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Windows 7: New Dell S2440L Monitor, not displaying on full LCD

02 Jan 2013   #1
DirtyElf

Windows 7 64-bit Home
 
 
New Dell S2440L Monitor, not displaying on full LCD

I bought a new Dell S2440L for my PC which you can see in the specs below. I opted for the 24" because it had HDMI connectivity. The image shown from my PC is 1920x1080 however it is not using the full LCD screen. There are black bars around the edge of the screen. It seems like everything on the monitor as far as adjustments goes are disabled when using HDMI so i can't alter anything with the monitor settings. The auto-adjust feature is also disabled when using HDMI. Why? I have no idea. Anyways I was wondering what settings I could have missed or check from the PC / GFX card side of things.

Any help would be much appreciated!


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02 Jan 2013   #2
fireberd

Windows 7/10 64 bit
 
 

The Dell community (users forum) would be the best place to start.
Monitors Forum - Monitors Forum - Peripherals - Dell Community

Is there anything in the Catalyst Control Center for adjusting the screen?

Jack (in Inverness)
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02 Jan 2013   #3
neo101

WIN7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

For Cat

Set "overscan" to 0
Cat > My digi Flat panel > scaling options

Presume that is what u might have missed
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02 Jan 2013   #4
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Or the above in pictures,

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02 Jan 2013   #5
DirtyElf

Windows 7 64-bit Home
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Or the above in pictures,

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thanks, that was it!
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