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May, 2014

Tip - Make text and icons appear larger on the screen

If you find it hard to see things clearly on your computer screen or are squinting to read you can change the view to a larger scale to make text more readable and other items like icons appear larger on the computer screen.

(This Tip applies to the Dell Desktop Computer with Windows Vista.)

To make text and icons appear larger on the screen

1. Go to Start Button/ Control Panel/ Personalise

2. In the left side panel click on ‘Adjust Font Size (DPI)’

3. Select ‘Larger Scale’ then click Apply
(the computer will need to restart to save the changes)

4. To revert back to the smaller size repeat the steps above and select ‘Default Scale’ then click Apply

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