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Offline Cluster-Lizard2014

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Re: new avast window too big for laptop screen
« Reply #15 on: March 12, 2017, 01:13:19 AM »
Isn't there another solution to at least try: set it to 100% then change the resolution and adjust icon size to suit?

       

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Re: new avast window too big for laptop screen
« Reply #16 on: March 12, 2017, 01:35:06 AM »
Isn't there another solution to at least try: set it to 100% then change the resolution and adjust icon size to suit?

Where there's a will there is a way, but it makes no sense to have to change your settings around just to accommodate a massive UI, which has acres of wasted empty space.
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Re: new avast window too big for laptop screen
« Reply #17 on: March 12, 2017, 01:40:51 AM »
I was just getting ready to say the same thing as David. If everything else I do on the computer...and I mean everything I do...works great with my settings now, great for eyes, it makes no sense to change that just for this UI.
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Re: new avast window too big for laptop screen
« Reply #18 on: March 12, 2017, 01:59:12 AM »
I was just getting ready to say the same thing as David. If everything else I do on the computer...and I mean everything I do...works great with my settings now, great for eyes, it makes no sense to change that just for this UI.


Well avast are working on (what I consider the complex option) a system where the UI will be sized according to your resolution. I say complex as first it has to confirm your resolution and size the UI accordingly. Then there is also users personal percentage % to consider in this equation and arrive at a UI size to fit both of these settings.

Me I have always said the best option is to allow the UI to be resizeable by the user, much less complex (I think) and the user can resize it according to their use, but there is massive (there's that word again) resistance to have the UI resizeable.
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Re: new avast window too big for laptop screen
« Reply #19 on: March 16, 2017, 03:42:25 PM »
I just wanted to ring in on this issue. I just had an elderly customer come in - he has everything on his computer set to large as well.  Installed Avast and could not see or access proper buttons to work with Avast - I had to temporarily change customers resolution to complete the installation.  Then decided it'll never work properly on his computer and removed Avast - I installed another AV which was better suited for his display settings.

It's too bad there isn't a resizable option like Dave mentioned.  Hopefully there will be a solution - my elderly customers often have their displays set to large print/icons and this will be a problem.


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Re: new avast window too big for laptop screen
« Reply #20 on: March 16, 2017, 03:53:30 PM »
Setting the size to greater than 100% may always be a problem.
Having said that, there does need to be a fix to accommodate the UI from displaying
properly on smaller screens.

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