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    Help please! 7yr old did something to desktop
    My 7yr old was playing games and did something to the computer. I now have to scroll left and right and up and down to get to destop documents, tool bar at the top and dock on the bottom. The desktop picture has not been zoomed in. That was my first thought. Any help would be greatly appricated!

    Thank You in advance!

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    System Preferences - Universal Access - Seeing tab - turn off Zoom
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
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    My Zoom has always been on.
    Try Option Command - to zoom out until it won't zoom any more. That should get your Desktop back to normal.

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    Thank you!
    The Universal Access route worked. For future refrence: How did he turn it on?

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    Or hold down the option and command keys, then toggle the 8 key.
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jkerry06 View Post
    The Universal Access route worked. For future refrence: How did he turn it on?
    Like this:
    Quote Originally Posted by bobtomay View Post
    Or hold down the option and command keys, then toggle the 8 key.

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