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By martin.pendleton ·
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Aarrrrgggh! I've a widescreen laptop and I get sick and tired of scrolling down to see videos on a site. TechRepublic are guilty of it too with their deep title; click Next to see next video, yeah right, and then scroll down, again and again and again and again and again ....

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Funny, I don't have any problem

by CharlieSpencer In reply to Web sites with an advert ...

on either a wide-screen (16:9) monitor or a standard (4;3) laptop, even with AdAware turned off. What browser and screen resolution are you using?

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I have an

by Jaqui In reply to Funny, I don't have any p ...

acer laptop that forces an 8:5* ratio for the display
you can ONLY use 1280 by 800, nothing else will display

really sucks to have massive scrolling on a page on it.

* they call it a 16:10, but since both are divisible by 2 I call it the proper ratio of 8:5

danged typos

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Even worse

by robo_dev In reply to I have an

is when you need to run an older application that is hard-coded to the screen aspect ratio.

This makes it impossible to get to the bottom of the screen on my netbook, which can make the app unusable.

There's a nifty (Windows) utility called 'AltMove' that allows the desktop home position to be dragged, by hitting the ALT key and using the mouse.

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by Jaqui In reply to Even worse

never run into that problem with anything but linuxconfig-gtk window
and it you just dragged up until you could get the bottom of the window displayed to select the ok button [ tab wouldn't get it selected ]

the rest of the software never set window size like that.

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