Why do i have a thick black line on top and bottom of my laptop display Tags: Configuration Laptops Windows Vista Displays Last response: April 30, 2011 9:50 PM in Windows Vista Share Denise Foote April 30, 2011 4:20:03 PM why do i have a thick black line on top and bottom of my laptop screen More about : thick black line top bottom laptop display TitusFFX April 30, 2011 9:50:04 PM This is normally due to incorrect screen resolution. Right click your desktop and go to personalize/ display settings and move the slider and apply the resolutions until you find one that will work for you. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Primary display just locked - White across top/Black across bottom Forum Why do I see black bars on the top and bottom of videos/streams on twitch.tv and youtube when i go fullscreen? Forum a black line at the bottom of laptop screen almost covering the task bar Forum Laptop display,Top items flashing at the bottom Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !