Reasons for Windows® 7 not displaying a full screen for games
Why does Windows 7 not display a full screen for games?
Windows 7 Operating System comes with many gaming enhancements. These are useful for users who use the system for their gaming purposes at most. But, sometimes these games might come with some issues. One of these issues include the gaming window not going to full screen even you are trying to play your game in full screen mode. Even if the screen is built with a high resolution and pixel ratio, you may not get the gaming window with this pixel ratio. You may get the gaming window in a minimized form with black borders around its edges. You may get images in the window that are very blurry.
Here are some ways to fix games are not going full screen in Windows 7:
- Disable other CPUs
- Microsoft .NET Framework
- Install drivers
Disable other CPUs
If the system has more than one CPU at the same time, then you may have the gaming window not going to full screen in a Windows 7. To resolve the issue, you need to disable these CPUs. For this, you need to run the game on your system and then minimize it to taskbar of the desktop. After the game has been minimized, run the Task Manager and in the window, select the applications that need to run at full screen.
Microsoft .NET Framework
The games installed on Windows 7 requires Microsoft .NET Framework to be installed. The application is needed to make the game run properly. You need the latest Microsoft .NET Framework for the proper working of games. You may get the application installed in the system from the Microsoft website. You need to install up to Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Bta 2 to solve the issue.
Windows 7 needs the system to be installed with proper drivers to support gaming used in it. You need to allow ATI chipset in your system to make the games work properly. For this, you need to install the latest ATI Mobility Modder. If you are using a NVIDIA chipset, then you need to install the appropriate drivers for it.
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