Screen is 1928 x 1208, not 1920 x 1200

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Subject: Screen is 1928 x 1208, not 1920 x 1200
Posted by:  Terry Pinnell (terryp…@dial.pipex.com)
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011

I've had this problem for over two years so it's hardly a show-stopper.
But I'm now finally fed up with it and determined to find a fix. I would
much appreciate some help in doing that please.

I have an XP Pro with a Iiyama Prolite E2403WS 24" widescreen monitor,
connected with the recommended DVI input. Screen resolution is set in the
usual way to 1920 x 1200. But for any maximised window the actual position
is always -4,-4  and the size 1928 x 1208. (Or, with the Taskbar unhidden,
1928 x 1180.)

As I have a 512 MB nVIDIA GeoForce 8800GT, I asked about this some months
ago in the appropriate newsgroup (alt.comp.periphs.videocards.nvidia) but
was advised it was a hardware issue. Until now I haven't properly pursued
it. You can't adjust it with the physical monitor settings, which is only
possible for analog connection mode, not DVI.

FWIW, looking under Properties, the driver for the monitor is shown as
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\drivers\color\PLE2403WS.ICM

BTW, are there any newsgroups or forums dedicated to monitor issues
please?

--
Terry, East Grinstead, UK

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