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AOC 16" monitor is wide screen and stretches the display - how to fix?

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Some where on you screen is a menu button that allows you to access teh screens utilities. One of teh utilities is the screen's geometry. Iti is here that you can adjust the length, width, position, etc.

You may want to access the vendors web site and sownload the user manual.

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