TV (as monitor) shows everything zoomed in.

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  1. Pedeadstrian
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    Pedeadstrian GBAtemp's Official frill-necked lizard.

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    So I recently bought a 40" TV to use in my room, and I am also using it as a computer monitor (mostly for games but also for when I get too lazy to move). Like the title says, whenever I use it as a monitor, everything's zoomed in. All the buttons, apps, icons, etc. are bigger. (On Windows 8.1) I right clicked the desktop and went to screen resolution, and it's set to 1080p. I also went into CCC, and it's also set to 1080p. I also went into Paint, took a screenshot, and the dimensions are 1920x1080. It feels like it's in 720p (or smaller) mode, though. Anyone know of any fixes for this? The whole screen shows, but everything's blown up.
     
  2. Kyouhei

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    Are you sure your HDTV Supports 1080p? Some TV's (amazingly) Still only support 720p.
     
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    I have my computer hooked up to my TV, but I'm using Windows 7.

    Right Click/ Personalize/ display / make icons and text smaller.

    That do anything?
     
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  4. Pedeadstrian
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    Pedeadstrian GBAtemp's Official frill-necked lizard.

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    Damn, you're good. I guess when my computer recognized it was plugged into a TV, it changed its scale. Took it down a notch and it's much better, thanks.