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MacBook Pro :: Trying To Use Extended Desktop

I typically use my 13" MBP with a 20" LG monitor in extended desktop mode. I would regularly plug in my computer when I got home to do work, and unplug it when I left the next morning. I hadn't used extended desktop for a few days, and the next time I plugged in the monitor, it came up with weird resolution with a different aspect ratio and an off center picture. The option for 1600 x 900 at 60Hz isn't listed in system preferences anymore. Do I have a hardware problem here? I did switch to a shorter VGA cable to reduce clutter on my desk before this problem occurred, but I can't get extended desktop to work properly with my old cable, so I don't think its a faulty cable.

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