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Windows 7: 1" band at top and bottom of screen

31 May 2013   #1

1" band at top and bottom of screen

I am not getting the full screen use. The 1" black band at top and bottom is making my viewing area such that i have to scroll up to see what i could normally see before installing win 7.
Any suggestions as to how to make my viewing full screen?

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01 Jun 2013   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1

Gaines, welcome to the windows 7 forum

Have you updated your video drivers and set the resolution to the best for your monitor?

that might be one area to look at.

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01 Jun 2013   #3


As you can see below, i am losing 1" above the icons at top and below the icons at bottom. This makes me have to cursor down to hit print or to view all of an item, that used to be full screen.
I am not very computer literate, i can work in the programs that i know, but don't know how to fix things.
1" band at top and bottom of screen-monitor-screen.gif

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 1" band at top and bottom of screen

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