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My onscreen image is a bit taller than it is wide. A square shape would be taller. Can I get an update for my xp computer of a video card driver?. My Gateway fx530b was purchased Aug. 2007.

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The problem is probably a setting with the Monitor itself. You can adjust the horizonal and vertical settings on the monitor itself. Sometimes it is accessed by a menu button on the monitor or by a knob.

Look around on the monitor and see if you can adjust it there!

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