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Flat screen monitor stretching

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I am having a problem with my new Flat Screen Monitor stretching everything. The aspect ratio is much longer than a normal screen and it stretches all of my applications. I have Windows XP and its a Acer AL1913W monitor. In all of the programs where I use graphics like PhotoShop or Publisher everything looks fat. I do alot of print publications and I need the proportions to be correct. Help!!!
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Well you should of got a normal aspect ratio monitor if thats the stuff you use it for. What kind of graphics card do you use ATI and nvidia cards come with software with the drivers that let you alter things like aspect ratio. You could also change the display reolution to a res that wont fit in that aspect but will be a normal size eg, 1280x1024.
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