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second monitor picture is too large

Posted on 2012-03-23
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using windows 7

want to make screen smaller

ideally using only windows control pannel
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by:Run5k
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Right-click on the Windows desktop and choose Screen Resolution.  You should be able to make adjusts within that interface.
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right click on your desktop > screen resolution. or from control panel > display

You should have the option to change the resolution for your second screen.

If not, you'll need to open up your video card driver utility Ex. ATI / NVidia control panel and change the settings from there.
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by:macarrillo1
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From the Control Panel, click Hardware and Sound.
Under Display, click Adjust Screen Resolution
This will open a window where you can adjust your screen size (resolution).
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by:rgb192
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adjust screen size (resolution)
just lets me chose a number

maybe I am looking for
calibrate screen
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by:Run5k
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Is it a VGA connection from the CPU to the monitor?  If so, most modern monitors have an auto-adjust feature that will help configure and center the picture.
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The number refers to one of your two monitors.  The first number refers to the monitor with #1 and when you adjust its settings it applies to #1 only.  Then you click #2 and you can adjust its settings as well.

Click the drop down for Display.
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thanks
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