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Big Screen, Little Screen. What is up?

By wasasa66
Oct 20, 2008
  1. I just got a used laptop. It was beautiful. It only has windows 2000 in it but I will upgrade that next week. I did want to know why my screen went from full size to half sized in one day.

    I am at a loss. It even looks fuzzy now. It was clean looking. I have not added this computer to my profile yet. I will get the stats in soon. Maybe today if I can get this thing hooked up to my printer today.

    When I looked in hardware it looks like its missing a driver now and I do not own a windows 2000 prof. CD.

    You guys have always hooked me up.
    Help a fellow nerd want to be out.

    Thanks, Always
     
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Not exactly sure what you mean

    But I believe one of the function buttons can shrink (or expand) the size of the screen
     
  3. wasasa66

    wasasa66 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 23

    My window is shrinking

    Big screen, my window was full size. Took up the whole 14" screen.
    Little screen, my window got like 2.5 inches smaller.

    I guess it could be that the graphics card died. It does not show any drivers now.
    It wants ati2mtai.sys. I dont have the 2000 disk for it so when I upgrade to a newer windows I will have to get a new video card.

    Or does someone know where I can get some archive drivers????

    Peace, Always
     
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