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Q: Full screen letterbox to FULL creen

hi, if i view movies in WMP full screen and they are letterboxed, how can i make them 100% full screen?


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A: Full screen letterbox to FULL creen

I think this is possible.

any suggestions?

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Hi all,
Been having a few computer troubles, last couple of days. Up until now, I have never had a computer crash since building my machine. Occasionally I've had to force-quit a program, but never random crashes.

I've had 6 in the last day or so, though. And none of them have happened with a BSoD. The last one to happen was while watching a movie. I Ctrl+Alt+Del'd and it got stuck showing a message "preparing security options..." with the time-circle(?), but never progressed past that point.

They all seem to happen at random, regardless of what I do. When playing full-screen games, watching full-screen movies, or even just sitting idling. I've tried updating my MOBO BiOS, my gfx driver, tried taking out and setting the RAM again, and even ran a full-system scan with both anti-virus and with CCleaner.

I'm afraid I'm not sure what I should do.

I tried to upload the files from the SF_Diagnostic_Tool, but got a message saying I didn't have the correct Security Token?

If there's any other information that you require of me, please don't hesitate to ask.

A:Computer crashes randomly; full-screen games, full screen movies

Put the files on Dropbox or Skydrive and post a link here. Will have a look

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I just got a new widescreen monitor for my computer. The problem is I can't get Media Center to switch from full screen to widescreen. I go to settings configure TV or monitor. After clicking on that it asks me to watch a video when I click the watch video button it crashes and comes up with this error message.

Stopped working

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: CLR20r3
Problem Signature 01: ehshell.exe
Problem Signature 02: 6.1.1000.18273
Problem Signature 03: 486c6907
Problem Signature 04: Microsoft.MediaCenter.UI
Problem Signature 05: 6.0.6000.0
Problem Signature 06: 4b16184a
Problem Signature 07: 1078
Problem Signature 08: 185
OS Version: 6.0.6002.
Locale ID: 1033

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Hello all,

I've been having a very annoying problem for quite a while now. When I play games or use any sort of full screen program, it refuse to stay in full screen and flickers to the desktop after a 10-30 minute period...I'm aware this is probably another program trying to take control, but I can't seem to pin it down. I've tried disabling startup programs through task manager and I've also tried ending background process, with no success.

Can someone please advise how to troubleshoot this issue, or let me know an easier way to find out what is going on...

Any help will be greatly appreciated!


A:Full screen programs (games etc) will not stay full screen

Can anyone suggest anything?

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Hi,Running Windows 7 RTM x64 on both my PC at home and my workstation at work.My PC at home has a square monitor and my work PC has a widescreen monitor.I used webapps (citrix) from home to get into work environment then remoted to my workstation.Since doing that, when I am physically at the workstation (at work), I can no longer remote desktop to servers in full screen mode.  Instead, it does a smaller window with "full screen settings".  Basically the full screen remote desktop is about 3/4 size of the monitor, not 100%.Any help appreciated.-thanks

A:Remote desktop full screen mode not going full screen

Hi,-Start "Remote Desktop Connection".-Click on "Options".-Click on the "Display" tab.-On "Display configuation" settings, you can change the "Remote Desktop Connection" display by moving the slider from "Small to Large".-By moving the "Slider" all the way to large, the display settings will automatically set to "Full Screen".Thanks

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Hello all,

I've been having a very annoying problem for quite a while now. When I play games or use any sort of full screen program, it refuse to stay in full screen and flickers to the desktop after a 10-30 minute period...I'm aware this is probably another program trying to take control, but I can't seem to pin it down. I've tried disabling startup programs through task manager and I've also tried ending background process, with no success.

Can someone please advise how to troubleshoot this issue, or let me know an easier way to find out what is going on...

Any help will be greatly appreciated!


A:Full screen programs (games etc) will not stay full screen

Are your drivers for your GPU and motherboard updated? Are you overclocking? What are your temps? Please list your full system specs

System Spec - Fill In Your EightForums System Spec

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It appears to only happen with Chrome and only in youtube. Full screen is only 1/4 of the screen in the upper left corner of the screen. It had happen before, I went to plugins and disabled the latest version of flash player. Three days ago I uninstalled and re-installed Chrome, the full screen issue is back, the flash player is 11.9.900.117. There's two of them, same number, one with periods and one with commas. I disabled the one with commas but the problem is still there.
Does anybody know anything?

A:With chrome, Youtube's full screen is not full

Can you post a screenshot to illustrate your issue?

