Pages: [1]   Go Down
Print
Author Topic: Dodgy monitor?  (Read 280 times)
Flashheart


+71/-10101
Offline Offline

Posts: 28180


FUCK YEAH!



« on: Thursday, February 13, 2020, 16:26:00 »

I have a dual-screen set up and on one of my screens, thin coloured vertical lines have started appearing (and staying).

I'm inclined to think that if it was the graphics card then the lines would appear on both screens. Am I right? I do hope so.

I know I could swap them to check, but I'll take any opportunity to avoid faff.
Logged

I like it firm and fruity.
bamboonoshop


+102/-1667
Offline Offline

Posts: 4182


Chief Feather Ruffler


WWW

Ignore
« Reply #1 on: Thursday, February 13, 2020, 16:31:58 »

I have a dual-screen set up and on one of my screens, thin coloured vertical lines have started appearing (and staying).

I'm inclined to think that if it was the graphics card then the lines would appear on both screens. Am I right? I do hope so.

I know I could swap them to check, but I'll take any opportunity to avoid faff.

My Uncle's TV has done this but is the t-con I think. Sounds daft but before you over faff, have you checked all the connections to it are good? Shouldn't be the card if one is good.
Logged

COYR WAWRAWA COYR
Peter Venkman


+324/-185
Offline Offline

Posts: 33243


Enjoy yourself its later than you think.




Ignore
« Reply #2 on: Thursday, February 13, 2020, 16:33:57 »

I have a dual-screen set up and on one of my screens, thin coloured vertical lines have started appearing (and staying).

I'm inclined to think that if it was the graphics card then the lines would appear on both screens. Am I right? I do hope so.

I know I could swap them to check, but I'll take any opportunity to avoid faff.
Definately monitor is fucked.
Logged

Because I chose to play the fool in a six-piece band
First-night nerves every one-night stand
I should be glad to be so inclined
What a waste! What a waste!
Rock n Roll don't mind.
Batch
Thingie


+155/-55
Offline Offline

Posts: 41127





Ignore
« Reply #3 on: Thursday, February 13, 2020, 16:34:17 »

I'd bite the bullet and swap them, then if it follows - screen, if not swap the cables.

sounds like a dodgy panel to me though
Logged
Flashheart


+71/-10101
Offline Offline

Posts: 28180


FUCK YEAH!



« Reply #4 on: Thursday, February 13, 2020, 16:48:30 »

I just went for it and took the faff option. (Turned out to be far less faff than I was anticipating).

The bad news: I'm going to have to spunk some cash on a new monitor. That's also the good news.
Logged

I like it firm and fruity.
flammableBen


+27/-42
Offline Offline

Posts: 653




Ignore
« Reply #5 on: Friday, February 14, 2020, 03:31:49 »

Have you tried cleaning the screen? I thought Id bollocksed a monitor one but it was just sneeze spaff.
Logged
Pages: [1]   Go Up
Print
Jump to: