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Windows 7: Weird resolution problem in VirtualBox

02 Jan 2009   #1
Se7en kbs

OS X Leopard, Vista Basic and Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Weird resolution problem in VirtualBox

It shows up like this:


When it's in fullscreen.

I went to the resolution settings but it dosent let me change it to the correct resolution.

Any help?


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04 Jan 2009   #2
grindboy

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Ubuntu 8.04, Eeebuntu 2.0 Base
 
 

Same problem here. Basically I'm running Ubuntu as the host. I'm using a 32" LCD tv as my monitor. Obviously this is widescreen. Seven, however, doesn't pick-up that my monitor is widescreen and displays 2 black bars as seen in the picture above.

The Virtualbox guest additions driver is installed for the video card and that has given me more options for resolution but it hasn't supplied me with any widescreen resolutions
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05 Jan 2009   #3
Se7en kbs

OS X Leopard, Vista Basic and Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I just fixed this by installing the guest drivers.
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