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How do i play games at there defualt resolution

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I mean older games my issue is that my monitor or gpu not sure which will re size it to be full screen but it will look blockly and distorted. Im wondering is there setting to make it display original image but not be full screen and have black bars.
post #2 of 6
go into the game's options and disable fullscreen...
if that doesnt work, try pressing ALT+Enter
post #3 of 6
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Originally Posted by thepoopscooper View Post

go into the game's options and disable fullscreen...
if that doesnt work, try pressing ALT+Enter
Dont work the game does not even have full screen disable in menu.
post #4 of 6

You mean like playing it windowed, but centered and/or letterboxed?  Maybe try tweaking the GPU scaling settings so that it doesn't auto-scale to fullscreen?

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Originally Posted by Dorkseid View Post

You mean like playing it windowed, but centered and/or letterboxed?  Maybe try tweaking the GPU scaling settings so that it doesn't auto-scale to fullscreen?

^This.

In the NVIDIA Control Panel and the Catalyst Control Center, there should be scaling options. Just disable full screen scaling.
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There may also be a setting on your monitor for options like center instead of stretch, which will just give you the 4:3 window instead of stretching it out to native.
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