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05-01-2002, 07:09 PM
my daughters system crashed and she had to reload windows 95,she used my monitor to check it out which was a 15inch,but when she connected her 14 inch monitorshe could not get the desk top to fill the screen like before.
she has tried widening it etc from under the front but that dosn't work.
help,how do we get it back to normal???

05-01-2002, 11:50 PM
Try This:
Go to your control panel and select Display, if you goto the Settings tab ( top right) and then drag the slider to different variables, try 800X600 to start with and drag the sliders to desired position.

06-01-2002, 03:00 PM
What has probably happened is that the refresh rate changed from that for the 14' monitor to a higher one when the 15' monitor was connected.
Go to Display from Control Panel, then Settings-Advanced-Monitor.
You now have the choice of letting Windows select a monitor driver, or you can opt to select your 14' monitor from a list.

Let Windows try to detect and find the driver for your 14' monitor. If it cant find one, and you dont have it on floppy, then try selecting a Standard SVGA monitor from the list.
Let us know how you get on.

22-01-2002, 02:02 PM
thank you for your help,sorry it didn't work.
the monitor must have decided to give up the ghost

22-01-2002, 02:07 PM
many thanks for your help,tried all that but no go ,monitor must have decided to give up the ghost at that time