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15 Sep 2012   #1
Toshio

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Windows 7 (screen resolution?) problem...

So, I recently updated Windows 7 when I turned on my computer. When I logged in, the screen resolution was acting... funny.

This is what it looks like now:



I edited the black stripe at the right in, because that's what my screen looks like and my snipping tool wouldn't put it in the picture. Also, the taskbar is trying to hide from me. So there's an unused inch of screen down there. What do I do?


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15 Sep 2012   #2
oxymoron02

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

First things first, what have you tried to remedy this?

Also is this a desktop or a laptop? Are you using an external monitor?
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15 Sep 2012   #3
alphanumeric
Microsoft MVP

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64 bit
 
 

Is the screen resolution set to the correct native resolution of your monitor?
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15 Sep 2012   #4
oxymoron02

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

That's what I was going to ask, if OP had actually responded...
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15 Sep 2012   #5
alphanumeric
Microsoft MVP

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64 bit
 
 

I had a feeling you were headed that way.
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15 Sep 2012   #6
Toshio

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by oxymoron02 View Post
First things first, what have you tried to remedy this?

Also is this a desktop or a laptop? Are you using an external monitor?
Sorry it took me so long to respond. I had to go out for a lil bit. Anyways, I have a laptop. And I've tried changing the screen resolution and changing the theme. Nothing.
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15 Sep 2012   #7
Toshio

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
Is the screen resolution set to the correct native resolution of your monitor?
It looks like that. It's like the monitor has shifted a bit. (I have a laptop)
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15 Sep 2012   #8
Derek10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
 
 

Have you tried reinstalling/updating the video drivers. Does this happen in safe mode.
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15 Sep 2012   #9
Toshio

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Yes, yes, and yes.
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15 Sep 2012   #10
Toshio

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Derek10 View Post
Have you tried reinstalling/updating the video drivers. Does this happen in safe mode.
Yes, yes, and yes.
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