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Windows 7: Screen Resolution Problems

26 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7
Screen Resolution Problems

Hi all,
i installed windows 7 yesterday and all was going well until i saw that the size of my screen was too small. There are black areas on both sides of the screen.
i checked my screen resolution and tried to change it so that the screen would take up the whole size of the monitor. when i got to the screen resolution page to change it and when i click on the resolution drop-down, i can only see two options:
one was 1080 x 768 (the highest) which i am using currently and the other was 800 x 600 , the smaller one, when i click to change to this, i find that this one is far to small and covers only a very small section in the middle of my monitor.
when i try to research this on the internet, i find that there should be lots of different options to change my resolution to - and there is a 1280 x 1024 option which i need. but i do not get these, only the two options stated above.
i would much appreciate it if somebody could help me with this problem
thank you.

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26 Oct 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Pspman, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Have you already installed the latest version of your graphics card/chip drivers?
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