My desktop window has black edges all around it

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hfxcastillo

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Hello everyone,
I seem to have a minor problem that I haven't been able to figure out. I have a dell laptop, and every time I go to my desktop window with all my icons, the window doesn't seem to cover all the screen. Therefore, it shows blackness in the background, in other words, its black on the sides of the screen where desktop window doesn't cover. I tried going to control panel and display to fix the resolution or the size of the window but no luck, does anyone have any ideas on how to fix this problem???? thanks.
 
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Your laptop has a "STRETCH SCREEN" setting in the BIOS. What Dell laptop do you have? ON most of the Dell laptops, you can hold the Fn key and press F7 to activate the stretch screen option.

Provide your laptop model for us!

Thanks!
 

hfxcastillo

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I apologize for the wrong info, actually its not a dell, its a compaq EVO N 600C. again sorry for the mistake
 

hfxcastillo

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if any one has suggestion on how to fix this problem, please inform me with the knowledge
 
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You can stretch the screen by holding Fn and pressing T

In EVO N6xx either Armada E,M,V series, for stretching display to max in current resolution, please use Fn+T shortcut. Even in dos mode. You can experience a pixel stretching so if you have 640x480 res in wndows it looks very bad. So if Your LCD can display i SXGA (1400x1050) the quality for that res. is the best. but if you need to stretch 1024x768 on whole display use Fn+T.
 
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