I've tried Googling this, with no success.
In addition to my monitor, I have a TV hooked up to my PC via HDMI, both to serve as a second monitor and for watching movies and shows. Both the TV and the monitor have advertised resolutions of 1920x1080. My computer detects the TV's max (and recommended) resolution as 1920x1080, and that's what I have it set to display at, but the *actual* resolution is considerably less. Windows and text are bigger on the TV than they should be, even accounting for the larger size of the screen. Using a pixel ruler utility confirms this.
The lower resolution is fine for streaming TV shows (which I can't normally stream in HD anyway), and as far as I can tell the TV resolution is as advertised when using my Blu-Ray/DVD player. It's only when the input is from the TV that the resolution is lowered.
Oddly enough, my desktop wallpaper is correctly downsized for the TV screen.
I've tried making sure my graphics drivers are up to date (they are), changing the resolution to something else and back, doing the same but restarting after each change, and designating the TV as my "primary" monitor. Nothing makes a difference.
Does anyone have any ideas?
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