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Author Topic: My computer screen is stretched out and icons are huge  (Read 3530 times)

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sannawee

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    My computer screen is stretched out and icons are huge
    « on: April 06, 2013, 11:59:38 AM »
    I was on my laptop (Asus X53Z RH61)(Windows 7) when out of nowhere the screen went black and then refreshed and everything from the desktop to the icons were large and stretched out. I then looked up everything and came across answers as to how to change the resolution, which didn't help, and updating the graphics driver, also didn't help. I then read about doing a system restore and when I did it everything went back to normal. Then about 10 minutes later while I wasn't touching anything, it went black again and changed to stretched out! I wasn't even touching it! Someone please help me. I've looked up and tried everything I can figure out to do.

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    Re: My computer screen is stretched out and icons are huge
    « Reply #1 on: April 06, 2013, 01:10:41 PM »
    It sounds like the graphics processor died.

    When you were doing the system restore, was the laptop unusually/very hot?

    When did you buy the laptop?

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      Re: My computer screen is stretched out and icons are huge
      « Reply #2 on: April 06, 2013, 08:55:30 PM »
      About two years ago. And yes it does get pretty hot but it wasn't really hot at the time.

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      Re: My computer screen is stretched out and icons are huge
      « Reply #3 on: April 06, 2013, 08:56:42 PM »
      Can you try hooking up an external monitor?