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Acer widescreen extend sides when setting old resolution

\015 I have bought a new PC with an acer X223W LCD monitor. I have a problem: when I set the resolution on a resolution that is not for widescreen (for example 800x600) the image becomes obviously too large and things become fat and large. I would like to know if there's the possibility to reduct my screen on the left and right side so that the screen gets a square form like with the old screens that weren't widescreens, leaving the exceeding space on the sides black and empty. I need it to use some old games with no widescreen reslutions.\015

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You have entered the area between a rock and a hard place. The older games are not aware of the possibility of a wide screen. Either put up with the fat and large images or get a second 4X3 ratio monitor for your older games.
I do not know of any driver to do what you are asking.
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