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Windows 7: Problem with all steam games (Black sides)

11 Aug 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
Problem with all steam games (Black sides)

Hi look at this image ..

You see i have 2 black sides...
I installed Windows 7 , 64-bit drivers correctly.
Resolution is 1280*1024 (on game)
Full screen.

I have the problem with the black sides with all steam games.
Got latest drivers for mainbord and graphics card so..
I have tried to turn off SLI and try then but that doesnt work

My setup :

Intel core 2 duo e8400 @3.6GHz
Evga 750i SLI
9600GT SLI
OCZ 4Gb [email protected]
Windows 7 64 bit ultimate
Samsung spinpoint 500gb
+Good cooling

I had vista and there worked everything good but on windows 7 not.

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11 Aug 2009   #2


Found a fix if you using Nvidia,Go to Nvidia Control Panel and under Adjust Desktop Size and Position select Use Nvidia Scaling.
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11 Aug 2009   #3
Captain Zero

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

^^ Agreed. This is a scaling issue. Either run with a 16:9 aspect or enable scaling. That system should be able to run 1280 @ 16:9 without any problems.
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12 Aug 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit

Yes it works!!!
I found it also yesterday but also thanks for replies.
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02 Jan 2010   #5

OSX / Win 7

It does not work for me.. Having the sides in Warcraft 3 TFT
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