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Windows 7: When lowering screen resolution, screen does not stretch to fit

13 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
When lowering screen resolution, screen does not stretch to fit

Hi guys,

I'm new to the forum, just joined actually, and I had a quick question. When I set my resolution to any other res other than the highest possible i get a black outline around my screen due to the resolution not stretching to fit my entire screen. This is fairly recent, as it never used to happen. I'm figuring it might be a driver problem, but I'm not sure. Any help would be great.

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13 Apr 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Hi SevenUltimate welcome to the forums

I see you have a Geforce 220, I have the 210, the model down from you and have exactly the same issue.

Firstly, yes it's a driver issue. I have had to roll back to 258 edition to get it working properly again.

Take a look at my post about it here: Make Full screen actually look full screen maybe the suggestions will work for you, although they didn't for me.

Failing that, I'm willing to upload the 258 edition drivers to my Skydrive if you want? (mods/admins: please let me know if this is against the rules, don't think it is, but you never know)

Hope it helps
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13 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by severedsolo View Post
Hi SevenUltimate welcome to the forums

I see you have a Geforce 220, I have the 210, the model down from you and have exactly the same issue.

Firstly, yes it's a driver issue. I have had to roll back to 258 edition to get it working properly again.

Take a look at my post about it here: Make Full screen actually look full screen maybe the suggestions will work for you, although they didn't for me.

Failing that, I'm willing to upload the 258 edition drivers to my Skydrive if you want? (mods/admins: please let me know if this is against the rules, don't think it is, but you never know)

Hope it helps
That'd be great if you could do that severedsolo Thanks!
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13 Apr 2011   #4

WIN7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

This is a regular question - anyone on an ati card with this problem >>>

Open the Ati Catalyst 2.0 program
(earlier version access = right click on the blue tv in one of the options)
> Open My digi flat panels (in left menu)
> Open scaling options
> move slider all the way to to 0% 'Overscan' (or the setting which works correctly for your screen/res)
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14 Apr 2011   #5

Professional x64
 
 

I am having the same problem on my laptop and my desktop. Both are running windows 7 professional x64. My laptop is running intel integrated graphics, and my desktop is running Nvidia graphics. I have my laptop set for full screen, no border, with no luck.
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14 Apr 2011   #6

Seven ultimate 32bit
 
 

Try setting the DPI in the advance tab....That might need a restart.
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