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The picture on my tv is too big

I have a vw42 l flat screen vizio t.v. we have had it for several months. recently the picture on it is too big for the screen. so i cant see any of the writing on the bottom of the screen. like for instance, when who want to be a millionaire is on, i can only see the first 2 answers and not the bottom ones. can you please help me as it is driving me nuts and i cant find my owners manual

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  • 50vizio Jul 19, 2008

    We have the same problem with 50 in. plasma, please let me know if you find an answer. tried every bottom on remote and menu.

  • Anonymous Aug 10, 2008

    Have same problem. With my Sharp tv is deals with the picture mode. It happend when you have a smaller non HD picture leaving black boxes on the sides. If you use the zoom feature to use the whole screen then you lose some at the top and bottom. I can't find the fix on the Vizio yet.

  • Anonymous Aug 13, 2008

    I have the same problem. The picture is too wide and cuts off right side.

  • medding Sep 14, 2008

    same here

  • corvettelady Nov 06, 2008

    Have the same problem notify can't get no one to help !

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Take the remote for the TV...not the cable.
They usually have a RESET button.  Go through setting the TV back to factory settings.  This usually corrects this problem.
It did for us today!  john

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  • Tim Brogdon Dec 10, 2011

    Didn't work for me. Any other solutions?

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