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Old 01-08-2005, 12:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, when I put my monitor at low resolutions, there are these wavy lines across my screen. I can only get rid of the with a higher refresh rate and a higher resolution, it seems that it only wants to work with one refresh rate wich is 1280x1024 which is what it is at right now, even now I can still see some of these lines in the lower part of the monitor. I dont know what is going on here but it is making me kinda angry, it's done this since I got the monitor.

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Old 01-08-2005, 02:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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no clue dude, other plp should know I hope

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Old 01-08-2005, 02:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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do you have a cordless phone near by? Something that might be causing interferance? Another monitor? Is your PC up on your desk?

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Old 01-08-2005, 06:03 PM   #4 (permalink)
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That would be a graphics card related problem. I had the same thing happen to me with my old Nvidia G card. I replaced the card and never had a problem since. What graphics card do you have anyway.
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Old 01-08-2005, 08:39 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Might seem dumb to mention but...

Do you have any speakers or anything with a high energy output/usage or magnets near the monitor? that'll throw it out of whack.
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Old 01-08-2005, 08:42 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Something has always seemed a little fishy with your card, GURU. I hope thats not the problem. But yeah, make sure there is nothing magnetic near your monitors.
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Old 01-08-2005, 08:51 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Actually, that very well could be the problem.

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