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Pc mode I was able to connect my pc to my 42LC7D tv, but no matter what I do, resolution, size, position etc., I cannot get the pc screen to "fit" onto the lcd tv. It remains just too big on the lcd. I have changed the settings on the tv and the settings on my pc. Any suggestions?

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    I have the same problem. My laptop is claiming that the TV only supports 1024x768, however.

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To get the best picutre set your PC to a resolution of 1360x768. Then press the adjust button on the remote to set the TV to the same resolution.

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