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Need to know the Horizintal/Vertical Frequencies of monitor

Q: Need to know the Horizintal/Vertical Frequencies of monitor

I have this 13yr old monitor that's working perfectly fine, but I need to know it's vertical and horizontal frequencies.

Unfortunately I do not have any documentation for this monitor, nor is anything mentioned anywhere on it.

I've been using it on WinXP with a resolution of 1024.768 at (I think) 60.

Any help, pls.

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A: Need to know the Horizintal/Vertical Frequencies of monitor

voip4africa said:


... a resolution of 1024.768 at (I think) 60. ...Click to expand...

If you were running a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels and 60 Hz refresh rate, I believe that it is referred to as an XGA video format. The vertical frequency is 60 Hz and the horizontal frequency is about 48.36 KHz

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My Windows 8.1 laptop, fitted with an Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN wireless adapter, suddenly stopped automatically connecting to my router a few months ago. I attempted to connect wirelessly to multiple other routers, all to no avail. My laptop could only connect through an ethernet cable/tethered hotspot. I then moved houses and got the internet set up on a new provider and suddenly my laptop could connect wirelessly again! Sadly, after trying to connect to my university's wi-fi, I found out that the laptop wasn't fixed, it was simply able to connect to my new 5Ghz internet but still had trouble connecting to 2.4Ghz access points.

I've tried everything I can to fix this as my laptop is too vital to my studies for me to be without it even for a short period of time, therefore sending it off for diagnostic and repairs is out of the question for now. So far I have tried:

Installing the latest Windows 8.1 drivers for the card (currently on v.15.14.0.2)
Replacing the wireless card with a new one (same make and model)
A complete, fresh re-installation of Windows 8.1

Running out of ideas on what to try and so turning to the community for help. Even if you're not sure of a fix, determining the problem itself would also be a big help. Thanks much in advance!
 

A:Laptop can't connect to 2.4Ghz frequencies, only 5Ghz frequencies

Try the latest wireless driver from the laptop manufacturer's web site.

If that doesn't work then try the latest driver directly from Intel's site.
 

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Ok, so I returned the old monitor that was giving me a weird brown spot near the bottom. However, the new monitor has white lines going down the middle of it (very faint mind you) and a discoleration near the edges. The monitor is a viewsonic (not great, but not terrible) and I doubt I would get two faulty ones in a row. AND, I do not notice these defects during the "windows Loading screen". So, is it simply video card settings? I have a new Radeon 9200. Any advice?
 

A:Vertical lines on Monitor.

Sound like it could be a driver problem.
See if u are using the latest drivers for the monitor and video card.
 

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I have a new Monitor (Viewsonics) Just recently it started to show a pullup of about 2" from the bottom. The startup screen is full size but any new window that is opened, it comes up short the 2". Any clues to fix? Is it the monitor going bad or is it something I have done?

A:Monitor Vertical keeps changing

so your taskbar is two inches up? and there is a black bar at the bottom?

are you using the monitors default resolution and refresh rate?

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ive had this vertical line on my monitor for a few days now and cant seem to get rid of it (philips 150c4) have rolled back drivers upadted drivers just cant get rid of it.can anyone help please its rather annoying.thanks
 

A:vertical line on pc monitor

Video cards can do that when they go bad.
 

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22" monitor has been working fine with my laptop.
Last few days when I start xp sometimes it comes up with a back bar on top and bottom.
Reboot and then it is ok.
 

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My monitor shows vertical lines that cover the height of the view area at random times. This event pretty much renders my machine useless so I'm forced to reboot it everytime this happens.

Here are the specs on my machine...
- Windows XP Pro OS
- 1 gig or ram
- Pentium 3, 900mhz processor
- video card used is built in to the motherboard
- video driver is Nvidia Alladin TNT2

I've done a search on this forum and others and have found some possible solutions (included are my attempts at the solution) such as...

