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I have an HP Pavilion and a few months ago the windows went nuts. The info inside each window is streched out so that I can't see everything. The tabs at the top of the window are fine and the bottons at the bottom are fine, it's just the info in between. For example, when I go to print something, the printer properties window pops up, the tabs are sized right as well as the bottom buttons but I can only see part of the setting info because it it all streched out, like it's zoomed in on and not the rest. It's driving me insane. :tazz:
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Right click the desktop, click properties, click settings, what do you have for the resolution
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1024 by 768 pixels, the others didn't look right.
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Is the monitor refresh rate correct

On a web page, click view then text size, is it set to medium
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I'm not sure what the refresh rate is supposed to be but it's at 60 hertz. I'm pretty sure I never changed it but I could be wrong.
As for the browser, it dosen't say what it's at, just gives the option to select increase, decrease or nornal. The browser window dosen't have the sizing problem though it's just the message box type windows, and what's weird is that it's not all of them. Just the ones like the printer properties window and a few others that I can't think of at the moment. Sorry, I know i have the problem in other windows but I have a bad memory, LOL.
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Have you got the video adapter drivers on a CD
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Ok, you had brought up the refresh rate, and I checked it out. Since it is set to only display rate's that will work I tried swiching it to 70 hertz. That did it so far as I can tell. I went to print something, clicked on properties and the window was right. Thanks for the help!
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Thank You for letting me know
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