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How to adjust internet explorer

The web page is to big compared to my monitor particularly games they go beyond the screen how to adjust it?

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Re: How to adjust internet explorer

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in win 2000

start control panel display settings
adjust screen area - fj

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Font size may changed with control + mousewheel and it might have influence on other items (like pictures and frames) also. It's worth a try, anyway.

Then there is the problem of how things are programmed. The maker has the choice of defining some things (sorry, I know I'm vague, but I don't know it exactly) as a percentage of the screen, or in absolute pixels. If something is defined as 1000 pixels wide, it won't fit on a 600 x 800 screen, but it will fit on a 768 x 1024 screen. That's the way it is.

So have a look in the properties of the desktop, and see what screen resolution the video card (and not to forget: the monitor and your eyes) support. It might be time for a new vidocard and/or a new monitor to adapt to the changing needs of websites in general and games in particular. You don't play on a black-and-white (or even green-and-white) monitor anymore, do you, but they were perfect for ping 20 years ago.

Hope this helps.


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Usually software will "read" the value of the screen resolution and adjust their max size to that. So software will not, usually, exceed the boundaries of your viewable area.

This appears not to be what is happening on your PC.
Many times when pages appear larger than the screen it is because you have your screen adjusted to a larger resolution than the viewable, at-one-time, resolution.

This is typically achieved through a video driver that allows for this "virtual desktop." A virtual desktop is when your screen is adjusted for x and y numbers, but the desktop is virtually x+ and y+.

If your desktop sort of scrolls around as you move your cursor at or near the four edges, then you definitely have this sort of display mode set.

And if you do have this sort of display mode set, then you can usually disable the function by either going into the Control Panel, Display setting. Of you might even have a control icon down in the Notification area (the bottom right corner, where the clock and a few small icons appear).

Check it out. That's my guess. Hope it helps.

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