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  1. #11

    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise

    sorry I do I have ever seen that icon to change screen size on a taskbar ,I don't have a laptop with anything newer than win Vista .

    did you try going to control panel /mouse and going into the setting for changing the touchpad settings ,
    maybe like in this how-to

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  2. #12

    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise

    just had a thought ,maybe you are referring to a/the icon for you video device ,it would have choices of screen sizes ,it may have gotten remove some how,how to get it back with out reinstalling the Video software im not sure , ,the icons down by the clock are they set to show all or does it hide some ,maybe.

    edit= go to control panel ,look for notification area icons ,see if the icons is listed there but unchecked ,good luck
    Last edited by caperjack; 25 Jun 2014 at 17:50. Reason: add more info
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  3. #13

    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit

    On my laptop, which uses gestures on the touch pad, if I touch the pad with two fingers and then move them apart it will zoom the screen. If I do a pinch it goes the other way. It's the same as holding the ctrl key down and pressing the up or down arrow. If your not carful when your two finger scrolling you could accidentally change your magnification.
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