Laptop graphics drivers
Aspect Ratio Settings Not Persisting

While set to Extended Desktop mode, with the laptopís display and a display connected through HDMI*, selecting different horizontal and vertical values for the Aspect Ratio Option settings are not kept. Different settings are kept in single display mode.

This issue is resolved with the latest graphics driver.

To check whether a newer graphics driver is available for your graphics controller, use the Intel® Driver Update Utility. If the online utility displays a message that a customized graphics driver is detected, click here for additional information.

To check the Aspect Ratio Option settings, follow these steps:

  1. Open the driverís Graphics Properties window.
  2. Click on the Display Settings tab.
  3. Click on the Digital Television tab (Figure 1).
    Note For newer drivers see Figure 1a.

    Figure 1

    Figure 1a

  4. Click on the Aspect Ratio Options button:

    Figure 2

    If this button is grayed out, click Apply and then click on the Aspect Ratio Options button.

  5. Check the values for horizontal and vertical.

Related topic
Display Resolutions FAQ

Operating System:

Windows Vista*, Windows 7*

This applies to:

Mobile Intelģ 4 Series Express Chipset Family

Solution ID: CS-029936
Last Modified: 05-Oct-2014
Date Created: 24-Nov-2008