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Old 11-06-2004, 11:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Any help appreciated.

Bought a new computer to use with existing 17" Packard Bell monitor. When I set it up, for some reason the monitor only displays in the middle portion of the screen, i get a thick black border on either side.

The compuyer displays perfectly on another monitor, so is my monitor now faulty?
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Old 11-06-2004, 12:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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did you hook-up this monitore to another computer?

hook it up and see whether it gives problem.
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Old 11-06-2004, 12:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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try adjusting the side to side settings manually on the monitor itself.
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....size, pozition and shape
Dont forget to degauss
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Old 11-06-2004, 12:31 PM   #5 (permalink)
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tried adjusting all settings on the monitor itself. no better. think it's possibly faulty, something to do with the cable?

unfortunately its a hardwired cable, so can't replace it?
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try changing the monitor frequency to a lower setting in(advanced display settings) and also try using a different resolution.. then adjust the position and shape. c if that helps.
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