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Windows 7: Full screen problem in my laptop while playing games


25 Jan 2010   #1
annyarun

windows 7
 
 
Full screen problem in my laptop while playing games

Hi All,

I use dell inspiron 15 inch along with windows 7.
recently i have installed nfs MW. but when i cannot play this game with full screen. i get black bars on each side of the screen.. its very irritating.. please help..

Regards,
Arun


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25 Jan 2010   #2
annyarun

windows 7
 
 

and also please let me know is my graphic card used by the game.. how i can crosscheck it..?
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25 Jan 2010   #3
forrevenge18

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

i have the same problem as yours and i fixed it.
but first tell me the highest and lowest resolution of the game and the lowest resolution of your screen.
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20 Feb 2010   #4
323K13L

windows 7
 
 

i have same problem my highest resolution is 1280x800 and my lowest resolution is 800 x 600.. need your help how did you do it
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08 Jan 2011   #5
chintan123

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Very simple steps:

i have tested it in my
windows 7 32bit ultimate
dell laptop
ati mobility radeon hd 4570
latest ati catalyst driver-application
1366x768 screen
with GTA San Andreus game

1)Go to ATI CATALYST Applicaton:
- Graphics/Desktop & Display/ click triangle button in big Screen Model and press "Properties" option
- now change resolution to lower one.(in my lapy i have changed it from 1366x768 to 1280x720.)
- Save & Exit.
2)now again go to ATI CATALYST Application
- Graphics/Desktop & Display/ this time click on bottom left small Laptop icon's triangle from where u can get to "Configure" option
- now you will find three scaling options:
>Preserve aspect ratio
>full screen
>centered
- u select full screen button
- save & exit.
3)now go to desktop
- click right click of mouse
- go to "Personalize" option
- than click "Display" button
- in that u will find "Display Resolution" Option,go to there.
- now change resolution to max (as it was 1366x768 in my case)
- apply ,save changes abd exit .

you have done,full screen full resolution boom

(if it does not work than try all this procedure after minimizing the game .as i have first started game than switched to desktop via tab button (minimize game) and than i have done above all procedure.i am just saying i dont no that if this stuff affect or not but try if you want.)

(here i have done changing resolution by two diff methods and use full screen option in ati application
first u might not get three option in configuration option and also cant change scaling option as they are brown as mentioned in step 2 but after lowering resolution u can access them)

if u like please respond
thankx
have a fun
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16 May 2011   #6
dennisown

window 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

i tried using the graphics property to fix it,
and it worked alright,
but,
the game display is very poor,
compared to, when am using windows Vista,
am i missing a driver?
and if i am,
which one is it?

the other thing is that, the
ati mobility radeon hd 4570
does not work on my laptop
instead it finishes the installation process
but,
when i try running it,
it once again starts the installation process

am using Mobile Intel (R) 4 series express chipset family
i would really want to know
how this driver differs in window 7 and windows Vista
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29 Aug 2011   #7
oldcrank

Home Premium 64bit.
 
 
Easily Disable Win 7 Aero Before Running an Application

(Such as a Video Game)

Same problem on mutiple them games that will switsh to my desktop while playing them.

You can edit the properties of a shortcut and tell Windows to automatically disable Aero as soon as you start that application, and then re-enable it again once the application is closed.

Simply right-click on the shortcut and choose Properties, and then the Compatibility tab:


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29 Aug 2011   #8
mistamontiel

Windows 7 Home Edition 64-bit
 
 

For insurance, I check in the three Disable checkboxes and Run as admin, too.

Aero theme sucks for tons of classics and slightly older games. Using that Compatibility method is a real charm.
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29 Aug 2011   #9
metalmania31

Windows 7 Pro 64bit build 7601 SP1
 
 

You can't adjust it in the game video settings?
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02 Oct 2011   #10
hellsbells1523

windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chintan123 View Post
Very simple steps:

i have tested it in my
windows 7 32bit ultimate
dell laptop
ati mobility radeon hd 4570
latest ati catalyst driver-application
1366x768 screen
with GTA San Andreus game

1)Go to ATI CATALYST Applicaton:
- Graphics/Desktop & Display/ click triangle button in big Screen Model and press "Properties" option
- now change resolution to lower one.(in my lapy i have changed it from 1366x768 to 1280x720.)
- Save & Exit.
2)now again go to ATI CATALYST Application
- Graphics/Desktop & Display/ this time click on bottom left small Laptop icon's triangle from where u can get to "Configure" option
- now you will find three scaling options:
>Preserve aspect ratio
>full screen
>centered
- u select full screen button
- save & exit.
3)now go to desktop
- click right click of mouse
- go to "Personalize" option
- than click "Display" button
- in that u will find "Display Resolution" Option,go to there.
- now change resolution to max (as it was 1366x768 in my case)
- apply ,save changes abd exit .

you have done,full screen full resolution boom

(if it does not work than try all this procedure after minimizing the game .as i have first started game than switched to desktop via tab button (minimize game) and than i have done above all procedure.i am just saying i dont no that if this stuff affect or not but try if you want.)

(here i have done changing resolution by two diff methods and use full screen option in ati application
first u might not get three option in configuration option and also cant change scaling option as they are brown as mentioned in step 2 but after lowering resolution u can access them)

if u like please respond
thankx
have a fun
thankyou very much this worked for me
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