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HDMI leaving black bar around screen

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I just got back my 24" monitor today from a friend i had lent to when his broke. It is the first time i have used an external screen with my laptop (spec is sig), and when i use a HDMI cable there is about a 2 cm on top, and 4 cm black bar surrounding the visiable screen.

It is like there is an extra bezel around the visible screen. (and i hate bezels)
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I could maybe get a vga-dvi cord in a hour or so, but was just wondering if there was a fiz somewhere.
Any help?
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Adjust the overscan to 100%. It's in catalyst control center under display.
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Lovely! Thanks so much +1
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I had same issue on a friends machine. found overscan EVENTUALLY. and it fixes it, but the screen now is slightly blurry and not as good of a picture. might go to DVI instead
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