1) replacing video card (have not been attempted yet, thought about purchasing a new ATI video card, and if all else fails, maybe a new system)

2) updating video drivers (tried to but can't find new drivers either for the video card or the monitors for use with XP, was able to find some for older OS's though)

3) switching monitors (tried a TTX 1775 and a Samtron 75V, same problem, next I'm going to try my Apple ColorSync monitor after I find an adapter)

Mind you, I'm not sure how well these solutions apply to my case since there are no pictures included with the posts that I have read regarding similar issues. Therefore I've added a link to show what exactly is going on (no this is not an ad of any sort, just copy and paste the path below to your browser address line)...

jayesteron.com/vert_crash/

Thanks in advance for any assistance in the matter.
 

A:vertical lines on monitor

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I have not seen this before, but I have a GX-280 and the image on the monitor is veritcal. It is a good image of the page but it is going the wrong way, it is not a display error, so I am looking at maybe bad voltage on the psu? The mother board is integrated so there are no video cards.

Has anyone seen this before??

Thanks,
 

A:Monitor has a vertical image

Vertical as in the display is upright at 90 degrees? The nVidia settings panel on the task bar has a rotation setting, you could give that a try to see if you can correct the screen.
 

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As of last night, my desktop PC - Packard Bell - is not sending the proper signals to my monitor. All I get are vertical lines. I've tried the monitor on my laptop and the monitor works fine. What do I need to do to remedy the problem?
 

A:Monitor vertical lines

Hi and welcome to TSG.

Do these lines occur from the moment you turn the PC on? i.e. even on the POST screen before Windows even starts to load?

If yes, then the most likely cause is a failed graphics card.
 

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I have a 17" Korea Data Systems monitor. I has just started getting gray vertical lines all the way across the screen where ever there is any kind of wording. the lines are only as wide as the words. Is it my monitor or is the video card going bad? I think the monitor is about 4 years old.
 

A:Vertical lines on monitor

First thing to do is to hook it up to another computer to see which it is. If it does the same thing on another computer, it is to replace it. It would probably cost more than a new one to get it repaired.

Ig it does not do it on another computer, I would reinstall the drivers for the video card and monitor first and if that does not do it then replace the video card.
 

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I have vertical lines on my desktop pc. It looks 3d. It is not the monitor I checked that. It says it could be the video card. I dont think i have a video card. It is factory and the monitor cable is plugged in to a little box that is hooked on the mother board. What can I do to fix this. Do I need a video card installed, will that fix it?
 

A:Vertical lines on monitor looks 3d.

Hardware brand and model?

If it's displays images on a monitor, then it has a video chipset, regardless of whether it's an actual video card. And yes, most graphical display issues like this are typically a faulty video chipset or the power supply.
 

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hi
I accidently dropped my monitor whilest carrying it down very steep stairs. After that it now has vertical lines across the screen. Also there's a part of the screen that looks darker. When you first turn on the monitor this area is small but then it goes bigger.

Is this repairable? Is it likely that I would have to replace the lcd module itself? It's a good few years old.

I suspect it also has an issue with the light source as well because sometimes it has trouble lighting up the screen. But generally as it heats up it's brighter.

To be honest I'm getting a new one but am just curious. Also I've always had an interest in electronics. Also is repairing this potientially dangerous? It's only 12V and at less than 5amps.
 

A:TFT monitor with vertical lines

For what you can buy monitors for these days, it's cheaper to replace-unless it's some sort of big screen. If you see vertical lines, that tells me the module is gone, which over time, LCD's do that anyway.
 

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Hi All,

Iíve recently bought a brand new Samsung T240 24Ē LCD monitor, and everything was fine when I first connected it to my PC but then about half an hour later a vertical thin bright blue line appeared on the screen.

I checked the cables, trying both VGA and DVI, and I installed and updated software and drivers for the monitor and the computer, but the line stayed put.

The next day, it had disappeared. Then it appeared again at random. THEN for four days, it didnít appear at all so I hoped it had sorted itself out. But today it is back.

It's not a software problem, as the line appears even at POST, and it's not a cable problem, because the "No Signal Input" message displayed when the cable is disconnected also has the line. It doesnít appear on screenshot images.

The monitor is running at native resolution (1920x1200) but the line appears on a non-native resolution as well.

