How to Enlarge Print on a Computer Screen

Enlarging the print on your computer screen is necessary when you are working on a tiny monitor or when you are utilizing a screen without the aid of your glasses or contacts. Accomplish this by manipulating the display options in your operating system to automatically adjust and increase the display size of the text on your computer, a process which takes less than 5 minutes to complete.

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Vista/Windows 7

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Right click the Desktop.

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Click "Personalize."

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Select "Adjust Font Size."

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Select the font size you prefer and press "OK."

Windows XP

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Right click the Desktop and select "Properties."

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Click "Appearance" and select "Advanced."

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From the drop-down menu, highlight "Selected Items," then click the drop-down arrow by "Font" to select a font type and size.

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Press "OK" then "Apply" to confirm your change.