Windows and Screen Size
Name: Dot J.
Date: April 2003
For whatever reason all my windows open up approximately
1/2 the size of my screen and is usually in the middle of the screen. I
have to always maximize the screen. Is there a setting that I may have
inadvertently changed or where could I make this change to have the
programs open up full screen?
Yes, it is likely that you altered a setting on your video screen. Pull out the manual and you
will find instructions on how to adjust various parameters of your display -- whether its too
fat or skinny, whether its slanted etc -- one of the adjustments is the size. If you cannot find
the manual, contact the manufacturer and/or local computer (or T.V.) store. They usually can
walk you through how to readjust the settings. The procedure is different for each make/model of
video so there is no "one size fits all" solution, but unless you have somehow "blown" something
in the video display, this shouldn't be too difficult. Alternatively, ask some 10-13 year
old, they will know how to fix it!!
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