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Is there a setting to center your screen?


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I got newer monitor.

I tried the settings on the monitor, but there's always about a half a inch of the screen not showing on both sides.

I'm wondering if there's a way to zoom out a bit or something.
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You probably have a different screen resolution with the new monitor. Right click your desktop, choose Configure Desktop, or whatever it is for Windows these days, and go to the Settings menu and choose one that's wider, if width is all you need. If your old one was 1024x768 for instance, you might need 1152x768. Just try different ones till you find the one that works.
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I tried them, but none are any better.
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I tried them, but none are any better.

How about the controls on the monitor itself? And how about your drivers, are they up to date? Did you get a disk with the new monitor? If all else fails try to find updated drivers for the video.
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Actually, yes I have updated drivers, but I uninstalled them temporarily today and the monitor looked perfect, until I installed the drivers again...

Edited by Don'tcompute, 04 March 2008 - 03:54 PM.

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Just so everone can see what I see on the desktop...

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As can see, the start button and the clock are slightly cut off.
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On the settings screen for the resolution.
Click advanced.
Then find the adapter tab for your video card or controller.
There should be some adjustments that can be made there.
Perhaps it's set to wide screen?
Or there might be some vertical and horizontal controls.
Depends on the hardware.
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Ah, I fixed it.

I just rolled back my driver.
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