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31 Aug 2012   #1
chemistrycool

window 7 home premium 32bit
 
 
my window 7

Anyone help!My desktop had crash so i'm using my old laptop.it's

Manufacturer HewlettPackard
Model Compaq Presario CQ40 Notebook PC
Total amount of system memory 2.00 GB RAM
System type 32-bit operating system
Number of processor cores 2
64-bit capable Yes

how do i change my game to full screen?

and my resolution is 1280x800

i know it's old but i can't buy a new one so please teach me.


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31 Aug 2012   #2
Ztruker

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

What is your problem, the crash or running a game in full screen?

Provide details of the crash please.
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31 Aug 2012   #3
gazz9496

 
 

what game is not playing in full screen? is your laptop crashing or is it just that your desktop crashed?

try to focus on just one issue and describe that more.

-the game title that isn't playing in full screen?
-are other games playing full screen or it just the one?
-have you set the resolution in the game to the correct resolution of your screen?
-is the game playing in windowed mode and just needs to be flagged as full screen?
-are you using a client like steam to launch the game?

any and all info you think may be relevent will help others to give you the best and most accurate advice they can, first you have to help them understand your issue.
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01 Sep 2012   #4
chemistrycool

window 7 home premium 32bit
 
 

sorry about that. it's just running game full screen, errr i can tell it's full screen but there are two black bars beside my game and that's what irritates me. all games in full screen like that.
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01 Sep 2012   #5
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

chemistrycool,
Welcome to SF. Please right click on your desktop and choose screen resolution and try some other settings till you find the best one and save.
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01 Sep 2012   #6
alphanumeric
Microsoft MVP

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64 bit
 
 

If the screen is a wide screen and the game is old enough that it doesn't support that resolution, that's what happens. Otherwise you need to go into the game settings and match the games resolution to what your monitor wants.
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