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    Another issue I forgot to include. My friend has a vision problem and needs larger text on his yahoo home page, email etc.
    I tried to adjust the screen resolution but it didn't help but maybe I need to look into advanced settings if it makes more sense

    But I just thought of the Magnifier. Is there a tutorial on how to use the Magnifier?
    --- I just tried it on my Windows 7 computer; zooming up went from 100% to 200% but I'd like to experiment with in between %'s
    --- How can I do that?
    So far this is what I found: Steps to use Windows Magnifier in Windows 8.1
    Open the charms bar (Windows Key + C) and go to Settings and click on Change PC Settings
    Select Ease of Access > Select Magnifier > Turn on the magnifier by moving the slider to the right.
    All the objects on the screen will be magnified.
    You can change some more custom settings like zoom in %, view mode (whatever this is)
    Start Magnifier automatically (The intent is that the Magnifier is always on)

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    Hold the ctrl key down and scroll the mouse wheel to zoom in and out. If you just want to increase text size in IE, go to View > Text size > larger or largest.


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