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Windows 7: Full Screen Games no full screen on Windows Seven

12 Nov 2009   #21
zepplin

windows 7
 
 

this doesn't solve my problem
i dont have a nvidia or ati card in my laptop
its just the inbuilt intel GMA x3100
i also downloaded the graphics acclerator but there's no scaling option
there's aspect ratio option but it doesn't work !
i use the games like rise of nation, and cannot change the resolution from there


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19 Nov 2009   #22
badluck001

windows 7 prem
 
 

Hello im using a Nvidia GTX 295, and have no scaling optiion in the control panel anybody have same card ? and how did u fix problem
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25 Dec 2009   #23
pandalove

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

i have a sony vaio TT with intel 4500mhd
anyone find a fix or this ?
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03 Apr 2010   #24
yassinashobri

windows 7
 
 

i have a same problem ...
i use ati radeon hd3200 with windows 7 64 bits
why when i play my fullscreen game,the display is not on fullscreen
what should i do??
(sorry my English is not fluently )
thanks
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04 Apr 2010   #25
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Could you tell us what game this is? And have you checked the game's settings to see if it has a check box for "full screen?

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Mass Effect 2

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Dead Space

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Crysis Warhead

Notice all three of these game has the option to run in either full screen or windowed mode.


Thanks


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12 Jun 2010   #26
umarqasim85

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GodofWar View Post
Hi!!! ...
Thanks for this post
Even my graphics card being ATI i went to basic definitions settings and find that option that helped me a lot ... I was thinking I had to install windows Vista again...
.... thanks again
Hello dear i m also having same graphic card of ATI so can u guide how you made change to play games in full screen in windows seven waiting anxiously.Regards,
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22 Aug 2010   #27
atulgokuyamaha

Windows7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

YES i have this problem too.but now the problem is solved diffrently
i have win7 64bit,gfx card n9400gt with 19inch tft samsung
..........im using display drivers from microsoft but now i install the drivers from nvidea there is no option in control panel.i run the game and the screen is fixed automaticly. i m trying too say was this problem is from windows drivers


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08 Jan 2011   #28
chintan123

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Very simple steps:

i have tested it in my
windows 7 32bit ultimate
dell laptop
ati mobility radeon hd 4570
latest ati catalyst driver-application
1366x768 screen
with GTA San Andreus game

1)Go to ATI CATALYST Applicaton:
- Graphics/Desktop & Display/ click triangle button in big Screen Model and press "Properties" option
- now change resolution to lower one.(in my lapy i have changed it from 1366x768 to 1280x720.)
- Save & Exit.
2)now again go to ATI CATALYST Application
- Graphics/Desktop & Display/ this time click on bottom left small Laptop icon's triangle from where u can get to "Configure" option
- now you will find three scaling options:
>Preserve aspect ratio
>full screen
>centered
- u select full screen button
- save & exit.
3)now go to desktop
- click right click of mouse
- go to "Personalize" option
- than click "Display" button
- in that u will find "Display Resolution" Option,go to there.
- now change resolution to max (as it was 1366x768 in my case)
- apply ,save changes and exit .

you have done,full screen full resolution boom

(if it does not work than try all this procedure after minimizing the game .as i have first started game than switched to desktop via tab button (minimize game) and than i have done above all procedure.i

am just saying i dont no that if this stuff affect or not but try if you want.)

(here i have done changing resolution by two diff methods and use full screen option in ati application
first u might not get three option in configuration option and also cant change scaling option as they are brown as mentioned in step 2 but after lowering resolution u can access them)

if u like please respond
thankx
have a fun
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09 Jan 2011   #29
Dreamcube017

Windows 7
 
 

It was explained to me before, but I realized that those black boxes on the side is actually a feature... It's so the screen won't get stretched out. 7 recignizes that the resolution doesn't fit the monitor so it letterboxes it. If you want the game to be full screen, then you have to go in the game or application and set it to the resolution that is actually full screen. If you have a wide screen monitor, then set it to 1280x720 or 1360x768.
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11 Jan 2011   #30
chintan123

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chintan123 View Post
Very simple steps:

i have tested it in my
windows 7 32bit ultimate
dell laptop
ati mobility radeon hd 4570
latest ati catalyst driver-application
1366x768 screen
with GTA San Andreus game

1)Go to ATI CATALYST Applicaton:
- Graphics/Desktop & Display/ click triangle button in big Screen Model and press "Properties" option
- now change resolution to lower one.(in my lapy i have changed it from 1366x768 to 1280x720.)
- Save & Exit.
2)now again go to ATI CATALYST Application
- Graphics/Desktop & Display/ this time click on bottom left small Laptop icon's triangle from where u can get to "Configure" option
- now you will find three scaling options:
>Preserve aspect ratio
>full screen
>centered
- u select full screen button
- save & exit.
3)now go to desktop
- click right click of mouse
- go to "Personalize" option
- than click "Display" button
- in that u will find "Display Resolution" Option,go to there.
- now change resolution to max (as it was 1366x768 in my case)
- apply ,save changes and exit .

you have done,full screen full resolution boom

(if it does not work than try all this procedure after minimizing the game .as i have first started game than switched to desktop via tab button (minimize game) and than i have done above all procedure.i

am just saying i dont no that if this stuff affect or not but try if you want.)

(here i have done changing resolution by two diff methods and use full screen option in ati application
first u might not get three option in configuration option and also cant change scaling option as they are brown as mentioned in step 2 but after lowering resolution u can access them)

(for different ati graphics and applications this procedure may be slight different due to differing user interface but you can get idea how to get this done.)

if u like please respond
thankx
have a fun
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dreamcube017 View Post
It was explained to me before, but I realized that those black boxes on the side is actually a feature... It's so the screen won't get stretched out. 7 recignizes that the resolution doesn't fit the monitor so it letterboxes it. If you want the game to be full screen, then you have to go in the game or application and set it to the resolution that is actually full screen. If you have a wide screen monitor, then set it to 1280x720 or 1360x768.
ya "Dreamcube017"

you are right
but it is primary requirement that you set game settings to 1280x720 or 1366x768 .after that in some games you are still not getting full screen for that you will find above procedure helpful which i have explained.
in my case,
first i have set game settings to its full resolution and than done all above explained steps to get successful full screen .
after this every games which i first not got in full screen,all that i am now getting in full screen.
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