help with video card/monitor problem - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 09-15-2006, 05:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Techie
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 43
Default help with video card/monitor problem

i'm not sure if my problem lies within my video card (evga nvidia 7600gt) or my monitor (19 inch viewsonic vx922 lcd) but a red bar on the right side of my screen randomly appears and vanishes from time to time.

i had to take a pic with my camera and couldnt do a print screen since it probably wouldnt show up red on other monitors.

here's the pic:

it's really bothersome on everything black (obviously) but on everything else thats colored, the red bar is pretty dim. still annoying though.

help would be appreciated as always.
thanks in advance.
__________________

retroxiii is offline  
Old 09-15-2006, 06:02 AM   #2 (permalink)
True Techie
 
bigbaddog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 156
Send a message via Yahoo to bigbaddog
Default

Easy Solution...sort of-obtain another monitor, hook it up and see if it does the same thing...if it does it's the video card...if not it's the monitor. Case Closed
bigbaddog is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:53 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.