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I just installed windows 7 and found that I have a black border around my display space (it persists across various resolution levels). What I found on the internet implies that I should adjust the scaling but the scaling bar is greyed out. In addition, the resources I found were "underscannned" before the fix but my bar is moved all the way to the "overscan" end. Anyone know of a solution?

I'm using an AMD Radeon HD 6800 Series Graphics Card and have the ASUS ML228 Monitor.

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How thick is the border? Is it covering up anything on the screen? – AdmiralAdama Apr 30 '14 at 4:46
It's not covering anything. The display space is containing the right information but it isn't using the entire screen. I'm not a great judge of distance w/ measurements but the top and bottom of the black border are half as tall as the left and right are thick. – avorum Apr 30 '14 at 4:48
Have you tried stretching the picture on your screen out using the controls on your monitor? On my monitor it is in Menu -> Size & Position -> Horizontal Stretch and Vertical Stretch. – AdmiralAdama Apr 30 '14 at 4:58
There's no "Size & Position" option in my monitor menu. – avorum Apr 30 '14 at 5:13
Hmm, next I would try updating to the latest AMD Catalyst video drivers. You can find them at Once they are downloaded and installed go back into the Windows CP and set the resolution to 1920x1080. Let me know if that helps. – AdmiralAdama Apr 30 '14 at 5:16

So I restarted my computer and when I booted back up the scaling option was working correctly.

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I'm glad it got fixed. Enjoy your new system man. :) – AdmiralAdama May 1 '14 at 0:21

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