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Windows 7: Blackstripes around screen, new problem.

12 Jul 2013   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
Blackstripes around screen, new problem.


I have blackstripes around my screen and I don't know how to get rid of them. I need your help.

My computer is not new, 8 months old. And for 2 weeks ago I got blackstripes around the sceeen and I did not change any settings. It just happend.

Here is a printscreen but as you can see there is no blackstripes on it;

I have a GTX 660ti Grapics Card and a old monitor with 1680*1050, 32 bit.

I don't know what I need to tell more right now but ask if you want to know something.

The one who helps me to fix this is amazing!!


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12 Jul 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1

You mean yours is like LETTER-BOXED, black borders on all 4 sides?

If that is it, within Nvidia's video card app/settings look for scaling and adjust it, I am using AMD, and it did that to one of my monitors, immediately, so every wipe and drop I have to adjust that scaling.
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13 Jul 2013   #3

Windows 7 64 bit

Hello and thanks for the answer!

Yes I have blackborders on all sides.

Here is the scaling setup in Nividas settings. I can't understand what it means and when I switch around to different setting it does not happend anything. This is on swedish but I have translated the headtext. At scale mode there is picture scale, whole screen and no scale as options. (maybe weird translate but I guess you understand)

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15 Jul 2013   #4

Windows 7 64 bit

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17 Jul 2013   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1

I'm sorry that screen grab is not in english unable to help further.

My AMD has a slider on the scaling adjust, and it was NOT all the way to the right, when I took it to the far right the borders vanish.

Where are the Nvidia owners to help further?!?

Attached photo of what mine looks like: [Look for something similar]

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Blackstripes around screen, new problem.-scaling-amd-screen.jpg  
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18 Jul 2013   #6

Windows 7 64 bit

No problem mate. You tried to help me anyway. I think I have too buy a new monitor.

Thanks Faladu
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20 Jul 2013   #7

W7 Pro x64 SP1 / W8.1 Pro x64 / W10 Tech Preview x64 VM

Does your monitor have an auto adjust button?
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