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Page too large for screen when on Firefox. Laptop, Win 7 HP

My friend (even less computer-literate than I) just got her first laptop. It was working fine last night, but this morning she may have hit a wrong key. When online, the page extends beyond the edges ...
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2answers
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How do I change my resolution on my Mac to a custom size?

I want my Macbook to be 1280x720 for a certain thing I need to do, yet all the programs that do this cost money. Is there a free way to do within on Lion? NO: SwitchResX or whatever is not free.
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2answers
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text size on 15.6“ and 17.3” laptop screens

I'm I correct in assuming that the size of text etc will be the same on: 17.3" screen with native resolution of 1600x900 15.6" screen with native resolution of 1366x768 The DPI for screen 1 is ...
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1answer
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Is there any benefit to buy 24 inch monitor over 21.5 inch monitor if resolution is same?

If resolution is same for different sized monitor then is it wise to go for cheapest? Is there any benefit to buy 24 inch monitor over 21.5 inch monitor if resolution is same?
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1answer
848 views

Resized maximized windows after screen resolution change

At my desk I use my work laptop docked with 2 external monitors; my primary display is 1680x1050. My laptops built in screen is only 1440x900. When I undock my laptop to take it to a meeting, all ...
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2answers
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What is the difference between X-inches diagonal, X-inches viewable, and the modern X-inch “class” in monitors and tv's?

I'm really dumbstruck by this one. I see it everywhere now, though. The last time I bought a monitor, a Samsung 1941BW, it was just 19-inches widescreen. Before that, LCD's, TV's, and CRT's where ...
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1answer
1k views

Enlarging everything on 16" 1920x1080 notebook display in Windows 7

Does Windows 7 have an option to enlarge everything on the screen, e.g. via a spi setting? How well does this work? i.e. do the objects look clear when enlarged? I ask this because sometimes ...
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What is a good monitor size to utilize my hardware? [closed]

I just built a new computer with a Core i7, GTX 275, and 12 GB of Ram and when playing games, they look pretty much the same as they did before, though I am getting a lot higher frame rates. I'm ...