my GeForce 256 is making black lines/shadow like all over the screen

Posted on 2004-09-03
Last Modified: 2010-04-25
hey, i have GeForce 256 with LCD screen, i know that the problem isn't on the screen because ive connected the screen to another computer and the problem was gone.
from some reason, it's like all the text and windows on my computer are Motion fade, it's being faded to the lines, so it looks like black lines, shadow like.
what can i do to solve it? do i have to buy a new Video card?
please help....
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ID: 11979175
Get the latest drivers/flashupdates for your Gforce card AND Screen... If that doesnt help you propably have a defect card, or at least its incompatible with your screen and you will have to get a new one yes...

Author Comment

ID: 11979192
actualy, it worked for about 2 years together, and finally today from some reason it has that problem.
i might try to get a new card tomorrow.
meanwhile, ill try to upgrade the flashupdates, if it's possible on that card
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mattisflones earned 500 total points
ID: 11979196
Hmm.. Might be that one of the devices is failing?!

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Author Comment

ID: 11979202
it's hard to believe that after 2 years something suddenly changed, but maybe there was a defect on the Video Card, because the monitor is 100%.
the problem occur also on the Bios, so i believe it's something with the card, ofcourse it's not Window's problem.
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Expert Comment

ID: 11979212
I would guess Videocard too..
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Expert Comment

ID: 11982589
I agree - it sounds like the video card needs to be replaced.

Author Comment

ID: 11982796
well, ive replaced the Video card and it was solved.

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