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Samsung LED Monitor Not Expanding to Fit Screen - PLEASEHELP

by alextril / August 7, 2010 12:52 PM PDT

Hi All,

I just purchased a brand new SyncMaster BX2250 and hooked it up via HDMI to my ATI Radeon HD5770 graphics card. My display is set to the recommended resolution(1920x1080) but the image isn't filling the entire monitor. If I drop my resolution down a bit it fills the screen but doesn't look as good.

When I alter the image size settings in the monitor menu from Auto to Wide or back it doesn't seem to make a difference.

Can someone please help me out? I'm not sure why this isn't working and I'm thinking about returning the monitor if I can't get it to work.


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Samsung LED Monitor Not Expanding to Fit Screen - PLEASEHELP
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / August 9, 2010 1:50 PM PDT


I'm sorry to hear that you're having this issue.

You might check the settings in the video card, as well as making sure that you have the most up to date version of the software. With HDMI, the monitor is displaying the signal as it comes in. In some cases, overscan or other settings in the video card can cause this.


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'Fit screen' does not work for SyncMaster2450H
by MarkWiersma / September 28, 2010 11:24 PM PDT

I have 2 exactly the same laptop setups with Dell / Windows7.
On one I had connected Samsung SyncMaster P2450H without any problem and adjusted the monitor resolution to 'fit screen' as 1920x1080 does not fill the whole monitor.

For the other computer I have bought the same monitor, but I can not get it fill the whole screen. I have checked all details of the drivers, but without any luck.

What must I do to get it work?

Kind regards,

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Fixing your problem
by mperson9 / September 29, 2010 2:57 AM PDT

As the Samsung tech said, you need to get into your display properties and set the overscan.

If you have an ATI graphics adapter, go into the ATI Control Panel. If you have an nVidia card, go into the nVidia control panel.

You will most likely have to go through a couple of sub menus to find it and it will probably be in the HDTV section.

Look for a setting or option called overscan and adjust it using trial and error.

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