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Green screen problem

Everything has gone into shades of green on my monitor. in addition the menus and adjustments buttons just result in a few words of chinese which i can only assume translates as " its broken". Red channel appears to still work as the menu box has a red header. have tried reinstalling drivers with no success as xp wont let me. reinstalled graphics card just in case with no change. computer working fine on another monitor so i am a bit stumped! any help / suggestions would be greatly apprieciated

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  • Gene May 25, 2017

    Hi iain mitchell, I want to help you with your question, but I need more information from you. Can you please add details in the comment box? What is the name and model number of your monitor.



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