Make wide monitor have normal aspect ratio?

By Row1
Nov 28, 2007
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  1. hello - my dad just got a new wide screen lcd monitor. it is great.
    BUT:
    everything is stretched horizontally!
    it is usable but laying out graphics for publication is impossible!!!
    how can i help him set this to show normal height-to-width ratio?

    it is hanns-g 19 inch wide screen. thx!!
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,438   +283

    Just change your resolution to a widescreen resolution. For a 19" the optimal resolution is probably 1440x960 or something around there.
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