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Text out of proportion in new Windows 7 install

Last response: in Windows 7
June 19, 2011 3:23:09 AM

Hey guys,
I just bought a new HP laptop (I'm heading off to college, and my custom desktop really won't fit in a dorm room) and I'm trying to get it set up in the same way that my home PC is configured. But when I turned on the laptop, I found that the text is slightly enlarged in some places--especially in Firefox, in right-click menus, and in some programs. I am guessing that this is due to certain programs not being 64-bit compatible, but frankly I have no idea (I'm transitioning from 32-bit to 64-bit). I haven't changed around any of the text size settings on either computer, although the desktop is 1920x1200 and the laptop is 1920x1080, if that might cause it...any help would be appreciated!
a b $ Windows 7
June 19, 2011 12:38:33 PM

Window icon> type in search box "display">select display in result.

Play around with the settings on the left side like resolution, text size and display setting.
June 19, 2011 2:07:26 PM

EDIT: I found that I was using the custom DPI scaling when trying to fix my problem, which was giving me font sizes that were still slightly too big...used "100%" and fixed it. Thank you for the assistance!
a b $ Windows 7
June 19, 2011 2:44:58 PM

No problem.