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Hello,

While experimenting with the font size (control panel/display/settings/advanced) I set it to 1.5 times the normal setting, to 144 dpi. I also experimented with the resolution.

I changed the resolution back to where it had been (800 X 600) but I can't change the font size, because the "apply" button on the page that does that is no longer visible, even in full screen mode. The "advanced" button on the preceeding "settings" screen is half hidden but useable.

The system is about 5 years old and has a Samsung 19 inch flat panel monitor. I have had no significant display problems until this one, today.

Thanks for your help!

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Can you reset the resolution to change the font then change the resolution again
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I can't access the "Apply" button on the resolution changing screen, either.

Thanks.

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Have you got a recent restore point




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Unfortunately, no. That has never worked on this system.

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Press and hold the left mouse button on the top of the box, does it move with the mouse so you can access apply
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I can move it up but only by the width of the top section, the one that is sometimes blue and has the mimimize, etc, button on it.

I've also eliminated the bars on the bottom, but I still can't see "apply".

Thanks.

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If you put the cursor over any of the edges, does it become a two way arrow, if yes, press and hold the left button and move the mouse to change the size of the box
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I do not get the 2 way arrow anywhere on the "settings" or the "advanced" display screens. I do get it elsewhere, on other windows.

I updated/reloaded the video card driver, but that had no effect.

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OK, I fixed it!

I brought the system up in the Safe Mode. This loaded only the basics. I then went to the screen that controlls the font size and changed it back to 96 dpi. The Apply button was now visible and I clicked on it. The system then restarted, I did a little tweaking, and there we were - fixed!

I think. <g>

Thanks again for your help!

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Thank You for letting me know
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