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My husband mostly uses Firefox but some web site wont open with it so he then settles for Internet Explorer. The only problem is just recently some of the text is huge in IE and will overlap each other, the curser is also really fat. Can someone please advise on how to correct this problem. He had win xp and the updates are current and its Internet Explorer ver 6.

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IE Text

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If you click on the tect, press ctrl. and +or _ the text expands or reduces. Or use ctrl. and a scroll wheel.

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Thanks for the advise but it didnt work, I saw how you can make it bigger and smaller, but it wouldnt go any smaller than it already was. If you have any other sugestions I would surely appreciate it.

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Control Panel

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You might try clicking start>control panel>appearance and themes>change the screen resolution. See if that works for you, good luck.

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Screen Resolution

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I run my screen at 1024 x 768, instead of the default 800 x 600. Right click the desktop and select Properties, then Settings. Hope this helps.

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