Desktop changed size for no reason

  DANZIG 17:02 23 May 2010
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On my Vista laptop, the desktop has changed size for no readily apparent reason.

I've tried everything I can think of to get it back to normal all to no avail..

I attach a picture to illustrate what I mean..

click here

  rawprawn 17:17 23 May 2010

Look in Device manager, uninstall the display adapter driver and reboot.

  DANZIG 17:18 23 May 2010

I'll give that a shot

  Graphicool1 17:19 23 May 2010

Not knowing what you may or may not have pressed by mistake. The following might be the quickest answer...
Try 'System Restore' to back before it changed shape.

  rdave13 17:19 23 May 2010

It looks ok to me. The two black lines either side is sometimes ususl with PC Advisor site. In Firefox change the zoom level of the beowser.

  rdave13 17:20 23 May 2010

Erratums
usual
browser.
Must get new typing fingers...

  DANZIG 17:34 23 May 2010

Sorted now.

Disabled display adaptor driver, restarted, then enabled it and restarted again.

Cheers!

  rawprawn 17:37 23 May 2010

Glad that you are sorted, thanks for the feedback
RP
Tick Resolved?

  rawprawn 17:39 23 May 2010

Very Sorry, you have ticked!

  DANZIG 08:28 26 May 2010

I know I ticked this as resolved, but the same issue has occurred.

I've done what I did previously, but that hasn't solved it this time.

Rawprawn - if I actually 'uninstall' this display adaptor driver - how do I go on about re-installing it, as I'm assuming that I won't be able to see anything??

  onthelimit 08:46 26 May 2010

When you restart, windows will see the hardware and install its own driver. You may need to go to manufacturers website later to download the latest version.

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