Windows 8 - Possible to redefine "full screen"

My wife's Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 13" took a ski boot to the exterior of the screen last winter. There's now a black bar across the top of the display that's a little under 1 cm in height. Replacement screens for the Yoga 2 (even used ones) are in the $200 range. Is it possible to tell Windows 8.1 to regard the "full screen" as the entire physical screen minus 1 cm at the top? Presently my wife is using a "sized" rather than "full screen" windows where she needs to see the top of the window. This works, but instructing Windows to simply ignore the top 1 cm of her display would be easier.
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Michael-BestCommented:
"Is it possible to tell Windows 8.1 to regard the "full screen" as the entire physical screen minus 1 cm at the top?"

no.
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JustInCaseCommented:
I don't think that such option exists, but...
I know some programs (like RocketDock , ObjectDock) can reserve some part of the screen for itself so there should be way to reserve some part of screen...
But, I guess that best solution in your case is DesktopCoral.
PS download link is in upper left corner.
 :)
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☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
The scaling option included with the Intel driver is already the best option.  The issue as you've discovered is that because the whole screen area is rescaled on a 16:9 ratio display you can't remove something from the height without also removing something from the width to keep the display in proportion- because the HD5300 drivers don't support moving the image position other than by rescaling you'll loose an equivalent part of the image from the bottom of the screen as well.

So it sounds like you already have the best option given the limits caused by the damage.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
There is no native software that will work around your broken screen (as MASQ has pretty much said).

If you are not willing to replace the screen, move the laptop to different service and get a fixed screen. Then get a new laptop.
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jdanaAuthor Commented:
Predrag Jovic - Genius. RocketDock worked beautifully. We simply needed something to chew up a portion of the display.

MASQ and John - Thanks for the interesting feedback on the native aspect ratios.

J
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