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  1.    17 Apr 2016 #1
    Join Date : Apr 2016
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    Screen is stretched/cannot change aspect ratio


    I have been trying for hours to get windows 10 to unstretch itself because my screen seems to be stretched and hurts my eyes if i use it for too long. I cannot stand it any longer and want to fix it really badly. Dont tell me to change the resolution because I have tried that, all the resolutions are in 4:3 aspect ratio. All i need is a 1920x1080 resolution option. Thanks!

    Update: I have gotten somewhere...In the box my monitor came in i found a disk to install the necessary drivers for my monitor. It comes up with the correct monitor just the screen resolution is wrong (1280x1084 instead of the correct resolution which is 1080x1920) somebody please help before I shoot myself
    Last edited by LoeToe; 18 Apr 2016 at 10:09.
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  2.    17 Apr 2016 #2
    Join Date : May 2015
    Finland, Vantaa
    Posts : 424
    Win 10 pro, creators

    what cable youre using? what version of windows? have you updated GPU drivers etc...?

    more information helps alot to help you out
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  3.    17 Apr 2016 #3
    Join Date : Apr 2016
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    Quote Originally Posted by batlhilz View Post
    what cable youre using? what version of windows? have you updated GPU drivers etc...?

    more information helps alot to help you out
    I am using vga and i have updated all my drivers and everything... but then I saw a video that told me to uninstall the microsoft basic display adapter driver so I did and now i cant change the display settings at all.
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  4.    17 Apr 2016 #4
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Maribor, Slovenia
    Posts : 9,348
    Windows 10 (Pro and Insider Pro)

    In your system spec it says windows basic display adapter. It seem you don't have graphic card drivers installed.

    You can open "device manager" (right click on start button in lower left corner) and click it.
    Click on display adapter (double click will do it) and select update drivers.

    If this doesn't help you may go to motherboard manufacturer site and download it from there.
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  5.    17 Apr 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndreTen View Post
    In your system spec it says windows basic display adapter. It seem you don't have graphic card drivers installed.

    You can open "device manager" (right click on start button in lower left corner) and click it.
    Click on display adapter (double click will do it) and select update drivers.

    If this doesn't help you may go to motherboard manufacturer site and download it from there.
    I updated them until I was told to uninstall them which I did. I will try and download drivers from my board manafacturer's site
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  6.    17 Apr 2016 #6
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Maribor, Slovenia
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    Windows 10 (Pro and Insider Pro)

    Told by whom?
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  7.    17 Apr 2016 #7
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndreTen View Post
    Told by whom?
    Somebody on youtube
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  8.    17 Apr 2016 #8
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    Windows 10 Home

    Drop a picture of what the stretched image looks like on your monitor if you can.
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  9.    17 Apr 2016 #9
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    Maribor, Slovenia
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    Quote Originally Posted by msny View Post
    Drop a picture of what the stretched image looks like on your monitor if you can.
    Sorry, wrong quote
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  10.    17 Apr 2016 #10
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Maribor, Slovenia
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    Quote Originally Posted by LoeToe View Post
    Somebody on youtube
    Can you give us link?
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