screen size opening to a super small size

How do I get my web browser to be a standard size when I open it. early today when I opened my browser in IE or Chrome, it would default to a super small size. So I would have to repeatedly hit CTRL ++ to get me screen to get to a normal size. Now the size is too large and I have to repeatedly hit CTRL -- to get a much smaller size.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If you set the Zoom in Chrome (3 vertical dots to the right) it stays that way. It only changes if you change it.

In IE, View, Text size and again it stays where you put it until you change it.

Same for Edge.
Andrew LeniartIT Consultant & Freelance JournalistCommented:
Need version info

Please advise if you are using Windows 7 or Windows 10

The operating system can make a difference with this problem.


Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
"No zoom" can be set by pressing Ctrl-0. As John told, the zoom setting is persisting a browser restart. Unless you have add-ons installed, zoom does not change by itself.
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brgdotnetcontractorAuthor Commented:
Hi Guys,

I discovered that actually the problem is only when I go to The page is so small I can't see it. Basically I have to CTLRL ++ for a long time to get it large enough. I uninstalled Google chrome and then reinstalled it. Still the same problem. Any ideas?
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
When you open You Tube, go the settings area and set the Zoom (do not use Ctrl ++)  . Once you set the Zoom for the page, it should stick.

Setting Zoom normally sticks.  Temporary Ctrl keys may not stick.
Andrew LeniartIT Consultant & Freelance JournalistCommented:
Hi brgdotnet,

I uninstalled Google chrome and then reinstalled it. Still the same problem. Any ideas?

If it is indeed a browser issue, and a normal uninstall and reinstall doesn't fix the issue, then a more thorough uninstall will generally clear the problem.  Please try the following steps;

Note: You will lose all saved favorites, extensions etc. in Chrome following these steps. Back up (export) first if that is a concern for you. Alternatively, rather than "delete" the Chrome folders below, rename then to "OLD.Chrome" (or similar) in Steps 2 and 3 for an easy way back to your original configuration.

Assuming Windows 10.

1. Uninstall Google Chrome again
2. Using Windows file explorer, delete
3. Also delete
4. Restart Windows (Shouldn't be strictly necessary, but highly advisable)
5. Reinstall Google Chrome - Now test.

The above process has proven useful numerous times to resolve Chrome browser issues for me on client machines in the past.

I hope that's helpful.

Regards, Andrew

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brgdotnetcontractorAuthor Commented:
I am suing Windows 10. Thank you for your help.
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