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Old 06-10-2016, 05:10 AM   #1
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Wife has a VERY old Compaq 2300 XP laptop (yes, I know; I should trash it and get her a tablet). Today when she turned it on, the Desktop and any software, does not fill the screen. Everything is there, nothing disappears off screen; it just no longer fills the entire screen. I've tried changing resolutions, increasing the font size, etc., but these do nothing to fix the problem. And I can find no graphics property (right click empty area on screen) that deals with scaling. It looks like something has scaled the video back to ~75%. Is there a setting that will stretch it out both horizontally and vertically? If so, where is it?

BTW, I've already checked Desktop properties, and it's already set to "Stretch".
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Right click a blank area on the desktop and choose Properties. Go to the Settings tab and move the slider to the right for Screen Resolution.
If you cannot move the slider, then download the display driver for your computer. Drivers & Software - HP Support Center.
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