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September 28, 2004 9:51:09 PM

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Hi,

I hope somone can help me figure this out.

Take a look at this screencap of my desktop:

http://img9.exs.cx/img9/1489/desktop157.jpg

This pic has not been cropped. Notice how the programs
menu is off to the right and the programs in the far right
column are actually partially off the screen.

How do I fix it so that the programs menu is fully on the
screen?

Thanks
Tony

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Anonymous
September 29, 2004 1:32:58 AM

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Tony wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I hope somone can help me figure this out.
>
> Take a look at this screencap of my desktop:
>
> http://img9.exs.cx/img9/1489/desktop157.jpg
>
> This pic has not been cropped. Notice how the programs
> menu is off to the right and the programs in the far right
> column are actually partially off the screen.
>
> How do I fix it so that the programs menu is fully on the
> screen?
>
> Thanks
> Tony


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September 29, 2004 5:19:27 AM

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Tony wrote:
: Hi,
:
: I hope somone can help me figure this out.
:
: Take a look at this screencap of my desktop:
:
: http://img9.exs.cx/img9/1489/desktop157.jpg
:
: This pic has not been cropped. Notice how the programs
: menu is off to the right and the programs in the far right
: column are actually partially off the screen.
:
: How do I fix it so that the programs menu is fully on the
: screen?
:
: Thanks
: Tony
Increasing the screen resolution if possible would help.
TonyS
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September 29, 2004 5:19:28 AM

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Hi Tony,

Well, that will be my last resort. I have bad vision and
need the lower resolution to be able to read. I'll keep
that in mind though.

Thanks

>-----Original Message-----
>Tony wrote:
>: Hi,
>:
>: I hope somone can help me figure this out.
>:
>: Take a look at this screencap of my desktop:
>:
>: http://img9.exs.cx/img9/1489/desktop157.jpg
>:
>: This pic has not been cropped. Notice how the programs
>: menu is off to the right and the programs in the far
right
>: column are actually partially off the screen.
>:
>: How do I fix it so that the programs menu is fully on
the
>: screen?
>:
>: Thanks
>: Tony
>Increasing the screen resolution if possible would help.
>TonyS
>
>
>.
>
Anonymous
September 29, 2004 5:19:29 AM

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Rather than using the Classic menu, you could use the default XP menu.
Right click the Start button, select properties, select Start menu as
opposed to "Classic Start menu," click apply and OK. The appearance will be
different from what you are used to but it should resolve the issue without
having to change resolution.

--
Michael Solomon MS-MVP
Windows Shell/User
Backup is a PC User's Best Friend
DTS-L.Org: http://www.dts-l.org/

"Tony" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:337701c4a5c4$6fa083a0$a501280a@phx.gbl...
> Hi Tony,
>
> Well, that will be my last resort. I have bad vision and
> need the lower resolution to be able to read. I'll keep
> that in mind though.
>
> Thanks
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>Tony wrote:
>>: Hi,
>>:
>>: I hope somone can help me figure this out.
>>:
>>: Take a look at this screencap of my desktop:
>>:
>>: http://img9.exs.cx/img9/1489/desktop157.jpg
>>:
>>: This pic has not been cropped. Notice how the programs
>>: menu is off to the right and the programs in the far
> right
>>: column are actually partially off the screen.
>>:
>>: How do I fix it so that the programs menu is fully on
> the
>>: screen?
>>:
>>: Thanks
>>: Tony
>>Increasing the screen resolution if possible would help.
>>TonyS
>>
>>
>>.
>>
September 29, 2004 5:19:30 AM

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Thanks Michael. Yes, that works. It'll just take a while
to get used to.

Thanks
Tony

>-----Original Message-----
>Rather than using the Classic menu, you could use the
default XP menu.
>Right click the Start button, select properties, select
Start menu as
>opposed to "Classic Start menu," click apply and OK. The
appearance will be
>different from what you are used to but it should resolve
the issue without
>having to change resolution.
>
>--
>Michael Solomon MS-MVP
>Windows Shell/User
>Backup is a PC User's Best Friend
>DTS-L.Org: http://www.dts-l.org/
>
>"Tony" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message
>news:337701c4a5c4$6fa083a0$a501280a@phx.gbl...
>> Hi Tony,
>>
>> Well, that will be my last resort. I have bad vision and
>> need the lower resolution to be able to read. I'll keep
>> that in mind though.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>Tony wrote:
>>>: Hi,
>>>:
>>>: I hope somone can help me figure this out.
>>>:
>>>: Take a look at this screencap of my desktop:
>>>:
>>>: http://img9.exs.cx/img9/1489/desktop157.jpg
>>>:
>>>: This pic has not been cropped. Notice how the programs
>>>: menu is off to the right and the programs in the far
>> right
>>>: column are actually partially off the screen.
>>>:
>>>: How do I fix it so that the programs menu is fully on
>> the
>>>: screen?
>>>:
>>>: Thanks
>>>: Tony
>>>Increasing the screen resolution if possible would help.
>>>TonyS
>>>
>>>
>>>.
>>>
>
>
>.
>
Anonymous
September 29, 2004 1:10:42 PM

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Hi...I just had this problem fixed on another newsgroup. My programs now
scroll instead of off the screen. If you would like your programs to scroll
in one list (which is the only thing that works besides changing resolution,
which I didn't want to do either)
go to Start Menu Bar/, right click to properties/ customize/ advanced/ click
the box that says scroll
That will cause all the programs to be on one list instead of spread out
across the screen
Worked for me!
Glenda
Anonymous
September 29, 2004 5:49:41 PM

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You're welcome, Tony.

--
Michael Solomon MS-MVP
Windows Shell/User
Backup is a PC User's Best Friend
DTS-L.Org: http://www.dts-l.org/

"Tony" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:120601c4a5d3$77097ed0$a601280a@phx.gbl...
> Thanks Michael. Yes, that works. It'll just take a while
> to get used to.
>
> Thanks
> Tony
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>Rather than using the Classic menu, you could use the
> default XP menu.
>>Right click the Start button, select properties, select
> Start menu as
>>opposed to "Classic Start menu," click apply and OK. The
> appearance will be
>>different from what you are used to but it should resolve
> the issue without
>>having to change resolution.
>>
>>--
>>Michael Solomon MS-MVP
>>Windows Shell/User
>>Backup is a PC User's Best Friend
>>DTS-L.Org: http://www.dts-l.org/
>>
>>"Tony" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
> message
>>news:337701c4a5c4$6fa083a0$a501280a@phx.gbl...
>>> Hi Tony,
>>>
>>> Well, that will be my last resort. I have bad vision and
>>> need the lower resolution to be able to read. I'll keep
>>> that in mind though.
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>>
>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>Tony wrote:
>>>>: Hi,
>>>>:
>>>>: I hope somone can help me figure this out.
>>>>:
>>>>: Take a look at this screencap of my desktop:
>>>>:
>>>>: http://img9.exs.cx/img9/1489/desktop157.jpg
>>>>:
>>>>: This pic has not been cropped. Notice how the programs
>>>>: menu is off to the right and the programs in the far
>>> right
>>>>: column are actually partially off the screen.
>>>>:
>>>>: How do I fix it so that the programs menu is fully on
>>> the
>>>>: screen?
>>>>:
>>>>: Thanks
>>>>: Tony
>>>>Increasing the screen resolution if possible would help.
>>>>TonyS
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>.
>>>>
>>
>>
>>.
>>
September 29, 2004 8:50:12 PM

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I'll give it a try and see how it works out.

Thanks
Tony

>-----Original Message-----
>Hi...I just had this problem fixed on another newsgroup.
My programs now
>scroll instead of off the screen. If you would like your
programs to scroll
>in one list (which is the only thing that works besides
changing resolution,
>which I didn't want to do either)
>go to Start Menu Bar/, right click to properties/
customize/ advanced/ click
>the box that says scroll
>That will cause all the programs to be on one list
instead of spread out
>across the screen
>Worked for me!
>Glenda
>
>
>.
>
!