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So I have been using ie 11 since coming to win 8, just not a google fan. But my concern is that sometimes when going to full screen mode I notice that on some sites screen will only go to full browser view rather than blowing out to all 4 corners of my screen. I rather like that, you can increase screen size and still have access to the desktop, but I cannot find a way to switch that, is it possible to make the browser always go to full browser size not full screen ? Win 8.1 64bit not a metro user

Thanks in advance for thoughts


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For some reason, starting this morning, any time I open a game in full screen mode, I get a full freeze. No mouse movement, Ctrl+Alt+Del / Ctrl+Shift+Esc / Alt+F4 / Alt+Tab do nothing, and the ultimate test, toggling capslock doesn't change the light on the keyboard. Only a hard reboot remedies the problem.

I'm convinced it's not a video card issue simply because if I start the same games in windowed mode, they run perfectly fine. I updated to Catalyst 10.10d yesterday, but the problem didn't occur until today, so I'm not entirely sure if they are related. Google's turned up nothing, at any rate, and I don't want to go through the effort of a full driver wipe until I'm sure it's the problem.

Something that troubles me a little: Fallout New Vegas randomly started detecting my Radeon 3870s as a GeForce 7900. It did not do this originally. Fallout 3 and Oblivion still detect it properly, however.

This problem happens in all games I've tried, across multiple engines, including several Source games, several Gamebryo games, and a few other random games. This is not a BSOD issue, it simply freezes with a black screen. My drivers, DirectX and Windows are all completely up to date.

Edit: Forgot to include customary dxdiag info.

System Information
Time of this report: 11/6/2010, 19:29:01
Machine name: KYLE-WIN7
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.100618-1621)
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A:Full Screen Gaming - Full Lockup

Remove your video drivers, then install a fresh copy. If that doesn't help, please provide these reports even though you're not having BSOD's: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ns-452654.html

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Full screen game will full screen when I use Vista and XP. When I use Seven, the side will become dark.

Like this:

But when I use fraps to take screenshot, it appears to be full screen image. So, i have to draw it out. Any idea?

Information: Nvidia Geforce 9300M GS
Dell Inspiron 1427, Intel Core2Duo T6600
Windows Se7en Ultimate build 7600

A:Full Screen Games no full screen on Windows Seven

Ok what is going on here is your screen is set to a smaller size in game then in windows.
If you check your windows settings you will see something like 1440x900 then look at the setting in game it may end up being 800x600. See the difference.
Also what game are you trying to play, I know that most steam games you need to enable the widescreen support in game then you can change the resolution to the correct size for your screen.

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Hi, I would like to know on how to full screen a game? I play Specialforce/Soldierfront and Crossfire. When I go to the game its not full screen.. Theres a blank/black space on the left and right.. but in the bottom and the top its full screen. Can you teach me on how to full screen on VGA? thanks..Because I can't use DVI and Nvidia Scaling it.. I will stick to the VGA.. Can anyone help me? Please help me.

A:How can I full screen a game on VGA -> Can I full screen it with settings?

Resolution/aspect ratio

Sounds to me that ether you need to change the resolution in the game or your aspect ratio to match your monitors.

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Hi guys, sorry if this is the wrong section - I couldn't find a dedicated video section. Anyway:

Firstly, I'm running a bug free and competent AMD Phenom II x6 machine with an ATI 6870 and 8 gigs of ram. Hard drives have plenty of space and there aren't any hardware faults. Everything tends to run fine.

Since I installed Silverlight to use LoveFilm streaming, though, fullscreen viewing inexplicably stutters!

Solutions tried:Reinstall GPU driver (cleaning it with driver sweeper, CC cleaner etc)
Reinstall Silverlight
Uninstall windows update that installed original silverlight
Reinstalled it again
Turned off any custom video settings in the ATI Catalyst
Tried using IE, FireFox (currently use chrome)
Tried increasing amount of space Silverlight can use
Tried turning hardware acceleration on in the Silverlight options

I can't think of anything else. It doesn't matter if the film or TV show is HD or SD, full screen will stutter. My native resolution is 1920x1080, as per, and my refresh rate is 60hz. No clashes there.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Note I've tried Silverlight 4 and 5, both cause the same problem.

A:Silverlight stuttering in full screen (only full screen)

Does this do this with any streaming video requiring silverlight at any other websites?

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Hi guys, as most of you know, graphic cards are definitely my weakest point, so hopefully someone can help me.

