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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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hey
by Zinnysweetie / January 7, 2011 8:59 PM PST
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I've got the same problem T.T

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

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/99332

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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