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Dell Netbook Display Help

Posted on 2012-03-14
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I am installing an application and can not see or move the window to be able to click on the next button at the bottom of the screen.  This is a Dell Latitude 2120.  Window is set as small as it allows.

Any Ideas?
Thanks,
Bob
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by:IanTh
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can you run at a higher resolution if not attach a bigger monitor

try pressing enter as if the next button is defaut that will work
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by:RobertStamm
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I was assuming <enter> as default button but hit a screen that apparently that is not the case.  Guess i will get a monitor.
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by:l33tf0b
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use alt tab to set focus on window that you want.  alt + space then hit m , use arrow keys to move window
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by:RobertStamm
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The window stop moving up as soon as I reach the top of the display.  This seems like it should be simple but nothing is working.

Larger monitor is only showing the same as the netbook.
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OK..I found that I needed to uncheck cloan setting on larger disply.  This is working.

Thanks all for the help.
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by:l33tf0b
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can you take a Screenshot?

You've adjusted screen resolution?
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by:RobertStamm
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I had netbook set to
Graphics Options/Output To/Dual Display Clone

I changed to
Graphics Options/Output To/Monitor
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by:l33tf0b
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and in the display settings - can you set resolution to 1280 x 768 or 1280 x 1024?
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by:RobertStamm
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I have two options...1024x768 or 800x600.   I set on 1024x768.
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by:IanTh
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hmm  I mentioned external monitor
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