Since upgrading my graphic drivers from 257.21 to 266.58 when I play a game (or other full screen application) I get a "letterbox" effect with about 3 inches being missing from the top and the bottom of the screen.

Im guessing that for some reason the graphics card is thinking my monitor is widescreen when it's not, but I'm damned if I can find a way to unset it in Nvidia Control Panel.

Any sugestions other than rolling back the driver?

A:Make Full screen actually look full screen

We need just a little more information.. Is it just on one game or on all games?

If just one game, what game is it?

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I m using. WMP v. 9 and am tring to watch a SVCD. It runs ok, But when I try and view it in full screen, the screen goes to full screen, but there is only a fairly small window sitting in the middle of the screen. I have viewed the same file on another computer and full screen works fine. Please help.

A:Full Screen not Taking up full screen.

Have you checked the settings on your screen? Not the software settings but the hardware settings. I'm talking about the buttons that are on your screen that you use to adjust it. I doubt that this is the problem but it might be worth checking. Also, you might try searching Microsoft's Knowledge Base for any answers.

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Hey guys,

I wonder if someone can help me, I'm really getting stressed because this problem is really bugging me.

Any application like a game or a presentation wont use the entire monitor! It centers itself into a square and leaves a huge gap on each side.

I cant take a screenshot so I will try to draw an example.
Imagine the white is the application and the picture is my entire monitor.

Can someone help me please? I dont know what else to do. I've updated the drivers and nothing seems to work!

It's a HP Compaq 6710b, I haven't changed any display hardware. I've changed the RAM that's it.

Any help appreciated.
Thank You

A:Full screen applications don't use full screen!

im assuming you have a widescreen monitor, i have this feature on mine, il take a few screenshots with my phone to show what it does. this picture is the scaling options for flat panel monitors:

now, with this enabled, at your monitors default resolution, will appear like this:

now with it set at a resolution that isnt your monitors default will appear like this:

to stop this from happening, simply find out what your default resolution is for your monitor, and set the application resolution to this.

if you cannot find anywhere to set the default resolution, you can have full screen by reading through the manual for the monitor, there will be an option to remove the aspect ratio scaling on the monitor somewhere if you cant set it on windows.

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dear you

i was wondering for those have have an internet with download speed of about 250 kb per sec is there a way to force skype to use it all i mean i can watch hd videos on youtube and cant have a stupid straight video chat on skype i dont use my webcam but i still cant get even pixelated video without it breaking and lagging and eventually dropping, its like download for example, downloading with the browser can be slow but if i use internet download manager, it takes full control of internet speed, full access and leaves nothing to the other programs , can that be done with skype?


A:Solved: is there anyway to give skype full access to internet with full speed

Youtube buffers video, a live chat isn't buffered.

If your internet speed is 256kb/s you need faster internet service.

See here for more info on internet connection speeds and how to see how much bandwidth Skype is using: https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA1417/how-much-bandwidth-does-skype-need

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Hello, have been searching the net for an answer to this question with no satisfactory answers.

System details,
Windows Vista Home Premium 32 bit
Intel Core 2 Duo 6600 2,4GHz
2GB Ram
500GB Packard Bell External Hard Drive - USB connection

I have a 500GB external hard-drive and Windows Vista is currently telling me it is full. When I check the hard-drive properties in Explorer it also shows up as very close to full. However when I select all folders on the hard-drive and check properties the size is only approx half. i.e 216GB

The drive system is NTFS and I have made sure in "Folder Options/View" that hidden files and folders are shown.

Does anyone have an idea what this could be ?

A:Ext Hard Drive Showing Full but actually only half full Vista

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I've got a hard disk in my laptop partitioned into to two.

After a year of good service, my laptop is now, from time to time during use, displaying 'disk full' type messages when trying to save a file (Word) or unzip a file (Winrar) and things like that.

I can still access files on the disk, just not write to it, although the problem when it is occurring seems to be intermittent.

The disks aren't full and have over 10% free. When I restart Windows the problem goes away.

I'm guessing there is something wrong with the disk?

Any ideas on how to check for errors/problems or solve this?


A:Hard Drive Full Message but Disk Not Full

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Yesterday my computer still had 50 percent of its memory left, then today when i turned it on, i only have about 3 GB left I don't know what happened, the only thing i installed that day was an update for windows media player, but it was still fine even after that. Please Help.

A:Full Local Disk C Suddenly Full!

