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Screen resolution I mistakenly bought a wide screen monitor. How do I make it display a picture of normal proportions?

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Try setting the native resolution of the monitor in your Video Card, try 1440 x 900 in 24 bit

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Hi, try playing with the aspect ratio .. let me know

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Cannot get the picture wide


Firstly you have not mentionrd thr Make & Model of your monitor.
Assuming it's a LCD Monitor you could try the following:

Modern monitors have a 'native resolution'. While most LCD monitors can display a wide variety of screen resolutions, the native resolution will always look best, since this is the screen resolution that matches the number of pixels inside the display. Any other screen resolution may look blocky or distorted, since the number of pixels used in the picture will not match the actual number in the display.

You can adjust your computers display resolution easily. For best results with your monitor, you should use the latest display drivers and monitor drivers and run your monitor in its native resolution. For more information on updating your display drivers, see this link.



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