I bought it from Amazon, so Iím hoping thereís a simple solution so that I donít have to go through the hassle of packaging it all back up and arranging for it to be returned. (Lazy, I know)

Any ideas or suggestions would be hugely appreciated! I canít think of what else to try.

Thanks guys!

Sarah
 

A:Vertical Blue Line on New LCD Monitor

If the line is appearing in the monitor's built-in menus, the fault is with the monitor's internal electronics. Repair or replacement may be your only choices.
 

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I had an ugly accident with my Laptop the other day when I dropped my backpack from about 1 m above ground with the computer inside
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I know it may be difficult to say without looking at the computer, but maybe someone can make a guess?

Thank you.
 

A:Vertical white stripes on LCD monitor

this is dead videochip. it will be good if you tell us exact model of your laptop.
 

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A:green vertical line on monitor

Make sure that the cable is connected properly on the back of the monitor and the video card. Then try to go to the system BIOS of the PC to see if the green line is apparent. If that is the case the problem is not the video driver. Then try to run the monitor self test to see if the green line will show up. Look for instructions on your manual. If the green line is showing up on the self-test then you have a monitor issue and it needs to be replaced otherwise it is a video card problem and needs to be replaced.
 

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A:Monitor shows Vertical lines..help!!

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Images from my year-old monitor's camera have six very thin vertical lines, running top of the screen to the bottom, each a single color. System is XPS 8700, monitor is Dell UltraSharp 23" Multimedia Monitor, camera is UZ2315H. Using an external camera eliminates the problem.
Any suggestions on how I can fix this would be much appreciated.
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A:Vertical lines on monitor screen

If you have another system to try, see if the monitor causes problems with that system.  If it does, the camera or cable inside the display is likely bad.  If not, and the camera connects to the PC through a USB cable, try a different USB cable or USB port - if you still see the same result, the camera is bad.  Cheapest solution is to use a different camera. Otherwise, it's likely the monitor needs to be replaced.

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I have a thin thread-like red line running vertically on my 19 inch Viewsonic LCD monitor screen about an inch from the left edge of my screen. I rebooted with F8 and went to the VGA mode but the line is still there. I did an Auto Image Adjust on the monitor but the line is still there. How can I remove the red line from my computer screen?

Larry
 

A:Red Vertical Line on my LCD monitor screen

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I recently bought a new HannS.G 22Inch widescreen TFT monitor and it displays a 1 pixel width vertical line of varying colours from top to bottom, which overprints the entire display, however it only shows up in the operating system, i.e.not in the bios at startup. The line is on the right hand side and does disappear and reappear randomly, but not with a restart. I have used it on two computers with the same effect.

Any ideas would be much appreciated

Cheers
 

A:Vertical Line on Monitor display?

Well the first thing is that since it's new it's under warranty so you'll probably be sending or taking it back. Since it shows the same problem on two machines I'd bet on it.

The only other thing I can suggest is to make sure you're running it in it's native resolution and refresh rate.
 

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Intel I5 4460 Haswell 3.2GHZ Processor
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When I play Demanding games for a while I occasionally get a crash where my monitor will go blank with some gray vertical lines and I cant Alt Tab or escape. The keyboard and mouse also wont work until I push down on the power button and I reset it. I already rmad the RAM nd the GPU and they came back fine but the problem persisted and then I upped the Power Supply from a Corsair CX 500 Watt to a Corsair 750 CX Watt but still came back. And the I uninstalled my video drivers and reinstalled but still no. Can someone give me some input? This is not a prebuild btw
 

A:PC crashes and the monitor has vertical lines

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When my computer first starts up I get a rainbow of vertical lines on my screen, they go away and everything seems to be ok. However in addition, I now have a pink line running right down the center of my screen.
Would anyone know what is causing this and how to fix the problem
Thank you
 

A:Vertical lines on monitor screen

You may need to post more info for someone to be able to help you, things like what vid card you have, what size power supply you use and your monitor settings, screen resolution and things like that. All of these can affect your monitors display in some way. Hope this will help you out a little.
 