Hello,Download this program, http://windirstat.info/ it will show you what is taking all the room.Hope this helps

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My hdd holds 72gigs, but I downloaded a movie that took up the rest on it and when I went to delete the movie it wont let me. Also tried to remove programs that were over 1gb and they were removed, but my hdd still says free space:0MB. I have deleted over 5gbs of programs and still no change even after restarting winsxp many times. I ran hijackthis and would like someone to look through it and tell me any files that I could remove. Thanks in advance!
Logfile of Advanced SystemCare 3 Security Analyzer
Scan saved at 6:06:38 PM, on 7/28/2010
Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.1)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.0 (7.0.5730.13)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Roxio\BackOnTrack\Instant Restore\BOTService.exe
c:\program files\idt\wdm\stacsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Roxio\BackOnTrack\Disaster Recovery\SaibSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\IDT\WDM\sttray.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
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A:Hard drive full when not full?

no one can help?

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Basically i went to download something off the internet and half way through it says "disk is full remove to create more space" i looked at my space and i have more then enough space to download it i have like another 700gb left.

A:Computer says disks full but it is not full?

Windows will remember where you last downloaded to. Is it possible you last downloaded to a flash drive that is full?

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When I bring up 'computer" (Windows + E) I've noticed that the bar graph showing how relatively full an external hard drive is is colored blue-green. But whenever there is less than 10 percent of the drive space free that bar turns red.

That made some sense for a drive with a few hundred gigabytes (although I don't understand the technical reasons) because I assume there needs to be a minimum amount of free space for the system to be able to do whatever manipulation of those files might be required, such as defragmenting the drive (something I've never done in decades).

However with a 4 terabyte drive the system says it is over 90 percent full when there is still over 350 gigabytes still available. That's a huge amount of space, as big as some drive C's on some computers, so I've been ignoring the red bar, but still keeping an eye on those hard drives that have it.

Does anyone have information on how much space should really be left unused on a hard drive? I hate to overfill a drive, yet also don't see the point in pulling a drive for storage with 200 or 300 gigabytes still available on it. Any advice (with sound reasons) appreciated.

A:How full is too full for a hard drive?

Defrag is done automatically when the PC is idle in Windows 7, you can also start it manually of course.

There is a tutorial or some such I remember seeing here to adjust when the bar turns red. I will try to find it.

Edit: Here it is low disc space partition color

It is not exactly setting the %, but disabling the coloring all together though. Can't find an exact answer to your question though. See if you will like the above solution.

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Hey guys just as the title says which one is the best (Corsair PSU's vs XFX PSU's) and comparison of this specific PSU´S
Note: Hope this is not the wrong section

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I have Win XP and am trying to go from a DOS window to full screen. If I hit Alt-Enter, I get an error message saying it can't display that video mode. I downloaded a new driver for my video card, but same problem. Any suggestions?

A:XP Full Screen

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Most of the time I go onto Internet Explorer, the address bar, menu bar, tool bars, and task bar all disappear putting Internet Explorer in full screen mode. To get all these back I move the mouse to the top of the screen where only the name bar and address bar reappear. I click on the maximize, minimize button and everything is restored.

If I go to a new site the same thing happens. Occasionally, the correct page appears with nothing missing.

How do I resolve this problem?

A:Full Screen

i am unable to install USB wireless internet software

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I am having trouble playing Runes of Magic in full-screen. About every 10-15 minutes I will get a few pop-up screens that disable full-screen. The pop-ups look like a basic dos windows. I have been unable to read the title on the pop-ups because they are too fast. In addition to Runes of magic, I have noticed that the pop-ups interfere with NetFlix when it is set to full-screen. Any ideas? I have ran two different anti-virus programs, updated Windows and checked all video drivers to be sure they are current.

A:full screen help

You'll need to determine the source of the popups. Anything tha takes focus from the full screen will cause it to revert. Try turning off programs to see if you can track it down.

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Hello and thank you in advance for your wonderfull site.
I have internet explorer 5.0 installed and I can not find the "Launch browser in full screen mode"
internet options. have they removed it?

I have to keep pressing the F11 or the full screen button. even if I am in full screen and right click on a link and sellect "open in new window" it still opens in normal or maximize window.

Is there a way to configure this browser to open in full screen mode all the time?

Thanking you again,

shyrah lusaya.

