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My Desktop Icon are Docked 2" the Left - Web Text Jumbled

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    Posts : 26
    Windows 8 2013

    My Desktop Icon are Docked 2" the Left - Web Text Jumbled


    HI, I Hope this is not the wrong place. Never saw this situation before. I have checked Resolution etc. I have a new BENQ - 21inch Screen and win 8.1 I have a 10% increase in Text size Adjusted -Bad Eyes -Resolution is set
    at "Recommended" 1920 x 1080, I cannot move my Icons "Drag Drop" Whatever any further to the Right edge of My Screen and some Parts of the Web Page's Text are Jumbled 2 ScrShot Att. Can someone Help me out please Regards Dasha

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    1920x1080 is the maximum resolution from what I see. Try a different resolution or see if there is a driver you can load for the display.

    For instance, my HP 22" is running at 1680x1050.
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    Posts : 26
    Windows 8 2013


    Thanks ztruker Thanks Cobba I am going to test all this ther 1680 was better but Blurry, It’s a New Monitor (4 months) and when I set up I left it at what they called the Windows Recommended Resolution 1920 x 1080 and so I reset Font in FF and enlarged all to suit? So this has worked as you can see the Icons are where they
    should Be but the Web Page Text was still Jumbled- so I realised after I came Back the Icons were good But everything's out of whack so I will play around until I am sure and go to what you said 1680x1050 think that when I fist set up and it all Looked Wrong I went straight to Res and Nor I Realise That it Default's to Saying Resolution 1920x1080 Recommended Unless you move it or confirm by clicking Apply I must have done something 5 Months ago when I set it up? So I Have to get everything Back to Normal then I will Try it all again Thanks for Your Help You have put Me on the Right Track Regards Dasha
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    Not all video cards or GPU's are able to handle certain resolutions. As for being blurry. That might just be a sharpness issue on the monitor. If you are using a Flat Screen TV as your monitor. That can also be the issue.
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    Posts : 26
    Windows 8 2013


    Thanks broe23, I agree I'am using a BENQ 21 inch pc Monitor not a TV Screen' so I will do a Bit of in depth Comparing and Testing Tomorrow as I said to ztruker it is a very Ambiguous thing the Display Settings and The Resolution settings are very hard to differentiate, and contradict each other (Or Me) any way Thanks for your Input Cheers for Now Dasha
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    You can also try putting it back to default then using the Ctrl+mouse wheel to make things larger or smaller.
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    Posts : 26
    Windows 8 2013


    Thanks Cobba But I just about have it sorted (To Long to Detail Here) but basiclyI Have gone where You suggested 1680x1050 and I am working Back from there, So will be day or so Thanks very Much for your Help Cheers Dasha
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