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im messing with an old laptop with a p3 proc and native 1024 x 768 display for my grand father. hes having a hard time reading the text, so i switched it to 800x600 but it just shrinks the screen, it doesnt expand like normally. how come? is there something i can do about this? thanks.
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1024 X 768 would be the native resolution for that LCD and I am not 100% sure but I have seen this and I don't recall getting around using anything lower than native. Have you tried new video drivers etc? What I have done in the past is leave the resolution at it's native size and use large fonts/icons and text, also enlarge the text in the web browser. I had to do the same for my granny. Definitely try updated drivers though if you haven't already.
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