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Alright, here is the deal.

My parents bought this 19" Veiwsonic VA902b And its great, the picture at least.

Heres the problem, for the life of me I cant get the text to get bigger (I dont mean the CTRL+Scroll thing) Everything is getting bigger, but the text is staying one pixel width, giving everyone who uses this computer a headache.

Anyone know how to fix this, a simple bold would be appreciated.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by demol1sh3d
Alright, here is the deal.

My parents bought this 19" Veiwsonic VA902b And its great, the picture at least.

Heres the problem, for the life of me I cant get the text to get bigger (I dont mean the CTRL+Scroll thing) Everything is getting bigger, but the text is staying one pixel width, giving everyone who uses this computer a headache.

Anyone know how to fix this, a simple bold would be appreciated.
Did you try Control Panel>Display>Appearance>Font Size.
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Ive never had any luck with this but have you tried display properties -> settings -> advanced -> and changing the DPI setting to large?. . . not even sure that'll work just always see it lol
 
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Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung XP941 Noctura NH-D14 8.1 Pro QNIX 27" @ 1440, AOC 27" @ 1080, Dell 24" @ 1080 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Corsair K95 PC&P 750 NZXT H2 Logitech G500s 
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Originally Posted by wudaddy
Did you try Control Panel>Display>Appearance>Font Size.
Yea that changes all text except basic window text, such as the words im writing, are all hekka small when you are using 1280x1024, well not small, just really really thin and it gives everyone a headache.
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