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Lower resolutions make smaller screens on my laptop

  1. #1


    Rio
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    Triple Boot Win7, Win8.1 and 10

    Lower resolutions make smaller screens on my laptop


    This occurs especially during games, my native resolution is 1366x768 but whenever I choose a
    lower resolution than that in games, the size of the game on the screen becomes smaller than my
    laptop's display/screen (15.6"). Why does this happen? Is it a laptop issue only? My older laptop had the same problem.
    Is there a way to fix this?

    PS: I have the latest graphics drivers.

    Thx in advance!
    Last edited by Brink; 27 Mar 2014 at 09:44. Reason: merged

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  2. #2


    Rio
    Posts : 85
    Triple Boot Win7, Win8.1 and 10


    Ok, solved!! The solution was simple, all I had to do was go into my Intel graphics settings and set it to scale Full Screen instead of 16:9. Now all my games are in full screen regardless of their resolutions.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Lower resolutions make smaller screens on my laptop
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