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Sometimes when I change the settings profile from "User" to "Graphics," a black border appears on the screen and some of the viewing window is off the screen. Usually when I click the "Graphics" profile again a few times it fixes itself, but now, its stuck with a 1 inch black border on the right, a quarter-inch border on top, a thin one on the left, and the bottom of the screen is hiding some of the window (like most of the task bar). Its a black 19' Acer Monitor.

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All LCD displays have an "Auto" button press it and see if that fixs it. should be aparent what it does if it does it. but basicly it alines the picture with the screen. when you change back to user profile you may need to press it again.

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