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Old 21-07-2011, 03:47 PM   #1
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Default Widescreen and older games

Hello!

I've been having a rather annoying problem recently...
I have widescreen (1366x768) on my laptop, and when playing older games that don't exactly support this resolution/screen ratio, (like Baldur's Gate or Crusaders of Might and Magic) it just stretches out on the entire screen, rather then staying in the 4:3 ratio they'd normally be able to show, like before.

No idea what caused this, any idea on a fix, perhaps? (my graphics card is an builti-n Intel GMHD)
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Old 21-07-2011, 08:03 PM   #2
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Intel? Do you have this?


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If not you can download it. Choose "maintain aspect ratio".
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Old 21-07-2011, 10:37 PM   #3
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Worked, thanks!
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Old 22-07-2011, 01:09 AM   #4
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Not really related to Troubleshooting. Moving to Technical.
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http://widescreengamingforum.com/

Though resolved, might help others. I frequent this site a lot ever since I got my new screen
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Also there is:
http://www.widescreengamer.com/wides...ames_database/
Can really be helpfull to run some (older 4/3) games in 16/9 or 16/10
Sometimes a little cfg tweak is enough.
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Old 26-07-2011, 11:26 PM   #7
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useful thread. should be sticky imo
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Old 27-07-2011, 05:09 PM   #8
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useful thread. should be sticky imo
no need, but Japo can make a tutorial for it in Troubleshooting if needed. sticking it is not worth it.
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I'll add it to the Troubleshooting FAQ over the weekend, and I'll add another image for ATI. Does anyone have one for nVidia or other card makers?
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Done: http://www.abandonia.com/vbullet/showthread.php?t=26555
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