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On my old xp machine the monitor was small and old and I didn't want to spend money on a new one. Yesterday went to the sales and got one for a great price!! It's a 1920 x 1080 last of the line.

 

Things I have found out using xp and a big (to me) monitor.

 

Spider solitaire is unplayable, the cards are too small. (I know Corona will laugh at this) The sizes can be altered in vista and win7 but not xp. So I will have to play it on my Win 7 laptop.

 

Had to find out how to alter desktop icon sizes and web based toolbar font sizes. I still have Outlook Express on the XP machine and after the alterations I can open it and the fonts are now readable, however when I press send/recieve the litlle box which appears showing you the download of the emails and says what it is doing is still the original small size!!

 

Opera is great for altering webpages... totally okay with this. Even IE8 does well.

 

Support contact

https://support.piriform.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

support@ccleaner.com

 

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Unless thats a very large monitor Hazel I would not be able to work at that resolution. Why not change it to give your self a larger image. These are the usual resolutions to screen size

 

14-15 inch 1024x768

17-19 inch 1280x1024

20-23 inch 1600x1200

24 + inch 1900x1200

17-18 inch Widescreen 1280x800

19 inch Widescreen 1440x900

20-23 inch Widescreen 1680x1050

24-29 inch Widescreen 1920x1080 to 1920x1200

30 + inch Widescreen 1920x1080 to 2560x1600

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If I remember right, I used to have 22" Samsung 225BW (TN) with 1680x1050 resolution.

Now I've 26" LG W2600HP-BF (S-IPS) with 1920x1200 resolution, won't go back! :D

Next monitor might be the same size (or a bit larger) with bigger resolution.

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With XP, I'm using what I would describe as a 16-9 screen, which displays everything correctly.

 

I've also got a larger monitor from my sons old desktop which is more or less square (4-3), and using it with my XP looks awful.

 

My daughter has a notebook with a widescreen display, which looks like a 16-9 display stretched to a widescreen one, and that doesn't look very good. I've dabbled very briefly in changing the display settings, but I can't get anything to look right with either the spare 4-3 one or my daughters widescreen.

 

I'm getting old, probably missing the obvious.

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16:9 is wide screen, Dennis.

 

16:10 is also common, it is more square than rectangular, you see it with resolutions like 1440x900, 1680x1050, etc.

Translation :-

 

16:10 is Square

16:9 is Hip

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16:9 is wide screen, Dennis.

 

16:10 is also common, it is more square than rectangular, you see it with resolutions like 1440x900, 1680x1050, etc.

 

Oh no no no!!

 

I'm a dyed in the wool movie addict, and we're talking "Aspect Ratio".

 

Widescreen is 2:35.1

 

Anamorphic Widescreen is 16:9 (Can't make it's mind up)

 

Normal or Full Size is 4:3.

 

Movies came before monitors so I'm claiming rights by seniority. :lol:

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It's funny you should mention 16:10, as when I watch live TV here ...

 

http://www.tvcatchup.com/channels.html

 

... I have to select 16:10 to display what actually looks like 16:9.

 

This is the only place I've ever came across that particular aspect ratio.

:)

 

 

EDIT: That site isn't actually "Catch Up" as it's called. It streams live only.

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