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Can't change display DPI setting back....

by whosyer12 / November 23, 2010 1:38 AM PST

Hello --because of eyesight issues, I had long ago changed my Display DPI settings (under advanced display properties) to large size. I ran across a web page I needed to use but couldn't because the text overlapped. I read that the large setting on display was the likely culprit so I changed it back to normal. That didn't fix my website overlap problem so now I'm trying to get my large size DPI display back. When I try to apply changes a "File Needed" box pops up indicating that I need the file "dosap.fon" and prompts me to insert my o/s cd/rom--which I've done- to no avail.
The cd won't even show up in the D drive in the browse box.

Any ideas? I need the larger display dpi badly and hate to have to re-install the entire o/s. I've done a search of my entire c: drive plus my re-installation cd---to no avail.

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(NT) restore--turned off
by whosyer12 / November 23, 2010 1:39 AM PST
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by Zinnysweetie / January 7, 2011 8:59 PM PST
In reply to: restore--turned off

I've got the same problem T.T

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by Zinnysweetie / January 7, 2011 9:00 PM PST

I've got the same problem

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You might take a look at this ...
by Edward ODaniel / January 9, 2011 4:46 AM PST
In reply to: hey

link from the Microsoft Knowledgebase which explains why you are having trouble finding it.

Now, that is for the old DOS diskettes so you will need to change the command a little since I assume you are running Windows XP.

change the command shown in the above link to:
expand D:\i386\dosapp.fo_ c:\windows\system\dosapp.fon

This assumes that D: is your CD drive and that your Windows is installed to C:\Windows\ if you have an i386 directory on your hard drive you could also use that as the source directory.

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