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Von II

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#11 11 years ago

Bad VGA cable? :D




kow_ciller

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#12 11 years ago

install new drivers, see if that works.and if it doesn't then put a new cable or wiggle your around, and if that doesn't work... buy a new monitor.




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#13 11 years ago

It looks like a monitor or cable issue, rather than drivers. I had a similar problem, and it was fixed by getting a new monitor and cable (it seems that both were broken...). So make sure that your cable is plugged in properly, or change the cable. If that doesn't fix the problem, borrow someone else's monitor to test, or start looking for a new monitor.




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#14 11 years ago

Orpheo;5236883Why is this?

My drivers are updated. My monitor feed is going through my video card, and my computer is reading the hardware but says it has problems. Any game I open says it can't find a suitable video device. [/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=Orpheo;5236931]The "Roll Back Drivers" option is greyed out. The drivers hadn't been updated in about 2 months, and it's been working up until yesterday. I updated the drivers again today, no luck.

If it's not a cable/seating issue, according to his original posts, it looks like more of a card issue, due to spontaneously failing drivers, with the lines down the screen simply being a side-effect. I'd do everything possible before buying anything though (re-install drivers, re-seat card, try a friend's monitor/cable, etc.)




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#15 11 years ago

Its not a card issue,

if you look at the pictures you can notice its not the pixels in the back from the video card, but rather more "up front" in comparison to everything else.




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#16 11 years ago

Exactly the same thing happened to me a few years back. Turned out to be a faulty DVI cable. Try replacing it with another one before you resort to wiping drivers or swapping graphics cards around.

Always remember Occam's Razor. :p




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#17 11 years ago

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#18 11 years ago

If that's the case, find out their capacitance and solder a couple new ones on the board ;)

But if you feel a little intimidated by that, check to see if your monitor is still under warranty.


"I'd shush her zephyr." ~ Zephyr.



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#19 11 years ago

computernerd;5238831If that's the case, find out their capacitance and solder a couple new ones on the board ;)

But if you feel a little intimidated by that, check to see if your monitor is still under warranty.

Thing is, unless they had a physically visible defect, I can't think of an easy way to find out which one it might be.




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