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Sequence recovered, long/short syndrome. On Thursday, 14 December 2006 at 5:42:11 -0800, Renegade Penguin wrote: > P Tyrrell wrote: >> Hello - Help >> >> About two weeks ago I noticed that there was a shadow appearing on >> the monitor alond any black type or dark picture - thinking it >> wasthe monitor I swaped it with another and there are still black >> lines appearing along the lines of text. >> >> What can I do to get rid of this? >> Please bear in mind youre talking to a layman not a professional techie. >> thankyou. > > If it's the video card, it very likely could be a speck of dust across > some of the traces on any number of chips on the card. Taking out the > video card, blowing it off, and re-seating it may help. A thorough > cleaning out of the case could help as well. And if that doesn't work, then put it in the dishwasher on the hottest cycle. If the card doesn't work after that, replace it. Seriously, I can only assume that your statement was meant as a joke. Getting back to the original question, the description could be clearer. Are these horizontal or vertical? How wide? For what I know, there are several possibilities. It could really be the card no longer being able to drive the display adequately, or it could be the connection between the card and the monitor. This kind of problem often occurs when monitors are connected via KVAs. But to really understand the situation, you (P) need to describe the appearance of the shadows more clearly. Greg -- When replying to this message, please copy the original recipients. If you don't, I may ignore the reply or reply to the original recipients. For more information, see http://www.lemis.com/questions.html See complete headers for address and phone numbers.
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