Website text size very small


I got a new Dell Laptop with Windows 7.

For some reason, all websites appear with text in a really small font size. I've tried increasing font size and even set it to appear in largest text size. The problem is, then it's way too big and looks cartoonish. I also set it to make pages appear in 125% and 150%, which is also way too big and distorts the page.

I also lowered page resolution, but that doesn't work because the system has it set at the max, which is the suggested setting.

Any ideas as to why Windows 7 and Internet Explorer and Firefox looks so different than XP or Vista, etc?

 

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Last updated May 16, 2018 Views 4,093 Applies to:
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...This is definitely a bug and Windows needs to resolve it. I've got a Dell studio xps laptop with all the bells and whistles.

I dunno about that. Assuming you're running Win7 on the XPS laptop, this sounds more like a Dell hardware (laptop model) issue. Check the Dell Notebook forum and see if others are reporting the same problem. If not, begin a new thread.
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear) ~ MS MVP (IE, Mail, Security, Windows & Update Services) since 2002 ~ Disclaimer: MS MVPs neither represent nor work for Microsoft
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~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
Microsoft MVP (Windows Client) since October 2002

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