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External Monitor Screen Resolution

by nickschindler9 / January 1, 2014 10:04 AM PST

PLEASE HELP: Just got a new Toshiba laptop and plugged it into my Emerson 32" tv/monitor and the top, sides and bottom expand beyond the scope of the screen. I have Windows 8 and have adjusted the screen resolution from the highest to the lowest but it does not make a difference. I am computer stupid so is there any easy way to fix this issue? THANKS!!!

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I can't say
by itsdigger / January 1, 2014 10:28 AM PST

for sure about Emerson but on my 32 in.Toshiba flat screen and 42 in. Sony , you can change the picture size . I keep them set to Native. Everything is in the proper proportions than.


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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 1, 2014 10:18 AM PST

Many HDTVs require something like naming the input to PC or another setting -> ON THE TV <- This is not a setting on the PC. As the exact model of the Emerson is unknown I won't be able to be more exact.

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Thanks to you both!
by nickschindler9 / January 2, 2014 4:55 AM PST
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I sincerely appreciate both of your help! I adjusted the picture on the TV to "full screen" and it worked perfectly! I am so happy now...THANK YOU!!!

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