Having problems with your Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop ?

Monitor display is pinched at the corner

\015 When I turned on my computer today, the display is pinched at the corners. It looks like the picture on an old fashioned TV, a rounded picture, sort of like a barrel. I don't know what setting to change. It had worked fine for a year\015

Answers :

Check if the same thing happens under safe mode.
\015\012
\015\012Safe Mode
\015\012Continue to press the F8 key when Windows starts to load
Or hold down the CTRL key
From the menu, select Safe Mode
\015\012Same thing? Then I have bad news for you. You need a new monitor. Best to verify for sure on another computer though.
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