Black border around TV screen

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Black border around TV screen

Postby TerryC » Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:24 pm

We watch all TV via our laptop. We have a two inch wide black border around the picture. Is it possible to get a full screen picture and if so how?

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Re: Black border around TV screen

Postby TorreDelAguila » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:21 pm

If sending the signal from laptop to tv, using the tv remote (or on-screen menu for that input), go for Screen Ratio (or similar) and try Zoom to enlarge the picture. There may be several screen size/shape options to be had; go for the best one.
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Re: Black border around TV screen

Postby telboy » Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:25 pm

Same here - If we watch UK TV via the Apple TV from my MacBook it fills the screen however from my iPad there is a thick black border, none of the format/ratio controls on my Samsung Smart TV do the trick.

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