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Picture too streched out

My tv is hooked up to a comcast box and when i try to watch hd channels it is too streched out. When i called comcast they said to adjust the aspect ratio on my tv but there is no setig for this...please advise...

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Re: picture too streched out

What is the make and model of your TV. Different brands label the aspect in other ways.

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