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Start Menu Issue - Missing 3/4 of screen and shrunk!

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    Start Menu Issue - Missing 3/4 of screen and shrunk!

    Hi there,

    For the past few days, the Start Menu on my laptop has been rather odd. In essence, only the top left corner of the Start Menu will display. The rest is just background colour (orange, in my case).

    Take a look:
    Click image for larger version

    My computer's performance and visuals are otherwise perfect. This seems to be an isolated problem.

    If you know how to fix this, please let me know!

    Thanks in advance!

    PS - I'm sorry if this post is in the wrong section of the forum!

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  2. #2

    Same thing happened to me

    I was able to resolve the issue by entering settings on the right-side-of-screen pop-out menu, selecting "settings", then "PC settings", then "display" and changing my screen resolution.

    It's been a month, you've probably solved this by now, but it will no doubt happen to someone else at some point.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 112
    Windows 8.1

    It looks like your display is so magnified that you only see a small part of it. What happens when you click the Desktop box in the upper L corner ? Does your desktop look normal with all icons showing ? If not, Try this -

    Control Panel/Display
    check that 'Change the size of all items' slider is to 'Smaller' end vs 'Larger' end

    You can also right swipe/settings/Personalization to check that your Desktop Background and Color are set to your liking is set your liking.
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