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Old 11-03-07, 08:43 AM
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Is there a way to make the internet look normal on a widescreen TV?

of course everything it stretched a bit
so is there a resolution to use that will make it normal?
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Originally Posted by stevevt
Yes
and how?
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Do yo have a PC hooked up to your TV? Just change the resolution in Windows to match your TV's resolution.
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Originally Posted by jdodd
Do yo have a PC hooked up to your TV? Just change the resolution in Windows to match your TV's resolution.
Yeah, there's no reason anything should look stretched unless you're already causing Windows to be stretched.
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It depends on whether you're using a fixed-pixel TV such as LCD/DLP/plasma or CRT.

If it's fixed-pixel, setting your PC's video resolution to the same as the TV is always the best. If it's CRT you might need to play around a bit to see what resolution looks best because they can handle different resolutions. But the resolution should be something close to a 16:9 ratio to get the characters the correct shape.
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What kind of TV do you have, and do you know the native resolution?

You want it to be the native resolution (this may require a custom resolution in Powerstrip), but if you happen to have a plasma display that's 1024x768, I don't know what to tell you. I don't know what you would do to compensate for the non-square pixels.

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