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Display Text and Icons Are Smaller Than Usual

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga running WIN 8.1. Its screen resolution is set to the recommended size of 1440 x 900.

The laptop is connected to a second monitor (Acer V196WL) that is set as the main display. Its screen resolution is set to the recommended 1920 x 900. This set-up worked fine until a few days ago after I connected the laptop to a projector. Since then, the icons and text are extremely small on the laptop and so-so small, but workable, on the external monitor.

I have the "make text and other items bigger" setting at medium (recommended). The "let me choose one scaling level" text box is unchecked.

It appears that the medium setting is actually displaying at small. When I bump it up to large, it displays as if it is set to medium.

Is this a corrupt driver? Not sure how to correct this and any help would be much appreciated.
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sazukeCommented:
You can try set the laptop screen as the main display and reset the resolution
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cnealyAuthor Commented:
That worked, thanks.
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cnealyAuthor Commented:
Unfortunately, when I set the external monitor back as the main display, the laptop view went back to "tiny" mode. So, it appears that whichever monitor is set as secondary is rendering incorrectly. The main display is ok - whether laptop or external. I am going to post this again with the additional info.
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