A:Full Screen in Ie5.0

It was eliminated in IE 5. If opening a link that opens a new window within IE, it won't launch in FullScreen. About all I can tell you is, if you make sure that when you close IE, that it's in FullScreen mode, then the next time you open it it will still be in FullScreen.

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Shift and f11 used to give me a full screen using windows 7. How do I do using 8?

A:Full Screen

I just tried that on the desktop with file explorer and control panel. Shift f11 works on my system.

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Hello and thank you in advance for your wonderfull site.
I have internet explorer 5.0 installed and I can not find the "Launch browser in full screen mode"
internet options. have they removed it?

I have to keep pressing the F11 or the full screen button. even if I am in full screen and right click on a link and sellect "open in new window" it still opens in normal or maximize window.

Is there a way to configure this browser to open in full screen mode all the time?

Thanking you again,

shyrah lusaya.

A:Full Screen in Ie5.0 ?

It was eliminated in IE 5. If opening a link that opens a new window within IE, it won't launch in FullScreen. About all I can tell you is, if you make sure that when you close IE, that it's in FullScreen mode, then the next time you open it it will still be in FullScreen.

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How do you make a screen open to FULL SIZE ? I am new to Windows 7 and this one is driving me nuts.

A:Full screen

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Hi. When running IE8 in a full screen, you don't see the clock (lower left hand corner), and obviously you can't see the date. Is there a way, or a clock, to be there in Full-Screen secession?? Thank You

A:Full Screen IE 8

Hello Ilya,

When you are in F11 full screen mode, you can press the Windows key to temporarily see the clock, but there is no way to have the clock always there in F11 full screen mode.

To have the clock there, you would need to maximize the IE8 window instead of using F11 mode.

Hope this helps,

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I spent an hour working on an intricate project only to accidently click on FULL SCREEN. This isn't the first time either. The only way I know of to get rid of the full screen I to close the program. So that's what I had to do and lost my hour's hard labor. I've Googled the problem and see that others have the same problem. For some F11 works for othrs Tab. For me NOTHING.

Anyone know how I can get my full screen back without having to close the program, (by clicking on the taskbar icon because with full screen I don't have my top toolbar to do anything!!!!!

A:Getting rid of full screen in PSP 7

Strange that taping the F11 key does not bring you to a normal. Alt key + Enter will bring a normal screen.

Should you wish to get the Taskbar, use the Windows key + T
Click anywhere on the screen and the Taskbar will hide itself on the full screen.

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the other day I started my computer & went surfing & noticed that I was getting the full screen on all web pages, I mean the toolbars top & bottom had gone! If I pointed the to the top of the screen I would get the tools back (so I could close the page or other function)
Now this seems to have reverted to the normal layout again.
I liked this-- how do I get back to it?

A:full screen?

Press F11

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I was getting a white screen when I turned the computer on, I dissassembled everything, unplugged, then replugged the screen connection cord back in. The laptop booted up, no white screen, but now I can't see the full screen. I cannot see any of the bottom and right side of the screen, can't see the taskbar. I tried to change the resoltion, that didnt help. I can still click on everything on the taskbar, but can't see it. Maybe I didnt put something back together correctly? Any suggestions are apprecited!

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first of all, i just want to say hi...i'm new here, and just want to let myself be known. i know this is my first post, but i still hope that you will be willing to help me...

well...here is my problem...i have a BFG Tech GeForce 5500 overclocked graphics card (256 MB DDR). whenever i try to play any game on full screen, Windows gives me a memory dump with the following message:
A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer. Check for adequate disk space, if a driver is identified in the STOP message, disable the driver or check with the manufacturer for driver updates. Try changing video adapters. Check with hardware vendors for any BIOS updates. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use Safe Mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press F8 to selected advanced setup. Technical Information: *** STOP: 0x0000008E ( 0xc0000005, 0x00000190, 0xBAEF3cc8, 0x0000000) Beginning dump of physical memory. Physical memory dump complete. Contact Administrator or technical support group.
i assume it's a problem with the video card or adapter, but i could be wrong...i've already installed updated drivers and the latest DirectX and already ran dxdiag.exe...but to no avail (in fact dxdiag.exe causes this dump whenever it attempts to test DirectDraw or Direct3D in fullscreen)...can anyone help me out?

A:bad full screen!

anyone? please?

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When I try to watch movies on you-tube or hulu full screen mode keeps closing ..after just a few seconds I have reset to high performance..but that doesn't help...I use a hp 2000 model# 20002c34nr...it runs with windows 8.1 internet explorer 11 my screen behind the window keeps flashing also it won't let me finish typing what I want in the search ....hope you can help...thaks

A:Full screen

It appears that laptop has an AMD graphics chipset. Go here: http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/auto-detect-tool

Download and install whatever video driver it picks out for you.

