Display Settings when connected to VM in Hyper-V Manager

Rick Barwig
Rick Barwig used Ask the Experts™
I just setup a 2019 standard server and created the first VM guest.  When I go to connect to that guest in hyper-v manager, the display window is larger than the screen.  Both the host and guest instance are set for 1024x768.  I do not have the option to grab any of the borders of the window to drag and make the window smaller.  This should be straight forward.
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Adam BrownSenior Systems Admin
Top Expert 2010

How much larger? If the host and guest are the same size, there will be a portion of the screen that isn't visible when connecting to the host to account for the window that the VM is in and the start menu. Hiding the start menu will help, but it's usually better to maximize the VM view or increase the Host's resolution.
Rick BarwigConsultant


I cannot scroll the bottom of the page to get to the windows flag.  No scroll bar either.
I reinstalled the Matrox display driver and the system is now corrected.

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