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Windows 7: the display is not taken up the whole screen

29 Nov 2009   #1
utes76

windows 7
 
 
the display is not taken up the whole screen

after i installed windows 7 now the display is not taken up the whole screen on my laptop any ideas.

Thanks.


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29 Nov 2009   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Change the resouluton



Try the maximum resoulution for your computer

control panels>

personalize>

display settings
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29 Nov 2009   #3
utes76

windows 7
 
 

I did try that and still the same.
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29 Nov 2009   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by utes76 View Post
I did try that and still the same.

Just trying to help, did you boot up after change?
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29 Nov 2009   #5
utes76

windows 7
 
 

yes i did reboot. thanks for your help. its just odd that its not taken up the whole screen.
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29 Nov 2009   #6
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

I really want to help you with this.


Make sure you have the most current driver. Go to device manager, make sure you are up to dated.
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29 Nov 2009   #7
utes76

windows 7
 
 

Ok i did update the drivers and still the same issue.
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29 Nov 2009   #8
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Look over your display control panel accessed by Control Panel or in Device Manager>Display listing.

Fill in your system specs or at least report back your video card/chip and driver version.

Did you check your manufacturer's support download page for laptop and vid card?
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29 Nov 2009   #9
utes76

windows 7
 
 

standard VGA Graphics adapter is that what you mean
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29 Nov 2009   #10
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Well?

We still have no system specs for you so we can advise you how to adjust your display settings.

At least tell us what your video card is so we can look it up for you using a remarkable tool named Google.

Did you check in the Control Panel to see if the video card control panel is listed there, or on the Properties page of your display adapter?
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