Dell 930S Screen aspect ratio?

Discussion in 'Dell' started by Jeff Wisnia, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. Jeff Wisnia

    Jeff Wisnia Guest

    After reinstalling WindowsXP into my virus ravaged 930S and getting
    almost everything I need running fine again I noticed that the aspect
    ratio of the screen display is a little off and things look stretched
    horizontally a bit.

    I can live with it if I have to, but it wasn't that way before.

    I haven't changed my monitor or its settings and haven't yet found a way
    of readjusting the aspect ration so round objects look round again and
    not squashed down a little.

    Help please guys?


    Jeff Wisnia, Dec 30, 2013
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  2. Jeff Wisnia

    Ben Myers Guest

    Now download and install the motherboard chipset drivers and the video drivers. Install chipset drivers, then reboot. Install video drivers, then reboot. That should fix the problem... Ben Myers
    Ben Myers, Dec 31, 2013
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  3. Jeff Wisnia

    Ben Myers Guest

    Um, download the drivers from the Dell web site, of course. Happy New Year! ... Ben
    Ben Myers, Dec 31, 2013
  4. Jeff Wisnia

    Jeff Wisnia Guest

    Thanks, I'll try that next year. <G>

    Jeff Wisnia, Dec 31, 2013
  5. Jeff Wisnia

    Jeff Wisnia Guest

    Yup, that did it. The driver which was installed had aspect ratios of
    1.333/1 or 1.25/1 for the various resolutions. My monitor screen is
    17.5" wide by 10" high, a ratio of 1.75/1.

    I found the correct driver through the Dell website and after installing
    it the resolution I chose gave me an aspect ratio of 1.666/1, close
    enough for gummint work.


    Jeff Wisnia, Jan 4, 2014
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