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BfloSabres09

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I just performed a system recovery, Now everything on my computer is very large, as if the computer were in safe mode. However, it's not in safe mode because it doesn't say safe mode in the corner. How do I get this back to normal size icons and screens?
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Howdy:

Reinstall the drivers for your video card!!

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How Do I do that?
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download the newest ones from the manufacturer of your PC's website, or from the vendor who made the videocard

They are usually executable programs that require nothing more than a double click of a setup
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I have an HP Pavilion 750n
I looked but cannot find what you've told me to download.
If you could help find this, id really appreciate it.
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wow, did they stick an old video chip in there....in all liklihood, you probably just need to set the display size

Right click the desktop, choose PROPERTIES, SETTINGS tab and slide the screen resolution tab

(since the tnt2 drivers are built into windows)

if that does not work

start > run
devmgmt.msc
<enter>

Anything with a big yello ! showing?
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No yellow ? or !
I already tried sliding over the resolutions tab, it brought everything to a normal size, however the screen is totally off proportions and i cannot get them to a normal size to fit the screen
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not sure I follow you...if it is back to normal size, what do you mean by proportion

right click the desktop, choose ARRANGE ICONS BY and select an option
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well, the actual picture doesn't fit the screen size.
There is a lot of black on the bottom and sides
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right click desktop > properties > desktop tab, choose STRETCH in the right hand drop down menu and OK
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you may also need to use the buttons on your monitor to increase the screen size on the monitor istelf...
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tried it, i still canno get it into proportions
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all that does it make the background image fit, the actual screen size is what doesn't fit
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oh, I think I've got you now....sounds like the wrong monitor driver was loaded....

start > run
devmgmt.msc
<enter>

scroll odwn to monitors

waht do you see?
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plug and play monitors.
Im guessing thats the standard monitor that came with this computer
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