laptop screen not showing widescreen anymore

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  1. scribblec

    scribblec New Member

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    well i restarted my laptop today and all of a sudden i got the same problem as this guy

    basically my screen has now become a square but within the square everything is as it should be. instead of my screen being a 17 inch screen it now thinks its a 15 inch i think and i can see the backlight working where the screen is black.

    now it was fine for 2 years and now all of a sudden my whole screen is not being used.

    i have looked all over the internet and this guy had the same exact problem but there were no replies to his thread... i was wondering if anyone here can help me.


    i even tried to reformat but even that screen has the black border on the right. its not a resolution problem either because when i change the resolution the same black bar on the right stays
     
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    Does the boot screen use the entire screen when you turn it on?
     
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    nope even the bootscreen is in the same format
    i was thinking about installing windows again and realised there was no point because the laptop is just not reading it as its real size instead giving me a square
     
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    Its fucked.

    Chuck it and buy new.
     

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