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Old 09-16-2010, 11:33 AM   #1
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Hello brothers,

I just bought an LCD 32 inch HDTV and plugged my pc into it, the problem is that the edges are cut off.
I got into the NVIDIA control panel and went to the Adjust desktop size and position tab, but the only option I get there is to adjust the position, not the size. So when I move it to the right, the right part gets even more cut off, what I need is to resize the whole screen to fit the monitor!

The highest resolution I can get right now is 1360x768, maybe that's the problem, I've tried creating a custom 1920x1200 but it won't let me.

I'm sure it's not a monitor issue, even if I get the image small on the monitor, the edges are still cut off, but for example, the left edge shows up when I move the position to the right(on the nvidia panel) and the right one when I move it to the left.. It's a computer issue, and I need to shrink the screen from the computer!

Can you help me please?
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Old 09-16-2010, 12:32 PM   #2
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You should know that you are dealing with a TV not a monitor. TVs overscan as a natural function of a TV. So yes the base problem is in the TV. Now knowing that many people will be attaching their TV to a PC, many TVs have a method to turn overscan off. I'd look diligently for that in the TV menus first.

Failing that, you could try to find a different nVIDIA driver. My driver software was furnished with my media center and it allows the size of the desktop to be changed for use with TVs. Of course that is not necessary when a real monitor is connected.

That is the general information I have for you failing to know what TV and what video card. The equipment is very specific as to how they work and just knowing you have a 32" HDTV and a nVIDIA video card does not allow for specific help.
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Old 09-16-2010, 01:16 PM   #3
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I'm sorry, I figured I should've left more info

The graphics card is a GTX280, my OS is windows 7 and I have the latest driver.

The TV is an LG 32LD330, I'll try the things you said and if they don't work I'll let you know!

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UPDATE: I've tried to fix it from the TV Menu but even if I put it on a lower aspect ratio the edges are still cut off. And I couldn't find any overscan option :/
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I should have said to try to get the nVIDIA Control Panel software. My version is 2.1.270.00 and it will let me resize the desktop to fit a TV. I used to have to use it with my old HDTV. Here is a screen shot:
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Old 09-16-2010, 05:09 PM   #6
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Hey brother, I appreciate your help but these are the only options I get on my Control Panel, can you give me a link to download another panel? I've been looking but couldn't find it :/




My version is 3.3.532.01

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I'll post the image below since I can't post any links until I have 5 posts or more o.o
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This is my Control Panel:



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I don't know other than to try the nVIDIA site. Maybe google for my version. Then it may be your video card will not allow for it. Is your PC a laptop per chance?
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Nope, it's a desktop :/ and this graphics card is very potent. it's a gtx 280, it's weird that it doesn't support video and television :/
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Is there any software that will let me resize my screen? :/
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I fixed it! woohooo! thanks for ur help brother
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Your main problem is the native resolution on the TV is 1366x768 which is typical with 32" LCDs.
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I fixed it! woohooo! thanks for ur help brother
What was the fix?
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Old 09-17-2010, 11:04 AM   #15
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There was a very well hidden auto configuration for the screen size on the TV menu :O

I could've sworn it wasn't a TV issue but I was mistaken

Thanks for the help <3
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