Having problems with your Samsung Digital Cameras ?

Hi, I have purchased a samsung SMX-40BP Camcorder and I am having problems when I transfer onto the computer. I have set the camera to 16;9 and TV fine but when I play the movies they are small screen and the people are streched and every thing in the screen is thin.Is there any settings to fix this problem. I tried to transfere onto a DVD but the screen is small and every thing is thin and streched. Could you help me Dennis Gurney


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