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When watching live sport the full screen function will not work. This was a workong function till a while ago and to my knowledge no adjustments have been made to my pc.

A:Full Screen

Please post the URL (web address) of the live sport you're referring to we can test it for ourselves.

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On my old gateway keybrd i would press F11 and i would be able to view full screen, press again and it would return to all tool bars and search menus, etc. I now have a wireless Logitech keybrd and mouse. When i press F11 it now opens a box indicating "no function has been applied to this key, would you like to assign function to this button, click yes if so.
when i click yes it is set to assign for F11 key, but it asks for which task? and nowhere under TASK:, does it have "full screen". Also, i know that if i click on "view" and it drops sub menu, at the very bottom it says "full screen" F11. But if i click on this and it gives me full screen i have no way to return to my tool and search menu. is their a button or key to return? i usually have to restart my system.

A:Full screen F-11

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Can anyone help me get my Dell laptop to run games at full screen. I have made adjustments on my EA Sports titles to run the game part at full size and resolution, but the standard screens are otherwise unaffected. I hate to have to squint at the screen. Can anyone help?

A:Help full screen me.

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why is there no full screen in vista?
also when install xp graphics drivers command prompt work in full screen mode..
but aero theme gets lost..
is there any other solution to have both aero theme and cmd in full screen

A:cmd.exe in full screen

No, I am not sure why. If you need the cmd to be bigger change the screen resolution to 800x600. This will make everything bigger. If that doesnt work or isnt big enough, you could also change the DPI. This will make the screen huge. Thats all i can think of...

Hope I helped,

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I was trying to get rid of MyPlayCity which was trying to take over my home page. I minimized the internet connection and right clicked on it while in the tray. I noticed a "hide" something that was checked so I unchecked it. Now I can't get full page which I use while reading online. Full page is checked in tools.

I got rid of the toolbar and restored iGoogle, but really want my full page back.

A:Full Screen

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Somehow the monitor is in full screen. When I bring the cursor to the very top, I get only the menu bar and the Yahoo favorites bar. I cannot get the Start line.
How do I get out of Full Screen?
I was told to hit F11 but that didn't work.

A:full screen

Hi which operating system is this your info say's win me

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I am running two browsers; Verizon w/Yahoo and Firefox on my XP home edition. Today for some reason while I was on Firefox a pop-up window appeared and asked if I wanted Firefox as my default browser. I have seen this before and I always declined. Today I figured I use Firefox more so I clicked on yes. Ever since I did that I don't have a full screen. The bottom 1/3 of the screen is plank, right about the task bar. I can't move it to a full screen and all my other screens are OK. I even did a system restore to a date before I accepted Firefox as my default and that didn't work.
Can anyone get my screen back for me??? Thank you

A:Can't Get A Full Screen

I'd suggest a free online scan for malware first:http://safety.live.com (requires IE)http://housecall.trendmicro.com/After that, I'd try uninstalling Firefox, removing the Firefox directories from Program Files and your user profile (save your bookmarks first), and then reinstalling with a fresh copy of Firefox. Could be corruption of Firefox that has caused this (presuming that it's only occurring in Firefox).

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A game under dos using the full screen is working fine under windows xp

On a pc under windows vista the error message comes immediately after starting:
"the full screen is not supported by this system".

Question 1: is there a solution by changing the screen-configuration of Vista

Q2:is there a patch program available by microsoft

Q3:is the same problem occuring in windows 7 and 8

A:full screen

Hi & welcome,

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All I want is when I click on a desk icon the page opens full screen. At the moment they all open to the reduced size about 1/4 of the large size and this requires another click to get them bigger.
Computer store say just drag the edges of the small screen to the desk top edges and then exit. They will then open this larger size next time. They don`t. No problem with XP but this is a new Windows 7

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First hi all

Now can someone help me here?
I setup my I.E to display as f11(full screen); So now every time that I open I.E it always open as full screen.
So now I tried to do the same on “my computer or any of my folders” and it works;
But every time I open “my computer or any of my Windows folders” I have to pres F11 because it doesn’t stay that way like EI explore does.

Here is my question
What can I do so every time that I open “my computer or any of my Windows folder” the will open as “F11” (Full screen)


A:Full Screen

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