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Windows 7: Window width restricted to 1920px (one display width)


26 Nov 2012   #1
ysu

win7 x64
 
 
Window width restricted to 1920px (one display width)

Guys, strange issue here, started lately - not sure when exactly, though, probably a couple of weeks maybe four.

I can't make a window wider than about one screen width - 1920px - Windows just won't let me. (it can partially extend to other screens, but the total window width remains)
It used to work, I sometimes look at data where a 4-5000 px wide view is beneficial.
I'm using the 3 screens as one desktop via "nvidia surround", 5760x1200

Anyone got any ideas?

(and I'm sorry if I put this into the wrong forum, feel free to move it)

Thanks in advance!

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03 Dec 2012   #2
ysu

win7 x64
 
 

Thought someone might be interested, I've found the culprit: it was the nVidia driver.

nvControl panel -> Desktop -> Surround Displays

There are two options, the second one "Maximise windows across all displays" is the one.
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03 Dec 2012   #3

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Hiyya ysu and welcome just a tip it's always a good idea to put in the specs of your system as it is very hard looking at posts when there is nothing to go on - if you get my drift.

Anyhow glad you got it fixed and as this is the first time I have seen this post I would have asked what graphics do you have onboard as I had a Catalyst Control Centre problem with a monitor once before like yours and so anyone looking at my post would have dived into my specs and see what the problem could have been which is exactly what happened

But anyhow you are now a bit wiser eh? LOL!!

Check this out too if you want some more out of the machine.
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