OT-ish: Win2k Display Problem

Discussion in 'MCSE' started by steve mccormack, Jul 2, 2003.

  1. mike,
    this one's easy. Set the resolution of the game to the
    res of your monitor when you are working normally or vice
    versa. If they both match then you should be OK.

    Steve McCormack MCSE
    >-----Original Message-----
    >Hiya,
    >Probably not the right forum but here goes...
    >On my Win2K laptop (PIII, M4 Mobility), when I start

    games
    >(e.g. AoE, AoM, Cultures, Sim City etc) they are opening
    >in a reduced active window size, something which has

    never
    >happened before. Outside of games, the desktop is back

    to
    >normal and it doesn't happen in 'normal' apps like

    Office.
    >I suspect a directX thingy here but dxdiag isn't helping
    >me find anything. The problem started during a battery
    >failure when running the serenescreen aquarium
    >screensaver - this now also runs on a reduced desktop
    >display.
    >Any pointers would be appreciated folks - I need my

    games
    >fix between work and studying for 70-216 (failed once).
    >
    >Cheers
    >
    >Mike (MCP and a bit)
    >
    >.
    >
     
    steve mccormack, Jul 2, 2003
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