Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 selects incorrect scaling for full-screen apps


Assume that you have a Windows 8.1-based or Windows 8-based touch-screen device that has a high native resolution. When use the device to play games or run other apps that try to run full-screen with a lower resolution, Windows may select incorrect scaling, and the app may appear in a small window in the center of the screen.

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This is a known issue on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. The issue doesn't occur on non-touch-screen devices. We are working to address this issue in future Windows releases.

Article ID: 3072112 - Last Review: Jun 19, 2015 - Revision: 1