1.    12 Mar 2017 #1
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    Monitor driver problems


    So i am having this problem where Windows doesnt detect the right drivers for my monitor (a LG FLATRON W1642C) and so it thinks i have a 4:3 monitor. its listing every resolution and refresh rate possible and when i select my native resolution (which is 1366x768) or any other 16:9 resolution it gets horribly squished like this:Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet sorry for the bad image quality, i used my phone to take the picture.
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  2.    12 Mar 2017 #2
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    Make sure your videocard drivers are recent and the correct one , not a Microsoft VGA driver or something and then get any driver for the Monitor from LG Brazil if there are any ? sorry I don't read or speak Portuguese so not much help there but this is the page...

    LG monitores-lcd-widescreen W1642C | LG Electronics Brasil
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  3.    12 Mar 2017 #3
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    My videocard drivers are already up to date. and i already did try to look for a monitor driver but i could only find a "Pixel Warranty Policy" and when tried to look for it on other websites i just could not find it.
    But i do have another screenshot:https://i.imgur.com/MIMj8wf.png
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  4.    12 Mar 2017 #4
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    It is an Odd size for a Desktop Monitor, it is a standard size for a Laptop or Netbook though so maybe you can fool it?

    I could not find a Driver at LG Brazil either , but On the LG USA website it does not even know that Monitor but there is a General Monitor Driver Page , so perhaps try the 1080p Driver and see if it then allows you to set the proper resolution which is 1366 X 768 @60hz (not 1360 x768) , click the link at bottom left here:

    LG Software & Drivers | LG U.S.A

    Nvidia 342.01 is the latest driver for your videocard , the 8400GS

    Drivers | GeForce

    KB
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  5.    12 Mar 2017 #5
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    Nope that didnt help either.
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  6.    13 Mar 2017 #6
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    You really dont need the drivers for your monitor per se, cause all the needed information should be delivered to your computer via display-cable in so called EDID-file.

    Try removing the cable both ends when the computer is on and re-attach the computer first back in and see if it helps you with the case. It can also be a faulty cable causing you problems ie. not delivering the EDID information between display and computer.

    These tips only applies when and if you have the correct version of your gfx-drivers installed.
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  7.    13 Mar 2017 #7
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    under special functions on the LG webpage it says something about a special 4x3 mode , it isn't stuck in that mode is it ? check the monitor menu and see if it is in 4x3 not 16 x9 perhaps?

    using google translation i see this now....

    Resources ImageChip FLATRON f-Engine Special Features 4x3 wide function (view your original images on widescreen without distortion)

    maybe you need to push a button on the front ? there is no manual online so i cant help there...

    KB
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  8.    13 Mar 2017 #8
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    The problem was a faulty VGA cable, I connected a different VGA cable and it solved my problem. Thank you guys.
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  9.    13 Mar 2017 #9
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    Well that's good news glad it worked out ...

    KB.
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