My screen icons, text, or font size is too small or too big, how can I fix this?

You can adjust your video settings to correct issues with icons, text, or font size being too small or too big.

Set or change screen resolution in Windows 7

  • Close all open programs.
  • Click Start, and then choose Control Panel.
  • Click Adjust screen resolution under Appearance and Personalization.
  • Click the Resolution
  • In the drop down menu, click and drag the vertical slider control to change the screen resolution.
  • Click Apply.
  • If the new settings are compatible, the screen will reappear with the new settings.
  • Click Yes, if you want to keep the new settings.

Change the size of fonts and icons in Windows 7

  • Close all open programs.
  • Click Start, and then choose Control Panel.
  • In the Control Panel window, click Appearance and Personalization.
  • Click Display.
  • Click Medium- 125%for a moderate increase, or Click Larger 150%for a bigger increase in size.
  • Click Apply to apply these settings.
  • You will need to log off and log back on for the settings to take effect.

Set or change screen resolution in Windows 8

  • Right-click on the desktop and select Screen Resolution
  • Point to Resolution
  • Select your desired resolution
  • Click OK.

Change the size of fonts and icons in Windows 8

  • Navigate to Control Panel and choose Display.
  • Click Change the size of all items.
  • Select the option Smaller or Medium.
  • To change the text size of a particular item on the Desktop, locate Change only the text size.
  • Select an appropriate item from the Drop-Down list.
  • Click Apply.