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Here is my problem:

Happened shortly after installing some windows updates although I have no idea if it is related.

Basically the screen has a number of vertical blue lines, when you move the mouse around you can see the individual dots changing.

However it comes on randomly and dissapears when I install / uninstall anything. It does come back though randomly a bit later.

It dissapears when you reboot but can come back within 10mins to several hours.

Have updated gfx card drivers etc no luck.

Is this a problem with the monitor (tried changing phase and clock) or the graphics card?

Thanks for your time!

System:

Windows xp pro sp2
Radeon 9500 Pro (Yes the card is old but it has served me very well and I have no need for high end video card)
Hanns G 19" LCD (~ 1 year old)
 

A:Gfx Card or Monitor? (vertical blue lines)

Definitely the graphics card if it shows up in a screenshot. If it's a separate card, try removing it and reseating it. If reseating it doesn't work, and you have tried a different driver (that is, actually updated it instead of reinstalling the same version), then it probably just needs to be replaced. That screenshot looks like a textbook failure.
 

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My Dell LCD 1905FP started having a pencil thin red vertical line from the top to the bottom of the screen. Ive had the computer and monitor for about 1yr and I am using the driver I downloaded from Dell. System is XP Home. I have tried different display setting but the line stays on the screen.
 

A:Dell 1905FP Monitor Vertical Red Line

If the system is under warranty I would be contacting Dell about this problem.
 

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So, recently there has been a pink vertical line in on the left side on my monitor. It started showing up around a week ago, it has then been comming and going (And slightly changing position?). It used to stay for around 2-5 minutes, then just go away untill i restarted the computer, however it now seems to be permanent. The line is about 1 inch wide and goes from the bottom to the top of the monitor. Most people will most certainly jump to the conclusion that the graphics card is the root of the cause, but this is not the case, as i have tryed the monitor on 2 other computers. I dont think it's dead pixels either, since im pretty sure the line has changed position several times (not much tho). Im utterly confused, any information on this will be appriciated. Thanks alot /William.

Edit: My monitor is a ViewSonic VX2739WM and i have allready updated the video drivers!
 

A:Solved: Pink vertical line on monitor!

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please help, my display has become too tall ,I cannot compress the display vertically to fit the monitor screen,what can be done about this problem?thanks a lot.
 

A:vertical size adjustment of monitor display

Sounds like your monitor is going bad. Did the images fit on the screen before?
If so, then the internal focus control are going bad, and it will cost more to repair it than to replace it.
 

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my all in one desktop is showing disorted view and colorful vertical lines . it was fallen down on a toy. due to this accident the screen was affected and it started showing verticle lines. please resolve the issue. 

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my monitor will suddenly freeze up with a bunch of different
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A:monitor freezes up with vertical colored lines.

Could be a couple of things.

Video drivers corrupt, reinstall the video drivers or better yet find a upgraded driver
Processor or video card overheating. Clean out case with compressed air, check the fans and make sure they are working properly.
 

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Here's my details:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 3 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2047 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon X300/X550/X1050 Series, 128 Mb
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Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., Puffer
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

I recently purchased an ASUS VH197D LED monitor, which is connected via VGA. I've been having problems with the monitor where there are vertical strips of blurry/fuzzy pixels across the screen. These move around when I auto-adjust the monitor, so I know it's not damaged or dirty screen. Here are some images:

http://pic.twitter.com/CoJDjwwJ
http://pic.twitter.com/oe7NQy6S
http://pic.twitter.com/xFC9ArHa

I downloaded the most recent driver for the graphics card (Catalyst), which hasn't helped, and since downloading this it doesn't allow me to select the native screen resolution for the monitor 1366 x 768 anymore. The nearest option is 1360 x 768.

I've tried replacing the VGA cable, no joy.

I've contacted ASUS - they were a ball of rubbish, and suggested pressing the reset button.

