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web pages too big


gerryp25

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Hi, I am running XP and recently had to have Windows re-installed due to something nasty getting in computer. Since then I have a problem with web pages appearing too big for th screen eg. when trying Ebay usually about 6 or so items appear but now only 3 come up, the pages are too wide and too tall. Every site is the same, I can't find any way to reduce the size, Can anyone help please. thanks

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Taff™

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Assuming that your screen settings are correct it sounds like you have the zoom setting on your web browser set incorrectly. Hold the CTRL Key and use your mouse scroll wheel to adjust it.

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Woolwell

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Did you re-install your graphics drivers and is your monitor set up at the right resolution?

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buteman

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If you have a scroll wheel on your mouse hold down the Ctrl button and turn the scroll wheel till you get the size that you want.

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gerryp25

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Thanks for your help, the suggestion to hold ctrl and use sroll wheel seems to work on my netbook so it might work on my tower system tonight, keep you informed later. thanks for your help. I have a follow up message about something else which will appear in a few minutes

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gerryp25

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Thaks for all your help, the ctrl and mouse scroll worked but it only reduced size. of the text, the page size didn't alter

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woodchip

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right click on desktop/properties check what monitor resolution is set to. probably set to 800x600 it needs setting higher

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