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Possible reason is that the movie you are trying to play as well as the player might have been set into a 16:9 widescreen ratio instead of 4:3. Please check the settings of the player and set it according to the correct output device.

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4.12 PC Input Picture Adjustment
The Picture Adjust menu operates in the same
way for the PC Input as for the DTV / TV input in
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