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Samsung HCJ552W Picture "expanded"

The picture on this tv has "expanded" and is cutting off about 1/2" on all sides. Does anyone know how to correct this?

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Re: Samsung HCJ552W Picture "expanded"

Change the aspect ration in the customer menu and take it out of zoom...

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