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hooking up a 7800GT to an HDTV

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June 13, 2006 5:54:06 PM

I seem to have lost my borders when i switched my output onto my 52" grand wega. I have no idea how to solve this problem, as i am new to retrofitting huge tvs to my computer (normaly my tastes are satisfied with my 19" lcd but i wanted to try this) in anycase, i have no idea how to regain the borders and its really hard to use a computer when i cant see the start menu or any of the windows that are open - i know alt+tab right... i just feel kinda defeated by the TV unless i can see the ENTIRE screen, ya know?

on top of my missing borders, pages with text (like word, IE, firefox, esplorer) all seem to flash (It get painful after a while)

any help is better than none! thanks for reading this.

one more thing - pictures, video, and games apear fine without the flashing, im not exactly sure what would cause this, my thoughts were refresh rate but im not sure how to fix that...

thanks again.

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June 13, 2006 7:32:40 PM

Computer text can be extremely difficult to read on even the best TVs. What do you have your TV set to resolution-wise? Perhaps selecting a different resolution would help... also switching to progressive instead of interlaced might help too... unless you're already running progressive... in which case try interlaced.
June 13, 2006 8:26:15 PM

Zoron that hit the nail right on the head, thanks a bunch. very simple and easy fix.
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