1. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       30 Sep 2016 #1

    My programs are showing extremely small icons and text


    I got a new laptop (ASUS q534ux) and noticed that some of my programs have extremely small text and icons. I am running Windows 10 version 10.0.14393. I've attached images on guitar pro 6 as an example - one of how it displays on my system and one of how it should look. This has been happening to a number of programs on this laptop. Anyone know how to fix this?
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  2. Joined : Jul 2016
    Sunnyvale, CA
    Posts : 298
    Windows 10 Professional
       30 Sep 2016 #2

    You're right.. the icons in the first picture look like they're "So Far Away".. what a "Nightmare".

    Right click Desktop ->Display settings -> Advanced display settings -> and change Resolution to a smaller number, and try it out
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  3. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       30 Sep 2016 #3

    pepanee said: View Post
    You're right.. the icons in the first picture look like they're "So Far Away".. what a "Nightmare".

    Right click Desktop ->Display settings -> Advanced display settings -> and change Resolution to a smaller number, and try it out
    Unfortunately that did not work, it just scaled everything down. My desktop and programs such as chrome, skype, etc. are all fine. Just certain ones look like that and its really annoying.
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  4. Joined : Aug 2016
    S/E England
    Posts : 1,114
    10 Home x64 (1607), Pro x86 (1511 & 1607)
       30 Sep 2016 #4

    Looks like some of you programs don't correctly recognise your display resolution settings. Try changing your display resolution to something else. Does it look right now? Then change it back to your normal setting. Hopefully now all your programs will now know the correct display resolution to use.

    If that fails, try reinstalling the program. Perhaps it will pick up the correct display setting second time round.
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  5. Joined : Dec 2013
    Portsmouth Hampshire
    Posts : 1,190
    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240
       30 Sep 2016 #5

    It seems to be showing the full screen within the window.

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