Do you guys know what might be causing this? I'll be so grateful, as this has consumed my week!!
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A:Solved: Monitor has fuzzy vertical lines on it

DO you have any device to test the monitor like notebook... or this is your only computer
and also can you lower the resolution to may be 800x600 is this option is there and see is still have problem or not.... We need to find out i sthe driver issue or the LED itself
 

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My son in law was using his laptop when it suddenly switched from landscape to vertical monitor orientation.  He doesn't know what he did or how to change it back.

A:How do I change my monitor orientation from vertical to land...

Hi, Please try this first Hold down BOTH Ctrl and Alt keys, then hit an arrow (right or left) Regards.

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Dear all,

I have a peculiar issue with my Dell Desktop with an ATI 3200 GPU.

When I boot the system there are fuzzy vertical lines (approx 1cm across) on the screen.

If I change the resolution (preferred is 1600x900) to a lower resolution, and then back again - the screen is normal without any faint lines and continues this way till I again reboot the machine.

Have tried 4 different versions of the driver (from Dell & AMD) and the issue remains.

Any ideas?

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Vertical flicker on Hitachi LCD

Please advice!

Bought my "Hitachi CML175SXW B" LCD monitor a week ago.
Was using it on 75 Hz (checked all allowed 60, 70 and 75), digital cable (tried analog too), on Connect3D Radeon 9500 Pro. Everything was fine.

Yesterday (see the attached picture) strange vertical flickering started: a vertical band of about two inches wide, where the colors and picture are garbled and constantly changing.

It just started at the end of a working day, nothing was done to provoke it (no switching on/off, nothing plugged in...). But now sometimes it seems worse after switching the machine on, and then goes down, even disappears totally for up to a couple of hours, then comes again...

Flickering decreases at 70 Hz, decreases further at 60 Hz, sometimes disappears, then comes back after a while...

Also, the flickering can't be caught by PrintScreen (at least, I did not manage).
It seems to be the monitor and not the graphic card - I've tried to change to the onboard (SiS).

What shall I do? Am I missing something, or should it be replaced?

Thanks!

Mike
 

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My guess is the Video card is semi-pooched!!It is a 6 year old GeForce V6600.
My computer is a P3 667.What would a good replacement card of at least equal or better performance be?
 

A:Vertical lines on Monitor-Display Error

It could be the monitor that is at fault if its as old as your pc!!!!
 

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My PC has a Nvidia Quadro FX 3500 graphics card with dual DVI ports. I have those ports connected to identical Samsung 244T monitors. However, port 1 is connected to monitor 1 through a IOGear DVI KVM, and port 2 is connected to the analog (VGA) port of the second monitor using a DVI to VGA converter. Using the "Screen resolution" menu item on the desktop, I can see that both monitors are detected and set to the same resolution, 1920x1200. Everything seems to be working fine. If I drag a window from one monitor to the other it looks like it is the same size. I have the same desktop background set on the two monitors and they both look identical. I have the two monitors physically set up side by side with their edges touching and their tops and bottoms aligned.

The problem is that the vertical position of the desktop is not the same. If I move the pointer along the bottom edge of the left monitor, as it transitions to the right monitor is not at the bottom edge, it is about one sixth the way up the desktop. If I move the pointer along the top edge of the left monitor, it does not appear on the right monitor at all, being off the top edge. I have to move it down to make it reappear. The same thing happens in reverse if I move the pointer from the right to the left. That is, Windows seems to know the correct top and bottom of both monitors if I stay on one or the other. It only seems to jump up or down by a sixth of the display as it transitions between them.

A:Dual monitor vertical alignment problem.

Hi Blu, welcome to the Seven Forums.

The physical size or placement of your displays is irrelevant here, the alignment is done in Screen Resolution Tool. It sounds as if your display alignment at the moment is something like this:
Drag & drop the display symbols in Screen Resolution Tool so that the top and bottom edges are aligned:
Kari

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Hoping somebody can help. My X1 Carbon 6th Gen is a few months old. Since this morning I have a permanent vertical green line (1 pixel wide) down the whole hight of the monitor. I have tried rebooting and updating drivers but it does not go away. Any advice please Thanks

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Got a 19" gateway LCD monitor with a thin blue vertical line on the very right edge of the screen. However, when I open another window, or log on to the internet, it's gone! It is only there on my desktop display.

