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Monitor display is pinched at the corner

When I turned on my computer today, the display is pinched at the corners. It looks like the picture on an old fashioned TV, a rounded picture, sort of like a barrel. I don't know what setting to change. It had worked fine for a year

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  • rs7517 Jan 18, 2009

    It does still happen in safe mode, so i'll try to find another computer to test it, and realize if the problem is the same, the monitor most be replaced


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Check if the same thing happens under safe mode.

Safe Mode
Continue to press the F8 key when Windows starts to load
Or hold down the CTRL key
From the menu, select Safe Mode
Same thing? Then I have bad news for you. You need a new monitor. Best to verify for sure on another computer though.

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

  • BillW50 Jan 18, 2009

    Yup, I'm 99% sure it is. :(

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