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Hi All,

im trying to set the screen resolution by default to 1920 x 1080, ive gone into Mame and then into default options and set up the screen size. ive also gone into HyperHQ and set it to screensize full but for some reason, when ive loaded the rom i want to play, i need to hit ALT Enter on the keyboard to make it go full size.

does anyone know how to set this up by default?

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