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VERTICAL Scanning problem

After hybernating with .avi file open, using a new nvidia card (I usually go ATI), all the image is conentrated in an ~4 inch thick horizontal band. I can hook it up to laptop with radeon 9000 card and get it working fine after fiddling with composit, horizontal (+,-), and vertical (+,-) a bit, but when I put it back on desktop it goes bad again. To start, the image widens and contracts until finally it collapses to the horizontal band. I have changed the desktop back to a radeon 7000 to no avail. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi...there! Kazz,
Go to your toolbars bottom R/H corner and look for the VGA settings icon ( nVidia or ATI). Right click on that...and look for rotation settings, from there just followed the settings... Have nice day!

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Check power supply section for bad caps with bulging top first, may be a sign of failing power supply:

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