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Windows 7: Games NO LONGER running in fullscreen

07 Oct 2013   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
Games NO LONGER running in fullscreen

I've been playing games on my laptop for a year and a half both from disc and downloaded software, however recently they have stopped running in proper full screen, they have black borders around all sides of the game. This started after I launched a game downloaded from which ran smaller than my screen, then everything else decided to follow suit. I'm fairly sure it's nothing to do with any specific games settings, and I can't find any joy by looking at resolution settings. It seems like this new program (which I have now uninstalled) has changed a setting somewhere that I can't find. Any help would be greatly appreciated, as it sucks playing games in a tiny little window surrounded by black screen.

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07 Oct 2013   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

Try System Restore those a restore point before you installed the game from

Hope this helps.

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07 Oct 2013   #3

Windows 10 Pro

Pres alt+ tab while in the window.

Try going into your video driver settings and change the screen to 16:9 aspect ratio
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