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I have a generic 15'' monitor and i recently tried to use a TV adapter w/ my comptuer after trying that then reconnecting my monitor and changing back the drivers, i noticed a small wavy group of lines moving vertically across my screen from top to bottom what is this ?? do I need a new monitor or can it be fixed ?
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Lee W, MVP earned 10 total points
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It could have something to do with being near a high magnetic field.  Is the monitor still near the TV?  Or any magnets?  If not, its possible (as it would explain a problem I've seen) that the magnetic field of the TV caused a permanent problem with the monitor...
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by:compmania
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Do you have the vga palette snoop enabled in the BIOS?
Make sure it is by hitting f1, f2 or del on boot.
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Actually it seems to have gone away on its own, i went out for about 3 hours and it seems to have gone away somehow even though i had left the monitor off all last night this little break seems to have done it , at least for now, thanks
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