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Enlarged desktop icons/unusual zoom

  1. #1


    Guest

    Enlarged desktop icons/unusual zoom

    When opening my laptop, my computer gave me a message saying it had an
    unexpected shutdown. As my computer restarted, the desktop icons seemed huge!
    Also, everything on the computer is zoomed and everything is huge also.
    How can I put my computer back to the defaulted small icons and lower zoom?

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  2. #2


    Bru Guest

    RE: Enlarged desktop icons/unusual zoom

    This has happened to me in the past when i have un-docked my computer. To
    reset the icons on the desktop right click -> view -> medium icons.

    I believe the issue occurs because you have a Microsoft Mouse and are using
    the Intellipoint software.

    --
    Bruce


    "<3" wrote:

    > When opening my laptop, my computer gave me a message saying it had an
    > unexpected shutdown. As my computer restarted, the desktop icons seemed huge!
    > Also, everything on the computer is zoomed and everything is huge also.
    > How can I put my computer back to the defaulted small icons and lower zoom?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Cal Bear '66 Guest

    Re: Enlarged desktop icons/unusual zoom

    You can resize desktop icons by clicking and empty area of the desktop and
    holding the Ctrl key while rolling the mouse wheel.


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    "Bru" <Bru@xxxxxx> wrote in message
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    > This has happened to me in the past when i have un-docked my computer. To
    > reset the icons on the desktop right click -> view -> medium icons.
    >
    > I believe the issue occurs because you have a Microsoft Mouse and are using
    > the Intellipoint software.
    >
    > --
    > Bruce
    >
    >
    > "<3" wrote:
    >

    >> When opening my laptop, my computer gave me a message saying it had an
    >> unexpected shutdown. As my computer restarted, the desktop icons seemed huge!
    >> Also, everything on the computer is zoomed and everything is huge also.
    >> How can I put my computer back to the defaulted small icons and lower zoom?


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    Charlie42 Guest

    Re: Enlarged desktop icons/unusual zoom

    "Cal Bear '66" <xxx@xxxxxx> wrote:

    > You can resize desktop icons by clicking and empty area of the desktop and
    > holding the Ctrl key while rolling the mouse wheel.

    >> "<3 <" <<3 <@discussion.microsoft.com> wrote:
    >>

    >>> When opening my laptop, my computer gave me a message saying it had an
    >>> unexpected shutdown. As my computer restarted, the desktop icons seemed
    >>> huge!
    >>> Also, everything on the computer is zoomed and everything is huge also.
    >>> How can I put my computer back to the defaulted small icons and lower
    >>> zoom?
    And try to disable the zoom by adjusting the settings in Control Panel >
    Ease of Access > Ease of Access Center.

    Charlie42


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  5. #5


    Stressed Dissertation Author Guest

    RE: Enlarged desktop icons/unusual zoom

    I have this problem to, I have managed to alter my icon size but not the
    issues with zoom. Have you found a solution yet?

    "<3" wrote:

    > When opening my laptop, my computer gave me a message saying it had an
    > unexpected shutdown. As my computer restarted, the desktop icons seemed huge!
    > Also, everything on the computer is zoomed and everything is huge also.
    > How can I put my computer back to the defaulted small icons and lower zoom?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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