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MONITOR HAS RED AND SOMETIMES BLUE FUZZY LINES THROUGH IT...HELP PLEASE

Posted on 2004-10-19
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HELP...I HAVE A PROBLEM WITH SEEING MY MONITOR...I HAVE AN INTEL PENTIUM 4 WINDOWS XP PRO AND DID HAVE A SAMTRON 56E MONITOR ATTACHED.(KEPT OLD MONITOR)..WAS OK FOR A WHILE THEN THE MONITOR GOT RED AND SOMETIMES BLUE HORIZONTAL LINES ON SCREEN AFTER THE COMPUTER HAD BEEN ON FOR A WHILE...I REPLACED THE MONITOR WITH AN LCD ACER AL1511 15" SCREEN, THINKING IT MUST BE THE MONITOR...THE LINES HAVE APPEARED AGAIN. COLOUR IS SET 32BIT, RESOLUTION 1024X768 PIXELS HAVE TRIED CHANGING REFRESH RATE ETC BUT LINES COME AGAIN AFTER A WHILE...THE VIDEO CARD IS A RADEON 7000..CAN YOU PLEASE HELP ME?

Goolma
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It doesn't sound like a driver issue to me, although it might be worth looking on the ATI website for a driver update.

Personally I would try another video card if possible. You've already swapped the monitor and the new one exhibits the same problem. If you can borrow another card to test with you can rule in or out the necessity to buy a new card.

If it is the card then there could be a memory fault associated with heat build up, or it could be the Digital-to-Analogue convertor on the card.
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