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How can I play older games on windows 7 full screen

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September 9, 2012 2:44:25 PM

I have an HP computer with Windows 7 and a Radeon 7450 video card. Many of the older games only run in a minimized screen, and there is no option for full screen. I need them to run in full full screen. Can you help?
September 9, 2012 7:14:05 PM

While game running, try pressing alt+enter
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September 23, 2012 3:10:25 PM

bluegold316 said:
While game running, try pressing alt+enter


Thanks bluegold316 for your advice. By pressung alt/enter, the screen does go to "full screen". But, full screen on this computer shows an even smaller playing screen, but with a full black backround instead of the desktop as a backround. With full screen off, the playing screen is about 15% larger. Compatability settings don't seem to help.
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September 23, 2012 3:12:35 PM

Many older games had fixed resolutions.
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