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Display issues & edit sys tray in 2K

By Big John ·
Hello all:

Two Q's in one entry here:

1). I downloaded updates from Microsoft's web site today and after it was done, my screen is all screwed up (much smaller icons and 'fine tuned' characters). I tried decreasing the resolution in "display properties", but this doesn't take me back to the way it was originally. I guess that would be a "Windows" and "Explorer" default(?)

Speaking of IE, web pages no only take up half the screen, whereas before, it was the full screen. I am running 2K on a Compaq Evo N610. As always, your help and timeis appreciated.


In XP, you can go "run", then type "msconfig" and edit your startup stuff and other configuration related things. How can I do this in 2K? There are persistent icons showing up in my system tray that I want to get rid of and can't figure out how to do it.
Again, your time and help are appreciated.


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by jireland607 In reply to Display issues & edit sys ...

I can answer your second question. Have a look at this web site.

If you would like the XP version, I can email it to you.

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by dragonbill In reply to Display issues & edit sys ...

for you first question: Have you checked Control Panels>Display and Click Settings tab. Click Advanced and look to see if you are usinig small icons or large icons.

I suggest this since you said you tried changing the resolution already.

For the second question: I thought msconfig is the same as system info, so I would go to Srart>Programs>Accessories>System Tools>System Information.

Hope some of this helps.

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by SysEngineer In reply to Display issues & edit sys ...


Another site that offers the msconfig stuff for Windows 2000 is

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