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Black Border Around All My Games, HELP!

  1. #1


    Kurei Nori Guest

    Black Border Around All My Games, HELP!

    Whenever I try playing my older games(Starcraft), The game screen is very
    small and the rest of my moniter is filled in with a black border! Please,
    can anyone help?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Dustin Harper Guest

    Re: Black Border Around All My Games, HELP!

    It sounds like it is playing it in a smaller resolution than your monitors
    native resolution and it isn't streching it to fit. You might see if your
    video settings allow you to strech to fit the screen when using a smaller
    resolution.

    --

    Dustin Harper
    dharper@xxxxxx
    http://www.vistarip.com | Vista Resource & Information Page


    "Kurei Nori" <Kurei Nori@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:F656A0AD-8F70-44A3-AD47-1FA53780857B@xxxxxx

    > Whenever I try playing my older games(Starcraft), The game screen is very
    > small and the rest of my moniter is filled in with a black border! Please,
    > can anyone help?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Andy [YaYa] Guest

    Re: Black Border Around All My Games, HELP!

    Some video cards when you play in lower resolutions than what you're monitor
    is currently displaying will not zoom in and fill your screen.

    Check your monitor settings (LCD, I assume), and check the advanced settings
    of your video card.

    If you have nVidia video then the nVidia control panel is where you want to
    look. There should be something about displaying aspect ratio settings.
    Something in there should be obivous.

    -A.

    "Kurei Nori" <Kurei Nori@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:F656A0AD-8F70-44A3-AD47-1FA53780857B@xxxxxx

    > Whenever I try playing my older games(Starcraft), The game screen is very
    > small and the rest of my moniter is filled in with a black border! Please,
    > can anyone help?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Black Border Around All My Games, HELP!

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