When I try to play a game all of the sudden, it opens the game in a window rather than using the full screen. I thought my 2 year old messed something up so I tried to adjust the screen resolution, but it won't let me adjust the resolution on Screen 2. That is the only thing I can think to do but it won't work. What can I do?
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thats really odd that windows 7 doesnt give you full screen but the game does? change your resolution settings around to see if that helps altho i doubt it. check menu settings on your monitor and see if you can change its aspect ratio
Your game does not natively run at the same resolution as Windows. Check the video/graphics settings in the game itself to adjust the resolution to 1920x1080.
Note that increasing the resolution to this, will drastically increase the load on your graphic card.
before you start your game, you can try to modify your screen resolution and then start the game it will fit to the new screen size.
depending on your OS (winodws)
WIN XP close all windows and place your mouse over your desktop right click and select properties. a windows will pop out with the following tabs THEMES, DESKTOP, SCREEN SAVER SETTINGS.
click on settings and you will see a computer screen(s) and it will be a place to change the SCREEN RESOLUTION (800x600) (1024x768) etc try a diffrent one from the one you are using and click apply and then OK. run the game, if it persist just try a different size.
WIN VISTA click on desktop area and sellect PERSONALIZATION, click on Display settings and change the RESOLUTION.aplly and ok.
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Try these 2 steps if they don't work get back to me :)
Step 1. Connect the video cable and turn on the computer. What happens?
the monitor screen remains blank (no startup screens or onscreen
display messages), the monitor must be connected to another computer
using a different cable to determine if the monitor is bad. Skip to the
Step to connect the monitor to another computer.
If the monitor is capable of displaying boot screens but is unable to
display Windows, use the following steps to set the computer to a
the native display resolution for your monitor in the User Manual or in
the product specifications for the monitor model. If you are unable to
find the native display resolution for your monitor model, temporarily
use 1024x768 for troubleshooting purposes.
Turn on the computer and press the
key repeatedly when the first startup screen appears.
If you are using Windows Vista, select
Enable low resolution video (640 x 480)
, and wait until Windows opens. To set display settings that match the monitor, use the steps in the HP support document,
Changing Display Settings, Background Image, and Screen Saver in Windows Vista
If you are using Windows XP, select
Enable VGA Mode
, and wait until Windows opens. Continue using these steps to set display resolution.
If you are using Windows 98 or ME, select
and perform the following steps to enter into a standard VGA mode:
Once Windows opens to the desktop in Safe Mode, click
In the Open field type
The MS Configuration Utility window appears.
button, and select
VGA 640 x 480 x 16
if it is available.
and restart the computer.
After Windows opens, click
, and then click
In the Open field type
button, and remove the checkmark next to
VGA 640 x 480 x 16
. Do NOT restart the computer.
After Windows opens, right-click on an open area of the desktop and select
(Windows XP, 98/Me) or
In Windows Vista, Scroll down and click
In Windows XP, 98, or Me, click the
In Windows Vista, select the native display resolution size using the Resolution slider. Set Colors to
Highest (32 bit)
In Windows XP, select the native display resolution size using the Screen resolution slider. Set Color Quality to
Highest (32 bit)
In Windows 98 or Me, select the native display resolution size using the Screen Area slider. Set Colors to
after you have made your adjustment.
The screen should blank out temporarily and come back.
If you are satisfied with the new display settings, click
on the Monitor Settings windows. If you are not satisfied or if the
screen just goes black, wait: Windows sets the screen back to the way
it was before. Try another setting until you find a display
configuration that is compatible with the monitor and meets your needs.
the native resolution is not available, download and install updated
video driver software for your computer. Updating the video driver
software can add more resolutions (graphics modes).
Restart the computer. The monitor should now display a full screen image in high quality. You are done.
Step 2: Connect to another monitor
a different cable, connect the monitor to another computer that has
video. Turn on the monitor and the newly connected computer. What
the monitor works, the video hardware on the original computer is
likely to be the source of the problems. You can try connecting the
original computer to another monitor that works to update its video
If the monitor remains blank, repair or replace the monitor.
the game will need to be set to the same screen resolution as your monitor or the best that suits, beccause of it being widescreen, so look in the graphic or video settings in the game, or change the resolution of your monitor to suit the games highest setting.
This is done by right clicking on your desktop, down to properties and then the settings tab in the next window and then move the slider at the screen resolution box.