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Windows 7: Window won't maximize fully

21 Jul 2011   #1
dvdmarc12

Windows 7 Home 64bit
 
 
Window won't maximize fully

Hey Guys, so I just got a new Dell Inspiron 620 with Windows 7 64bit and I'm loving it so far. However, after I rebooted it, when I maximized a window (any window), it doesn't maximize to the top of the screen. Now I first thought that I had to adjust my monitor settings, but you can still see the background wallpaper where it is not maximizing. I know this may sound a bit confusing so I included a picture of a problem to clear things up. While it only affects my computer visually, I know that it is not suppose to happen so it is bugging me a lot. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

Here is the picture. (see how the window doesn't maximize to the top of the screen?) and it WAS normal before. I am on a 1900x1080 monitor.




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21 Jul 2011   #2
WebMattR

W7 Professional x64
 
 

It looks like your Aero theme isn't displaying correctly. I would suggest either changing the theme and then changing back, or running a System File Check.
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21 Jul 2011   #3
dvdmarc12

Windows 7 Home 64bit
 
 

Tried changing the themes, but the problem persisted on every theme (even when I changed it back and forth). When I did the system file check, it said everything was good. So it didn't work
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21 Jul 2011   #4
gini

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1
 
 

This looks much like the problem discussed here:
Maximised windows not all the way to top of screen (annoying)
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22 Jul 2011   #5
shawna1515

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Not fixed

I have the same problem and have tried all the above options and nothing worked.
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22 Jul 2011   #6
WebMattR

W7 Professional x64
 
 

You tried changing the hertz, as suggested at the end?
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22 Jul 2011   #7
shawna1515

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

My monitor (viewsonic VX2433wm 1080p) doesn't give me to option to change the hertz nor does it when I go into NVIDIA Control Panel.
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22 Jul 2011   #8
WebMattR

W7 Professional x64
 
 

Right click on the desktop, select "screen resolution" click the "advanced" button and select the "monitor" tab. There you can change the resolution.
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22 Jul 2011   #9
shawna1515

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

The only other option it gives me is 59hz. I tried it and it didn't work.
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22 Jul 2011   #10
t-4-2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dvdmarc12 View Post
Hey Guys, so I just got a new Dell Inspiron 620 with Windows 7 64bit and I'm loving it so far. However, after I rebooted it, when I maximized a window (any window), it doesn't maximize to the top of the screen. Now I first thought that I had to adjust my monitor settings, but you can still see the background wallpaper where it is not maximizing. I know this may sound a bit confusing so I included a picture of a problem to clear things up. While it only affects my computer visually, I know that it is not suppose to happen so it is bugging me a lot. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

Here is the picture. (see how the window doesn't maximize to the top of the screen?) and it WAS normal before. I am on a 1900x1080 monitor.
>>>> it WAS normal before.

If you can remember that date when " it was normal ", use it as your restore point and run a system restore :
System Restore
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