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Standard resolution on widescreen monitor

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1

    Standard resolution on widescreen monitor


    I have a game (ATCSimulator 2) that is not written for widescreen. The game tells me that in order to work in the mode I want the display must be set to a standard 4:3 setting. It gives the options of 1280x800, 1440x900 or 1680x1050. I tried to do this, but apparently my video card does not support any standard resolutions. I thought it might just show the screen stretched, but the game will not even go into the mode I want to use.

    Does anyone know how I can change the resolution to display properly or possibly a workaround for this?

    My video adapter is Intel HD Graphics 4000
    Intel driver version 10.18.10.3277
    15.6" display
    Max Resolution 1366x768
    Windows 8.1

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  2. #2


    N.Y.
    Posts : 2,214
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit


    Check your monitor settings to see if you have a setting in there to be able to switch to 4:3. Unless done by scaling through video card i am not certain how to do this.
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    Forever West
    Posts : 591
    WinVista, Win7, Win8.1, Win10, Mac OS X 10.10, Linux Mint 17.1


    I get the feeling your computer is a Notebook/Laptop.

    In Control Panel, Display, Advanced settings, is there a line on the window that says "List All Modes"? Mine will go down to 800x600 which is the 4:3 ratio.
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  4. #4


    N.Y.
    Posts : 2,214
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Berton View Post
    I get the feeling your computer is a Notebook/Laptop.

    In Control Panel, Display, Advanced settings, is there a line on the window that says "List All Modes"? Mine will go down to 800x600 which is the 4:3 ratio.

    Yep, i just checked the specs listed, guess i should of checked that first since was not listed in the post.
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Standard resolution on widescreen monitor
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