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I have a Samsung 50" DLP HDTV model # HLR5078WX/XAA. I recently tried to connect my PC to it using my DVI cable and a DVI to HDMI connector. I disabled my X-fi and loaded my onboard audio drivers so I could use the SPDIF for audio. It worked however my screen resolution wouldn't fit the screen. I went into the NV control panel and the HDTV showed up, I set it for 1080p resolution. I could not see my all of my icons or the start/task bar. I went back into the NV control panel and tried to adjust the sceen size but no matter what I did I couldn't get the screen size right. Has anyone gone through this before and got it to fit properly?
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post #2 of 6
Just adjust it in the regular place? Display properties and set to 1920x1080.
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yup did that but my icons, taskbar, and start bar all are off the screen.
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post #4 of 6
I think the problem you're having has to do with "overscan".

I'm assuming you went to...
NVIDIA Control Panel -> Video & Television -> Resize HDTV desktop
...and it still didn't work ?

If not you should try checking your manual on your HDTV about PC output through HDMI/DVI if you can or call/email manufacturer (Samsung) to help you on that. I'm not sure about DLP HDTVs but for my LCD HDTV I have an option that allows different "View Modes" and picked "Dot by Dot" view which displayed the actual amount of pixels on screen to fix my overscan problem. Try checking the television options if you may have something similar. On a side note, be sure to check that before you start resizing the HDTV desktop through NVIDIA. Also double check that the HDTV supports 1920x1080 .

I think there's a software that you can use called PowerStrip if you haven't figured out the problem. I myself haven't used it before but I read that it is used to help resolve those types of problems. You should do some research on it before you use it though. I hope you find a solution .
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You know what this happened when i bought my samsung lcd. I had to reload my videodrivers. The only problem that i still have is that my bios are offcentered to the left, i cant see anythin when it boots. And if it not widescreen adjust back to 4:3
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post #6 of 6
this happened to me when i connected my pc to my Panasonic HDTV, in the nvidia control panel there is an option of HDTV settings or something, and in there there is resize desktop, just resize it until it looks right to you.
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