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12-18-11, 11:01 AM #1
1-4 pixel white line on sides of screen - Win7 SP1 HTPC - Samsung PN51D8000
When I play DVDs within Windows Media Center, I sometimes get a single pixel white line on the left side of the screen when running in screen fit mode. I can adjust the screen via TV controls to slide one pixel left and it's gone but it comes back when I restart WMC. Doesn't seem like this should be occurring when running default settings and I don't want to sacrifice PQ by stretching to 16:9.
When I play full screen media files in WMC, I get white 4 pixel wide vertical borders on the side.
If I play the same file using Windows Media Player, get black 4 pixel wide vertical borders on the side.
This is the same for the handful of widscreen content files I played.
Running fully updated Win7 32-bit SP 1 and a GeForce GT 240 running the latest drivers from nvidia's site on a Samsung PN51D8000 via HDMI at 1920x1080.
I have a trial version of Cyberlink PowerDVD installed for viewing DVDs.
I installed DIVX to support mvk viewing.
If I watch DVDs or BluRay using the Cyberlink PowerDVD app outside of Windows Media Center, it displays fine(no 1 pixel borders).
Anyone else run into this issue?
12-19-11, 04:48 AM #2
Have you thought about going the XBMC way?
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