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Restore point haelp
self ^ | september 3, 2013 | knarf

Posted on 09/03/2013 6:45:03 PM PDT by knarf

I don't know what I did, but I've got an enlarged screen/icons/desktop .. just like a safemode, but I have a full color card.

I've tried restore, but I am given only 4 options ... today, yesterday and Aug 29 and 30.


TOPICS: Computers/Internet; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: glitch
None of those dates restore my system and I can't go back further or farther or father or farter ...

This is a new one to me.

Anyone got any suggestions?

Thanx

1 posted on 09/03/2013 6:45:03 PM PDT by knarf
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To: knarf

Yes, I’m logged in with my sister and a moose in the shower wearing tinfoil


2 posted on 09/03/2013 6:46:13 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: knarf

Have you tried using your CONTROL PANEL and changing the resolution for your MONITOR ?


3 posted on 09/03/2013 6:48:44 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: knarf

Windows 7, XP, Vista?


4 posted on 09/03/2013 6:49:35 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: unixfox

XP ... running fine then .. blip ... changed a page and I was super biggied.


5 posted on 09/03/2013 6:53:31 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: knarf

That’s weird, that just happened to me last night, too. I kinda like it, though, because I’m going blind.


6 posted on 09/03/2013 6:54:00 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: knarf

Right click on your desktop, go to view, choose classic icons.


7 posted on 09/03/2013 6:55:34 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

heh heh ... except I use my desktop as a lazy man’s favorites ... I can see maybe 12 of my icons ... I don’t want to admit to how many shortcuts I have on the desktop ... lots.


8 posted on 09/03/2013 6:56:00 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: knarf

Have you tried turning it off and on again?


9 posted on 09/03/2013 6:56:20 PM PDT by PlateOfShrimp
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To: knarf

Shut down and restart. Twice if need be. If it is still the same, you might be in windows classic. Go to the control panel and then appearance. Scroll down to the windows view modes.


10 posted on 09/03/2013 6:57:09 PM PDT by Revolutionary ("Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition!")
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To: knarf

If this appears only in your browser it means you’ve used the magnify feature of the browser. Different browsers reset in different ways. For Firefox, use Ctrl/0 (that’s zero).


11 posted on 09/03/2013 6:58:54 PM PDT by upchuck (The nobama regime: a string of omnishambles that stretches, seemingly, to infinity.)
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To: unixfox

I don’t have view, but I went into properties and changed to normal ... still large.


12 posted on 09/03/2013 6:59:17 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: knarf

Windows 7?

Sounds like your display size got changed.

Right click on an empty part of the desktop. From the pop up menu, select Screen Resolution.

Try changing to a higher resolution.

==

Another option

Right click on the Start button (lower left).

Click the Customize button. Scroll down to “Use large icons” and uncheck it.


13 posted on 09/03/2013 7:01:06 PM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: knarf

Look at post #10.


14 posted on 09/03/2013 7:02:00 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: knarf
Dunno about yer restore point dilemna, but this :

Yes, I’m logged in with my sister and a moose in the shower wearing tinfoil

.. sounds kinda kinky.

If yer sis and the moose are assisting, tell 'em to try not to drip on puter cuz that won't help things.

15 posted on 09/03/2013 7:02:21 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: knarf

‘changed a page’?

Browser?

Are the large icons on your desktop or in your browser?


16 posted on 09/03/2013 7:02:26 PM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: tomkat
You mean that won't haelp things.
17 posted on 09/03/2013 7:04:22 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Jane Long

Akchurly, I meant t’say hep me, but my tang got all tongueled up


18 posted on 09/03/2013 7:07:20 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Jane Long
That made me instantly think of : '.. and I haelped' .. lol

If that ad rings a bell, yer no spring chick(en)     d;^)

19 posted on 09/03/2013 7:08:22 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: knarf; All

Oh yeah ... and I use Chrome.


20 posted on 09/03/2013 7:08:55 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: tomkat
wut IN thee hail're you TALKIN' 'bout ?

/8^)

21 posted on 09/03/2013 7:10:04 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: tomkat

LOL... I’m old.


22 posted on 09/03/2013 7:10:10 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: PlateOfShrimp

Yes, Moss. :-)


23 posted on 09/03/2013 7:11:21 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us one chance in three. More tea anyone?)
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To: knarf

LOL. I hear ya!


24 posted on 09/03/2013 7:11:44 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: knarf
little girl .. shake'n'bake .. tv ad .. 60s     (70s?)

.. and ahhh haelped !


(sorry, this isn't helping git yer puter fixed .. will go away now)

25 posted on 09/03/2013 7:14:05 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: knarf

doooh, should have gotten PC Matic


26 posted on 09/03/2013 7:18:08 PM PDT by RBStealth
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To: tomkat
Oh hail YEAH I remember her ... little toothless kid.

Well ... there were at least 2 fronts gone.


As an aside ... and back on topic ...

I've lowered my font size to 75% which makes this readable, but the top and bottom task bar? is still huge.

The icons on the desktop are still large and I can't see them all

27 posted on 09/03/2013 7:20:23 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: RBStealth

Vasis das PC Matic ?


28 posted on 09/03/2013 7:21:03 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: knarf

never mind ... I found it ... but the page is large ... all pages are large unless I shrink each one individually


29 posted on 09/03/2013 7:23:16 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: knarf
If you'll hover your mouse pointer over the top edge of your lower taskbar, it should change to the arrow thingy and let you drag it back down to a single row, or however you usually have it.

I'll assume you know that a right click on the desktop should give you options for view/icon size ?
Don't have an xp machine running at the moment, so don't recall the exact choices, but do think it's in that context menu somewhere.

30 posted on 09/03/2013 7:24:30 PM PDT by tomkat
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And you're right about the front teeth .. LOL !

Gawd, no wonder I can't remember anything these days .. my little brain's crammed full of silly crap like that !

31 posted on 09/03/2013 7:27:20 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: knarf

Right click on the desktop and set a higher resolution. Simple fix. Nothing is wrong. Sometimes a game or software will change the resolution setting. Easy.


32 posted on 09/03/2013 8:08:06 PM PDT by sbMKE
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To: tomkat

Shake n’ Bake.


33 posted on 09/03/2013 8:10:00 PM PDT by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98 Class of '98)
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To: A_Tradition_Continues

shike n bike


34 posted on 09/03/2013 8:17:59 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: sbMKE; All
For all those resolution suggestions ... that was it.

I play games (LOVE hidden object) a lot and it was after closing out of a game session that my icons were enlarged.

35 posted on 09/03/2013 8:20:15 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: knarf
Yes, I’m logged in with my sister and a moose in the shower wearing tinfoil

Well, there's your problem right there, sport. Don't you know the NSA keys in automatically on that configuration??

Unfortunately, they haven't worked out the biggie screen bug yet. Gives 'em away every time.

36 posted on 09/03/2013 8:25:25 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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