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Just got widescreen and but when on screen is same size how do i make it fit on widescreen

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Hi, I'm thinking that you could try changing your resolution in your display settings. You can right click on your desktop and select properties at the bottom or personalize if you are using vista. You can then select Display settings and click on the settings tab at the top which will show you the resolution that you have currently set. You can try moving the slider to the right or left and you will see the result before you decide to click ok. This all depends on whether your graphics inside your pc can support the resolutions of your new wide screen monitor. I hope this helps. Good luck. Andrew

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