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Old 03-28-2008, 04:40 PM   #1
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Just reinstalled Windows, as I mentioned in my question in the drivers forum and I have another problem, this one seemingly easier to solve but call me a NooB I haven't a clue on a course of action.
This problem is this: my browser is too small for the size of the web pages or the web pages are too small for my browser, either way you get the picture - I am having to scroll about too much and am slightly annoyed that I cannot zoom out and take in the whole page.

Help!!

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Right click your desktop > Properties > in the window that loads click the Settings tab > use the left/right scroll bar and scroll it to the right. This will increase the "size" (resolution) and force you to scroll less.

The further to the right, the more screen space you will have, but the smaller everything will be.

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That's not the problem - it's specifically a browser problem...if I alter the resolution like that it makes everything look silly too..
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To be honest with you, it seems to just or mostly be ebay.... though I'm not certain, words seem slightly large in here also..
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I;m asking around in ebay...
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some of the ebay stores seem to be using scripts that either break the web pages or assume we have screen resolutions of 2048 pixels wide or more. there is no need to have a web page wider than 800 pixels.....just make the page longer :)
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Hmmm.....
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What about this forum? Is this problem affecting you here also?
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Actually, I've just noticed on another forum it is slightly too large also... it is most noticeable in my ebay part of ebay. I am running Mozilla Firefox - do you know how to adjust something in there? This website is almost perfect, just a slight bit of space on the scrollbar at the bottom
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Can you get us a screenshot?
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Umm... dunno how
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'kay I think I may have found it.... says somewhere on the net you can adjust size of pages in Mozilla by holding ctrl and pressing +/-
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Nope... doesn't look quite right, and reverts to stupid size when i open ebay again...nuff for today need to sleep anyway zzzzz
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