Any thoughts or answers on what it may be?
 

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Nothing that I know of just showed up today.

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I have an odd issue. My Dell Inspiron 8200 notebook (with 15" UXGA screen) has recently started showing a very thin single red line roughly 1.5" from the right-hand corner. But it isn't always there. It used to appear for a few seconds at a time and when I wiggled the screen a little bit, it would disappear. Then last week it came on and stayed on. Now it does it intermittently again (about 80% of the time).

What is going on? I hope there aren't any dead pixles as that would kill me. Besides, if there were, wouldn't it permanently stay that way?

What can I do? My warranty ran out months ago. PLEASE HELP!
 

A:Vertical line on Dell Inspiron monitor.....ANNOYING!

Dead pixels would stay dead.

Its likely to be a connection problem.

It should be fixable, but these are specialised devices and not really DIY (unless you are skilled at both brain surgery and electronics...)
 

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After about 5 years my Tecra S5 is encountering problems with it's graphics card.
Most of the time the (internal and an external via VGA connected) monitor displays vertical lines, and windows gives an Error 43 on the card.

I was wondering if there is a way to fix this, and if this problem might be fixed under warranty (altough the warranty perod has expired 3 years ago.) .

A:Re: Tecra S5-15Q - monitor displays vertical lines/Error 43 for GPU

In my opinion it is hardware malfunction and as far as I know only way to fix it is mainboard exchange. I don?t have this notebook model but I can presume that GPU is fixed on mainboard and cannot be exchanged separately.

Fixed under warranty? Of course.

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With widescreen monitors, which are pretty much the standard these days, there is always plenty of horizontal space, it's the vertical space that is at more of a premium. To take advantage of this I've done 2 things - First, I moved my taskbar to the left side of the screen, this gives me that much more vertical space in all programs.

The second thing is program-specific. I use Firefox and I certainly spend more time in it than any other program. I've installed 2 two add-ons, Vertical Bookmarks Toolbar and Compact Menu. They do just what their names imply - the first places my bookmarks toolbar to the left (or right, if you prefer) of the screen, the second compacts my entire Menu toolbar to a small icon that sits in the upper-left corner of the address bar. Getting rid of these 2 horz menu bars gives one a nice little chunk of additional real estate. It takes a bit getting used to, but once you do, it's great.

Harold

A:Maximizing Widescreen Monitor Vertical Real Estate

  
Quote: Originally Posted by hcour


With widescreen monitors, which are pretty much the standard these days, there is always plenty of horizontal space, it's the vertical space that is at more of a premium. To take advantage of this I've done 2 things - First, I moved my taskbar to the left side of the screen, this gives me that much more vertical space in all programs.

The second thing is program-specific. I use Firefox and I certainly spend more time in it than any other program. I've installed 2 two add-ons, Vertical Bookmarks Toolbar and Compact Menu. They do just what their names imply - the first places my bookmarks toolbar to the left (or right, if you prefer) of the screen, the second compacts my entire Menu toolbar to a small icon that sits in the upper-left corner of the address bar. Getting rid of these 2 horz menu bars gives one a nice little chunk of additional real estate. It takes a bit getting used to, but once you do, it's great.

Harold


That's not a bad idea. I don't use Firefox, but plenty other users here do. Perhaps if your posted a link where this "Vertical Bookmarks Toolbar" can be located?

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Greetings.

I have a problem with my LED monitor and I'm not sure where should this be posted (either as hardware or software), so I put it here.

The thing goes as follow, I bought a samsung syncmaster SA 300 LED monitor for my pc about a year and a half ago, (and so, is now out of guarantee). I havent had problems with it previously, but recently, flashing white stripes have started appearing on the display, particularly when the monitor is showing black or dark colors and when I just turned it on.

Also it's been getting worse as time passes (first it would only happen on first few seconds after turning it on, but now it happens whenever dark colors are abundant on the screen), wich makes me think this could be my monitor telling me it's about to die.

