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Monitor screen is off center

I cannot get it to move back to its proper position where I can see the whole thing. I alt/tabbed out of World of Warcraft and this is the second time this has happened. First time i rebooted and it fixed itself.

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Re: Monitor screen is off center

Adjust it on your monitor they are not all quitte the same but there must be a button there.Use adjust horizontal if you can find it.
First find your Monitor manual.Then find where it mention something about HorizSync and VertRefresh.
Next open the terminal:
sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Go to the Section "Monitor"
and add the correct HorizSync and HorizSync

CAUTION: Make sure it's correct it can damage your monitor if you use incorrect numbers!
save and exit. Reboot.

Eg. Mine looks like this:
Section "Monitor"
Identifier "DELL P992"
HorizSync 30.0 - 107.0
VertRefresh 48.0 - 170.0
Option "DPMS"

Another way is to backup your /etc/X11/xorg.conf

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