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So, I have an HP Media Center PC. It "HAD" Win7 Home Premium x64 as an Upgrade to Win Vista Home Premium. In Windows Media Center, Live TV was being displayed at a 16:9 aspect ratio on a 32" LCD Flatpanel TV through HDMI. We had a problem and had to replace motherboard to that PC and my "upgrade" copy was actually an OEM version so it is no longer usable.
I bought win7 ultimate for the media pc and after clean installation and driver updates... (took every step to configure it to where it was before the crash)
My aspect ratio seems to be stuck at 4:3 I have spent the better part of 36 hours installing device specific drivers, tweaking what ever settings I could find in media center tast/settings folder to no avail...



......................................please help
if possible

thanks
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Have you checked the TV aspect ratio? most modern HDTVs tha an aspect ratio controll and often they can set the ratio to 4:3
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yes, double checked.
cable is connected to both PC and TV independantly of each other so I can watch one show while something else is recording.

Display on TV (when viewing through tv tuner, non cable box) is 16:9
Display on PC is 4:3

Nothing to change in menu options for tv
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UGH! call me a dumba__ ! Finaly found the control setting, Mind you it had nothing to do with setting up display through WMC, aparently... there is a button titled "aspect" on my media center pc remote,

Maybe I should get a new pair of glasses instead of upgrading the PC's in my home next spring.

Thanks anyways
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