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    Click Start

    In the search bar type devmgmt.msc and hit Enter

    Click the + next to the pane Display Adapters so it expands, showing all installed hardware.

    Take a screenshot of this window and attach the file in your next post. (Or just tell me what is listed there is that is easier for you).

    To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file. To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
     
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    Intel(R) Express Chipset Family
     
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    Click here for the video driver for the Gateway E4620D.

    Click the Download Now button on that page. Download the file to your Desktop for convenience.

    Double-click the file on your Desktop to launch the installer. A wizard should guide you through the rest.

    Reboot the machine.


     
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    ok i did that and rebooted, still smallwindows for internet
     
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