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Windows 7: Black border screen when playing game in Win7

02 Apr 2010   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium

Hi, i have solution for this. This probably occur for certain laptop or desktop that running Intel or ATI graphic and have widescreen.
Ok here it is.....

For ATI:
1. OK what you need is the CCC(Catalyst Control Center) download it from ATI website, but if you using laptop download it from your manufacturer website. Nielbomb you should download from here windows update will not help...

2. After downloading extract and intall the files that provided by your manufacturer software.... then restart your laptop.

3. After restarting, change your screen resolution using windows to 1024x768.... Do it first.... You will notice that is a black border on your side of the screen.

4. Next is to open the CCC, right click on your desktop and choose "Catalyst Control Center", better use the basic view, if you done this before in vista you will remember right what going next, if don't here it is...

5. OK, open the quick setting tab > click on notebook display panel > resize the desktop to fit panel > klik GO!.... Then choose the middle option, that says to "fit the panel dispaly"..... then...apply then OK!

6. Last is to change your resolution back to the recommended 1200x800 or 1366x800 ( depnds on your monitor)..... then it works, this will success for certain game such warcraft 3, CS and other game that always been isuue on black border...

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02 Apr 2010   #12

Windows 7 Pro

This usually happens when the game doesn't agree with W7 res wise. I fix it usually by just going into native res or window mode.
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03 Apr 2010   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium

Got the solution already for Intel also, same way as the ATI, but you need Intel Display Properties, can download easily from windows update.... Later i will post it...
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06 Oct 2010   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

What version catalyst are you using and have you set your resolutions ingame,win7 & Catalyst way!!! I'd say set the driver control to default and try again...
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 Black border screen when playing game in Win7

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