Font is too narrow

  EllyZelly 16:46 05 Feb 2008

Hi everyone,
I am wondering if someone could help me. My computer (HP) had an update and after that was done, my screen images and screen icons became too narrow, as did my font. I now fixed the images problem and I think the screen is the appropriate size, but the font is still too narrow. Please help.

  Technotiger 16:54 05 Feb 2008

Right-click on Desktop then go to Properties>Appearance and you can change the Font size.

  EllyZelly 17:19 05 Feb 2008

Thank you...but that doesn't work. I already fiddled with font size. Besides, I have Vista so right clicking on the desktop doesn't bring up those options.

I was incorrect earlier...the images are slimmed down too.

  T0SH 18:15 05 Feb 2008

If it was a TV display it would sound as if you had the aspect ratio set wrong

If your computer has a widescreen maybe there is an aspect setting in the monitor setup menu

Cheers HC

  AlanHo 18:16 05 Feb 2008

Right click on desktop
Display settings
Ensure the resolution is correct for your monitor

  EllyZelly 18:31 05 Feb 2008

Thanks; I did that AlanHo, but when I press Default Monitor, it automatically shifts back to Generic PnP monitor (option). The screen resolution tab won't move, either.

  EllyZelly 19:09 05 Feb 2008

I uninstalled the NIVDA driver and now the font and screen size and everything is way too huge.

  EllyZelly 19:15 05 Feb 2008

I tried to download NIVDIA again but it said it couldn't locate any drivers for it and setup was exited.

Please help! I would rather have too narrow a screen than a huge one with everything taking up the whole screen.

  EllyZelly 19:22 05 Feb 2008

Should I overwrite the NIVDIA that is already in the computer? At this point, I hestitate to do anything!

  EllyZelly 19:22 05 Feb 2008

...the computer screen also 'blinks'

  Diemmess 19:27 05 Feb 2008

It might be the display resolution?

Try right click in an empty area of destop.
Choose Properties, then Settings.

Move the slider towards a greater resolution (if the whole thing is still too large.)

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