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Windows Media Center Overscan Problem

  1. #1


    Jacksonville, FL
    Posts : 21
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center

    Windows Media Center Overscan Problem


    When running WMC in the traditional full screen mode, there are no overscan issues:


    However, when running WMC in windowed full screen mode (via The Maxifier), I get overscan issues:


    I can switch back to the traditional full screen mode from the windowed full screen mode, and it goes back to normal (as expected)

    It's rather annoying, and there's a tad bit of quality loss due to it being zoomed in by a small amount.

    Does anybody know of a possible fix? Tweaking registry settings does nothing, so I'm wondering if WMC only removes overscan when in the normal full screen mode and not when it's technically shown as a window.

    I'd love to continue using WMC, but I may have to look for alternatives (I actually tried many, but they either don't work or they don't integrated an EMG very well if at all).

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Jacksonville, FL
    Posts : 21
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center


    Also, I just noticed that there are no overscan issues when recording programs via WMC.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Windows Media Center Overscan Problem
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