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Check your BIOS. If this is a laptop, you probably have a setting that
enables the boot screen to be expanded. Don't change any other settings in
the BIOS unless you know what you are doing.
> By default, the windows logo and progress bar stretch to fill the screen at
> boot-up. IBM laptops dont do this and the effect is much less blocky and
> altogether better looking, esp when using large or wide monitors. How can I
> stop the booter from stretching the logo and progress bar?
> All help appreciated