My screen is too big for its boots

  Dobba 21:25 13 Apr 2006

Hi all.
Suddenly, for no reason that I can see, my desktop has extended over the edges of the screen, so that the top row of icons (for instance) are half hidden. I think that I need to shrink the desktop so that everything shows on the screen.
Anyone any ideas?

  Jackcoms 21:31 13 Apr 2006

Either alter the screen resolution or fiddle with the left/right and up/down adjustments on your monitor.

  VoG II 21:31 13 Apr 2006

Does it say 'Safe Mode' in each corner of the screen?

If not, right click the desktop, Properties, settings tab, change the screen resolution to the correct value.

  woodchip 22:07 13 Apr 2006

There should be manual or software controls built into monitor if it's a CRT monitor

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