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Windows 7: VGA Switchbox Causes Cut-Off Display - URGENT

23 May 2015   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
VGA Switchbox Causes Cut-Off Display - URGENT

Hi all,

I have a VGA switch box which takes two inputs:
1. my Windows 8 laptop
2. my Windows 7 PC (Professional, 64 bit, 4 GB RAM)

The VGA switch box outputs to a standard monitor, and I can choose (click buttons) which input I want outputted.


Whenever I choose to display my Windows 7 PC on the monitor, more than one half of the top of the screen is cut off. I have tried directly connecting a VGA cable from the PC to the monitor, and this works fine. However, it is when I use the VGA switch box that creates this cut off display.

Is there any way I can solve this problem that the switch box creates?

Any help appreciated - thank you!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 May 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Did you try other ports on switchbox if there are any? Does the issue switch to Windows 8 machine if you switch the cables around?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 May 2015   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64

No - already solved this problem by simply changing the display resolution to a lower one, while maintaining aspect ratio.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

25 May 2015   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

robotics5000 I noticed that all your threads state URGENT.

I read them and didn't see any life altering problems.

Could you explain why these problems are URGENT?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 May 2015   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64

I have a deadline to finish these projects by. I need some software/hardware to be up and running within the next day to complete a massive project.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 May 2015   #6

Windows 7 Professional x64

If labeling such posts as "URGENT" violates some code of conduct for this forum, I will refrain from doing so further. Please notify. Thank you!
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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