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Display appearing stretched

The display appears stretched sideways on the wide screen

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  • McGuy Mar 21, 2008

    I had the same problem when opening Firefox browser and everything I opened.. any webpage, my gmail account everything, including the desktop, looked as if it was a shadow to the left, the shadow being the same color as the icon, font or image. But just now when I opened Firefox again it didn't look as bad, but my desktop still looks that way.
    Monitor is only one (1) year old.
    What could it be?

    Thanks a million!

  • Anonymous Jul 14, 2008

    fron strech in 19 inch lcd

  • pia1126 Dec 05, 2008

    my acer gor reformatted and when i opened it the display was stretched and it was so weird. even my microsoft word is stretched everytime i make a report. how do i fix this? i want the old one.

  • Need_help09 Jan 10, 2009

    I have the same problem. I tried to change the setting however the menu won't let me access the 'Aspect Control" and i'm not sure why.

  • imageswmv Jan 24, 2009

    I have the same problem with the aspect ratio option being grayed out - everything gets stretched in auto adjust and is so ugly, any ideas?



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The original image size was probably recorded in 4:3 aspect ratio...meaning your widescreen is a 16:9 ratio size screen and is stretching it outwards to fill the whole screen. If you want the image to look normal.. ie. not short and fat people.... you need to change the picture size in the settings from widescreen 16:9 to normal 4:3 tv in the settings menu most likely...Also most remotes will/should have a button for that.

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