I would really apreciate if you could help me sort this out and, if this is in fact a hardware issue, if repairing is viable (possible and it won't cost me more than half of the monitor original cost) or if I should start saving for a new one (crap). I do recall having read on some tech magazine that LED monitors are more "repairable" than CRT and LCD ones, so I can only hope it's not something bad.

Thank you very much in advance for whatever time and help you can provide me for my problem.
 

A:Flashing vertical lines on samsung LED monitor SA300

Did you get this solved?
 

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Nvm, can someone delete this? It's because i overclocked my gfx and it was getting to hot xD
 

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Happy Labor day everyone,

I just got back from a 3 day vacation to find that my dell monitor has some odd vertical lines showing up. These lines do not show up on my second monitor (an envision) and they are incredibly annoying.

It seems that the lines appear depending on what window is running. If I have the devices and printers window open, there are random blue lines that go through my entire screen. If I bring up the start menu, then there are green/yellow lines that go up to the height of the start menu, not the entire screen. In both cases, the lines show up through the entire screen horizontally, but not vertically (but these are vertical lines).

I am unable to take a picture because a) my camera sucks b) these lines do not appear in screenshots. Because of this and the fact that my other monitor does not have the problem, I am assuming that the issue is the fact that the monitor is quitting on me. I have had the monitor for a number of years, so that would not surprise me. I just want to get a second opinion on the subject.

Thanks guys!
 

A:Odd colored vertical lines on Dell E193FP monitor

Have you tried switching out the cable? How old and what type is this monitor?
 

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Hi.
I have 2 x Syncmaster 943NW 19" monitors.
One is fine, the other one was... fine
For some reason, I pressed the auto adjust button on one of them, which caused the image to be repositioned downwards. So much so that the windows task bar is half hidden. I have tried resetting the monitor, adjusting the vertical position, in vain.

When adjusting the vertical position (normally set @50), I am able to raise the image ever so slightly (around the 60 value) but then up to 100, it doesn't change anything anymore and the image still is way too low.

Can you help me figure out how to fix this issue? (I had been using the screen without any issues before).

Thanks a lot
 

A:Samsung 943NW monitor - Vertical adjustment is messed up

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This morning at first there was no problem. I received message that my screen resolution was not optimized and adjusted as suggested. After re-start I have a black vertical bar from top to bottom on right side of screen measuring 1 1/4 inches in width. As a result many items no longer visible on screen and difficult to read material on websites. I tried going back to the setting I had been at but it did not eliminate black bar. Any help is much appreciated
 

A:Black vertical margin down right side of monitor display

Is this a desktop? If so, set the monitor settings to their defaults.
 

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My Toshiba M35 Satellite laptop was purchased in 2003. Just recently it started showing faint vertical green dotted lines on the screen that tend to become worse the longer the computer is used. After about 30 minutes of use the lines become so bad that they distort words and pictures to the point where the computer must be shut down. If the machine has been used for an "extended" period of time (30 minutes), the screen will be completely black when attempting to restart windows. I am able to hear it restart (the signature Windows sound) but nothing appears on the screen. If the computer sits for an hour or longer it can then be restarted and the same process occurs. When I hook the laptop up to an external monitor the same problems occur. Other symptoms that have come along with these problems include:

1. Glitches on the Windows startup screen during boot-up.
2. After extended use internet browser becomes non-functional, i.e. when trying to scroll up and down only about 1/4 of the browser actually moves.

I have scanned the system in normal and safe mode using two different anti-virus programs and have found nothing. I have also opened the computer and dusted using a can of air, although, the inside looked very clean. I would appreciate any advice!

A:monitor shows vertical green dotted lines

Try booting in safe mode and if the green lines disappear, then its your video driver and you need to reinstall it

Let me know how it goes

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I have Vista 64 basic, dell computer desktop inspiron. I accidently changed the desktop display to
vertical. I have not been able to find the right icon in the control panel to fix the problem. windows 7 it is very easy. Vista, well then there is vista. I have clicked on every link related to display with no luck.
any suggestions. It seems it would be an easy issue to repair. dm
 

A:Monitor display issue, now a vertical vista basic 64

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