Computer advice needed

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Accy cyclist, 12 Jun 2019.

  1. Sorry Accy but.. :laugh:
  2. Salar

    Salar Über Member

    For the big text have you tried this.

    Go to :-

    1.Control Panel

    Then Appearance and Personalization, then fiddle around with adjust screen resolution.
  3. OP
    Accy cyclist

    Accy cyclist Guru

    Thanks,that seems to have worked. Though I now have blank/black borders at the sides of my screen meaning what I see is square and not rectangular and the black square is still here.
    Last edited: 13 Jun 2019
  4. SoapyWeasel

    SoapyWeasel Über Member

    Sounds like a graphics card drivers either failed to update correctly or reverted to a 'safe mode style' output. But without knowing the laptop make model/os its difficult to diagnose for sure.
  5. Yellow Saddle

    Yellow Saddle Veteran

    Loch side.
    Mo, it's mot. Inagime if soneome was to do it to you.
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  6. YukonBoy

    YukonBoy Extra solar

    Ultima Thule
    Even funnier if you swap the mouse connection between two work PCs next to each other.
  7. Andy_R

    Andy_R Hard of hearing..I said Herd of Herring..oh FFS..

    County Durham
    Or the video outputs between 2 back to back PCs
  8. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    South Manchester
    You've not set the screen resolution properly Accy. It's probably 4:3 rather than 16:9 - back into screen settings.
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  9. OP
    Accy cyclist

    Accy cyclist Guru

    Thanks,but i'm leaving it alone for a while. I don't want to feck it up again! If it's fine weather tomorrow (chance'd be a fine thing!) i'll take it to the shop and let him sort it out.
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  10. Shut Up Legs

    Shut Up Legs Down Under Member

    Has anyone mentioned pressing the Any key yet? :whistle:

    Seriously, though: good luck with the PC, @Accy cyclist , I know they're a nuisance when they don't work as expected.
    Accy cyclist and classic33 like this.
  11. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    Just the Any Key, no other at the same time?
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