Dear Webby: Video card for wide monitor 



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Dear Webby, I thought you might want to use this for your humor addition. We were in Panama City Beach this week and during the picture taking frenzy I didn't see the sign behind the Pelican until I downloaded it to my computer. Feel free to use the picture, if it suits your fancy. Sharon
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A man was seen fleeing down the hall of the hospital just before his operation. "What's the matter?" he was asked. He said, "I heard the nurse say, 'It's a very simple operation, don't worry, I'm sure it will be all right.'" "She was just trying to comfort you, what's so frightening about that?" "She wasn't talking to me. She was talking to the doctor!"
From the Tech Support Pits: From: Nigle Re: Video card for wide monitor Hello Dear Webby: I need your help once again. I purchased a wide screen monitor and now find my video doesn’t support it. It is a 19.5”. How can I tell what type video card to get? Thanks for all the good work, Nigle Dear Nigle Since it is not standard, that would depend entirely on the brand and model of the monitor. Check the manufacturer's web site. Personally, I would return that monitor. You are NOT going to be happy with that monitor. To get the Wide screen experience, duck tape the bottom third of your monitor for a day. Unless you really like that, stay away from wide screen monitors. A standard aspect ratio monitor may be a bit harder to find than the yuppie monitors, which are more profitable for the merchants, but they are still available. With Dell and other suppliers, just go into Business class instead of Home user. They know business people are a lot less gullible, and often buy hundreds of items at a time. Have FUN! DearWebby

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