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The cat walked across the keyboard on my daughter's laptop and hit something. The image on the monitor is now about half the normal size, centered in on the screen. I'm about to go nuts and blind trying to figure it out.

The resolution setting is still the same.

Any ideas?

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Cass
 

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Have you tried rebooting? After that, try ctrl F8 just for the sake of trying something. You can hit it again until you get the display back. I don't know if it will fix that screen size issue or not. I've never seen that happen before.
 

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Thanks for the suggestions. I have tried both of those with no change.

It's a Dell Latitude running Windows 2000 Professsional for what that's worth.

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Maybe check or change the monitor in Display Settings. I'm on a Dell Inspiron E1505 with Vista. I looked at the keyboard and I don't see anything that sticks out as being a display button other than the ctrl F8.
 

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Maybe check or change the monitor in Display Settings. I'm on a Dell Inspiron E1505 with Vista. I looked at the keyboard and I don't see anything that sticks out as being a display button other than the ctrl F8.
On Dell's that's normally FN (Function) not CTRL. Try FN-F7 as well as FN-F8
 

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You're right, It is the function key. It's color coded, blue on mine. Thanks for pointing out my mistake. :)
 

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Bingo, Fn-F7 it was!!!

I guess I'll have to let the cat of of the gunny sack I had put him in, ha!

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I bet the cat is still laughing!
 
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