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Blurry (bleeding?) display

The text/images/etc. on my viewsonic seem to bleed color to the right. I've been looking for someone else who mentions this particular problem, but have found no one so far. what might cause this and is there a simple solution? thank you.

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Re: blurry (bleeding?) display

Try plugging the monitor into a system that is known to be good. If the problem stays the problem is most likely some thing with the monitor (unless it?s the cable, try a new cable also). If the problem goes away the real problem is in your video card or the settings. If you tweak the settings do exceed the refresh rate max (75Hz for this monitor) or you may damage the monitor. The recommended resolution for this monitor is 1280 X 1024. You can also get the latest drivers from ViewSonic. If the mother board has built in video and your using a plug in card remove the card and try the on board video. If you?re using the on board video do the opposite, plug in a card (PCI or AGP) and try that. You may have to flip a switch in the CMOS to get one or the other to work Hope this helps

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