Windows* Desktop Appears Smaller than My Display Screen

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09/14/2017

Try changing the Intel® Graphics Driver scaling option. Simultaneously press the Ctrl, Alt, F12 keys to open the driver Control Panel. If using Windows 8*, switch to the desktop first before pressing the Ctrl, Alt, F12 keys.

For the latest Intel® Graphics Drivers, navigate to the Display section in the Control Panel. Choose Maintain Display Scaling or Customize Aspect Ratio.

Maintain Display Scaling location example

For slightly older Intel® Graphics Drivers, select the Scaling drop down arrow, click Scale Full Screen, and then click OK.

Intel® Graphics and Media Control panel

For even older Intel® Graphics Drivers, click Display Settings > Aspect Ratio Options, select the option you want, and then click OK.

Aspect Ratio Options location