How do I fix black bars in games?

How do I fix black bars in games?

5] Press Ctrl+Alt+F11 We’ve come to find out that pressing Ctrl+Alt+F11 during a game will remove all black bars. However, doing this changes the resolution on the entire system and not just the game. It means when you’re done playing, press Ctrl+Alt+F11 again to revert to the normal resolution.

How do I make 800×600 full screen?

Change your desktop resolution or change the settings on the game to match the native resolution that it should be set at. I tried that. The laptop has an option of 800×600 but the resolution looks higher than that. Anyway, the game still plays in roughly 3/4 of the available screen space.

How do I make my low resolution full screen?

You can have full screen by stretching the image, though it will not be as clear as it was when not in full screen using a lower resolution. Check from the settings if the background is set to Stretch to have a full screen view. To check, go to Settings > Personalization > Background > Choose a fit > Stretch.

Why does my laptop have black bars?

For example, if an LCD had a set resolution of 1920 x 1080, but is changed to something larger, the size of displayed images decrease, causing a black border to appear. To rectify this issue, most LCD or laptop manufacturers have a utility to “stretch” the pixel size, allowing smaller images to take up the fullscreen.

How do I increase game resolution?

Click the Settings cog in the upper-right corner, then head to the Display tab. Select your display and slide the toggle next to Virtual Super Resolution. From there, you should be able to open your game, head to its Graphics or Display settings, and set your resolution higher than your monitor would normally allow.

How do I change my screen resolution without opening a game?


  1. Locate your save game folder: Saved games are located under the default folder: – In Win7 and Vista.
  2. Locate and double click the file named ACBrotherhood. ini (it should open in Notepad).
  3. Edit the DisplayWidth and DisplayHeight lines according to your desired resolution. Save and close the file.

Why is 1080p not full screen?

If your screen is not full screen, do you have a black border on the sides of your screen? If not, right click your Desktop and open the video card control panel and in there, look for the Aspect Ratio setting, then try each option on that settings page . . . Power to the Developer!