Downloaded the BGII demo, just to see if I could run the game. Turns out that the configuration utlility shows up like this: It's cut off

As you can see, the window is too small for the info contained. So not only can I not select the options to make it run optimally, I can't get the game to run at all, because the wrong options are default. I can't resize the thing (not even through right-click->maximize), nor can I tab through the different areas, nor can I highlight and drag to get the rest of the window to show. Any ideas?

UPDATE: This the non-enhanced original version of the game from 2000.

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    What's your DPI setting? If you go into Display Settings > Resolution > Make text smaller or larger, and set that to 100% (smallest) does that fix it?
    – fredley
    Jun 3 '15 at 16:52
  • Should we assume this is the HD version and not the original?
    – Powerlord
    Jun 3 '15 at 21:20
  • That did the trick. Thank you! The text setting was set to 150, which at my display setting means I don't have to squint to read something. Jun 4 '15 at 14:38
  • Why are you concerned that you can't run a 15 year old game? is your machine from the 90s?
    – Nzall
    Jun 4 '15 at 14:57
  • In case you're concerned that your machine is too recent to run the game, I suggest you wait for the Steam Summer Sale and pick up the enhanced edition at a discount.
    – Nzall
    Jun 4 '15 at 15:03

Since it got answered in comments, I thought I'd post what the comment said in an answer.

This problem was due to the DPI settings of the user, in Display Settings > Resolution > Make text smaller or larger. The OP had his text settings set to 150% so normal text was bigger. After he set it to 100%, it was fixed.

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