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Windows 7: Problem when adjusting screen resolution

04 Jul 2010   #1
Son

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Problem when adjusting screen resolution

Hi everyone!
I have a problem when i start using Win7 and adjust my screen resolution...
when i adjust the resolution to 1206x682 or higher, the whole windows become larger and eventually become larger than my screen. So i can see only part of my taskbar. However, this will not happen when i use XP.
Is this normal?
At this time i can't use any video editing software as they require 1024x768 or higher resolution, what should i do?
Sorry for my poor English. I am still an English learner.
thanks!

UPDATE-----
when i set to a higher resolution in XP, the icons are smaller and the size of the windows doesnt change. But when i do this in 7, the size of icons doesnt change but the whole windows become larger.
SCREENSHOT-----
In 1820x720: (im using a Chinese Win7)
Problem when adjusting screen resolution-.png
but in 1206x682:
Problem when adjusting screen resolution-2.png




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04 Jul 2010   #2
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Hi Son, welcome to the forums Hereis a link to the drivers for you're video card NVIDIA DRIVERS 257.21 WHQL if you post a little more info on you're system we may be able to help you further
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04 Jul 2010   #3
Son

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
Hi Son, welcome to the forums Hereis a link to the drivers for you're video card NVIDIA DRIVERS 257.21 WHQL if you post a little more info on you're system we may be able to help you further
thanks very much for your reply.
i already have the 257.21 driver (international one) but it didn't help.
No matter i adjust my resolution using the nvidea control panel or the Win7 "screen resolution" option the windows is become larger

BTW what system info should i provide?
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04 Jul 2010   #4
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Son View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
Hi Son, welcome to the forums Hereis a link to the drivers for you're video card NVIDIA DRIVERS 257.21 WHQL if you post a little more info on you're system we may be able to help you further
thanks very much for your reply.
i already have the 257.21 driver (international one) but it didn't help.
No matter i adjust my resolution using the nvidea control panel or the Win7 "screen resolution" option the windows is become larger

BTW what system info should i provide?
If you fill in your system secs in the "user CP " at the top left of the forum banner or tell us the make/model of your computer ,we may be in a better position to help you
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04 Jul 2010   #5
Son

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Son View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
Hi Son, welcome to the forums Hereis a link to the drivers for you're video card NVIDIA DRIVERS 257.21 WHQL if you post a little more info on you're system we may be able to help you further
thanks very much for your reply.
i already have the 257.21 driver (international one) but it didn't help.
No matter i adjust my resolution using the nvidea control panel or the Win7 "screen resolution" option the windows is become larger

BTW what system info should i provide?
If you fill in your system secs in the "user CP " at the top left of the forum banner or tell us the make/model of your computer ,we may be in a better position to help you
its a custom built computer so there is no model number, sorry.
but i already filled in as much information as i could. hope it helps!
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04 Jul 2010   #6
pebbly

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Son View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pebbly View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Son View Post

thanks very much for your reply.
i already have the 257.21 driver (international one) but it didn't help.
No matter i adjust my resolution using the nvidea control panel or the Win7 "screen resolution" option the windows is become larger

BTW what system info should i provide?
If you fill in your system secs in the "user CP " at the top left of the forum banner or tell us the make/model of your computer ,we may be in a better position to help you
its a custom built computer so there is no model number, sorry.
but i already filled in as much information as i could. hope it helps!
OK Son you may have to update the chip set drivers for the motherboard
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04 Jul 2010   #7
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

If you go to "Devices and Printers" does your monitor show up, and is it correctly identified? Do you know what the native resolution is supposed to be? I guessing Windows doesn't know what monitor you have connected and that it is a wide screen format. You may have to hunt up a driver (inf file) for it. It is a wide screen 19 inch LCD right?

EDIT:> changed 10 to read 19 inch.
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04 Jul 2010   #8
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
If you go to "Devices and Printers" does your monitor show up, and is it correctly identified? Do you know what the native resolution is supposed to be? I guessing Windows doesn't know what monitor you have connected and that it is a wide screen format. You may have to hunt up a driver (inf file) for it. It is a wide screen 10 inch LCD right?
I think this is a 22 inch screen. Perhaps the solution on this topic might help, Son
Weird Zoom Problem on 7
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04 Jul 2010   #9
Son

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Thanks for the reply.
@pebbly: I've dl the latest intel chipset driver but still, no luck.
@alphanumeric: my LCD is 22inch. When i click "Identify", it does show "1".
@mitchell65: i think u hv misunderstood my problem. please take a look of the newly uploaded screenshot, anyway thanks!
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05 Jul 2010   #10
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Son View Post
@mitchell65: i think u hv misunderstood my problem. please take a look of the newly uploaded screenshot, anyway thanks!
You screenshot shows exactly what I would expect to see if your display showed more that 100%. Have you done a quick check on the Display details, if so what % is it on?
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