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Monitor and Desktop don't jive together.

by shift / November 15, 2006 5:16 PM PST

Running: XP Home
Desktop: HP A1012X
Monitor: Compaq V720

Somethings displayed on this monitor do not line up properly. One program that we run is Active Security Monitor. It looks find on my computer, but on my Husband computer it does not display properly and some online games fill the screen on my monitor but on his they are small. I have try changing the screen resolution but this does not do a thing to fix the problem. I though I would try the forums again to see if someone has any idea what the problem is, before I take it in to be look at. Thanks in Advance!

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A common complaint about Windows.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 16, 2006 3:55 AM PST

That area has been a long standing complaint. That is, what you see on one machine doesn't match on another. Since this has been an annoyance since about Windows 3.0, I don't thing Microsoft is going to cure this.


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Was there a disk with that monitor?
by steve749 / November 16, 2006 4:42 AM PST

If there is a disk it may have drivers or other useful things.

Additionally, you aren't saying what the other computer is, which is right and which is wrong as well as what video cards each have as this can also play a role.


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