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Programs scaling small on high resolution display

I recently purchased an Acer Aspire S7-392. It has a 2560x1440 resolution display, and is running Windows 8.1 When I run programs, they do not increase their size in order to account for the small ...
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Set screen resolution with command line at win 8 or blue?

Is any body know how to set screen resolution from command line, at win 8 or 8.1? and how to do it to projector I mean another display? Thanks Hagay
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1answer
241 views

How do I set up a 4K TV via HDMI to my PC? (Getting mouse/video lag)

I recently purchased a Hisense HLUD58XT880 LCD TV (LCD flat-panel with 3840x2160 native resolution). I have plugged my PC into the HDMI (UHD) port on the TV. My PC is running Windows 8.1 with a ATI ...
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Sync setting in 2 PCs with difference resolution screen

I have one HP PC in my office and one Macbook Pro Retina in my home. Both of them are installed Windows 8.1. The problem sync setting when I use the same account on them. My PC is 1920px on ...
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Adjusting screen resolution without having video card drivers

My father has an old Windows XP computer. He asked me to upgrade Windows XP to Windows 8 since windows XP ended releasing updates. I installed Windows 8, and most of hardware got installed without ...
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Laptop browsers scaling websites for smaller display?

I'm really not sure how to word this question. Basically though, I recently purchased a newish laptop (Samsung Ativ Book 8), which has a 15.6" 1920x1080 display, and happens to be the first 1080p ...
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333 views

Change screen resolution to 1280x720 in Oracle VM VirtualBox without changing host computer

I am using a Samsung Laptop running Windows 7. I have an Oracle VM VirtualBox installed which is running Windows 8. In the VirtualBox I need to do Camtasia videos at a resolution of 1280x720. The ...
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1answer
666 views

How to tell Windows 8 to not “upscale” the display size?

My actual problem is that in a multiple monitor set-up, my second monitor is more than 4 years old, and its maximum (and optimal) display resolution is: 1680 x 1050. Windows 8 itself detects this size ...
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51 views

windows 8 resolution bug

I have a problem with windows 8 resolution. It is set to 1920x1080 but it displays less! the image shows the actual size I get in firefox. (the height is the available one, full height-firefox menus). ...
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1answer
803 views

New Samsung monitor looks blurry connected to my PC

I just setup a new Samsung LED Monitor. The T24C550 model. I installed the driver that came with it (which is the latest). I updated my video card drivers to the latest edition. I'm connected via ...
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207 views

When connecting laptop to TV via HDMI and opening any game resolution changes to 1080p

I want to play games in 1366x768 resolution since my TV is not full HD, but when I open any game it changes to 1920x1080 and the display does not look great. I have changed the resolution in the ...
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Remote Desktop Zooming

Using Remote Desktop from a device with a hi-res screen (say, a Surface Pro) is decidedly tricky - as everything displays 1:1 scale and so looks tiny. If the machine you are remoting into runs Server ...
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2answers
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Everything on screen got smaller when updated to windows 8.1

When I updated from Windows 8 to 8.1 everything got smaller on the screen. The text, menus, programs etc. The modern UI is still the same size but the desktop is smaller. I haven't changed any ...
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How do you can set the video mode on a running virtual box VM when it is not in the supported list [duplicate]

VirtualBox does not currently ship with a display driver (in the additions bundle) that correctly detects "landscape" resolutions for windows 8. Is there a way to tell VirtualBox what settings to use ...
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1answer
697 views

Custom resolution in VirtualBox Windows 8 with Guest Additions

I installed Windows 8 as a guest operation system, and I set custom resolutions with this command: VBoxManage.exe setextradata "Win 8 dev" CustomVideoMode1 1366x768x24 After installing guest ...
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1answer
185 views

Two different computers with one Microsoft account

I recently bought a 13 inch 1920x1080 laptop. If I set the default scaling to 100% in Control Panel -> Appearance and Personalisation -> Display, it's too small to be usable. I set it to 125 % and it ...
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405 views

Windows 8: Play a full screen game in windowed mode

I am playing a (lesser known) game on Windows 8 since yesterday, however I cannot alt-tab out of the game when it is in fullscreen, it seems like it is not fixable as of now. So the only solution if I ...
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729 views

Set my refresh rate too high by accident with the AMD Catalyst taskbar icon. Can't see what I'm doing

And booting in safe mode doesn't help, as you can't uninstall catalyst (it says windows installer service not running or something) or change the desktop resolution/refresh. Anyone know how to change ...
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1answer
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Change second screen resolution from command line

Is there any way to change resolution of the second screen on my computer, preferably from the command line? I've boon looking for software like this, and neither QRes, HotKey Resolution Changer and ...
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1answer
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Windows 8 start screen tile size issues with resolution 3840X1080

I have a Macbook Air 13" and bootcamp into Windows 8. In order to get 2 displays off the thunderbolt port, I connect my monitors using a Matrox Triplehead2Go DP edition. When I got new monitors the ...
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Lower resolutions not in full screen

My OS is Windows 8 running on a Dell Studio 1558 (with a 5470 Mobility Radeon). The problem is that when I lower the screen resolution (default is 1980 x 1080) the new output is not shown in full ...
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432 views

windows 8 monitor turn off or enter sleep mode

I installed a retail version of windows 8 x64. However, after the installation process my crt monitor shuts down or enters in sleep mode and I'm unable to turn it on. Every time I turn on computer ...
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1answer
490 views

Windows 7 or Windows 8 on Retina Macbook

I'm now ready to finally bootcamp my retina Macbook, due to too many things just not working on Parallels (partly due to memory limit)... It seems that Windows resolution may be an issue - ...
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1answer
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400 Series - Windows 8 - 1920x1200 resolution

I bought new monitor Samsung SyncMaster S24B420, connected via VGA (which have 1920x1200 60Hz native resolution) And I have problem that in Windwos 8 I can set only 1600x1200 as maximal resolution. I ...
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1answer
942 views

Resolution not fitting to screen on second monitor

I have a mac mini running windows 8 these days, but it is the same issue on OS X regardless. There are a variety of ports on the back of the mini, and currently I'm using a thunderbolt connection ...
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2answers
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How do I force windows 8 into 1280x720?

Windows 8 has a minimum resolution of 1024x768, unless you are running it in a VM. As such it doesn't support going into 1280x720 (since 720 < 768). Windows 7 allowed this, but the modes are ...
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Windows 8's Hyper-V with Ubuntu

I just started experimenting with the Hyper-V of Windows 8 and installed Ubuntu on it. However when I launch it my screen resolution is small. How can I scale Ubuntu to the resolution of my screen? ...
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How to increase the screen resolution from 1024x600 to 1024x768 on HP Mini 210-4128er?

Installed Windows 8, and there for some applications a minimum resolution of 1024x768. And I have the properties of a maximum of 1024x600. Are there any ways to increase the resolution?
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661 views

Screen resolution Insufficient [closed]

I downloaded the Windows 8 from Microsoft, which tested my hardware before allowing download. I fail to understand why it did not advise me that my resolution is not compatible. The installation ...
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How can I get Windows 8 and VirtualBox to use my full screen?

I'm running the enterprise evaluation (Build 9200) of Win8 and VirtualBox 4.2.4 r81684 and my actual display is 1920x1200. When I use the host-F key to enter full screen mode, the best I can configure ...
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3answers
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How to remove the black borders after installing Windows 8?

I installed Windows 8 on my PC and now only 80% of the screen is used. There is a black border around my screen. I own a Acer Predator G3610 with AMD Radeon HD 7670 and a 1920 x 1080 Acer monitor ...
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1answer
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Dual Monitors for Windows 8

I have one monitor and a projector connecting to my computer, while the screen keep flashing after every 10 seconds, it seems the resolution keeps changing. The project is the a dual display for the ...
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903 views

Can you run Windows 8 on a 800x480 small-screen device?

I have installed Windows 8 Pro on a PC without problems. However, when a MiMo 7" touchscreen is used instead of the main monitor, and the desktop is running at a 800x480 resolution, the regular ...
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1answer
401 views

Windows 8 on Netbook

Is there any possibility to force change screen resolution from 800×600 to 1024×768 on my Samsung NC-10 netbook running Windows 8? With this resolution I am not able to use any Metro ...
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1answer
733 views

Is there a way to set my computer's resolution to 1366X768?

Because of this statement: "The resolution that supports all the features of Windows 8, including multitasking with snap, is 1366x768." found here: ...
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Samsung T260 1920x1200 streched

I have Windows 8 64 Bits and a monitor Samsung T260 (Analog) the native resolution is 1920x1200 but when I try this resolution I get a left black bar on the screen and the image is stretched. How I ...